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Only guaranteed starters would be Hakimi and Partey in that list, not really ground breaking.
They leave early for preparation, then play a bunch of games and need a rest after the tournament. Becomes 6 - 8 weeks off.Not really but they don't even miss much football at all, 23 days the 2018 tournament lasted, that's a few Premier League games and FA cup, you're making a mountain out of a mole hill.
They leave early for preparation, then play a bunch of games and need a rest after the tournament. Becomes 6 - 8 weeks off.
Guys like Toure were never the same after the tournament.
Auba, Bissouma etc.
I expect Ghana, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Morocco etc all to go far.
Gabon are trash though. Had a look at their squad and it’s just Auba and Lemina who’s barely a PL footballer. Ghana are better but there’s not much else there apart from Partey.
Côte d’Ivoire and Morocco are big hitters tbf along with Nigeria, Senegal and Algeria.
I think we’re in better shape than Chelsea, Pool and City next season. There’s no Confederations Cup but there is the Arabic Cup in December so Ziyech, Mahrez and Salah could be gone for three straight months.