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19 Jun 2017 22:49:59
Papers reporting that Jose doesn't buy CR7's availability and believes he is just angling for more money from RM. Whether he believes that or not, it's a smart move from JM as it removes United as a leveraging party, without closing the door if he's wrong and CR7 does want to move.

Still think we should sign him if possible, but this way we limit how much we can be strung along as leverage for Mendes to hold RM over a. barrel.

KG

1.) 20 Jun 2017 07:09:27
Good post mate, though not sure we should sign him if he becomes available; JM clearly has a plan for next season and knows what players he wants to fit the system. Signing Ronaldo would throw all that out of the window and require the team to be built around his needs - then in a few years when he's gone, there would be no structure, just a bug CR7 hole.

Hope Jose sticks to his plan and not gives in to Woodiz craving for a megastar: would be very happy with a DCM, attacker and forward.


2.) 20 Jun 2017 12:07:09
With Jose now called out about tax issues in Spain, if I was a player I would think long and hard about going to Spain. For you guys DDG may stay and Morata and Ronaldo may want to move ASAP. Looks like the TAX office are going after easy targets - this may back fire.


3.) 20 Jun 2017 13:13:24
Wouldn't surprise me if RM themseves were behind the Ronaldo rumours with the intention of complicating the Morata deal and ultimately getting a better price.


4.) 20 Jun 2017 13:23:48
If Ronaldo does leave to another European country and is convicted in his absence of tax fraud, what happens when he has to return to Spain to play a Champions League game, would he be arrested as he stepped off the plane.


5.) 20 Jun 2017 22:05:23
Naymar, messi, ronaldo, jose, all big names and earners, coincidence? Who next bale, Suarez, no Spanish looks like a witch hunt to me and nobody has broke the rules more than Madrid.


6.) 21 Jun 2017 00:52:15
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!


 

 

28 May 2016 00:27:49
Now Pogba is rumored to Chelsea. Simply put we need to pay whatever is necessary to ensure we get him, and even more so if Chelsea are making a move for him. Only ballon d'or contender I see moving anytime soon.

KG

1.) 28 May 2016 08:24:36
Yeah but we've got Fosu Mensah it would hinder his progress sighing Pogba he wouldn't get a look in much like if we sign Zlatan over Rashford 😋.


2.) 28 May 2016 08:54:40
A midfield pairing of Pogba and Fosu Mensah, now that would be interesting.


3.) 28 May 2016 09:11:20
WRD if we sign a new cb then it will stunt Rojo's potential.


4.) 28 May 2016 09:13:58
Haha yes Ken, I think we should make Rojo captain next season, be the making of him.


5.) 28 May 2016 09:49:17
We need to be realistic. pogba will not come back without CL football. He may have done to work with Mourinho but I get the feeling he wants, to add either barcalona / real Madrid on psg to his cv.
Fosu mensa as right back in the ivanovic mould would not surprise me with Shaw bombing on down the left.


6.) 28 May 2016 09:53:24
I really don't see how signing Zlatan would hinder Rashford, he could play anywhere across a front 3 and I'm sure he'll get his fair share of games it would be difficult to ignore him. We are short a striker and considering his age I think it's an ideal situation for everyone including Rashford as opposed to bringing in a top class striker with years on his side which would hinder Rashford.

As for Pogba I really can't see that happening I would love to see Fosu Mensah getting a chance. Interestingly (or not) McNair got man of the match playing in midfield last night, didn't see it personally must've done alright though.


7.) 28 May 2016 13:57:18
I agree jamal I was just joshing.


 

 

26 May 2016 00:31:15
Latest rumor has us spending 60mil on Willian. So someone in the media thinks that not only do we need the fifth or sixth best player from a midtable team, but we should spend a British record amount on him. Talk about silly season. Personally there isn't a single Chelsea player i would want us to sign but this one is really absurd.

KG

1.) 26 May 2016 01:06:39
Totally disagree. He has been outstanding for Chelsea this season and is one of the few players there not to have had a hissy fit earlier in the season. He has played at a high level making and scoring goals all season.


2.) 26 May 2016 01:35:06
Apart from Zouma, Courtois, Hazard, Courtois (if DDG leaves) and Willian would all improve our team.

Matic of last season under Jose would also be most welcome.


