Your Questions for Premier League Manager, Thomas Frank

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How important is intelligence in a top, top footballer?
 

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If we are in the bottom 3 in January, what % survival chance would the DOFs have to think we have to spend money in the transfer window.
 

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The Burnley game was the first in the premier league where we were never in the game. Whilst some would point to injuries and/or several poor individual performances, others like myself, believe management got the the tactics all wrong. Are there games where you walk into the dressing room and say 'sorry lads I screwed up' ? Any games in particular you remember?
 

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If Brentford had lost the second playoff final in a row and not been promoted in the summer, and several players left, would you have still felt this was the right place for you?
 

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As an ex-Teacher, how does he deal with poor behaviour within the Brentford squad ?
 

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We have played one system since being in the PL. Would you feel as comfortable playing a 3-4-3 or 4-3-3 in the PL as we did in the Championship? Or does the system preference reflect the different challenges of the two leagues?
 

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As you know, the club's policy is to never stop a great player leaving for a higher placed team, provided the money is right for the club.

In your time as manager, which player do you really wish the club could have kept for a bit longer and did you go and have words with Rasmus/Phil/Matthew about it?
 

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The chap who cheated on who wants to be a millionaire was prosecuted and i believe given an 18 month jail sentence (albeit suspended) .
Seeing as footballers are quite often playing for much more than measly million do you think jail sentences should be handed out for cheating starting with half the Norwich team for their time wasting on Saturday?
 

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With Ajer out we're not blessed with pace at CB anymore. Is it a big risk playing high up the pitch now, particularly with Raya out? We got caught a couple of times v Norwich. How do we mitigate that?
 

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Ghoddos over the years has scored some monumental long range efforts but he rarely shoots from distance for us, is he discouraged from doing that? Why hasn't he had the impact we expected?
 

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Is Paris Maghoma now a first team player? How good is Mads Bidstrup going to be?
 

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Matthias Jensen gets loads of criticism here, do you think he's good enough for the Premier League? How do you get the best out of him when we're getting so much less time on the ball?
 

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Do you think we've been rumbled by other PL teams? Are we too predictable mainly playing through Toney?
 

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Why are we so much more direct this season? There seems a lot less subtlety about our play and we feel a lot more predictable than we have been in recent years. Is this a conscious change or just a consequence of the increase in level/less time on the ball/less technical ability in the squad?

That was certainly be my question as well. And it appears to particularly have been the case since the 2nd half V Liverpool.
 

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What are the chances of Josh DaSilva playing for the first team this season?
 

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Which would you rather, a player who always gives 100% but is technically limited or a player with real flair and ability who perhaps sometimes doesn’t do the dirty work required.
 

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What is your matchday routine and do you have any superstitions?
 

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- We seem to have had way more injuries at this stage of the season, especially muscle injuries, than in the Championship, despite playing fewer games. Why is this? Is it simply the intensity of the games and if so, have you adjusted training or the way we do things to try to stop these happening?

- So far, we have only played three or four games a month, so there has been much more time to prepare for each match than you have been used to in recent seasons. But from 2 December to 2 January we are playing nine matches, including the Chelsea cup tie. Does that mean you will revert to the way you did things in the past couple of seasons on a Championship schedule - and do you think, given that the players were used to playing that way, that it may make a difference to our results and performances?

- What has been your most satisfying result so far this season and why?

- What would be a successful season for the club in your opinion?
 

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why do we now play direct and long balls up to toney when previous years played a more possession based game playing good football?.What is happening with fosu as dont seem to be able to make the bench with all these injuries ?
 
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You've got until An Audience with Adele is over. 👩‍🎤
 
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The fat lady has sung (metaphorically speaking of course!)

9 pages of questions!
 

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I was going to ask if he watched an audidnce with Adele and if he enjoyed it!
 

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I was going to ask if he watched an audidnce with Adele and if he enjoyed it!
Don’t just in case he gives the wrong answer, my worry is those interviewing may influence him.
The yellow one is big into Genesis and looks a bit like he might have well once have been in a prog rock concept group
 

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It’s not very clear from that whether you did or didn’t, or you were hoping for the opportunity to decline participation….
I didnt watch it. I do think shes an amazing singer tho and enjoy a lot of the songs of hers that I've heard.
 
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