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Just started a game with Milan.

Not sure what to do, I'm a couple of days in and already made a couple of moves.

Out:

Robinho - 25m - Gets a 100k+ per weeker off the wage bill and gives me some money.
Mexes - 8m - Another huge chunk on the wage bill and decent fee for a 30+
Bonera - 1.8m - Another wage gone, small fee.
Pazzini - 400k per month - Loan to PSG, they pay 90% of wage too. Really dislike Pazzini.

Possible Ins:

Ben Arfa - Had a 14m offer accepted just incase I want him. Worth it? Should I play IF or Wingers?
Alderweireld - 8.5m - Desperately need a cb, and decent price. Should I play him BPD? Not confirmed but bid accepted.
Okore - 2.1m - Solid defender, will get better with age.
James Rodriguez - 13-16m - Should be available for that. Worth it? I really like him but again raises questions over what tactic. I can't find a good ACM tactic that works for me.
Insigne - 10-12m - Thinking of rotation with El Shar as I'll have a lot of games being in the CL.

Also willing to sell KP Boateng, should get around 13m for him.

So if anyone has any ideas about these positions (RB/LB rotation, CB, CM (adv P), AML, AMR (rotation), Striker (AF or other depending on tactic)) and opinions on players above please post :] A lot of positions but I would like some options.

Thinking of playing 4-2-1-2-1 with two holding DM and A and Adv P infront at CM. Not sure open to change on that.

Thanks.
 
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Shouldn't of sold Robinho - he's quality AND I sold him for £35m in January of the second season!


What is your budget?
 
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Shouldn't of sold Robinho - he's quality AND I sold him for £35m in January of the second season!


What is your budget?
His mental stats are terrible, i always sell him for about 18M...milan have enough strikers in 1st season ala el shaarawy, balotelli, niang, pazzini, bojan. More than enough specially if you play narrow formation.
 
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His mental stats are terrible, i always sell him for about 18M...milan have enough strikers in 1st season ala el shaarawy, balotelli, niang, pazzini, bojan. More than enough specially if you play narrow formation.
I played him as an IF on the left, and he was one of my best players... and as I said, I sold him for alot to Juve after 18 months.
 
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I played him as an IF on the left, and he was one of my best players... and as I said, I sold him for alot to Juve after 18 months.
Good business, but i have different management. I trust to young and talent players, wages are as low as possible.

Fans were definitely happy with selling one of the best players to one of your biggest rivals :p
 
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Good business, but i have different management. I trust to young and talent players, wages are as low as possible.

Fans were definitely happy with selling one of the best players to one of your biggest rivals :p
Fans are always unhappy with me when I poach players from my biggest rivals :p I don't mean poaching just one or 2 players... I poach quite a lot from them. :)
 
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Good business, but i have different management. I trust to young and talent players, wages are as low as possible.

Fans were definitely happy with selling one of the best players to one of your biggest rivals :p
I do normally - I would never have bought Robinho because of his wages. And that is why I sold him to Juve and replaced him with Drage who I bought in the first window and had developed :D
 
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Just won europa league, coppa italia and serie-a with a 4-3-1-2. Retrained el sharaawy to a fast striker and hes banging them in all day long. Should not have sold mexes as you can easly swap him with Mohammed Sakho ;) but hes also cheap around 7-10 mill and youll have him. He is better then Toby.

And why not retrain boateng to a bbm middlefielder? hes awesome in this position. ;)
 
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Just won europa league, coppa italia and serie-a with a 4-3-1-2. Retrained el sharaawy to a fast striker and hes banging them in all day long. Should not have sold mexes as you can easly swap him with Mohammed Sakho ;) but hes also cheap around 7-10 mill and youll have him. He is better then Toby.

And why not retrain boateng to a bbm middlefielder? hes awesome in this position. ;)
I've had a little bit of an experience with Boateng and it didn't go so well haha. He's on a huge wage and as you know you start with 2m transfer budget, so this would give me a little bit extra to possibly buy Astori. Also Noch is a great BBM with Flamini as a decent backup.

Wow nice job, that's impressive. I'm not sure on formation so I might take a leaf out of your book and use that formation. Mexes is 30+ and 8m cash and 115k off the wage bill was perfect for me, maybe I'll look at Sahko for money rather than a trade.

Thanks for the responses, as pointed out 25m cash is enough for me to part ways, especially getting rid of his wage too.
 
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I've had a little bit of an experience with Boateng and it didn't go so well haha. He's on a huge wage and as you know you start with 2m transfer budget, so this would give me a little bit extra to possibly buy Astori. Also Noch is a great BBM with Flamini as a decent backup.

Wow nice job, that's impressive. I'm not sure on formation so I might take a leaf out of your book and use that formation. Mexes is 30+ and 8m cash and 115k off the wage bill was perfect for me, maybe I'll look at Sahko for money rather than a trade.

Thanks for the responses, as pointed out 25m cash is enough for me to part ways, especially getting rid of his wage too.
Boateng aint on to high wages? :eek: Robinho and Mexes is, he scored 11 goals and 8 assist from BBM position :)


I played like this:
GK
FB-BPD-CD-FB
BBM-BWM-BBM
TREQ
P P

Balanced strategy
Offensive
Direct passing
Zonal marking
rest on standard.

Also retrained Montolivo to AMC.
 
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Think I may try that tactic, never really used a tactic without wide players and all my previous successful ones have been so terrible on this new patch. I think I'm progressively getting worse at this game haha.

You retrained Montolivo and play him in treq? That works?
 
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Insigne - 10-12m - Thinking of rotation with El Shar as I'll have a lot of games being in the CL.
If you're looking towards younger players on lower wages, if I were you, I'd avoid spending 10-12m on Insigne (even though he will turn quality) and I'd sign Neal Maupay from OGC Nice. He's a 15/16 year old Striker, can be signed up for 1.3m and he turns into one of the best Strikers in Europe if nurtured properly. I signed him up on my Leeds game and he scored 24 goals in the npower championship for me.
 
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Think I may try that tactic, never really used a tactic without wide players and all my previous successful ones have been so terrible on this new patch. I think I'm progressively getting worse at this game haha.

You retrained Montolivo and play him in treq? That works?
Might be fun to try something new then ;)
Always been a massive fan of the old 4-3-1-2 and the treq role. And had this idea that monto could play here. And he did very good :)

But one problem i found when using De Jong in the BWM CM was he lack the skills to win the ball in the air. And this was very importent.
 
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