Elliott was a winger. So he was played out of position. The reason he was played out of position was because the club didn’t replace gini. It’s literally that simple.
And Curtis Jones isn’t good enough. The same way neco isn’t. The same way Morton isn’t. Yet we’re relying on the likes of them for cover. And again, I’ll bet you a thousand pounds not one of those three will have a long career with us where they play regularly, say 25 times a season?
Agree on the Elliot point.
Just two cents on the others...
Curtis had 24 PL appearances last season, and think has improved since he came on the scene, works a lot harder than he used to, retains possession better. Whether he'll ever be a regular first XI starter, not sure, but think he is one of our better squad players right now and maybe should even be starting games. Like, if was moving guys on, personally would move on AOC, Taki, Milly, Keita etc before him. A lot wouldn't agree maybe though.
Neco, not sure, still a bit raw looking, can do a job though and was better than TAA last game when he came on. Game needs to mature though.
Morton, still very young.
But yea, we don't have a Stevie G though coming through though, a young player who already looks like a superstar.