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European Update

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Bayern return to be champions of Europe for the first time in 16 years - Sevilla's third year of reaching at least the semis showing we've inherited a squad here that should be capable of making an immediate impact in the competition.

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Spurs with the win over Manchester City for their fourth Europa League title, first in 12 years.

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And the Europa Conference League belongs to Villarreal for their first European trophy.

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Lyon couldn't make it three in a row in the French leagues as PSG took back their crown. 

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Bayern take back the Bundesliga title by a much more dominant margin than last year when three teams were seperated by goal difference.

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Real Madrid break Barcelona's run of six in a row by a fair margin with a dominant 104 points.

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In the newest league, it's a Benfica runaway win with Porto comfortably second and Sporting comfortably third. Past winners show this is a recurring theme with Porto and Benfica swapping league titles since 2018.

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Arriving at this Spanish side is exciting - if I could have chosen any team in Spain, it would be Sevilla. They've been superb lately in the Champions League and make for an exciting squad. I'll detail who we have in the next few posts to give everyone a rough idea.

Squad Overview - Goalkeepers

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Luiz Fabiano is the clear first choice here, world class goalkeeper by description and it's clear to see why. Would probably have Yohan Stephan second choice purely for development then Marvin Wattiau third choice, though I'm not sure the latter would be happy with that.

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Squad Overview - Full Backs

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The cases are pretty strong for having Ruiz at right back and Pascal at left back - both are very good. Pascal looks good defensively and not back attacking wise too. Souco and Heerkens are decent backups too but all four options here are reaching their primes years and would likely need replaced soon.

Central Defenders

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Just three players who are natural centre backs at the club. Yves de Smet is the standout and I think he'll be a world class defender in time, he looks excellent. Leonidas Stergiou is currently the best partner for him but at 34, that's not ideal. Meanwhile we have a familiar face as Dexter Sneddon, who I signed for Brentford as a youngster, is probably third choice. 30 years old now, hasn't kicked on much since we sold him tbh. Hassan Souco (LB) and Xavier Denis can both fill in at CB if required but I think we need a first choice centre back to partner De Smet.

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Wide Players

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Three really good players here in Mondina, Ruiz and Teixeira - could easily line up with all three of those sitting behind the striker. Ruiz is really good wide or central, with the other two manning the other flanks. Cobo is average at best but his versatility in pretty crucial, plus we lack some depth on the left wing. Federico doesn't look good enough to be backup for us.

Central Midfielders

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We are pretty stacked centrally. Dimas Rodriguez, Marc and Saavedra all look terrific players with some solid rotation players in Tiago Sousa and Jose Luis. All good enough ages too, some coming into their prime and some young enough to develop further.

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End of Pre-Season 2036/37

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Loaned three players out, Drakulic probably doesn't have a future at 24 tbh and should have been sold. Denis will hopefully get some much needed minutes behind him. As for our permanent departures, Federico isn't too good technically so was surprised to see him get a move to Napoli, meanwhile our acquisitions during the summer meant Heerkens could move on to Russia.

Arrivals

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The first arrival was this promising youngster for a fee potentially rising to £2m. Decent looking player, needs work physically but that can be done at this early age.

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I wanted a DM and Tolga Ersu fit the profile well, and his versatility is a huge selling point. Allowed us to move on Heerkens as previously mentioned. Cost us just £24.5m to activate his release clause from Besiktas.

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Vrabec arrives to be fourth choice striker but, like Tolga, comes with versatility behind the strikers too. £6.75m for him from Slavia Prague.

Europe

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We should have no problems getting through, Hertha may pose issues but I hope we can deal with them.

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End of October 2036

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Started off very strongly with a win against Zaragoza, an absolute dismantling of Leganés and then doing over Barcelona at the Nou Camp in an incredible performance. Followed that up with a pair of 2-0's but our away form faultered following the Barca game and we only got one point from our next three. Our home form was solid though; Bilbao and Valencia are no mugs by any means and we sent them both packing. A disappointing loss to Osasuna in between them, but we're starting to get used to not winning away from home.

