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18 Apr 2018 11:40:50
Ed002 if you can oblige this question pls.
Is ManUtd ever keen to look at and sign any Asian players after the likes of JS Park and Kagawa?
Son is playing well for Spurs and I am sure sure there are talents in Asia. They are usually very hardworking and come cheap too. Don't complain much and observe rules.

666Red

{Ed002's Note - Clubs do not look to having players from particular parts of the world to join them - although obviously there are sponsors who would like to see that happen. There would be issues moving to England with Work Permits unless very significant prices were paid, hence you will find more across the rest of Europe than in England and Wales. Germany has seen a lot of Asian players, particularly from Japan and Korea - but numbers of such players (Korean are the most prevalent) in England and Wales has dropped over the past 6 or 7 years.}


1.) 18 Apr 2018 12:57:29
Thanks omnipresent one 🙏.


2.) 20 Apr 2018 16:46:06
I know it was quite a while back now but I often thought the signing of Fangzhou had one eye on tapping into the Asian market. I think he played once for United in 3 seasons and he was unfortunately dubbed the Chinese Rooney by some sections of the press. Talk about setting somebody up for failure.
Sorry Red, but I had to read your last two sentences a couple of times, were they edited out of an old Mind Your Language script?


 

 

21 Nov 2017 10:15:56
Hi Eds is there any truth in RM now willing to meet our asking price of £70m for DDG? Are we really willing to let DDG go at that price or even let him go at all?
Thanks in advance.

666Red

{Ed002's Note - Put aside any thoughts about money, but REal Madrid have three goalkeepers in mind as replacements for Keylor Navas, one of which is De Gea. PSG also have De Gea on their list of goalkeepers they are looking to.}


1.) 21 Nov 2017 14:01:36
In the world where 16 year and 18 year old kids go for 40 mn and 160 mn respectively the best keeper in the world should be going for a couple hundred million at the least or Madrid can do one.


2.) 21 Nov 2017 15:11:40
Unfortunatly CAN its not as simple as that. If he has 2 years on his contract and wants to go he holds all the cards or most of them anyway. If he won't sign a new deal then he has to be sold really.

I agree with you that the price is too low but with only 2 years left on his contract it diminishes our ability to negotiate from a position of strength. If he had 4 or 5 years left then you can charge what you demand or send them packing.


3.) 21 Nov 2017 14:58:57
Thanks vm Ed002 for the response. Most appreciated.
I do hope we don’t sell DDG. Hope too that DDG will stay with us for a while.

{Ed002's Note - Players come and go 666Red.}


4.) 21 Nov 2017 15:58:44
Thanks again for response Ed.
Who do you then think would take over DDG when he leaves? Do you think we will buy a new GK or promote within pls? Thanks again.

{Ed002's Note - Manchester United will bring in a replacement for De Gea when he goes. I avoided this in the Sharkopod as Real Madrid have three possible options in mind and until we see what is intended. Options will be similar to the the summer when it was thought he was leaving save for Ederson - who was always moving to Manchester City in any case. Jan Oblak and Samir Handanovic would almost certainly be considerations.}


5.) 21 Nov 2017 18:19:13
Many thanks 🙏 Ed. Good rest of the week.


6.) 22 Nov 2017 13:40:01
Ed002, are RM considering De Gea, Courtois and Lloris?

{Ed002's Note - No, try the Real Madrid page.}


 

 

07 Oct 2017 09:48:30
Eds could you confirm if we are really going for Emre Can? I'd be really surprised if we are.

666Red

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of any approach.}


1.) 07 Oct 2017 21:50:19
can-'t be true, Most Pool supporters i talk to would love to see the back of him, not United pedigree.


2.) 07 Oct 2017 22:51:48
He is a very talented midfielder that has been messed around with his playing position.


3.) 08 Oct 2017 09:40:00
He came over here highly regarded and ultimately has disappointed.


4.) 08 Oct 2017 03:46:40
Thanks Ed002.


