By Peter Weis@PeterVicey

Bjelica plans to use Gosens in attack: "We have a striker at the far post."

Union Berlin trainer Nenad Bjelica gave some insights into his future tactical plans for his squad at a presser yesterday. 
After essentially confirming that - to the surprise of few - Jerome Roussillon would be deputizing for the suspended Robin Gosens at left wingback against Dortmund this weekend, FC Union Trainer Nenad Bjelica noted that he hoped to play both Gosens and Roussillon together on the left in the future. Bjelica commented Gosens' eye for goal (the 29-year-old leads the team with six tallies this year) before commenting on the future.

"A switch to a back-four can place Roussillon at left back while Robin plays left forward," Bjelica said at his press conference yesterday, "Robin likes to enter the 18 and can be very dangerous. Whenever we attack up the right-hand-side, we always have a striker at the far post. His name is Robin."

For now, Roussillon is slated for a like-for-like deployment in Bjelica's current 3-5-2 variant. Gosens was last used as a straight left attacking flanker in Union's match-day 14 victory over Borussia Mönchengladbach. The 20-times-capped German international did not get his name on the scoresheet in that win, but was generally regarded to have played well. Gosens picked up a goal and an assist in last Saturday's draw.

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