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13 Dec 2018 13:09:40
We really need to sell Jones, Rojo, Valencia, Pogba, Fellaini in January.

It might sound drastic but they offer very little, in particular Pogba aka le sulk.

I honestly don't know why Jones is still at the club. He is a championship player. Slow, lacks mobility and has a poor technique. Similar attributes to Lukaku. Even finishes like Lukaku.

What happened to players running into space, looking for a pass, running through on goal.

I would have liked to see Greenwood and Garner get 10-15 minutes past night.
It would have be far more valuable and beneficial to them.

If we play like we did last night against Valencia when we play Liverpool, we might just end up getting stuffed.

Imagine the fun Salah, Firmini and Sane would have playing against Jones.

Mad Hatter

1.) 13 Dec 2018 15:00:55
What about in addition to this the novel idea of the coach β€œcoaching” the players and making them better not worse?

How come every signing we make gets worse than when they joined and instantly regrets coming to the club?

Almost feel sorry for Fred, he has made an awful career move.


2.) 13 Dec 2018 16:34:35
In the case of jones you can't fix stupid.

I'm sure Fred will be fine under the next manager if the bean counter can actually get an appointment right.


3.) 13 Dec 2018 22:56:40
I don’t get why Jose has been so bad. He was a winner until he joined us!


4.) 14 Dec 2018 05:34:30
No manager will be a league winner with this squad eric.
Does anybody here think we have a squad capable of winning the league?


 

 

06 Oct 2017 09:19:13
Any truth in Utd looking at Jack Harrison. Is this just paper talk?

Mad Hatter

 

 

01 Aug 2017 10:35:51
ED002 do you know if Utd are in talks with PSG over a move for Aurier?

Thanks.

Mad Hatter

{Ed002's Note - I have explained there is interest.}


1.) 01 Aug 2017 10:55:05
Cheers.


2.) 01 Aug 2017 11:41:22
Ed2 would his previous visa problems still be an issue for any potential transfer.

{Ed002's Note - RTFP.}


3.) 01 Aug 2017 12:21:05
Just a heads up but ed002 has covered this on the European page.


4.) 01 Aug 2017 12:11:51
Swear i've seen this been asked like 5 times now :D.


5.) 01 Aug 2017 16:05:12
I tried on the European pages but found stuff from a couple of years ago.

{Ed004's Note - He is now Manutd first choice option after missing out on Semedo}


6.) 01 Aug 2017 17:18:31
It's on European page about 3/ 4 posts down.


7.) 01 Aug 2017 20:32:10
Cheers ED004. Discount Dave think I need a trip to spec savers lol.


8.) 02 Aug 2017 19:48:53
The full back I'd have liked was Mateo De Sciglio. I think Juve got a bargain there at 12 mill.


 

 

21 Jul 2017 19:50:00
ED002 are Man Utd looking at any buying another forward? .
Before hand you said Lukaku and Morata and Greizman were options. Lukaku has been signed, Morata will move to Chelsea and for now, Griezmann will stay at Athletico. Do you feel Mourinho will be happy with his attacking options for the forthcoming season?

Cheers.

Mad Hatter

{Ed002's Note - He may take the option of signing ZI again.}


1.) 21 Jul 2017 21:19:59
I think with the available options I say why not. i mean he saved our season, is a massive influence (in a positive way) on our team and can change a game in a heartbeat.


2.) 22 Jul 2017 00:24:58
Cheers ED002.


3.) 22 Jul 2017 11:57:37
I will be pissed if mourinho resigns ibra, we need to move forward and not backwards.

{Ed002's Note - I would agree.}


4.) 22 Jul 2017 12:29:12
Go for neymar if he really wants to leave Barca.


5.) 22 Jul 2017 12:44:28
Where would ibra fit in? Build for the future imo.

{Ed004's Note - I would wait for Griezmann in January and activate his clause tbh forget Perisic and address right back, maybe left back and the defensive midfield position}


6.) 22 Jul 2017 13:51:55
I think Ibra would only be signed if we had an injury crisis, maybe Jose is keeping his options open.