5.) 13 Oct 2017 09:51:16
Most pool supporters would love to see the back of him? You must be talking to some ****ed up fans then. I think most pool fans would like to see him sign a new contract.


 

 

24 Sep 2017 06:02:15
Read that RM offering Bale to us so they can pursue Greaseman. Now I am not sure if we should go for any of them. I'd rather we save the money and buy Dyabala ( another report) .
Dyabala will suit us better and we should still focus on getting another couple of guys for defense and wings given that Shaw is still not up to par. Just in case Shaw doesn't make it for whatever the reason.
With the above I am quite sure Jose will be able to deliver big time as what he said (3 seasons) and hopefully we can launch challenges for a treble?
What'd you guys think?

666Red

1.) 24 Sep 2017 06:23:13
Also interesting to see what happens when Ozil runs out his contract. Will he join us?
What're your thoughts? Eds great to hear your take on these pls.

{Ed001's Note - I have no idea what is happening with Griezmann now, he was only staying because they couldn't get Costa, so you would have to think he will go. United are still interested. However I don't know of any deal being in the offing.

I expect Oezil to leave England personally, it doesn't matter what he does here the media are on his case about laziness. At one point last season, a stats company put out the stats which showed he covered more ground than every one else on the Arsenal team and more ground than most players in the Prem. The media turned it into a joke, when they even bothered to acknowledge it at all. They mostly ignored it so they could continue banging the drum about his laziness. He would have to be mad to stay in England with the media who have no interest in truth. He can go back to Germany or Spain, where he is a massive hero, or go to Italy, where they would love him.}


2.) 24 Sep 2017 07:45:47
Insightful Ed001. Most appreciated with many thanks.

{Ed001's Note - very welcome mate.}


3.) 24 Sep 2017 12:04:12
Dybala is a player I'd love to see playing 10 for us! He's got 10 goals in 5 games for Juve.

{Ed004's Note - Dybala would be a fantastic signing however I think he is destined for one of the Spanish sides}


4.) 24 Sep 2017 13:10:15
We'll have to go get Dele Alli instead then Ed.

{Ed004's Note - I think Alli is a bit overrated and not worth what Spurs would charge us}


5.) 24 Sep 2017 13:10:22
Id much prefer Dybala over Bale ir Griezmann. That said i'd take Ozil over those two as well.


6.) 24 Sep 2017 13:49:41
Ed001 amazing that anybody could label Oezil lazy. He id's always I the mice always showing for the ball. He breaks into the box well. Just because a player isn't flying into tackles every 2 mins doesn't mean he is lazy. I think he is a superb player technically excellent and tactically very astute. Not sure there is any truth in the reports of him wanting to go to united but it wouldn't shock me. I can see a couple of players looking to exit united in jan in search of games to make world cup squads and I'm sure there are a couole at united that would interest wenger so stranger things have happened.

{Ed001's Note - the problem with the English media is that they will look to drag down anyone. The guy was playing well so they couldn't criticise his ability, instead they had to pick at his workrate because it seems only players flying into 50/50s every few seconds are seen to be trying. It is incredible, he tracks back 50 yards in a game and the commentator completely ignores it, but they make a point of every moment he is not racing back 80 yards to throw himself into a tackle! They should be trying to see a balanced picture and look at what he does bring to the team as well as what he doesn't.}


7.) 24 Sep 2017 14:06:24
True ed. I thunk he is a class act. He does seem a little stale or de-motivated at aresenal.

{Ed001's Note - the whole team do at times look stale and demotivated.}


8.) 24 Sep 2017 14:40:59
that would be a "dirty move" if Griezmann moves from Atletico to Real Madrid.


9.) 25 Sep 2017 18:48:55
Won the treble last season 666red.


10.) 27 Sep 2017 22:26:33
Was always disappointed we didn't get Ozil when he went to Madrid, and when he went to Arsenal. Class act.

