Monday, December 25, 2006

Returning members for 2007

Verdy has released the list of returnees for 2007

東京ヴェルディ1969は、下記14選手との2007年シーズンの契約を更新いたしましたのでお知らせします。
DF 萩村滋則選手 Shigenori Hagimura- BOOOOOOO!
MF ゼ ルイス選手 Ze Luis-I'm shocked, I thought he was done.
MF 菅原 智選手 Tomo Sugawara-Good as a role player
MF マルクス選手 Marcus- Not surprised at all, let's see if he has anything left in the tank
MF 大野敏隆選手 Harutaka Ono- The Captain is back for another go
MF 廣山 望選手 Nozomi Hiroyama- Came on late, glad he's back!
GK 高木義成選手 Yoshinori Takagi- Starter or Backup?
FW 平本一樹選手 MR.VERDY 2006
DF 一柳夢吾選手 Yugo Ichiyanagi- Breakthrough year?
MF 弦巻健人選手 Kenta Tsurumaki- 19 years old, maybe he'll see a little prime time
FW 喜山康平選手 Kohei Kiyama- See Tsurumaki
FW 齋藤将基選手 Masaki Saito- Big Martin is back!
DF キローラン裕人選手 Eugene Killoran- See Kiyama and then see Tsurumaki.......I am gonna try and get an interview with Killoran next season. That is my goal!
DF 海本幸治郎選手 Koijiro Kaimoto- A bit erratic but I like his distribution skills

OK, so 22 players are currently under contract counting the 8 new signings.

FW Elsamni OSAMA
FW Taira Inoue
DF Kensuke Fukuda
MF Junpei Shinmura
DF Kosei Shibasaki
DF Seiji Sonoda
DF Sho Miyasaka
GK Takahiro Shibasaki



Those who were left off or are still unknown

DF Taisei Fujita (FC Tokyo rental)
DF Kenta Togawa (Kashima bound?)
MF Masahiro Ohashi
MF Hideki Nagai
DF Seitaro Tomisawa-WOW, Really?
MF Shin Kanazawa (Omiya Ardija rental)
DF Naoki Mihara
DF Satoshi Nagano (Avispa Fukuoka)
DF Tatsuya Ishikawa (Kashima Antlers)


So if the season started today, the depth chart would be (Starter in Bold)


FW Hiramoto, Saito, Kiyama, El Samni, Inoue
MF Marcus, Hiroyama, Ono, Ze Luis, Sugawara, Tsurumaki, Fukuda, Shinmura
DF Hagimura, Kaimoto, Ichiyanagi, Killoran, Shibasaki, Sonoda, Miyasaka
GK Takagi, Shibasaki

Looks like Verdy needs 10 to 13 players. Especially defense!!!!!!!

1 comment:

Ultranippon said...

Uhh I don't like so much this 11!

I would like Kanazawa, Togawa, Nagano, Ishikawa, Fujita and maybe Nagai, stay in the team for the next season.

And Silva... where is Silva?? If we don't buy Hulk Silva is a good forward.