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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

Regardless of the stats I don't think our defense has been good this season. They have benefitted from the possession game that we have played but just about any time we have needed to stop a team they have come up short.


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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

Regardless of the stats I don't think our defense has been good this season. They have benefitted from the possession game that we have played but just about any time we have needed to stop a team they have come up short.
You're right, I've no idea why not many people see this. The defensive record is good for two reasons. Needless possession between the back 4 (or 5 with De Gea) and De Gea.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

A lot of talk that Lukaku's father has mooted a move to Old Trafford for his son - 65m

Thoughts? he still only 23

I kinda like the look of a Zlatan, Lukaku and Rashford forward trio.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

His dad has said Bayern would be a good fit.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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A lot of talk that Lukaku's father has mooted a move to Old Trafford for his son - 65m

Thoughts? he still only 23

I kinda like the look of a Zlatan, Lukaku and Rashford forward trio.
With that front three where does Martial play?
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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A lot of talk that Lukaku's father has mooted a move to Old Trafford for his son - 65m

Thoughts? he still only 23

I kinda like the look of a Zlatan, Lukaku and Rashford forward trio.
With that front three where does Martial play?
Apologies - I meant those three to be our rotating striker options- all capable of leading the line

Martial is so effective coming in from the left - I would keep him there
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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A lot of talk that Lukaku's father has mooted a move to Old Trafford for his son - 65m

Thoughts? he still only 23

I kinda like the look of a Zlatan, Lukaku and Rashford forward trio.
With that front three where does Martial play?
Apologies - I meant those three to be our rotating striker options- all capable of leading the line

Martial is so effective coming in from the left - I would keep him there
Personally I am not sure about Lukaku; IMO he is a moody player and when the team is going right he's all chuckles and grins, however when his goal dry up he tends to sulk around the pitch. At 23 yr old and as long as he has been around the premier I would have expected a little more leadership.

For a year (or two) I think Zlatan would be ideal for us, a great footballing talent and as arrogant as the day is long, something sadly missing from United since Sir Alex left. The younger player could learn so much from his, the only issue I see is that I think he would be totally wasted under Van Gall's coaching.
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Re: RE: Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago



Personally I am not sure about Lukaku; IMO he is a moody player and when the team is going right he's all chuckles and grins, however when his goal dry up he tends to sulk around the pitch. At 23 yr old and as long as he has been around the premier I would have expected a little more leadership.

For a year (or two) I think Zlatan would be ideal for us, a great footballing talent and as arrogant as the day is long, something sadly missing from United since Sir Alex left. The younger player could learn so much from his, the only issue I see is that I think he would be totally wasted under Van Gall's coaching.
Agree about Zlatan. He would be excellent for Rashford and Martial.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

65m is far too much for Lukaka - he's had a decent half season with Everton but has he gone from 28m to 65m in 24 months? doubtful

If we are willing to spend that amount of money on a striker - Aubameyang, Morata, Greizman etc would be better options
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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With that front three where does Martial play?
Apologies - I meant those three to be our rotating striker options- all capable of leading the line

Martial is so effective coming in from the left - I would keep him there
Personally I am not sure about Lukaku; IMO he is a moody player and when the team is going right he's all chuckles and grins, however when his goal dry up he tends to sulk around the pitch. At 23 yr old and as long as he has been around the premier I would have expected a little more leadership.

For a year (or two) I think Zlatan would be ideal for us, a great footballing talent and as arrogant as the day is long, something sadly missing from United since Sir Alex left. The younger player could learn so much from his, the only issue I see is that I think he would be totally wasted under Van Gall's coaching.
I doubt Zlatan would even come if LVG is here
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

One player that's always impressed me and goes under the radar a lot is Marco Reus - Dortmund have fallen foul of losing their big players to Bayern.

I think he would be cracker for us on the right side - we are talking 50 odd million for him - go for it
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

Marco Reus goes under the radar?
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

You constantly hear the same players being mooted to teams........Greizmann, Koke, Gundogan etc but I rarely hear teams making a move for Reus - I maybe be totally wrong in that aspect.

For me.....he would be a fantastic pick up if we got me
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

I've heard that Mata and Blind should be gone. Mata comes as no surprise and Blind is someone that isn't irreplaceable. I could see us spending big on John Stones. He's likely the best option at center back next to Smalling that's on the market. Bring him in, then Saul Niguez to put next to Schneidlin and Zlatan it seems like it would be a good haul for me, and we wouldn't have to entirely break the bank for any one of them.

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Re: RE: Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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You constantly hear the same players being mooted to teams........Greizmann, Koke, Gundogan etc but I rarely hear teams making a move for Reus - I maybe be totally wrong in that aspect.

For me.....he would be a fantastic pick up if we got me
He just dropped from Germany's team
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Re: RE: Re: Summer Transfers 2016

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You constantly hear the same players being mooted to teams........Greizmann, Koke, Gundogan etc but I rarely hear teams making a move for Reus - I maybe be totally wrong in that aspect.

For me.....he would be a fantastic pick up if we got me
He just dropped from Germany's team.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

i seen that news yesterday - dropped or injured? if its the former......that's a bold move
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

Actually recovering. It's his third major tournament in a row he'd miss through injury. Sad for the guy...
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Re: RE: Re: Summer Transfers 2016

11 months ago

Actually recovering. It's his third major tournament in a row he'd miss through injury. Sad for the guy...
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Reports in Turkey that United are in talks to re-sign Nani

I don't know whether to laugh or cry
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Reports in Turkey that United are in talks to re-sign Nani

I don't know whether to laugh or cry

I saw that too... He actually is doing well in Turkey..

That would be interesting if it happens.. I always liked him

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May be Mou will bring back Anderson as well :laugh:
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Im waiting on the Kleberson + Djemba Djemba rumours lol
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Bellion, I want Bellion (Y)

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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Obertan... Bebe... Macheda... A whole bunch of top dogs waiting in the wings.

Pity though we released Powell and Valdes today. But hope dies last. Who knows, maybe we will resign them next year.
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Re: Summer Transfers 2016

10 months ago

Obertan... Bebe... Macheda... A whole bunch of top dogs waiting in the wings.

Pity though we released Powell and Valdes today. But hope dies last. Who knows, maybe we will resign them next year.

Oh, Valdes finally got out of jail... Good for him.. The dutch psycho really made a mess out of this awkward situation. Glad it is finally over.

Nick Powell was one of those cheap Fergie signings of upcoming young talents that never lived up to their alleged potential. Injuries didn't help either I guess.

Hopefully he finds a club at the right level.

Good Luck to them both.
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