Perhaps if i'd said we shouldn't debate it that would make sense as a retort, but seeing as I didn't, it doesn't.Perhaps we should close the Marco Silva thread then?
Or in fact, the entire forum because there's people there at the club, actual professionals running the club, literally the reason they're employed. Why debate it?
The U18s will also be miles away from U23s.
You're asking how you, as someone who has never seen someone play, will know whether they're any good or not. I was trying to give you a genuine answer, that you trust the coaches to make that decision, as they're employed to do. You've never seen me play either, but I assume you don't think I should get a run out to show what I can do, so the logic is pretty clearly established.
With Silva and the first team we can have opinions on them because we watch them and see what's happening. You've admitted that you've never seen Simms play, so how can you debate him? You can't. If the films thread was full of people saying 'never seen it but it should defo get an Oscar because it sounds good' then yeah i'd recommend you did close it down because it would be pointless. Same applies here.