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Up in the top four with some breathing room but we're already trailing Real Madrid by a considerable distance. 

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European Update

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A solid European campaign from us. Started off with a draw against Hertha in a game we maybe should've won, but we didn't let it get to us as we went onto win every other game, including the away leg in Germany which was arguably our toughest match. In the Ajax game, we brought on Austrian striker Daniel Bienemann who went onto score and break the record for youngest goalscorer in the competition at 17 years and 9 days which was great to see.

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As you'd expect with those results, we topped the group and it left us seeded for the draw.

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Tough one.

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23 hours ago, Cardiovascular said:

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European Update

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A solid European campaign from us. Started off with a draw against Hertha in a game we maybe should've won, but we didn't let it get to us as we went onto win every other game, including the away leg in Germany which was arguably our toughest match. In the Ajax game, we brought on Austrian striker Daniel Bienemann who went onto score and break the record for youngest goalscorer in the competition at 17 years and 9 days which was great to see.

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As you'd expect with those results, we topped the group and it left us seeded for the draw.

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Tough one.

Should be an easy enough tie?

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On 11/08/2021 at 10:20, thefmveteran86 said:

Should be an easy enough tie?

To be fair, I thought they'd done more in Germany than they have. Possibly one of the easier first round ties, you're right, but they did make the semi finals of the Champions League a few years back.

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End of January 2037

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Some absolutely solid results here s our only real blips are to Real Madrid - a thumping at the Bernabeu - and a goalless draw at home to Getafe which should've been better. But for once, we finally seem to have strikers who can score as Veloso and Wood have both been hitting the net very regularly. Kurilkov has occasionally hit the net, usually in the Spanish Cup though as you'll see, so it's a nice change of pace for us.

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Some stat-padders in the Spanish Cup as we thrash two lower league sides and then eek our way past the next two. 

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Comfortably in third place, hunting down the top two. They're proving difficult to catch though.

Transfers

Departures

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Third choice goalkeeper Wattiau had six months left on his deal, so it was a no brainer to let him go to Madrid where he'll presumably take up another third choice spot. Second choice Yohan Stephan went on loan to Nice for some first team experience, and a couple of young players left.

Arrivals

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Cesar Alfaro was our only arrival, he's a really promising young goalkeeper. Cost us nothing following the expiry of his contract from Nacional in Uruguay.

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We dismantle Dortmund in the home leg, a hattrick from Veloso and a goal apiece from Jamie Wood and Cristian Saavedra seeing us through. Very clinical performance from us and although we conceded, we were never in any danger,

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Another jolly to Germany, Hertha are one of Germany's strongest sides now. On par with Dortmund at least, hopefully we can repeat the result we just had.

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End of Season 2036/37

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We had a really good start to this update period, winning six on the bounce. But then the wheels began to come off, we lost our start GK Luiz Fabiano just before the Hertha loss (15/4) and that started some choppy form for us. Home losses to Villareal and Real Sociedad were massive disappointments, but we did begin to right our wrongs slightly towards the end of the season with thumping wins over Betis and Valladolid.

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We were quickly out of the cup following a slim loss to Atletico away from home.

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We finished third, with our poor form costing us second at the end of the day. Barcelona absolutely romped home to the title by a long margin.

Key Players

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Sandro Veloso was outstanding, and our top scorer. Not only our top scorer, but the league's overall top scorer too. He was really good, though he did have a spell where he went missing at one stage.

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Patxi Ruiz started his season like a man possessed and although he slowed down marginally, he was still really good. 13 goals and 11 assists is a tremendous return.

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Mondino was also really good, 15 assists is a great return. He also went missing at times but overall, he was fantastic.

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European Update

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The AI scores another first time winner and it's quite a surprising one as Rennes take home their first Champions League win. Haven't finished higher than third in seven years so outstanding for them.

