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  • Wise Son Wise Son Sep 15, 2009 06:30 Flag

    New premiership rules

    So they're limiting squad size, unless you can fill up your squad with lots of youngsters?

    Could certainly be interesting.

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    • i think its 8 under 21 homegrown players which means utd just do it with exactly 8.
      amos
      j evans
      chester
      drinkwater
      c evans
      macheda
      obertan
      wellbeck

      which means u have 24 other players which is 7 too many!

      so from the following list u would have to get rid of 7!


      foster
      kus
      VDS

      brown
      da silva
      da silva
      evra
      rio
      neville
      shea
      vidic

      carrick
      fletch
      gibson
      giggs
      haergreaves
      park
      scholes
      tosic
      valencia
      nani
      berbatov
      rooney
      owen

      id get rid of kus, neville, park,gibson,owen, brown & tosic

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      • "From next season, each club must register a squad of 25 players, no more than 17 of whom can be 21 or older without three years of continuous development in the English game"

        "Clubs can also supplement their 25- man squad with a B-list, featuring as many players as they want who were under the age of 21 at the start of the previous January"

        So if i'm reading that right, it doesn't necessarily mean that it will be 8 players under 21 in the squad, it depends on how long they've played in England. If you've got a squad of 25 players who've all been playing in the premiership for 3 years or more, then none of them would have to be under 21 in the initial 25. You can then also register on the B list all remaining younger players being brought through.

        Out of that squad list, the only foreign players who haven't been playing in the Premiership for 3 years or more are: -

        Kiko Macheda - under 21 so no problem there
        Gabriel Obertan - 20 years of age, so no problem there
        The Da Silva twins - both under 21 again so no problem
        Zoran Tosic - 22, so would have to be in the 25

        Thats it, so if i've understood it correctly, it would make absolutely no difference to our squad