So i finally had a lot of coins to buy some expensive players. But when i saw that Visca, i needed him so badly. However, they gave me Kruse and Mariano in my player picks, so i decided to sell Visca and give Kruse a go.
We can argue all day long about the pace of this guy. 92 pace should be enough and because of the low agility i threw a sniper on him. He obviously wasn't the quickest on the pitch but it was good enough. In combination with his agility he didn't feel fast and the defenders could catch up but i just want that agility boost. You can use a engine if you really want to boost it but it isn't necessary in my opinion.
With the sniper chem style, his positioning and finishing both go up to 99. His shot power is 90 and i could feel that in game, especially next to my flashback hulk but it wasn't really an issue. In the box, he scored almost every chance but his long shots were questionable. You don't expect them to go in but it sometimes felt like he had 80 shot power when taking finesse shots outside the box. Overall, his shooting is very good though.
What can we say about this, his passing is just fantastic. I used him in a 2 striker formation next to hulk, which i didn't like because they are both very similar players, but when i moved over to the 4231, i decided to give Kruse a go as a CAM, and that's probably the best decision that i made so far.
Yes, i know that he lacks agility and balance, but he felt amazing on the ball. He was pretty agile on the ball and he keeps the ball close to his feet because of those maxed dribbling stats with the sniper chemistry style. He doesn't turn like Kent, but he isn't a truck either. I'm a huge fan of high agility but his dribbling in general made up for that.
His physical is just good, nothing too crazy but it is alright. He has just enough stamina to last you 90 minutes but that also depends on where you are gonna use him. He also felt strong on the ball, which you could expect from someone being 180cm/ 5'11" with 88 strength.
It is just a good card, and 120K is just cheap. He can play CAM and striker but i would use him in a 2 striker formation with come back on defense. I couldn't do that because i had Hulk next to him but he was almost as good in the CAM position.
- Passing for a striker
- Close to feet dribbling
- Agility (Not too bad though)
- Stamina is just enough
- Pace is just enoguh (You can apply an engine if it's really an issue for you)