{Ed007's Note - I was the same, Stevie. I've always liked Ozil and the Arsenal move was never going to work imo.}


 

 

19 Apr 2017 03:11:09
DDG going to RM for £70m. Nice biz by Jose. Now to spend the money on a strong CB and 1-2 key attackers and maybe another midfielder. Looking good.

666Red

1.) 19 Apr 2017 05:20:55
where did you hear that?


2.) 19 Apr 2017 08:42:52
666 if that's true I'd of thought a replacement keeper would be highest on the list. While it's still a record fee for a keeper I would not be happy. We can't buy better than ddg. Amd whomever we buy is going to cost at least half of that fee.


3.) 19 Apr 2017 09:01:23
We have Romero and he is not bad to begin with. I am also not happy Ken as DDG is the best in the world ATM but with this kind of money we should let go as it is more important to build a strong defense line. Besides we all know DDG will go RM one day.
So instead of looking at the downside I feel the upside is we have a decent GK in Romero but gives us the money to buy key players we really need in various departments.


4.) 19 Apr 2017 10:13:52
we have money! pretty sure we wouldn't need to sell to buy.


5.) 19 Apr 2017 10:15:16
I hope DDG does not leave but the expectation is that he will. The money we will get due to his contract extension will be sizable but I would be looking to invest in the best available option out there and If that means paying the same amount then so be it.
Oblak is highly rated and I like the fact he has been at Athletico. Schmeichel would be the current PL keeper I would go for if Jose wanted PL experience. Throw in the Inter keeper and you can see that there are options.
Love DDG but everyone can be replaced.


6.) 19 Apr 2017 11:43:10
Yeah am sad if he goes. But he gave good service and if good money comes back we should let him have his freedom.
If we can build a solid defense we can do with an above average gk so I am not too worried. Obviously comforting to have a great GK but if our defense is great then there ain't much work for the GK😂😂.


7.) 19 Apr 2017 14:15:22
I very much doubt Jose was involved on agreeing a sale price.


8.) 19 Apr 2017 15:11:05
A great keeper can make up for average centre backs not the other way around.


9.) 19 Apr 2017 17:11:25
Yea great business by Jose, forget the tactics, he's sorting out the finances now.


10.) 20 Apr 2017 11:03:56
Sell the best keeper in the world and don't replace him, good business that.


 

 

 

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07 Jun 2018 11:42:21
Should we sell Pogba and buy Dele Alli?
If Pogba is not keen to be our future captain and not put in more passion, do you all think we should sell Pogba to highest bidder and buy Dele?
What'd you guys think?

666Red

1.) 07 Jun 2018 12:06:44
I’m ambivalent about Pogba but would touch Ali with a barge pole, Lingard outplayed him pretty much all season.


2.) 07 Jun 2018 12:17:24
Yeah AJH I do agree. I do like Pogba and if he could just focus better and play like he did before that’ll be great. I do seriously wonder if Sanchez has dented his passion and confidence or maybe stifle him?
I’m just wondering what’s the real reason for Pogba’s problem. I really hope Jose can really motivate the team else he will be under plenty of 💩.


3.) 07 Jun 2018 12:29:25
He’s 22 AJH. When Lingard was the same age he was bit part player for Derby in the Championship, where he scored a grand total of 2 goals.

In Lingard’s best season for us, and Ali’s worst for Spurs, they scored the same amount, and Ali had far more assists.

Anyone who thinks Lingard is a better player than Ali has been on the silly sauce and funny cigarettes for the last three years.


4.) 07 Jun 2018 13:56:20
Can’t stand alli. Think he is vastly overrated and has an attitude problem. Would never swap pogba for him in a million years. We need to stop thinking about getting rid of pogba and instead need to be building the team around him. It seems we are doing that with the signing of Fred to compliment his talents further forward.


5.) 07 Jun 2018 14:43:20
I think Alli would be a revelation for us playing in the hole. Whilst he does have an attitude, it's one which infuriates opponents. We could do with a touch more 'nastyness' to our team. Pogba is overrated and has an attitude as well, but Pogba's attitude is not as useful in my opinion. I'd like both of them to click and link well.