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Man Utd take home the Europa League with a win what was once a Champions League final fixture over Bayern.

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Think this was Leeds first foray into European competition in a long time and they took home the Europa Conference League!

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Lyon take back their title that PSG won last year. Surprise Champions League winners Rennes didn't even make the top four.

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Bayern win, some way clear of Dortmund in second with Hertha even further back in third. 

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Exact same top five as last season, Farense who finished sixth last year were relegated this year! Quite the turnaround.

 

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Career Overview

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Season      Club        League             Position            Achievements/Other
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2020/21   Brentford    Championship          10th                      -
2021/22   Brentford    Championship          1st                   Champions
2022/23   Brentford    Premier League        10th                      -
2023/24   Brentford    Premier League        5th                       -
2024/25   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2025/26   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2026/27   Brentford    Premier League        3rd                       -
2027/28   Brentford    Premier League       13th                       -
2028/29   Brentford    Premier League        4th               Carabao Cup Winners
2029/30   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          FA Cup Winners, Champion's League Runners Up
2030/31   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          Community Shield & Champion's League Winners
2031/32   Brentford    Premier League         -             European Super Cup Winners
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2031/32     Lazio        Serie A             12th                      -
2032/33     Lazio        Serie A             2nd                       -
2033/34     Lazio        Serie A             1st                 Serie A winners
2034/35     Lazio        Serie A             1st        Serie A, Italian Super Cup & Champions League Winners
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2036/37    Sevilla       La Liga             3rd                       -

Trophy Cabinet

SkyBet Championship - 2021/22 (Brentford)
Carabao Cup - 2028/29 (Brentford)
FA Cup - 2029/30 (Brentford)
Community Shield - 2030/31 (Brentford)
Champions League x2 - 2030/31 (Brentford) 2034/35 (Lazio)
European Super Cup - 2031/32 (Brentford)

Serie A x2 - 2033/34, 2034/35 (Lazio)
Italian Super Cup - 2034/35 (Lazio)

Max Bruz Champions League Wins - 2

2030/31 - Brentford (England)
2034/35 - Lazio (Italy)

AI Champions League Wins - 4

2022/23 - Manchester City (England)
2024/25 - Atletico Madrid (Spain)
2033/34 - Paris St Germain (France)
2036/37 - Rennes (France)

 

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Club World Cup - 2037

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Feel like we're being double teamed by the Red Bull takeover here as we drawn New York and a Brazillian side whom I didn't know actually existed until right now.

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We started with a pretty comprehensive victory over New York, with goals from Marc, Patxi Ruiz, Wood and Veloso making sure we took control of our group. 

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Up against the Brazilians next and we dominated them but somewhat disappointingly, only scored two goals. If I'd known our next round match was in just two days, I probably would've rested more bodies. Alas, we progressed from the group but a tired squad would face PSG next.

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And although we managed to take PSG to extra time, we ran out of steam as Cobo went off injured in the 110th minute (reducing us to ten) and PSG would take advantage of our tiredness as they countered from a last minute corner of ours to win the game. Disappointing, but I can't be too mad at a knackered squad.

 

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End of Pre-Season - July 2037

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A few fringe players leaving on permanent deals, such as Jose Luis and Zoran Drakulovic (a 25 year old Serb who never made it out of the B team) and we sadly lost Federico Rodriguez at just 16 on a compensation deal to Lyon. The big departure happened too early to be pictured on this screenshot as David Teixeira left for PSG for £39m, a great fee for someone whose been nowhere near the first team since I arrived. Stergiou also retired leaving us a tad short at the back.

Incoming

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Walter Varela arrived on a free from his native Uruguay. He was a speculative signing and I don't think he'll ever make the grade here but hopefully we can sell him for a profit in the future.

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Was struggling to find centre backs (ideally I wanted two - a replacement for Stergiou and another) and Rudic was available for a slightly heftier-than-anticipated £34m from Inter. He's good - not outstanding - but I think he'll get on fine here. Also capable in a few positions which I like.