3.) 26 May 2016 02:50:45
I agree with herefordred. Willian is an outstanding talent and had Chelsea had a better season he would've been a contender for Player of the Year. imo anyway! However, if Maureen also see's Rooney's future as a flexible CAM then he wouldn't be required. I know Rooney has his haters and he is largely responsible for that himself but early signs are that he is more than capable of re-inventing himself in this position! Slightly different style to Scholes in as such he hasn't yet developed the ability to control an entire game but he is a remarkably better tackler. and at this exact moment in time, along with DDG is one of only 2 genuinely world class players at our beloved club! #believe.


4.) 26 May 2016 05:59:02
As a Chelsea fan and watched every game for God knows how many years if you were to offer £60m I'd piggy back him there. Most frustrating players I've seen yes he stood out this season only due to the fact others have been garbage. Headless chicken with the ball but can take a free kick. Good luck under Jose boy's always be a cfc legend just enjoy the ride he will bring especially with all these top class managers here.


5.) 26 May 2016 08:33:05
I genuinely think willian would be perfect fit for us, but for 60 million . I honestly couldn't see Chelsea letting him go he was one of the only good points of there season.


6.) 26 May 2016 09:04:05
Willian works hard and has lots of energy that's about it, otherwise his useless. There's much better right wingers out there. Chelsea's top players were terrible this season which made Willian look good.


7.) 26 May 2016 09:15:27
Willian? God I hope not!


8.) 26 May 2016 09:18:27
Just to clear things up I meant that I think Willian is a very good player but I do not think he is worth £60m. I also would love us to unearth so real diamonds the way the Portuguese teams seem to be able to do every season for little money. Chucking shed loads of cash at anything half decent that moves should not be part of our ethos.


9.) 26 May 2016 12:11:08
KG - I think you need to have another look at Willian.
He's a superb player who doesn't really have any weaknesses to his game. He's quick, tracks back, skilful, can assist goals and can also score goals.
I agree I wouldn't pay 60 million for him but i would snap Chelsea's hand off at 30 million.


 

 

12 Feb 2014 02:04:45
Reports that Vidal has signed a new 200k a wk deal with juve. Eds, if true this would mean 0% chance of a move this summer? Shame.

KG

1.) Not necessarily as lots of players havesigned new contracts, only to be sold 6 months later. Just means Juve can get more money for him now. If we offerend 40+ m and nani they would probbly consider it. Only time will tell KG as he would be a great signingfor us.


2.) Contracts don't mean a lot. Only thing they are good for is how much money people are going to earn.


3.) Hard to believe and 200k sounds outlandish especially at Juve.


4.) Contracts don't mean a lot, they are what keeps a players value at its maximum, it makes a big difference


 

 

17 Aug 2013 17:05:02
How can managers be so blind to what every fan can clearly see. By playing with Carrick/Cleverly/Valencia/Giggs you are basically saying that unless RVP scores multiple goals, were in trouble. I couldn't stand it when SAF would throw away points with these conservative scared lineups that fail to excite. Could be a rough one if RVP doesn't finish the few chances he gets. What happened to attacking United? Really hoped a new, younger manager would reinstill some of that to the squad.

KG

1.) I hear ya KG and agree, I can't understand todays midfield why start Giggs and Cleverly while Kagawa, a fit Anderson and Zaha are on the bench not ot mention Rooney.Its not like we should save them for the next game as they need the game time and need to get battle hardened, its going to give our opponents the confidence to go all out and go for the win.
RedKen


2.) Think Moyes is being too conservative here, he obviously doesn't want to lose his first prem game in charge, but I would have loved to have seen Kagawa instead of Giggs and a more Ballsier team set up.


3.) The have hasn't started yet, give them a chance. Welleck, Valencia a d RVP will get the goals. Rooney to come on in 2nd half and score.


4.) I can see SAF's influence in the club


5.) The negativity that ruins this page continues. It doesn't matter how many trophies we win, there will always be a select few that just can't help but have a moan. Lighten up, the Prem is back, and the Champions are back!


6.) Absolutely spot on giggs should not be starting ever I love him to death but at 36 no chance kagawa sitting Rooney zaha. I'm shocked at our midfield if it stays like this well be dominated game in game out. With no chance of a title or top four even


7.) We have 5 midfielders but yet we seem empty in that area!? I don't get the style we play. I don't feel cleverly is a good fit for utd seems uneasy when he plays no real confidence in his ability


8.) 2-0 half time enough said for me

dio1989


9.) I should think so after 26 years, dues that post win obvious statement of the year award

RedTrom


10.) 17 Aug 2013 18:22:33
Methinks your panicking too much, only player I would have changed is giggs. Swansea were always going to come out flying and we had to soak it up and hit them on the counter. Regards shinji, ando and wild we need option in the bench to change things. They more of a plan b. We could be arsenal. MrE


11.) Sorry, absolute nonsense. Swansea are a fantastic team who move the ball on the floor. This is the correct lineup for this game. Their genuine threat will be limited. For me, this is a very astute 11 from Moyes.