Lingard is a totally different player and not in the same league. He appears for a minute or two each game, makes clever runs, but you wouldn't know he was playing. Alli was slightly less effective last season, but the media have blown it out of proportion. Alli will be a players talked about for many years to come, Lingard won't be in my opinion.


6.) 07 Jun 2018 14:44:55
Alli before Pogba? No way, not a chance.
Alli ahead of Lingard? Absoluely.


7.) 07 Jun 2018 17:29:24
Im not the biggest fan of Pogba but Dele will never be as good as how good Pogba could be.


 

 

31 May 2018 07:20:44
Interesting and positive to read Jose asking Woodward to buy Bale but not impacting Jose's budget for other players.
I have recently said that Bale's purchase fees could be used to buy other players. However if EW can do what Jose is suggesting then I think it will be fantastic. Ed can get his high profile and short seller and Jose can strengthen other key needed positions. It would be a win win.
I hope EW works out a plan and I am sure he know how to recuperate that money afterall he is good with figures.
I'm really looking forward to our final team for next season.

666Red

1.) 31 May 2018 08:14:21
Whilst i agree we shouldn't overspend tremendously on bale, i don't think quantity is the answer either.

In the USA they have a saying that you shouldn't split a dollar for four quarters and i would dislike us going for four average players of darmian, blind, schneiderlin and depay quality as opposed to getting a bonafide great player like bale.

Woodward has constantly talked the talk about getting the best players. Here we clearly have one in bale who wants an out from madrid and i think we should do all we can to sign him.


2.) 31 May 2018 08:57:22
I think he will really help us launch a serious assault on the title and maybe win it. But obviously EW has to sort out the financials as we still need to beef up the defense and maybe 1-2 midfielders.
Exciting time are ahead.


3.) 31 May 2018 09:55:08
Do we really need to make wholesale changes to the defence this summer? Only conceded 28 goals this season which was one more than city.

Antonio valencia was solid last season, eric bailly is top quality and mourinho needs to stop picking unnecessary fights with him. Lindelof was signed for a reason, don't see why he shouldn't be persevered with.

I agree we need a left back if jose is fed up with like shaw. But that's one player who will not cost absurd amounts. In midfield we need to replace carrick/ fellaini and that only really requires one player as they both rarely played last season.

We scored 68 goals last season, less than two a game and 38 goals less than man city. We did that without a clear RW, so that seems like the most pressing concern. Arnautovic and willian won't solve that problem but someone like bale or griezmann will.


4.) 31 May 2018 10:03:23
When does the club stand up and stop throwing money at name after name. The ethos is wrong and football is sometimes dire. The club needs a kick up the backside and it’s commercial strategy especially in the recruitment space needs to be reviewed.


5.) 31 May 2018 10:04:46
I don’t buy we are a good defence, said it before, DDG was 5th in most shots saved with the likes of Butland, Fabianski (both relegated) ahead of him, suggests to me DDG is bailing us out a lot and our defence isn’t as good as some suggest, I think we need a CB and LB for sure and then a RB to take over Valencia next year. We need a CM that’ll compliment and/ or take some load of Matic as he isn’t an island.


6.) 31 May 2018 10:17:25
So maze who would purchase that's better than what we have currently at a fraction of the price that's being quoted.

People need to understand that times have changed. we have the debate every year about we shouldn't be spending x amount on players.

The fact is that 30 million players do not go for 30 million anymore. it seems 50 million is the going rate.

To buy the best you have to pay the price it's irrelevant how much someone costs if the paying club can pay it and are Willing to pay it.

City had spent over 200 million on a defence and won the title.

Money is not the problem spending the money on the right players is the problem.

Commercialy we are one of if not the club in the strongest position in terms of finance coming in.

And that's not being the top of English or European football for some time.

So the club is obviously still up there and we are doing fantastic in that department.

I do agree that the recruitment needs improving but that's just a gamble you make when you buy a player.

Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn't.


But for us to win titles and challenge in Europe we need to make signings.

