· I aim to Misbehave
Well, one advantage you have of going after players on the 23-26 bracket is their experience. They've played enough seasons so that you know what they can do, and you know you're gonna get the best out of them, because at that age, it's when they're at their top form. Ok, they might be more expensive, but either you create your own quality or you buy it. To create it, you need to allow it to grow. Case in point, Nani. We all know he's got the talent, but he hasn't delivered on it. Maybe the bar was set too high, compared to Ronaldo and all that, but still, he hasn't been in United what he was in Sporting. Different leagues, sure, but also different places in the team. A youngster in a starting 11 grows much faster, like Ronaldo did, achieving at 22/23 what normally players only do at 27/28.