MDJ


12.) Giggs is poor, I can see someone getting sent off 2day.


13.) I think the fact it's 2-0 speaks volumes.
Why are people judging 10 minutes before kick off! Judge at the end or during. The performance for me has be steady and decent. Get behind our club and our manager. Giggle might be 36 but he's a dam sight better than so many players in the PL .
Come on united.

PS - Rooney 3rd goal


TEDDY BEAR


14.) Giggs is by far our best player on the pich and it is a shame that the oldest player runs more and try harder than anyone else. Cleverly is just not working for us. Since his injury from the last year he is not the same, attitude is ok but he is very ineffective. That is why we don't have midfield and all that we can do is throw the ball to RVP and hope he will produce some magic. He and Ando will have to go. I don't want to be negative but this is fact and I want to see our team play some football. In CL we don't have any chance with this midfield, we need to start solving this problem

MU BiH


15.) Giggs is not 36, he's 40 in November!


16.) Well for such a rubbish line up the reslt was alright!


17.) 4-1 in the end seems like tactics and selection spot on

dio1989


18.) 4-1 and only 2 from RVP

You are talking BOTOX

Danny is onfire! Rooney still lacks fitness


19.) My sincere apologies to Paulo for my mistake of a 36 instead of 39. But we'll picked up. On a slightly less pathetic note we won 4-1 which is absolutely brilliant. Great start.


20.) Yeah we need strengthened and we got some muppets playing for us but the end of the day we are in a results business and they delivered so let's cut them some slack this week. Gj guys


21.) Yeh, terrible team selection.
What was the score mate?


22.) We won 4-1 and that's great, but Cleverley was awful and Giggs passing was unusually lax. Will always be 100% behind United, but doesn't get away from the fact we need 2 midfielders. I'd like Fellaini for steel and Cesc for silk, but would settle for Fellaini and Cabaye or Modric.
Mik


23.) Although we have won 4-1, I feel our passing and movement was very poor, we gave the ball away far too much and could have been punished for it a few times!and would have been punished by a better side!on the other hand vidic and rio were solid, welbeck is getting better and RvP is just world class.we just need a few more of those world class players in the middle of the park!


24.) Relax! Someone will be signed. But climb down off the ledge. Swansea is a quality side, certainly not a top 4 contender but a solid top 10 side. United totally blew their doors off after the first 25 minutes or so.


25.) 4-1 away win to a decent Swansea side is simply not good enough. Moyes out!


26.) RVP was pure class today . Not just his movement in the box and his finishing but his all round game, back to goal and shifting the ball around was brilliant! I totally agree that giggs should not have started in behind him though. Giggs is still class and still should be part of the squad but if DM is going to be starting with cleverley and carrick in the middle then we need Rooney/kagawa/a NEW SIGNING! Playing in front of them. Personally I think that cleverley should be left as a back up squad player it used in the cups. As a previous poster said he hasn't looked as good since his injury, constantly playing the ball backwards and not getting his head up quick enough. After saying all that though I would have taken 4-1 before kick off for sure . Swansea are a quality, good to watch team with a good manager so we should be happy with that result. let's hope that we get a bit sharper and come out of the blocks quicker against Chelsea. Good result today lads!

Ned the Red


27.) Yeah right!


28.) Humble pie comes to mind :)


29.) A blind man can see that Rooney would be fantastic in midfield behind the front 2, he has all the qualities of a great midfielder and would still chip in with plenty of goals, he wants a regular start so I think this would be a good solution just my opinion


30.) I was right. We created a few chances which fortunately were finished by rvp. But there was still little threat from the midfield. Thrilled with the result but I stand by my prediction. -KG


31.) You should give Moyes a call, I'm sure he would appreciate your sage advice. Your expertise is obviously what we've been missing


32.) 4-1 can not argue with the result.RVP the difference god help us if he gets injured.Well Europes elite must be looking at our midfield and quivering in their boots.The pace of Giggs awesome.The sublime passing skills and vision of Cleverley.
Got my hotel booked for the European final already.