Every team is in the same boat. Some more than others.


7.) 31 May 2018 10:29:03
The thought of a front 4 (4231 formation) of lukaku, sanchez, Bale and pogba is pretty damn exciting imo. If we have two sold cms to allow those 4 some freedom, as well as attacking full backs, that's a pretty tasty attack. I'm sure sanchez will come good, and moving pogba into the attacking midfield role will remove some of the defensive burden from him which he seems to dislike, and also stop him and sanchez from occupying the same space.

Its a little sad for jese, rash and martial, as they would be reduced to back up only, but they haven't done enough to make me believe they are ready to make their positions their own, so I'm OK with it.

So a solid cm to partner Matic, (Fred maybe? ) Bale, and say a cb and full back, and we would have a decent team with a good chance of achieving something.


8.) 31 May 2018 10:29:59
I am all for that we need to buy a couple-few defensive players. We also need to possibly get 1-2 midfielders. That’s a bare minimum for me. Given that we don’t know what Pogba is deciding. Sanchez I feel will come good but I feel Sanchez and Pogba don’t seemed to be a likely pair. Feel somehow there is some internal friction. Hope I am greatly wrong there.
Bale would be a great addition but as I have been saying he costs too much and if Ed can use a separate budget combining marketing funds etc I’m all for it. I’m only concerned about derailing the budget Jose wants to use to beef up the defense and midfield.


9.) 31 May 2018 11:11:23
Alderweireld, Alex Sandro, Fred, Milinkovic-Savic and then Bale or Griezmann as an extra would be some summer.


10.) 31 May 2018 11:15:33
We could dream Welsh.


11.) 31 May 2018 12:51:56
Because JM does not want to concede goals above all then I think he’ll want to strengthen defence.

Because he’s lacked faith in back 4 he’s played the really conservative game to reinforce his belief, hence signing Matic was so important to him.

Once defence is sorted I think (or rather hope! ) he’ll play a more attacking game.


 

 

29 May 2018 09:41:29
Wonder what you folks think about the Bale situation.
I baulk at the astronomical amount required for the transfer. Much as I think Bale would add great strength to our team obviously, I just feel the amount could be spent more wisely buying 2-5 more players.
Imagine if he joins us and plays 20 games and got injured and spends 2/ 3 of the season recuperating, what would be said if Jose's purchase? I sincerely would love him to join us and lead the attack and tear the competition but a cautious and logical part of me is saying "hold your horses".
Views please Eds and fellow posters?

666Red

1.) 29 May 2018 09:56:04
If he plays 20 games. He will probably help us win 15 of those.


2.) 29 May 2018 10:36:37
The figures in the press are just numbers plucked from the air. No one is going to pay a 200m transfer fee for a players who has been injured and not first choice for his team.

However, his wages aren't likely to drop, so the 135m over 5 years is probably relatively accurate. It means blowing our wages structure for someone who is as likely to be injured as hi is fit.

I think Bale when fit and on form is a top top player. I just don't think he is likely to be fit often enough to justify the cost.


3.) 29 May 2018 11:45:33
Our wage structure? Please explain? United do not have a wage structure. Wouldn’t be a Surprise if Alexis was on more $$$ that GB.


4.) 29 May 2018 12:24:30
If Bales reported wages are accurate and the same for Sanchez then Bale will be on around 25% more than our highest earner. You can't increase the wage of your highest earner by that much an not expect others to demand more money as well. Pogba, Lukaku, DDG. Then suddenly your out goings in terms of wages have spiralled out of control.

Some will say it already has, and it's hard to argue with that. But digging the hole deeper has never been a great strategy to get out of the hole.


5.) 29 May 2018 12:46:00
So what are the reported wages of each player? Wages at the club are already out of control.


6.) 29 May 2018 13:15:25
The money to get Bale would be crazy. I can’t help but feel we are falling into the same trap as city did when they first got their money. Remember when they offered crazy money for Kaka.