7.) 22 Jul 2017 16:03:51
In my opinion signing Zlatan short term won't be such a bad thing. We have too many games in the season to play with only Lukaku. This saves us the 50m odd which we would have to shell out to buy a decent striking option. Zlatan still has that effect in the dressing room. We would almost certainly go for Griezmann in the summer if not January.

Now before anyone points out Rashford and Martial, my opinion on them is same and hasn't changed yet. They aren't ready to lead the line for United just yet. Big games needs big players and they don't come any bigger than Zlatan.


8.) 22 Jul 2017 15:52:06
004, isn't it the case that AG's clause can only be activated by Spanish or Portuguese clubs?

{Ed004's Note - I'm not 100% sure but think we can activate them}


9.) 22 Jul 2017 16:15:10
Will Zlatan expect to be a first team player?
If Rashford, Martial and Lukaku etc are working really well together, where would he fit in?
It's all ifs and buts. His wages would be a lot as well.

{Ed004's Note - With Zlatans ego I'm sure he will want to be a starter. Hopefully, Rashford (right side), Lukaku and Martial form a really solid front 3 and we don't have to resort to signing Zlatan}


10.) 22 Jul 2017 18:41:37
Rashford and Martial aren't ready to lead the line if Lukaku spends any significant time out. If we don't sign Ibra we will end up signing another striker, who will be younger and block Rashford for years to come.

Ibra will give us cover without blocking Rashford for years.


11.) 22 Jul 2017 22:12:45
Martial and Rashford will only be ready if they give are given chances to rotate with Lukaku. I'm happy with our striker options with those 3, more concerned with a lack of quality wide players and a fit left back.


12.) 23 Jul 2017 01:50:00
I don't think martial will be a united player this time next year. I hope I'm wrong i would like to see him fulfil his potential here but i don't see him and Jose being along.


13.) 23 Jul 2017 12:01:19
I think you're right Ken. Jose doesn't have it in him to take Martial to the next level. He will probably just sign a player at his peak from another team.


14.) 23 Jul 2017 12:32:50
I don't think it falls with jose MAZE but i'm not surprised that u leave martials shortfalls at jose's feet.


15.) 23 Jul 2017 13:59:48
Not sure ken exactly said that maze. Maybe he can elaborate.


16.) 23 Jul 2017 14:39:22
Angel jose and martial are polar opposites same with shaw. Jose by his own admission finds it very difficult to manage this type of personality.
I think martial can be a good player but imo he is in the right place at the wring time.
He is probsbly going to be 3rd choice for his favoured 2 positions this season. So imo it does not bode well for him i'd rather invest what we couls sell him for elsewhere. I always said the same about adnan januzai i'm not conviced by martial and i think he massively over achieved in his 1st season at OT.


17.) 23 Jul 2017 15:36:54
It's possible Ken. It really is truly down to martial.

The reason adnan failed was because of his attitude not because of his talent.

I still believe there is something more to martial than adnan. That is only a hope as I believe he has shown his ability to work harder.

I still hope he kicks on. one things for sure. We will know come next season what type of person he is. The talent is there.


18.) 23 Jul 2017 16:32:23
I agree angel that he appears to have more about him than adnan i just don't think jose and martial are a good fit.


19.) 24 Jul 2017 17:18:14
I think Martial is one of the most talented and exciting forward players around . It would be a crying shame if he ends up elsewhere .
It might be a help if Jose stopped constantly singling him out in public . Of course if Jose had bought him for big money I'm sure his treatment would be different.


20.) 27 Jul 2017 08:20:32
Love to see use play 442 with lukaku and ZI up top with proper wingers and pogba and herrera holding . Be class against some one like Brighton at home to try out . Obv wouldn't play it in big games.


 

 

13 Jun 2017 14:05:43
Apparently we have ended interest in Fabinho and have decided to focus on Matic. Hopefully this isn't true.

