This may come as a surprise, but without a goalkeeper you’ll have a hard time stopping the opponent from scoring goals. If you lose your starting stopper in Football Manager 2016 it would behoove you to have a young, solid second option ready to step in and either thrive right away (Gianluigi Donnarumma) or grow into the position (Vanja Savic).
Often the dropoff in talent from a star to a backup can be so dramatic is alters an entire season, like Chelsea losing Thibaut Courtois and replacing him with Asmir Begovic, but ultimately the goalkeeper will only be as effective as the talent around him.
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