The irony is city and Liverpool are now making purchases based on a game plan and appear to be buying well. If rumours are to be believed Liverpool are close to getting Fekir. I must say a midfield oh Keita, Fabinho and Fekir looks good on paper. All they need is a keeper and a CB and they will have significantly improved their squad.

I personally believe in terms of balance their squad is better than ours and here is food for thought, put Degea in their goal and they would have gone close to winning the league and would have won the champions league. Put Karius and Mignolet in our goal and we would not have finished in the top half. I know it’s not that simple, but anybody that says Liverpool and spurs will not be a threat next season are dillusional.

If we put alll our eggs in one basket (bale) and ignore the fact that we need a Fred, a Savic and a better DM, a RB, a LB, a CB
, a RW and a back up striker we will struggle to finish in the top 4 next season.
The likes of Jones, Smalling, Darmian, Blind, Fellaini, Herrera and dare I say it Mata need to be moved on. I know I will get accused of wanting new toys, but that is not it. Jones and Smalling have had more than enough chances to shine and have not. Darmian is not suited to the prem, blind has been tidy, but is too slow. Herrera is a player I really like, but without a proper RW to scare the other team and attract player there by creating space for Herrera to exploit he is being wasted as a man marker. Fellaini has had his moment, has scored goals, but is not creative enough or quick enough over the ground. Mata is great as a human being and as a creator. He needs to be played as a 10, but is being wasted as RW. He is to slow, too weak and never a RW. He is everything you would want in a player, talented, intelligent, works hard, never complains, but he is being criminally wasted on the RW.

Ed Woodward, I know big names keep united in the headlines which helps secure tractor deals, but come on winning things would also keep us in the headlines.

{Ed004's Note - Tbf if we signed Bale and Fred I think it would be pretty clear what our first choice front 6 would be. It seems that Jose has started to play 433 a lot more near the end of the season. I think he realises that'll be the best way to get the best out of Pogba and Sanchez. I'm still doubting whether I want us to sign Bale but whatever happens we need to sort out that right hand side of the pitch. One point I'd like to make is I don't think we need to upgrade our DM. Well certainly not for the upcoming season. Matic was possibly our player of the season last year. I think if you surround him in a midfield with mobile players (Fred, Herrera, Pogba, McTominay etc) it gives him the platform to excel. I love Mata but wouldn't be devastated to see him leave. We have come across slow and ponderous at times this season so I'm all for signing quick and mobile players to improve upon this}


7.) 29 May 2018 13:23:05
500k for Sanchez, 650k for Bale. There are rumours that Sanchez's wages have raised a few eyebrows amoungst the players and unsettled some. Fellaini was asking for 175k supposedly to stay. Which compared to how Sanchez has performed since he signed makes Fellaini's wage demands a bit of a bargain to be honest.

But that is the problem. Woodward seems happy to chuck wages at certain players if it means the club have signed someone he can use to bring in another sponsorship deal.

I don't think this will end well.


8.) 29 May 2018 13:31:08
Dont get into fanances. Just taste the mango don't worry about what tree its been picked from.


9.) 29 May 2018 13:44:53
Shappy it seems reports that are circulating online have Sanchez’s wage at 505k and Bales at 350k. Taking into account Sanchez signed without a huge fee attached and that this deal was peak player transfer inflation in a winter window combined with the fact the there were others in for his services such as City, it says to Maze he is likely on a higher wage.

Of course we will never know for sure. The wage structure at United is already flawed as has been alluded to above due to the size and scope of pay levels.

{Ed004's Note - I thought that Sanchez on 500k a week contract was a myth and hugely exaggerated. He's the only player I've seen sign on fee, potential bonuses and other clauses all added up together to get a weekly figure at. Not surprised they are doing it. Sure even today the mirror has Bale costing us over 300 million as their front page cover with Fabinho signing in small at the top only consisting of his transfer fee. Its almost as if he's playing for free}


10.) 29 May 2018 13:48:55
Singh trust me when I tell you there are many types of mangoes with different prices and sweetness. It doesn’t mean that the sweetest and best are the most expensive. Alfonso mangoes are not the most expensive managers in India but definitely good and sweet 😉🤣.


