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Champions League Viable…Or Go For The Cups?

8 years ago

Here’s a question for you. Is 4th in the league and a place in the Champions League viable this season?

Ok, once you’ve stopped laughing, answer me this…

If we can’t achieve a place in the Champions League next season, what is the aim of this one?

Is it to qualify for Europe again, just to complain about it next year and use it as an excuse as to the Premier League form,  or should we actually give the Europa League this season some real focus and see what we can do!!

I’d be looking at above mid-table in the league and actually focussing on the FA and Europa Cups,  let’s go to win the 2 competitions that we can actually have a go at.

Knowing our lot, we’ll focus on the league at the expense of the FA Cup and the Europa Cup, get knocked out of both and finish mid-table.

I’d be looking to play my best side in the Cups, match to match, perhaps the odd change (up front or wingers only) and go for it.

Bring in 3 players in January, bolster the squad, stop moaning about Thursday to Sunday (Champions league is Wed to Sat…same gap) and get going.

Get players motivated, get midfield runners, focus on quality set-pieces and quality crosses from the channels, only using the long ball occasionally when required to do so!!!

Let’s see what the next few weeks show us. Exciting times ahead…?

Good to get 3 points on the board yesterday – it reminds me that if you don’t shoot then you don’t score!!

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