Two overrated five-a-side teams, ft. Van Dijk, Scholes, Pele

Matt Stead

Is Virgil van Dijk overrated, should Manchester City replace Sergio Aguero with Harry Kane and do these two men really need a haircut?


Will Harry Kane replace Sergio Aguero at Manchester City? That is the question asked on the latest Football365 Isolation Show.

Inspired by a recent Mailbox, host Mark Smith and deputy editor Matt Stead consider whether the reigning Premier League champions could simply swap one incredible goalscorer for another.

With 32-year-old Aguero entering the final year of his Etihad contract, might it be worth Pep Guardiola overseeing a proper transitional period between the Argentinean and current back-up Gabriel Jesus?

Or could City take a £200m gamble on the better all-round player in Kane?

Mark and Matt consider injury records and whether City would even need to change their entire style of play to accommodate a different striker.

One thing is for certain: Kane is not headed to Newcastle.

With the niceties out of the way, Mark and Matt then present to us their overrated five-a-side teams, with a couple of picks nabbed from a recent top ten.

There are some outliers, mind, as Mark decides to literally pick four current Premier League players and team them with the actual Pele.

Matt, on the other hand, picks Virgil van Dijk. For fu…

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