11.) 29 May 2018 14:41:05
Lolllll 666. I love alfonsoes they definitely are one of the best.


12.) 29 May 2018 14:50:34
Singh, finances shouldn't be an issue to fans, but to say they don't effect the club would be wrong.

I want what is best for our club, and that often means finding the right balance between investment and sensibility. Signing players have direct effects on our current players, and our future ability to sign players.

The "it's not my money" mentality is very shortsighted and wrong.

All the money the club receives in some way comes from the fans.

Whether that is directly in the form of paying to watch the team or buy merchandise. Or indirectly by maintaining a large fan base which the club exploits to bring in sponsorship deals. Without the fans investing their time and money into the club it would cease to exist.

A wise investment in terms of players is one who will have the biggest impact on the pitch. They improve results, they improve style and they make fans want to watch and want to buy the merchandise.

Big name signings only work if they perform on the pitch. If not then they are an expensive waste of money.

Since Sir Alex retired how many of our big name signings have honestly worked out?

Mata club record signing.
Schweinsteiger.
Di Maria.
Falcao.
Zlatan.
Pogba.
Lukaku.
Sanchez.

That's 8 players in 5 years, only four are still at the club. Mata is a squad player, there are question marks over Pogba, many questioned Lukaku until the final third of the season, and the best we can say about Sanchez is he should kick on next season. Although there are no guarantees.

So it's fair to say we haven't had much success, most of these signings were made as statements rather that what the team really needed.

Is Bale what we really need? Another statement signing who'll likely never live up to his billing. A player who heavily relies on pace, who has struggled with injuries in a far less intense league, signed on high wages and is unlikely to stay fit for much more than half a season at best.

Magic was our best signing last season, and Bailly the year before. Not fancy names, but good players with the attributes the team needs.


13.) 29 May 2018 16:00:04
I get what you mean Shappy. I would rather keep Martial and get the guys firing but hey we haven't got control over these things so if Mourinho thinks he can make use of Bale for half a season then so be it.

I doubt it we will go for him to be fair as we have other issues to deal with first.


14.) 29 May 2018 20:36:25
Shappy, I don't think any of those are comparable to Bale, all for different reasons, including not wanting to be here, LVG's 'style' of play, end of careers, attitude, no premiership experience etc.


 

 

22 May 2018 06:00:32
Wow wtf is happening with Bailly? If these players are not giving their all we need to take actions:
1) Replace them quickly and maybe give the younger more chances or
2) Replace the manager
God, it's depressing hearing all the dirty linens coming out now that we are done with the season. The club has to make a ballsy decision else this problem will cause us to be trophyless for another 3-5 years. This is really bad. Starting to make me puke 🤮.

666Red

1.) 22 May 2018 06:22:27
I don't know the truth but sometimes papers come up with made up stories,

Recently Victor Lindelof was set to be shifted out, now Bailly.

Mou is going to replace all CBs then.


2.) 22 May 2018 07:38:32
If he has to sell to then buy and improve I’m all for it. But he’d better do it fast before the media really kills him.
I can imagine what kind of fantastic stories they come up to stir ManUtd. Just confirms they really hate ManUtd. Then again there might not be a fire without a spark.
KA I hope we had not lost the dressing room. It won’t hurt Jose if he leaves but I can guarantee you sadly it will hurt us big time for the next few years.


3.) 22 May 2018 10:28:29
So 666 going by reports jose is angry at martial for not putting the effort, same for shaw, angry at bailly for not playing when he was not injured but not fully fit either, angry at fellaini and lukaku for not making it to the FA cup final and unhappy with pogba for a mix of above and you still think it is all the players fault.


4.) 22 May 2018 14:34:31
No CSM. I don’t know really if it’s his fault or the players. The board should know and I am advocating the board take action if it is Jose’s. Else back him fully and get the right player for another years then if results not up to par then kick his arse out. But main point is the board has to make the decision. Period.