Mad Hatter

1.) 13 Jun 2017 14:27:09
Would take Matic any day of the week: has been immense in the past; I even think he was nicknamed " Spider" for appearing to have extra legs, indicative of being a combative ball-winner.


2.) 13 Jun 2017 14:30:02
If this is true, hats off Ed002, you mentioned this on your Sharkopod. Either that or someone heard the Sharkopod and ripped Matic off there. But, Matic could easily be the surprise Jose mentioned.


3.) 13 Jun 2017 14:35:38
I don't know enough about Fabinho to judge him but I do think Matic would improve us. he fits the tall and strong physique typically associated with a Jose player.


4.) 13 Jun 2017 14:56:53
I'd like to see Dier in the roll personally.


5.) 13 Jun 2017 15:01:30
Matic is a very good defensive mid, and is proven in the EPL. Haven't seen a huge amount of Fabinho, but I trust Ed001 when he says that Fab is a lazy bugger who takes an age to back into position after getting forward.


6.) 13 Jun 2017 15:02:28
We wanted Matic last summer but Chelsea wouldn't sell. Can't see that changing.


7.) 13 Jun 2017 15:17:33
On white or whole wheat Rewz?


8.) 13 Jun 2017 15:42:13
If they are going for Bakayoko and Verratti I can see them letting Matic go.


9.) 13 Jun 2017 16:22:41
For what's it worth I'd like to see us sign a ball playing midfielder or deep lying play maker. Somebody who can dictate the play, get on the ball and play incisive forward passes from deep positions into midfield and the front men. An intelligent player to sit in front of the back four, always be available for the ball, link the play, keep possession but is able to play forward incisive balls rather than playing sideways all the time, be the quarterback of our team so to speak. I think that's the type of midfielder we should be targeting. We've already got a combative ball winning midfielder in Herrera. He needs to be released forward to press and win the ball higher up the pitch and we need somebody that can feed Pogba the ball further forward where he can be more creative. Just my opinion and the way I see things and I'm not sure Matic fits the bill?


10.) 13 Jun 2017 16:25:54
Matic looked a beast when he first returned to Chelsea but he went well off the boil 2 season ago and he was fairly quiet last season. Now he's linked with us he's world class πŸ˜‚

No doubt he'd improve our midfield but would he improve it enough to challenge for the PL?


11.) 13 Jun 2017 16:26:37
Danny, I think white as it's more calorific and would add more energy to the midfield.


12.) 13 Jun 2017 16:44:34
Likely its ripped off from the sharkopod.
Also doubt very much if we'd sign matic.


13.) 13 Jun 2017 18:29:45
Absolute joke if we sign Matic and Chelsea sign Bakayoko/ Verratti.

Reminds me of us taking Schweiny whilst Bayern sign Vidal.

If this happens we are a shambles. We need to be signing the best, not rejects. Matic is a good player, but Chelsea would improve more than we will by this deal. We need to be closing the gap, not widening it.


14.) 13 Jun 2017 18:53:27
We're linked to a player who's won 2 PL titles in the past 3 seasons and he's labelled a Chelsea cast off.
Chelsea are linked with Bakayoko who's had 1 decent season and people are getting there knickers in a twist.
How about looking at from a different angle, that we would be poaching a very good player from a rival.
I personally would love to see us sign Fabinho but again, he's only had one decent season in France as a DM.
I definitely wouldn't turn my nose up at signing Matic.


15.) 13 Jun 2017 19:07:04
I really hope we are in for Toni Kroos as Ed002 has alluded to.


16.) 13 Jun 2017 19:21:04
Matic is a very good player. An expert in his role. A players player. Does his job and allows others to theirs.
Fabhino was my no1 target. A tecnically gifted player and a superb right back too. Like griezman i'd be disappointed if we don't sign fabhino but matic is a very good option to fulfil that role.
Im still seeing reports of a fabhino deal agreed but he is on holiday so 99.9% of what we read is BS.
Beast i like bakayoko too but think fabhino just shades it for me.
Veratti if allowed to leave will go to Barcelona i'd imagine he doesn't fancy england and if he ever came to england i don't see him living anywhere except London. He is my fav player in many ways. Chelsea are not over flush with cash and won't pay 80m for veratti.
As far as pure dm position goes matic is currently better more experienced and epl proven but he has probably hit his ceiling and i believe fabhino will reach greater heights within a couple of seasons that's why i would sign fabhino.