33.) Can't argue with your view of our midfield.Giggs is over the hill and well down the other side.Cleverley and Carrick are no world beaters, neither would get a game in Chelsea's midfield.Valencia is not the player he used to be, very negative in his wing play.No wonder Rooney fancies a move to a club where he would get a good supply of the ball.All of this is painfully obvious and must be addressed.We need players who can keep the ball and win it back when we lose it.The possession against Swansea shows what we lack the result shows what we do well.


 

 

 

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14 Aug 2017 00:25:02
I'll be the first to admit that I didn't see that performance coming. I also didn't see a performance like that from Matic coming, but to be fair, I have watched him dozens of times for Chelsea and never saw him control a match with his passing like that. It was different from the Scholes or Carrick way of passing the ball, but it was shockingly effective. His ability to hold the ball around opposing players, and then releasing Pogba or others into the space is exactly what we've been missing especially with players like Pogba, Mickey, Martial and Rashford who just need a step on a defender to be clear. When you add in an offensive performance with Matic's slightly more expected dominance defensively, it's a brutally effective CM. His range of passing was fantastic, but it was the smart little short passes in midfield that create chances that were so impressive. It's why I can't watch Fellaini bc even when that pass is obvious he never sees it. Matic is going to make our fast, powerful attacking players so dangerous by getting them into space. Finally, it will be a huge source of chances if matic continues to not only win the ball, but distribute the ball to our counterattack so quickly and accurately. The number of times he found Rashford or Martial matched up 1v1, and quickly, is going to give a lot of right fullbacks nightmares. No time for a second defender to get in position. GGMU.

KG

1.) 14 Aug 2017 01:49:35
Matic was outstanding tonight. It looks he has been playing with us for years. Your point about his passing is very good, the way he slips passes into players' feet was excellent.


 

 

02 Aug 2017 19:36:07
Wow. Five at the back plus matic. Deja vu to the team under LVG when we would try and go 2v5 in the final third and then wonder why we don't score more. Not only does the system not fit our squad, but it'll ensure lots of 0-0 and 1-1 draws, which were our demise last season. Can only pray he isn't foolish enough to try and play five at the back during the season. It forces us to leave some of our best players on the bench, and play some of our worse.

KG

1.) 02 Aug 2017 19:40:40
it's not the same squad log had tho is it.


2.) 02 Aug 2017 20:13:21
Or maybe he's just giving players a run out to them match fit for the stat of the season. Get a grip, when has Jose ever played 5 at the back and a DM?


3.) 02 Aug 2017 20:37:44
Personally I don't think they have been bad first half. Looked to me like we controlled the majority of play and created a few chances. Counter attack goal was reminiscent of fergie team when we had Ronaldo and young Wayne (not that I am getting ahead of myself and think we are at that level yet)


4.) 02 Aug 2017 20:43:21
He is thinking of next weeks cup game. Lindelof still not up to speed and no left back of real quality until shaw is fit. Playing 3 at the back and lingard (if fit) at left wing back papers over that issue.
Come the 1st league game the beast will be back in there with either lindelof or jones and we will go back to 4 3 3.


5.) 02 Aug 2017 23:42:09
Hooray! More practicing formations we'll never use! Sorry, none of your explanations make any sense. And it turned out exactly how I expected. No real threat. Barely beating a midtable team from a lesser league. Countless attacks with 3 players trying to score on 5-6 defenders. And after three weeks of preseason, if people are still not fit that's ridiculous. Preseason should be for getting the team playing well together, in a formation we will use. And then people will be surprised when we struggle for form in the first month or two.

Simply put Blind and Valencia provide nothing in the attacking third, so when we play with wingbacks, we are always going to be short of attackers. Today it was Lukaku and Micky, with Pogba occasionally getting up there. But Matic and even Herrera when healthy don't get too far forward. Which means, again, we will be trying to break down defenses with essentially 2 or three real attacking threats at most. Never going to work. You can say I'm wrong, but it's proven true every time we've used it, whether under LVG or JM. We should be working on our 4-3-3 formation, both with a ten and with a holding cm, seeing as we've not perfected that yet, rather than wasting multiple preseason matches playing a system that will see us in the Europa league again if we try to use it.


6.) 03 Aug 2017 00:53:49
KG,

Wow, lighten up, supporting United is meant to be a hobby, enjoy it, I know I am going to, so much quality in the team this season.


7.) 03 Aug 2017 06:12:54
A hobby? My God, man. They're my life! My very reason for being! You're just a part-time, prawn sandwich merchant, GDS :)


 

 

18 Jul 2017 20:06:45
Granted it's not our money, but if Neymar is legitimately open to moving, would you want us to spend the money to bring him in? Close to 200 million is a lot, but he's just entering his prime, he's a huge commercial draw and he'd be a nice fit out wide in our 4-3-3. What do people think?