5.) 22 May 2018 15:11:52
Ok. fair enough 666.


6.) 22 May 2018 15:13:07
But then again these are the smart folk who thought moyes would be manager to succeed fergie, so i hope you aren't expecting too much.


7.) 22 May 2018 15:41:10
I don’t really. Afterall they are the ones with the money 🤣.
My take (agree or not) is just support the club and their choice of manager until the need to change. I’m sure the board will know what to do.
As to Jose, since I support the club I will support him whilst he is here. But I do see and hear what everybody else is saying and I don’t have an issue with it as all are entitled to their opinion. May not necessarily be right for lack of information but I respect that we are all different and don’t think the same. So no resistance from me really. I just go about my own and support ManUtd till I die though at some times I may be frustrated 🤣🤣🤣.


8.) 22 May 2018 18:38:02
Can't disagree with a word you say 666, we all are utd fans in the end and are entitled to our opinions. We all want utd to do well.


 

 

20 May 2018 03:13:16
Well that's the last of a silverwareless season. Not that we should be used to being 2nd in league but that's a consolation.
Hopefully we do better next season else I'm quite sure many would agree Jose would be in a very precarious situation.
No doubt he has improved us but I would expect more next season. Will still back him and only judge comes Jan 2019.
Thanks Ed and everyone else for making this site a pleasure to come to every first thing in the morning. God bless you all.

666Red

{Ed001's Note - cheers 666. Hopefully today is a good day for you mate.}


1.) 20 May 2018 10:24:21
Ed001 one last player to ask your opinion on for the season,
Kante. I rate as one of the best
He is supposed to be dm. But he is everywhere.

{Ed001's Note - he is the best imo. The best central midfielder in the game and the absolute definition of world class. You could argue about whether Messi would improve Madrid or Ronaldo improve Barca but there is not one team in the game that could even make a slight case that they would not be massively improved by him. He is head and shoulders above everyone else.}


 

 

 

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29 May 2018 07:46:54
Danny that was classic 🤣🤣👍👏.

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29 Apr 2018 01:28:38
Heard Pele joining us? 😉.

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18 Apr 2018 12:57:29
Thanks omnipresent one 🙏.

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17 Apr 2018 09:45:14
I would seriously like to see a younger and explosive team for Bournemouth game. Give them a chance and see if they can handle the pressure. Forget the luxury of senior players except for key ones.
I’d rather the younger ones play attacking and pace than the slow overly careful game by some of the senior players. What’s to lose? At the worse we are still 2 point ahead of the scousers! The PL title is already lost so as long as we are in top 4 what the hell?
We need to identify which are the young players who can come into first team and what better opportunity to see how they perform? Maybe the senior players can learn a little from them?

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16 Apr 2018 16:37:26
Ed002 thanks and just saw this. Appreciate your info.
Salute 🙏.

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19 Jun 2018 18:58:52
I’ll be the photo/ video grapher Ken.
I just want to make the excuse to watch/ meet and drink with you all. Just became item in bucket list 😉.

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19 Jun 2018 15:35:48
Great review Ed I couldn’t stop reading until the last word.
Great to see the pictures and I’ll be planning to fly to the next one.
One year in advance and if I save $10 per day I should have enough to be there to watch next year 🤣
I’m really looking forward to the next game and meet all.

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17 Jun 2018 16:03:40
Ken buddy you really look like the spitter 🤣🤣🤣
Else the spitter is a secret United supporter? 🤣🤣.

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17 Jun 2018 13:35:25
Thanks Shappy for that.
Benny look forward to whatever you have on the guys. Thanks in advance.

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17 Jun 2018 05:18:14
Wow what did I miss?
Guys anybody recorded the game and can provide a link to video or something?
I am sure I’ll enjoy this more than WC.
I’d love to be able to fly over from Asia to next year’s game to watch and interact with y’all next year.
Great if anyone can provide the recording. Thanks in advance.
Even better if there is self intro of all the players 😉👏.

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