Originally Posted by Princess Simona
It will be sad to see Nuri on the bench when Ikay comes back. He is playing so well and deserves to be a starter imo.
I think Ilkay has slightly the edge when he is fully fit again, but that's just my opinion. Both of them are technically extemely gifted CDMs, but with a different style of play. Nuri is well known for his long passing game whereas Ilkay is rather a short pass player and is also a bit quicker.