KG

1.) 18 Jul 2017 20:13:37
For £200m plus stupid wages? Hell no!


2.) 18 Jul 2017 20:23:40
Not my money so would I want Neymar? Course i would.


3.) 18 Jul 2017 20:41:48
got to wonder what's in his head to swap barcelona for PSG . For every CL night against Bayern, Madrid, etc etc there is a game against Nantes, marseilles etc etc in front of 15000 people.


4.) 18 Jul 2017 20:57:30
Why wouldn't anyone want one of the best playerrs in the world.


I don't understand why people go on about money. Why are you so bothered how much a player is or what they earn.


5.) 18 Jul 2017 21:38:03
He'd be the main man there though. Whether it's right or not, him and his commercial team won't want to play second fiddle to Messi for his whole career.


6.) 18 Jul 2017 21:39:37
Wouldn't go near him for half that price tbh, not a fan at all.


7.) 18 Jul 2017 21:48:22
Now we're talking. Genuine world class player. Pay what's needed in these cases. Guys like that win games on their own. #wecandream.


8.) 18 Jul 2017 21:54:54
Same can be said for any league pal.


9.) 18 Jul 2017 22:19:11
Heck yea without a shadow of a doubt. I did make a post about this but eds put it in the others rubbish pile lol.


10.) 18 Jul 2017 23:01:20
Noucamp99. Now I am not getting on your case or nowt. But didn't you just tell me how you felt uncomfortable about over paying for peeps?
just saying like ;)
But yeah, if we got the money and can afford him even though I doubt we will. Go for it!

half a billion for 5 years. I'll take my own advice and forget about the money. unfathomable.


11.) 18 Jul 2017 23:02:13
neymar or ronaldo would guarantee the league title.


12.) 19 Jul 2017 01:01:25
Stevie getting a bit ild and befuddled, his memory isn't what it was.

As for me, no, too expensive, we could get Veratti and Bale for that.


13.) 19 Jul 2017 02:26:15
United, I don't get on anyone's case, mate, just have a discussion. I resent paying over the odds for every Tom, Dick and Harry. Neymar is in that league where you just pay the money.


14.) 19 Jul 2017 18:09:54
thats it stevie no questions asked, its just a case of woodward saying, "right, where do i sign? "


 

 

14 Jul 2017 17:59:48
Hey everyone, so ESPN over here in the US has an award winning series of sports documentaries called "30 for 30". Most are about different american sports and athletes, but the next one is about George Best. Again, these are always incredibly high quality films, and if you get a chance, you should 100% check it out because i'm sure it'll be fascinating.

KG

1.) 14 Jul 2017 19:06:22
Thanks . my hero -the reason I am a UTD fan since 67-68.


2.) 14 Jul 2017 19:10:50
30 for 30 are generally fantastic. The Two Escobars is also a very good one.


3.) 14 Jul 2017 20:35:38
Give the OJ Simpson one at look fascinating 😆😆.


4.) 14 Jul 2017 23:45:25
I remember the match v. Sheffield United when Best ran into the penalty on the right side taking on 3 or 4 defenders and shot back across the goalie into the far corner. I was standing on that side of the pitch just where he shot from so got a great view of it. It's hard to credit it now, but at that time it was a top of the table clash. Mind you it was lucky I made it. My scarf tried to go in one turnstile while I was going in the other, and the press of the crowd made going backwards impossible.

What a pleasure it was to watch him play. One of the greats.


 

 

27 Jun 2017 18:49:54
Souness claims Mourinho is the wrong manager for United. Which is funny, bc I could swear manager is the wrong career for Souness.

KG

1.) 27 Jun 2017 21:06:33
kg if you read that other luney steve nicol klop is a better maager than jose and jose would not be in his top 5 managers somebody should ask him what klopp aswon with the scousers.


2.) 27 Jun 2017 21:31:38
Yet Klopps the messiah. Jose won more last season than Klopp has in about 5 years.


3.) 27 Jun 2017 22:23:49
Pretty sure punditry isn't for him either.