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Eneko Romero was the second centre back earmarked this summer, and he arrived from Schalke for £20m. Looks good mentally, again maybe just okay for a centre half but his versatility is equally as good as Rudic.

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We had a wee bit of change in our transfer kitty, so Swiss/Ghanian striker Daniel Opoku arrived from Young Boys for £18m. He brings alot of potential and could be a replacement for Jamie Wood in the long term.

Europe

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United won't be easy. But we should get through past Lille and Fener.

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End of October(ish) 2037

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We've had an absolutely sensational start to the league campaign as we've picked up maximum points from every game so far. Some games have been much closer than I'd prefer, but equally we've had some games where we haven't been in the game at all and still came away with a win (looking directly at the Atletico game here.) Hard not to be absolutely delighted with this.

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Table looks good! Six points clear of second.

 

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European Update

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A tough fixture against United was thankfully in the middle of the slightly easier ones and we put ourselves in the best possible position with six points from six before the loss at Old Trafford. Revenge was served in Spain though, and we beat them by the same scoreline at our place. We went onto win the rest of our matches and United thankfully drew with Lille in the final matchday, so we topped the group.

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The draw was not overly kind to us.

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We face Hertha again who dumped us out last year. Hopefully we're in better form this year to beat them.

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End of January(ish) 2038

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Decent enough spell of form during the first half of the update as won six games and conceded zero goals, but then we went to the Bernabeu and Real Madrid handed us our first defeat of the season and our first dropped points. From then, the wheels came off slightly as we dropped more points to Betis, Zaragoza and Villareal which were all really disappointing. We've started to right ourselves at the end there, but Alaves and Osasuna are both teams we should be comfortably beating.

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The Super Cup saw us face Barca and come away empty handed.

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The Spanish Cup is arguably the tragedy of our season (so far?) as we only just beat Coruna and then lost to Granada, both Second Division sides. Poor.

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We're still top, but Madrid are now hot on our tails.

Transfers

Departures

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No major losses, Cobo was 32 and backup at best so to receive £6m for him was nice. Luque has been on the cusp of the first team, but he heads out on loan to France along with summer signing Varela, who heads back to Uruguay. Youngster Garcia leaves for Malaga for a small fee.

Incoming

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Franciso Martins - to my untrained eye - doesn't look incredible but for £6,000, he's worth a go. Arrives from Sporting for peanuts.

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Borna Alvir arrived from Wolfsburg for £7.75m and he'll probably be straight into the first team. Dexter Sneddon agreed a pre-contract with Rennes so he'll be leaving at the end of the season.

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Deserve that loss for saying it should be straightforward enough. Gladbach were the better side but we got ourselves back in the game just after the hour mark undeservedly through Tiago Sousa. But we were reduced to ten at the worst possible time, and Gladbach sent themselves through with four minutes to go with an absolute thunderbastard of a strike,

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End of Season 2037/38

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Our run in wasn't too bad but we just seemed to completely run out of steam. Draws against Leganés, Almeria and Gijon cost us top spot to Madrid, the wins following put us back on top and then the draw to Getafe sent Madrid top on goal difference. This back and forth ended when Madrid came to our stadium and defeated us 1-0 and left us needing nothing short of a minor miracle to win the league, which never happened sadly. 

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So close, yet so far. Runners up isn't bad but it could've been so much better.

Key Players

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De Smet was our leader at the back, and we missed him when he wasn't available. He's rock solid and had a really good season - 94% pass accuracy and 1.61 tackles per 90 are some good stats.

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On the left wing, Mondino had another good season and delivered a club high 14 assists (joint with Patxi Ruiz on the right). He was first choice penalty taker too until Opoku arrived, but his record with them wasn't great. Solid.

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Opoku took a while to get going but once he opened his account for us, he fired in important goals on the regular to finish our top scorer and 3rd top scorer in the league. Really promising season from him, he ended up replacing veteran Jamie Wood up top too.

