Wednesday, 10 July 2013

All of a sudden, Ademilson went to Anji!

Hi all,

Short post today which is dedicated to unexpected news from Nottingham Forest story! I decided to sell Ademilson during the last week of winter transfer window. Why did it happen, you can ask. There are several reasons actually:

  • Ademilson didn’t become a goal scoring machine and irreplaceable Forest forward.
  • I found a player of nearly the same level but younger one.
  • The newbie was wanted very much by Manchester City and I had an opportunity to hinder strengthening them. So they remained with 30+ years old Dzeko and Aguero in front.
  • I earned $25M selling Ademilson and buying new forward.

Quite reasonable decision, do you agree?

Player in:

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and player out:

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+$25.5M. A simple arithmetic :)

Other players who left the team:

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You see Mason Bennett’s time in Nottingham Forest is over. His contract was coming to the end in six months therefore I got $2.7M only.

Some financial information after these transfers in addition:

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Comparison: Ademilson vs Alessandro Promutico

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If we take a look at attributes only, we can see nearly equal strikers above. Ademilson is better in:

First Touch, Agility, Stamina, and set of mental skills including crucial for strikers Anticipation and Composure.

At the same time Alessandro Promutico has higher values of:

Dribbling, Heading, Jumping, Determination, Bravery, Pace, Acceleration.

The Italian is not so mentally good as physically. He’s more explosive than Ademilson and can score headers.

Advantages of Promutico over Ademilson

I believe spending almost $20M for Promutico was a good deal because of prospect, very soon prospect. 22 years of age mean he can have a growth during upcoming years. I expect mental attributes grow in particular.

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Advantage #2 is ability to play as attacking midfielder. I use the control tactics with 3 AMCs often and it’s awesome when a forward can play from a deeper stage of attack.

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The last but not least, it’s a thing I paid much attention to. Promutico has a personality trait of Professional and should perform well in Important Matches. That’s what Nottm Forest often lacks while playing finals or decisive games!

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You opinion is appreciated

How do you like Alessandro Promutico?

Was it a smart move to sell Ademilson?

 

Excited to blog for you,

Vitaliy Mokosiy

Author: Vitaliy Mokosiy

Playing Football Manager since 1996. Blogging about it since 2007.