17.) 13 Jun 2017 19:44:00
if matic is so good why is chelsea making him available? Agree with beast we need better than our opposition to progress not worse.

{Ed002's Note - THey are looking to buy someone they consider an improvement.}


18.) 13 Jun 2017 20:49:50
I'm not sure how finishing a country mile behind Chelsea then buying a player off them who they think can be improved upon helps us close the gap . I'd go for kroos I know he's not a dier or matic type but he's so much better than them. A midfield playmaker in the scholes of later years . A midfield 3 of kroos pogba and Herrera as good as any if coached well.


19.) 13 Jun 2017 21:04:39
I think we need a specialist defensive midfielder who can break up attacks then distribute to the more attack-minded players. It would obviously be a bonus if they are good on the ball and have an eye for a pass but Pogba and Herrera are better employed further upfield, plus fullbacks and wider players.

We know JM likes this kind of player (Makele, Matic etc) so while a Kroos would be a great signing, is he the specialist that the team needs? My ideal signing would be Javi Martinez.


20.) 13 Jun 2017 23:32:48
I think Martinez would be a great signing Wallace.


21.) 14 Jun 2017 10:04:19
Thanks Danny, great minds. πŸ˜‰.


 

 

 

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12 Dec 2018 23:39:16
You can't accuse Utd of not being and end to end team. They get into the get into all the way to one end and pass it all the way back.

Mad Hatter

 

 

05 Dec 2018 21:59:13
Great game, very entertaining.
Torreira was lucky tonight, he should have been booked earlier on.

Both sides made mistakes, but is was a high tempo, and almost end to end action.

Mad Hatter

1.) 05 Dec 2018 22:08:47
Agree mad hatter.
Every player that started gave 100% effort. Its just an obvious lack of quality from the likes of smalking rojo who were at fault for the goals obv ddg too.
We have been lacking effort and quality.
Its amazing how much better we looked with more effort.
Its a pity our quality players don't want to try as hard as our average ones.


2.) 05 Dec 2018 22:09:35
Agreed. Entertaining. Despite the lack of quality, the effort levels - which is the biggest problem with our side right now - were very good. Can only hope that will continue.


3.) 05 Dec 2018 22:18:02
Bailly was absolute quality, feel as it Lukaku and Pogba changed the game, but not for the better.


4.) 05 Dec 2018 22:29:39
Agree with you both 100%.


5.) 05 Dec 2018 22:34:22
Great tempo until the subs were made, especially pogba for lingard which seemed to stop any tempo we had, he didn't look interested when he came on and his passing was shocking.


6.) 05 Dec 2018 23:09:19
Pog is outta here - we can only hope Juve want him back.


7.) 06 Dec 2018 00:31:57
Stick with this formation. Swap out smalling for lindelof, darmien for Shaw and Pogba for Matic when all fit. Should help us at the back. Pretty aggressive in midfield and as fluid up top as we can get without an attacking system or philosophy. This should hopefully deliver some ok football until the inevitable happens with Mourinho.


 

 

02 Dec 2018 18:25:04
ED0002 dare I ask, who would you think should the club make their next manager, should Mourinho leave?

Mad Hatter

{Ed002's Note - Not one for me to deal with any longer. Sorry.}


1.) 02 Dec 2018 18:50:06
Unspoken rules of the website, get roasted by Ed002 take it on the chin and move on.
No point arguing over crappy opinions as you won't ever win. Eds know all sorts of invaluable information, and because your ego can't let it go everyone else suffers.

Angelred apologies for yesterday xx.


2.) 02 Dec 2018 19:31:42
A bit unfair. I invite others to read what I wrote and decide if I was in any way out of line or displayed the type of arrogance you're intimating. I've no problem with being better informed by anyone but don't think anyone should needlessly be insulted. But people have offdays and phrase things in the wrong way so I'm good with ed002. I was respectful and will remain so.