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La Liga winners Madrid made it right to the final but we injured their best player (ha ha) and they went out on penalties to my former side who lift the trophy for the second time!

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Bayer Leverkusen cause a bit of an upset as they defeat PSG who were likely overwhelming favourites for the Europa League final. First time they've lifted this trophy since 1988 - a 50 year wait!

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Terrific stuff from Villarreal who lift the Conference League trophy despite an average enough domestic campaign. Second time in three years they've won this trophy.

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Lyon absolutely romp home to the Ligue 1 title by a huge fourteen points to second place PSG. Despite this, they don't seem to be making any marks on European competitions. Poor from Marseille who miss out on Europe altogether.
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Convincing win again from Bayern. Three in a row for them now.

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Porto run Benfica close and Sporting are much closer than they have been these past few years. That's nine in a row for Benfica now. Braga have an absolute shocker.

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Career Overview

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Season      Club        League             Position            Achievements/Other
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2020/21   Brentford    Championship          10th                      -
2021/22   Brentford    Championship          1st                   Champions
2022/23   Brentford    Premier League        10th                      -
2023/24   Brentford    Premier League        5th                       -
2024/25   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2025/26   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2026/27   Brentford    Premier League        3rd                       -
2027/28   Brentford    Premier League       13th                       -
2028/29   Brentford    Premier League        4th               Carabao Cup Winners
2029/30   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          FA Cup Winners, Champion's League Runners Up
2030/31   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          Community Shield & Champion's League Winners
2031/32   Brentford    Premier League         -             European Super Cup Winners
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2031/32     Lazio        Serie A             12th                      -
2032/33     Lazio        Serie A             2nd                       -
2033/34     Lazio        Serie A             1st                 Serie A winners
2034/35     Lazio        Serie A             1st        Serie A, Italian Super Cup & Champions League Winners
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2036/37    Sevilla       La Liga             3rd                       -
2037/38    Sevilla       La Liga             2nd                       -

 

Trophy Cabinet

SkyBet Championship - 2021/22 (Brentford)
Carabao Cup - 2028/29 (Brentford)
FA Cup - 2029/30 (Brentford)
Community Shield - 2030/31 (Brentford)
Champions League x2 - 2030/31 (Brentford) 2034/35 (Lazio)
European Super Cup - 2031/32 (Brentford)

Serie A x2 - 2033/34, 2034/35 (Lazio)
Italian Super Cup - 2034/35 (Lazio)

Max Bruz Champions League Wins - 2

2030/31 - Brentford (England)
2034/35 - Lazio (Italy)

AI Champions League Wins - 4

2022/23 - Manchester City (England)
2024/25 - Atletico Madrid (Spain)
2033/34 - Paris St Germain (France)
2036/37 - Rennes (France)

 

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End of Pre-Season - August 2038

Transfers - Out

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The only major outgoing was Dexter Sneddon leaving us for France as we already touched on in a previous update. We let alot of youngsters on the fringe of the first team - Stephan, Bienemann, Oliver & Zakeer - leave on loan for the season. We lost Francisco Esparza, a promising youngster, to PSG after they poached him and allowed Roque to leave as I deemed him not good enough for the first team.

We also let Ricardo Ruiz, Cristian Saavedra and Dimas Rodriguez leave from the first team on free transfers following the expiry of their contracts.

Incoming

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Lucas Antonio was a free transfer signing from Leicester following his contract running down. He's a tremendous player with great experience, and I'm happy to replace Sneddon with him. Really looking forward to him being part of the back line. 

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Emiliano Cerfoglia arrived for £7m from Argentina, I see him as a promising replacement for Patxi Ruiz who is getting on a bit now. He might even make the first team now.

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Ottesen joins for £100k, he's not as highly rated as when we scouted him but he might be able to be moved on for a profit.

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Kramer joined us from Feyenoord for £3.6m, another promising player to bolster the youth team ranks.