4.) 28 Jun 2017 09:28:01
Winning 3 competitions out of 5 last season pretty much settles the debate about who is the better manager.
This is Klopp's 3rd season now and in my opinion they are still miles away from winning the Premiership.
Managers like Klopp, Pochettino and Guardiola seem to have got away with criticism from last year yet the press are obsessed about whether Mourinho's first season as the united manager was a success.
The objective was to qualify for the Champions League. I don't care how he did it but he did it and won 3 cups doing it.
The only criticism if any was the style of play was a bit dull and boring at times.
Hopefully Mourinho addresses that problem in the transfer window.


5.) 28 Jun 2017 13:47:07
Even if Mourinho manages to win everything next season (a BIG BIG IF), he will still get criticisms. Klopp has managed Liverpool for 1 and a half season and the best they can do is finish 4th without competing in any other competitions. And yet pundits are hailing Klopp for his "work" in Liverpool.


 

 

 

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24 Jul 2017 23:11:37
The issue is that no team, including PSG, can find a way around the FFP rules for that large of a purchase. I think PSG's plan to skirt the rules by having Neymar buy himself out, with an image rights deal and so on, is dead on arrival. No way the powers that be allow such a blatant attempt to avoid FFP. Even if the most powerful buying club (United) wanted to make such a purchase, theyd likely have to sell players to balance the books for FFP. Essentially, by making the buyout larger than most clubs ability to spend, they've stopped Neymar from leaving.

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20 Jul 2017 23:23:54
He'd be the dream signing, but everything I've seen says that he wants Barcelona and only Barca. And the only reason he hasn't signed for them already is the superwealthy owner of PSG simply refuses to sell him. Even if we could change Veratti's mind and convince him to choose United over Barca, we'd still be in the same boat that the Spanish found themselves. Wanting a player controlled by an owner with no desire, or need, to sell.

Again, this would be the dream. But it's not realistic at the moment IMO.

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05 Jul 2017 22:15:57
Was that a mention of Adem Ljajic? Remember him! Could have sworn he was going to dominate Europe when he was linked. think he came at the same time as Tosic? Or am i imagining things?

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27 Jun 2017 19:06:27
Sorry Wazza. He was far from very poor. Wow, sometimes I can't stand fellow United supporters even more than opposition fans. But you can definitely find work as a british tabloid "journalist" i'm sure.

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27 Jun 2017 18:10:38
There's a youtube video of just Pogba hitting the post and crossbar last season. It's not a short video.

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14 Aug 2017 00:30:31
Angel. No one is saying he wasn't great for Chelsea, but in the dozens and dozens of matches I've watched him play, that was his best passing performance. It was like watching a Pirlo stuck in a 6'4" body. His long passing out wide was great, but I lost track of the number of times he slid little delicate passes into space in midfield to create chances, like mini-counterattacks with Pogba, Mata or Mickey driving at the defense with multiple options around them. Best I've ever seen matic, and that's not an insult to his time at Chelsea.

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03 Aug 2017 00:35:15
The problem is that both Valencia and blind aren't great defensively. Which makes their lack of offensive threat even that much more glaring.

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02 Aug 2017 23:42:09
Hooray! More practicing formations we'll never use! Sorry, none of your explanations make any sense. And it turned out exactly how I expected. No real threat. Barely beating a midtable team from a lesser league. Countless attacks with 3 players trying to score on 5-6 defenders. And after three weeks of preseason, if people are still not fit that's ridiculous. Preseason should be for getting the team playing well together, in a formation we will use. And then people will be surprised when we struggle for form in the first month or two.

Simply put Blind and Valencia provide nothing in the attacking third, so when we play with wingbacks, we are always going to be short of attackers. Today it was Lukaku and Micky, with Pogba occasionally getting up there. But Matic and even Herrera when healthy don't get too far forward. Which means, again, we will be trying to break down defenses with essentially 2 or three real attacking threats at most. Never going to work. You can say I'm wrong, but it's proven true every time we've used it, whether under LVG or JM. We should be working on our 4-3-3 formation, both with a ten and with a holding cm, seeing as we've not perfected that yet, rather than wasting multiple preseason matches playing a system that will see us in the Europa league again if we try to use it.

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01 Aug 2017 22:04:44
Overall its Griezmann, but we know Bale can handle the physicality of the PL. Griezmann would need to prove he could adjust to the PL from La Liga.

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30 Jul 2017 23:20:58
Fellaini has been an anchor on the team since he arrived. Even when he isn't blowing a game by giving away possession or a penalty, he stops the team from passing, moving, etc. Does he try hard? Sure. But I for one would be thrilled if we sold him. Anyone who wants him to stay, I have to wonder what they've been watching the last 3-4 years. Good luck to him. elsewhere.

KG