07 Sep 2017 00:52:42
There was a post, and sorry for not crediting it, about second 11 strengths and it got me thinking about how good ours actually is. A team of romero lindelof smalling rojo Shaw herrera Carrick mata fellaini young ibra is about as good as any side outside the top six could wish for. Yes players could be upgraded but as it's our second string i think we can be extremely happy. I don't for a second think that team would be consistently good enough to compete for the league but if a side such as Southampton had it then they would be tipped to compete for a European place. The fact yhat many of those players were in our first 11 just 18 months ago really makes me happy about the direction our side is heading.

1.) 07 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017 10:18:18
100% Agree dude.

We have a very strong squad and if we were to suffer any major injuries we have a strong back up in nearly every position. Add a LB and another Winger and we'd be tipped to win the league next season I'd imagine.

2.) 07 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017 12:00:15
Yes we have a good squad but we lack a winger and we lack a top top creative midfielder / game changer. Can't see us winning the title at home or abroad if we don't address those issues.

{Ed004's Note - I disagree slightly. If we upgrade our fullback positions it'll reduce the need for a winger. However, we are still short another goal scorer in the side}

3.) 07 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017 12:40:34
Ed, Griezmann and say Rose between now and next season and our first 11 is best in the league I recks.

{Ed004's Note - I don't rate Rose that highly and also think a right back would be needed. We might as well buy the best if we are only going for 2 signings though. So if we need to improve on Shaw I'd be looking at Sandro or Alaba. Also we don't know how Mensah will perform on loan. He was very good against France the other week}

4.) 07 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017 13:59:35
Hendon I agree another winger would be great for the squad bit creative mid, surely we have enough in mhki mata Pogba and andreas. Even fellaini is doing his bit at the moment and we could see ibra in that role from the bench and mctominay could be the future there. Fullbacks is a position we all know could be improved but if Shaw darmian tfm or mitchell step up again we are sorted. We have great options and prospects in pretty much every position at the moment which is why it's so exciting for us United fans right now.

5.) 07 Sep 2017
07 Sep 2017 13:33:22
Rose was just an example Ed, but yer Alaba would be the dream. I like where we are with our squad though, only a few changes needed to really boost us and hopefully be successful these next few years.

{Ed004's Note - 2 maybe 3 signings and I would give us a chance against anyone in the world}

6.) 08 Sep 2017
08 Sep 2017 00:04:42
Ed who would be your ideal and realistic 2-3 signings? Mine would be Griezmann, Alderweireld, and one of Alaba (not realistic) or Guerreiro.

{Ed004's Note - I don't think we need a cb unless Lindelof doesn't step up, Jones gets injured or Rojo doesn't return to his best although it's hard to turn down Alderweireld at under 30 million. Mine would be a right back (no idea who - I really wanted either Semedo or Aurier), a lb (if Shaw doesn't hit form) and I'd look at Sandro and Alaba and lastly Griezmann}

7.) 08 Sep 2017
08 Sep 2017 02:06:45
Hasnt Alaba already rejected Man Utd once before? Or am i remebering wrong?

8.) 08 Sep 2017
08 Sep 2017 09:39:55
I thin so stoupid hence the bracketed comment. He would be my ideal defensive option though can play lb, cb and cm and is one if the world's best in each position. Guerreiro of dortmond is my much more realistic option and can play lb lm and cm very well. I'm not entirely sold on our need for a rb at the moment, toni and darmian are solid consistent options and the likes of tfm could be perfect in that role after his loan. Alderweireld is possibly the most consistent cb in the world and I can't see why we wouldn't out our name in the hat if his contract issues aren't resolved.