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Bonnin was a last minute arrival on loan with an optional future fee. He's a wonderkid, and I wanted to try him out before splashing £23.5m potentially on him. That, and I didn't have the cash right away to finalise a permanent deal!

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That's a couple of tough fixtures in Leipzig and Lyon, Zenit should be okay.

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End of October 2038

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Some pretty average form here, disappointing losses to Zaragoza and Real Sociedad, one we were possibly expecting away to Atletico and draws to Real Madrid and Valencia. Can't seem to find any sort of tactic that makes us look amazing, it's disappointing after how good we were last season.

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Fifth, and already falling away from the top three. Disappointing isn't the word.

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Unbeaten! But a disappointing stalemate versus 10 man Lyon at home costs us top spot. Good wins over Zenit and a strong win at home to Leipzig makes this a pretty good group stage in all honestly.

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Second place. Means we're unseeded for the first knockout round.

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Romance of the cup. Lazio are now managed by Abel Ferreira and have picked up one Serie A title since we left a few years ago.

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End of January 2039

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Good results here, much better than the first update period of the season. Our only loss was at home to Barcelona - sort of expected, though we ran them very close and they got a last minute winner as we pushed for a winner ourselves - and the only other real blip was a 2-2 draw away to Eibar, when they equalised with the last kick of the game. Kulikov has found some form he was sorely lacking last year, finally finding the net semi-regularly after going nearly twenty matches without doing so. 

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The Spanish Cup brought us a tie against lower league side Extremadura and a severely rotated side from us failed to beat them. Extremely frustrating, we were 2-1 up with ten to go as well.

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Another loss in the Spanish Super Cup this time, Madrid were just better than us.

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The table show us in fifth, we're still up with the best of them. Hopefully Sociedad with fall away eventually, and maybe Atletico too. We can still push on and qualify for the Champions League which has to be the target now.

Transfers

Departures

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Vrabec was the only first team player leaving, he hasn't made much of an impact since he arrived. We managed to make a good profit on him. 

Incoming

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Cilinho and Carlos Vinicius arrived from their homeland on free transfers, they'll spend the next couple of years either in the reserve teams or on domestic loans until they get citizenship after two years. We'll re-evaluate them then.

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Had my eye on Hamza Ljutic for a season now and finally managed to bring him in from Dinamo for £20m. Might've overpaid but I really like the look of him. Providing he's a success, it might spell the end of Jamie Wood as a winger for us.

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The first leg against my former side went well, their lineup contained eight players from my reign in charge but it was a new face for them who converted a penalty to give Lazio a one goal lead and an away goal after ten minutes. We kept our heads though, and goals from Thomas Bonnin, Daniel Opoku and a brace from Veloso put us in a good position for the second leg in Italy.

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A terrible match for us and we scraped through by the skin of our teeth - not mentioned in the report is a marginal offside goal for Vanneste just after half-time which obviously, if given, would've seen us miss out. We need huge improvements quickly if we want to make a mark on the competition this season.

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Tough draw, but we've beaten them domestically before so we know it can be done.

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A huge gift from Degirmenci getting himself sent off left Atletico playing with ten for almost an entire 90 minutes including stoppage time. Goals from Opoku and Veloso had us two up but a lapse in concentration from a free-kick allowed Atletico a glimmer of hope. I wanted at least one more away goal to treasure and it came in stoppage time as Zaur Kulikov bundled home following a nice cross from Mondino.

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An abysmal performance to be honest, none of our players showed up. Daniel Opoku set the tone by missing his first penalty of the season (out of five taken) and we were never in it from then on. A Lyon penalty gives them the lead in the first leg and a potentially precious away goal.

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End of Season 2038/39

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A strong end to our season with narrow but good wins over Barcelona and Real Madrid - in fact, our win over Barcelona denied them the title in the end, with Real Madrid taking over top spot from them following that gameday and remaining there. Pleasing. It was our away form that let us down though, losses to Levante and Oviedo were poor but draws against Villareal and Real Sociedad the same. In the end, it was enough to get us back into the Champion's League.