{Ed002's Note - I don't ever have an off day. I think he is no more than teasing you. A bit like a ping on the ass with a wet towel.}


3.) 02 Dec 2018 19:42:45
Bang on Ed. I'll get into the swing of it eventually. Just have patience with me!


4.) 02 Dec 2018 19:52:00
Btw while you're listening, do you mind me asking if you think the criticism by myself and others of Woodward us warranted. As I see it he has been caught out too often by agents, overpaid too often for players, and agreed to wages that are far above reasonable levels for the players in question. Again I don't know anything about inner workings of the club so is this reading of it fair or is the problem wider. The club looks in disarray and identifying the main sources can only help.

{Ed002's Note - No Don, it is not unwarrented. Manchester United, like most clubs use advisors to give a calming view on player, potential transfers, coaching etc., and I can say with confidence that EW has ignored what the club has been told (largely). The issue over the Director of Football/Sporting Director has been running since JM arrived and as I have previously explained there were two options agreed upon by the manager and by the club - yet nothing was done and it has been allowed to drift to the back of the pile. What I don't want to do is allow a hate campaign against individuals and there are those making decisions that are unknown to most here - and it is best it stays like that. But the blue tinge view etc that I have explained before remain - something which is sure as hell nothing to do with JM.}


5.) 02 Dec 2018 20:00:57
Great insight, thanks Ed.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome Don and thanks for the decent questions.}


6.) 02 Dec 2018 20:05:51
Nice insight ed. Do you believe Woodward will have learned from previous mistakes?

{Ed002's Note - Tough to see that he will. This is an "agenda" moment not a "what is best moment". Mourinho, like is or not is an astonishing coach that will piss off people around him to achieve the best for the club he is at. For that you can be assured. At Chelsea they had intelligent players who reacted well. At Manchester United, perhaps there are players who do not really understand. Mourinho is committed but will upset people - he will intimidate and annoy, but he knows what he is doing and there is little argument to say that he does not know what is best. Woodward wants a diffent solution and is being perhaps in English would be called an irritant. I know the description in another language but this is a family website.)


7.) 02 Dec 2018 20:33:08
Ed02

Thank you. I very rarely engage directly but your information that EW has ignored what the club has (largely) been told by advisors is staggering. It is no wonder the club is not just stagnating but going backwards.

{Ed002's Note - I would have thought you would have known that in the summer.}


8.) 02 Dec 2018 21:23:30
I don't mind Jose digging out the players at all. And had no problem with him being manager.
But his tactics and selection chop and change after each match, I just don't get it. And playing Matic every game is counter productive as he loos knackered.

I've said it all along changing managers may see a change of style of play but it won't change the deeper problems in the club.


9.) 02 Dec 2018 23:36:04
Will the club be looking at any changes regarding woodward if he carries on ignoring most people/ advisors opinions?


10.) 03 Dec 2018 08:06:15
What members of the Glazer family are pulling the strings?


11.) 02 Dec 2018 21:05:25
Cheers ed. Always perplexed as to those on here who think Jose is past it etc.


12.) 02 Dec 2018 23:31:46
Ed002, obviously if a director of football came in then they would take over a lot of duties that Woodward himself does. Is he stalling to appoint someone in this position because he doesn't want to relinquish that control or should I take this to the conspiracy pages?


13.) 02 Dec 2018 23:41:43
Ed 002 if as you say EW has largely ignored the advice of advisors then does that mean the clubs owners are aware he has and are backing him and his judgement over the advisors / Jose. If so even they must surely be worried about the financial impact it will inevitably have on the club and thus their pockets. Is there anytji g you can see in the immediate future that is going to change drastically to enable the club to move forward.

