i kept reading he is not a starter for the rapids still? this still true? His best role seems to be super sub and that's fine. Doyle being Doyle just for clout.
Of note, we're past the roster freeze date. So we're not signing or getting a loan for anyone from the academy or the rest of the world to replace Heber in 2020.
MLS didn’t update their main roster and budget rules page since COVID. The secondary transfer window is still open, we can still sign a player if NYCFC can work out the budget space.How can we be past the roster freeze date if the transfer window is still open?
probably right. really doubt the club is going to move to sign anybody. it's too short notice and there's probably no one they can go after.MLS didn’t update their main roster and budget rules page since COVID. The secondary transfer window is still open, we can still sign a player if NYCFC can work out the budget space.
Still, I don’t expect much to happen.
honestly, Medina is probably better at a 10 than at the wing. He doesn't have any pace and his 1v1 ability is average to non-existent. To be an effective #10, he'll have to step it up with his passing. I'd be happy if he didn't try to be maxi and just acted as a solid way for us to move the ball from the back to the front without having to go up the sides every time, which makes us predictable.
So, Medina will play the 10 (possibly) and we have to be patient. That’s two players in the starting lineup playing out of position. I get that we don’t have a 10 but I feel like we could fix a lot of this by moving Ring off the wing. A front three of Mitri, Isi and Taty could be deadly with the speed and creativity alone. Then play Ring, Sands and Cacha/Parks begins them.
what do you expect when the guy doesn't get any minutes? this game was after many games and Dome's confidence in him to move freely about the field.
Toye wouldn't be a terrible pick, especially if we can get him cheap. He's tall and a decent finisher and I bet he's hungry for some minutes.The only guy that comes to mind in MLS (and I'm not saying he would be a good fit, I don't know him well enough) is Mason Toye. He hasn't been getting minutes in Minnesota and they just signed Kei Kamara so that suggests he's going to continue to be on the bench in the 18
more minutes?what do you expect when the guy doesn't get any minutes?
For the record, I favor giving the wee man a go, he seems like he has a point to prove and at least gets stuck in. For some reason he's recently displayed an alarming ability to fail to put one foot in front of the other when in a position to shoot, but that's not out of character with the rest of the team.
Let him run around, whatever it is that makes him fall over instead of shoot seems temporary, particularly given that evidence above which seems weird to think was even a year ago.....
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