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3rd, one spot worse than last season but we clawed ourselves back well you could say. Levante are surprise participants in the Europa League next year after a tremendous Spanish Cup over Real Madrid in the final.

Key Players

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Star player for us this year was Lucas Antonio in his debut year, the 31 year old slotted into our back line perfectly and was solid from his first game to his last. 

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Opoku was joint top scorer with Sandro Veloso this year but I've included him here on the basis that his average rating was higher. I think there were certainly games he could've performed better, but he was good enough.

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Included Kulikov here because he went from a part time striker last season who was on a 20 match goalless streak to scoring 16 goals for us this campaign. What a comeback from the Russian.

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Two possible first time winners was never a good sign for us, and Spurs brought it home on penalties following a thrilling final. Slavia Prague are a big surprise package here, they knocked out PSG!

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City win their second Europa League trophy with a narrow win over Zebventus.

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Superb stuff from Hoffenheim as they win the Europa Conference League and bring home their first European trophy.

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Another title from Lyon, a second place from Rennes though they were someway behind the winners (one game away from invincible!) PSG back in third.

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Another win for Bayern, Gladbach with an excellent second place finish, pushing Dortmund down to third. Hertha will be somewhat disappointed with fifth following their recent finishes.

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Benfica got so close to ten in a row, but Porto manage to stop it! Braga still poor though.

 

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Career Overview

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Season      Club        League             Position            Achievements/Other
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2020/21   Brentford    Championship          10th                      -
2021/22   Brentford    Championship          1st                   Champions
2022/23   Brentford    Premier League        10th                      -
2023/24   Brentford    Premier League        5th                       -
2024/25   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2025/26   Brentford    Premier League        4th                       -
2026/27   Brentford    Premier League        3rd                       -
2027/28   Brentford    Premier League       13th                       -
2028/29   Brentford    Premier League        4th               Carabao Cup Winners
2029/30   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          FA Cup Winners, Champion's League Runners Up
2030/31   Brentford    Premier League        2nd          Community Shield & Champion's League Winners
2031/32   Brentford    Premier League         -             European Super Cup Winners
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2031/32     Lazio        Serie A             12th                      -
2032/33     Lazio        Serie A             2nd                       -
2033/34     Lazio        Serie A             1st                 Serie A winners
2034/35     Lazio        Serie A             1st        Serie A, Italian Super Cup & Champions League Winners
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2036/37    Sevilla       La Liga             3rd                       -
2037/38    Sevilla       La Liga             2nd                       -
2038/39    Sevilla       La Liga             3rd                       -

Trophy Cabinet

SkyBet Championship - 2021/22 (Brentford)
Carabao Cup - 2028/29 (Brentford)
FA Cup - 2029/30 (Brentford)
Community Shield - 2030/31 (Brentford)
Champions League x2 - 2030/31 (Brentford) 2034/35 (Lazio)
European Super Cup - 2031/32 (Brentford)

Serie A x2 - 2033/34, 2034/35 (Lazio)
Italian Super Cup - 2034/35 (Lazio)

Max Bruz Champions League Wins - 2

2030/31 - Brentford (England)
2034/35 - Lazio (Italy)

AI Champions League Wins - 4

2022/23 - Manchester City (England)
2024/25 - Atletico Madrid (Spain)
2033/34 - Paris St Germain (France)
2036/37 - Rennes (France) (+0.5)
2038/39 - Tottenham Hotspur (England) (+0.5)

* - decided that since the AI already completed England & France, I'll give them 0.5 of a trophy for each nation they complete again with a first time winner. So they remain on four trophies for the time being.

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Not often I post these outside of an update but this was gutting. Vicente broke into the first team last season but never received an updated contract and unfortunately, he left for his release clause. Also very frustratingly, a bug stopped me from a negotiating a new deal with him. He wanted breakthrough > fringe > important player status, I wanted him to be an important player and he wouldn't accept that. Annoying.

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