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What is Tactical Periodization? Tactical Periodization is a coaching methodology which is used to train football players with respect to the tactical context of the...
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Tyrell is a 21 year old Newcastle fan who stays in London. Alan Shearer is his idol and he hopes Rafael Benitez stays and leads them back to their glory days.

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PSG already have a plethora of attacking options and Emery might struggle to fit him into the first team. Signing Sanchez surely means that Di Maria’s time in Paris is up and also throws a huge doubt over Julian Draxler’s career at PSG. Sanchez’s preferred position is on the left and this might mean Neymar is given a more central role closer to the goal. Neymar has played this role for Brazil and he can be convinced to play this role as this would give him a better chance at scoring more goals.

PSG 4-2-3-1 formation with Sanchez 

This is certainly a lopsided formation with 4 attackers who contribute next to nothing defensively. All three of Neymar, Mbappe and Cavani are un-droppable at the moment so Emery would have a huge problem in the big European games in trying to maintain the balance of the side.


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