{Ed002's Note - The ownersdo not get involved with the day to day running of the club.}


14.) 04 Dec 2018 01:39:24
Thanks as ever Ed 002 for your insights. I find it interesting that the owners of what tiny is obviously really just one more of their businesses do not take a more hands on approach when things are obviously not going well and there has been a decline for years. I am. not saying that they would be getting involved in the minutae of daily life at Man Utd but I would have thought they would be asking probing questions of all the senior people and players and drawing their own conclusions and deciding who is mainly responsible for the decline and try to take decisive positive action.

{Ed002's Note - Ok.}


 

 

26 Nov 2018 06:38:02
Ed's, can you shed some light onto why Bailly isn't playing?

Will the club look to sell him?
Thanks.

Mad Hatter

{Ed002's Note - He is one of a number of players the coach has available and perhaps in the summer they would be open to him leaving if he is not getting the game time he wants.}


1.) 26 Nov 2018 07:59:46
That cruyff turn against liverpool was the beginning of the end for him.


2.) 26 Nov 2018 08:01:46
Cheers ED0002.


3.) 26 Nov 2018 12:26:03
he is our best cb. says it all when he isn't even liked.

we are in a mess.


4.) 26 Nov 2018 16:41:26
I agree bolger2, its sums up our predicament.


 

 

22 Nov 2018 11:56:14
A new deal for Smalling, he should be allowed to leave, or should have been sold.

Jones needs to be moved on aswell.
Mediocre players.

Our main problem is that we have a lot of average players that won't take us to the next level.

Mad Hatter

1.) 22 Nov 2018 12:45:01
Who makes these decisions?


2.) 22 Nov 2018 15:02:51
Jose picks him week after week . Come on back the manager.


3.) 22 Nov 2018 16:40:42
Keeps him every week because:

Rojo and Jones would be better suited to appearing on Holby.

There's question marks over Bailly's attitude and fitness.

And Lindelof took a season to settle and adjust to a new country and league and his since forced his way into the team.

So what's left to pick from? Personally I'd go Bailly but we don't really know if there is an issue. Out of the three, Smalling, Rojo and Jones then most will go Smalling, best of a bad bunch.


4.) 22 Nov 2018 16:59:10
Smalling is our first choice cb even after Jose has signed 2 cbs. you may like the player or rate him but Jose does .
Take a step back mort try and support the players YOU follow.


5.) 22 Nov 2018 17:20:00
How about reading what people put. I've explained a possible reason why. 3 of them are injury prone. It leaves Lindelof and Smalling. Who else is there to pick from?


6.) 22 Nov 2018 17:22:53
Although I just think your being contrary again. If everyone said Smalling was the greatest English defender since Moore you'd be pointing out all the mistakes he's made this season. I'm sure you've noticed how many he's made. Which is why people ask why he keeps getting picked. As you point out he's signed two. He's playing one. And Bailly as has been said there's an issue there.


7.) 22 Nov 2018 17:58:33
Players are like coaches they are transient employees of the clyb.
Jred hates when people point out flaws in certain players and bemoans people that 'hate' these players which of course is nonsense because nobody hates these guys.
But its ok if jref slates tha manager.
In fact there is no difference between players and managers.
But jred can critisise who he likes but nobody has the right to critisise players jred likes.
Go figure?
Its ok to slag off players or managers jred is not as fond of. Complete double standards. Which is the only thing jred is consitent with. Double standards.


8.) 22 Nov 2018 18:04:14
A new contract for Smalling sums up everything that is wrong at the club. The world and his dog can see he's average at best and in my opinion he is a liability. With the amount of manhandling he does, once VAR comes in he is screwed.

That Jose picks him every week is a further illustration of why Jose shouldn't be at Utd.


9.) 22 Nov 2018 18:48:18
Smalling did ok last season but was flanked by full backs that don't attack and when matic was in form he protected smallung and co
Shaw comes in and sucked more so smalling is exposed that coupled with matic poor form compounds smallings problem.
He is average. Just like rojo just like jones just like valencia just like young just like fellaini just like herrera just like mata .
Average joes.
No manager in the world could turn that lot into epl champions. Swuad players the lot of them but some of them start 40 games a season which has got us average results.


