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OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
Merlion96 (IP Logged)
02 July, 2017 22:41
Bellerin has a long-term contract till 2023 and Wenger will not sell him this summer.
Next summer?
Maybe if he behaves like Fabregas WC2010 after being tapped by Barca players at WC2018.

He may be eyeing a lucrative summer 2018 Bosman move by staying put to rundown his contract.
But it can mean that Wenger will put him into the Reserves and on the bench to play in Europa Cup, Tin Cup and FA Cup.
This means his chance of making into England WC2018 squad is severely diminished.

I will rather keep Bellerin who is a better and a more consistent RB than OX.

With Maitland-Niles and Chambers and Mustafi as back-up wingback, Wenger will need to sell either Bellerin or OX and cannot keep both happy as they desperately need games to make it into WC2018 Spain or England squad.

A dilemma and how will Wenger keeps both of them happy?

Re: OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
mapleleafgooner (IP Logged)
02 July, 2017 23:50
In a back 3 formation, if Bellerin is playing the right side of the back 3, I will pick Ox for the right wing back role. If one of Gabriel or Holding or Chambers is playing on the right side of the back 3, I would still go for Ox as the wing back. Bellerin lacks the offensive threat that is posed by Ox with Ox's tight ball control, dribbling, ability to get pass his opponents, more accurate crosser of the ball and ability to shoot from distance. Bellerin might still develop to be stronger than Ox in all those areas but for now, I will take Ox over Bellerin at right wing back.

Re: OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
Goofle (IP Logged)
04 July, 2017 01:41
Bellerin obviously.

Re: OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
SA-Gunner (IP Logged)
04 July, 2017 03:04
If Barcelona pays 40 million, I say sell him.

Re: OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
Goofle (IP Logged)
04 July, 2017 14:16
They wouldn't.

Re: OX or Bellerin as right wingback?
CazOnARola (IP Logged)
04 July, 2017 22:08
They paid 34 for cesc. They always ask the players to force the move and push other clubs out of contention.

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