I feel the same way. In time they´ll get more support, cause they´ll be a likeable team for anyones that loves romanian football.Not yet. But I suspect a lot of Romanians sympathize with them and their sympathizers will increase.
Well, it´s quite simple. Hagi formed an academy, investing his own money, with a real project behind. It is based on models such as Ajax academy. They look after the kids and demand them to study and have good grades for example. They have offensive football as a standard in all their teams, after Hagi´s vision of football. It´s said they have training conditions similar to the ones in top leagues. They also compete regularly on international tournaments and invite big teams to Romania.Can anyone tell me a bit more about this 'project' in general?
I think they will fight against relegation. Not to be pessimistic but his project isn't that mature yet and super talents aren't growing on trees either despite Hagi's exemplary involvement. The majority of teams based on youth have no easy life in Liga1.They have players like Marius Jianu, Denis Alibec, Rusu, Chitu, simion.. they're very interesting and they have more quality strikers that are young, than defenders as a whole.
If they invest in some defenders, they'll be top 10 next season, and maybe even make it into Europe. I really like Marius Jianu, although Chitu and Rusu(former Stelest) were the top scorers this season.
:thumbsup:I remember an episode when Razvan Lucescu - the then NT coach - said after a defeat that that's our worth since we don't have talent. That time, Hagi exploded and blasted him saying that Romania has plenty of talent, it's just that we don't know how to take advantage of it. Since then, Hagi has been proving he was right.
I hope he takes advantage of his influences and brings in either real good players from Liga1 or interesting prospects from abroad. I'm sure he could lure a few talents from Turkey or other countries.- Hagi intends to bring 5-6 more players to Viitorul.
- He doesn't like football where the ball is in the air. In his words, "our football" is swift and slick and the individual's quality makes the group.
- Hagi liked Ajax from the '70 with their total football. Hagi told his players that they need to produce football and, in order to do so, they need possession of the ball.