10.) 22 Nov 2018 19:44:29
Ken but these are Jose players players he wants .
What you going to do when Jose leaves?
Champions πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚we are 8th plenty of managers could do that .

Mort
Read your post about Jones rojo smalling and tell me again you support United.


11.) 22 Nov 2018 19:48:47
People have said all the same things about fellaini . But Jose has backed the wig 100% he also got a new contract .
When are people going the realise these are Jose players.


12.) 22 Nov 2018 20:23:04
What I'm not a united fan because I say Jones has injury problems, Rojo has injury problems and Smalling has made a lot of mistakes this season? What planet are you on? But if it'll make you happy I won't post on here again.


13.) 22 Nov 2018 20:32:20
Mort you can't support united if you critisise some of their employees. But that doesn't include the employees jred doesn't like its ok to critique them and still call yourself a united supportee.


14.) 22 Nov 2018 20:41:31
Jred the objective is to be champions.
We can't be champions with these players imo we can only come 2nd or worse. We came 2nd last season . We are well behind that at the moment.
My point is simple no coach will turn these players into champions becaise we don't have the quality in the squad.
A new coach will need to get new players in order to compete for the league. No matter how well martial sanchez or rashford play we won't win the league no matter who the coach is with this sqaud.
We in all probability would play a more attractive style but that won't guarantee resilts either.
Come new year if we are still 8th i'd be surprised and disappointed but the show will go on and if we have a poor season we will go again next season with a new coach and more importantly new players.


15.) 22 Nov 2018 20:48:39
Dont let him get to you mort πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
You are a great poster on here great sense of humour and seem to be a decent chap.
Dont worry be happy.


 

 

 

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13 Nov 2018 08:47:28
Mourinho likes big strong players.
Matic is static and needs to be dropped.
We have some very good technical players in Mata and Perriera. Herrara is like a little jack russel and gets stuck in.
Bailly needs to play at the back again.

More importantly, can anyone see DDg signing a new contract or Martial.
We could lose a lot of players next summer.

I'd sell

Jones, Valencia (34) in August, Rojo, Darmian, Fellaini, Matic, Sanchez, Smalling, pogba is he wants to go, sell him. Lukaku, poor technically, not a top forward.

The worrying thing is DDG Mata, Herrera and Martial could all leave for free next summer.

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17 Oct 2018 13:58:59
The issue for me is, why have we let the contracs of so many players run down.

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08 Oct 2018 18:20:05
Are then any viable options for the club, interms of who could possibly take over from Mourinho.
I would presume that they have a potential list of next managers drawn up' give the current predicament.
Is the focus on appointing a DOF or is that been put on hold for the time being?

Mad Hatter

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of any potential list of new managers the club has drawn up - they would need to take advice over the matter. In terms of interim managers, both Sam Allardyce and Glenn Roeder are available.}


 

 

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06 Oct 2018 11:37:37
Good post.
Its a sign of the times, a lack of maturity from the players who get paid despite performing poorly.
Has anyone read what Berlosconi plans to do at Monza.
No tattos or piercings or beards for the players. Haircut at the club.

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06 Aug 2018 09:31:28
Cheers ED001.

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10 Dec 2018 21:11:11
Great read, my gf wants yo take a selfie stick on our first holiday.

I have a feeling it will break during the flight.

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10 Dec 2018 11:15:45
Ed001,

It's like a crushed tin can with a pitch inside.

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10 Dec 2018 08:32:23
Always rated the lad. Really hope he makes it at Utd.

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10 Dec 2018 08:31:56
Yea that's the one. Mercedes segments move apart to allow light inside.

Looks gloomy inside.

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{Ed001's Note - it does look a bit of a case of form over function. It is a tiny roof in comparison to the size of the stadium really.}


 

 

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10 Dec 2018 07:54:37
ED001 have you seen Atlanta's stadium?

It looks very impressive, albeit an unusual design.

Mad Hatter

{Ed001's Note - is that the one with the roof that open up by sliding back in small sections? Looks a bit like an pic of a sun when viewed from above?}