Date: 9th September 2009 at 8:16am
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We have suddenly gone from having no options to plenty – none more so than in midfield…

An abundance of defensive midfielders has suddenly been added to with some more with similar qualities, but also some with offensive ability too!

In total we have, and in squad number order:

Aaron Mokoena
Hayden Mullins
Papa Bouba Diop
Michael Brown
Richard Hughes
Angelos Basinas
Kevin-Price Boateng, or ‘The Prince’
Jamie O’Hara
Hassan Yebda

I think that we all know that 4-5-1 will be the formation that Paul Hart goes with. The ‘wide men’ we use in this formation will ‘just about’ be taken care of although Belhadj, once a proper left back returns, will be battling for his place in a more advanced attacking role, but it is the ‘3 in the middle‘ that will see the most competition.

Brown would be hard done by to miss out, but with Mokoena the captain he ‘should’ play – not that I am saying I would play him week-in-week-out, but that is what the captain does, which means we will most probably then see O’Hara, Mokoena and The Prince as this midfield trio, well at least for starters against Bolton…

But, what would your central trio be, in Hart’s preferred 4-5-1 formation, again as I say this is what he will play.

So, discuss away ladies and gentlemen…

PLAY UP POMPEY!


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