Originally Posted by Tecumseh
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.
Agree. What makes Ilkay a bit better than Nuri is his quickness and agility. I love Nuri's style though.