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12 Nov 2017 07:06:11
I just seen that we're linked with a move for Asensio. I would have thought he'd be one of the key men in the Madrid rebuild over the next few years.

Mumbles

1.) 12 Nov 2017 12:41:31
didnt he sign a new contract in the summer with a ridiculous buyout clause?


2.) 12 Nov 2017 13:38:11
I think if he is available he would be moving to Barcelona but itd be stupid to sell him as he is as big talent as Mbappe.


 

 

20 Aug 2017 00:13:28
Steady improvement is all you can ask for in football. We've improved the squad with some quality players. Our attacking players have hit the ground running, 4 different scorers today. Last year we were grinding out 1-0's always looking like we were capable of conceding late. I know it's early days but when we go up against the little piggies who built their house out of brick, we won't huff and puff, we just kick the front door in!

We have options from the bench. We have different combinations in midfield depending on the opposition. Maybe lacking a back up striker and a full back but we have players who could fill in for shirt periods of time.

The old cliché rings true. Take each game as they come. We have pace, power, guile, height attacking set pieces. A mixed bag to cause any team problems. A couple more of those results and the fear factor will well and truly be back!

Mumbles

1.) 20 Aug 2017 09:52:45
Omg I just said a similar thing to this Mumbles. That we need a fullback predominantly right I think. That we need a right forward. Don't forget Martial and Rushford can play central of we get an injury to Lukaku. But I agree two more would be great. Although it'll be hard I think.


2.) 20 Aug 2017 11:55:48
Totally agree, the signs are good. Two different games and the same result, if we can do this against good opposition as well then we will romp the league. Punishing teams is a great thing because it will scare teams when they go a goal down, recent seasons opponents always thought they could win from a goal down or at least draw - now they may fear a pasting if they open up - nice to give opposition something to think about for once as it has been too easy for managers to know how to set-up against us and exactly how we will play.


3.) 20 Aug 2017 13:20:03
I think its the left back sydney, not right. Blind looked like he didn't want the ball yesterday and usually passes backwards.


4.) 20 Aug 2017 13:41:02
Nonsense. Blind was always an option and played well.


5.) 20 Aug 2017 13:50:17
Granted his delivery yesterday was not perfect, but defensively he was excellent again and always offers an outlet.


6.) 20 Aug 2017 14:05:09
I like Blind a lot he always tries has an excellent football brain and can pass well but and it is a big but. he is not fast and most right wingers or attacking fullbacks beat him. He will be targeted and against the better teams he will cost us goals if played against left back.


7.) 20 Aug 2017 17:03:51
Eric - Not sure how you can say it's 'nonsense' when most fans agree with the point. Blind is a passenger, he offered zero going forward. Every time he got the ball he passed it backwards or inside, never gave an option for the wide player, no overlaps and he was frequently letting the ball bounce in the box or was lucky to escape being flat footed when balls came in. We won despite Blind, not because of Blind.

It's very similar when Rojo plays out there. I find myself simply hoping for an average performance, because the alternative is disaster. Most other teams have full backs that are great assets and support the attackers, Blind can't offer that because he is very slow and by committing forward (where he offers little) he is exposing himself to a counter attack because he couldn't catch treacle.

Sad but true, he is not good enough as a full back and against good teams we would get punished.


8.) 20 Aug 2017 18:38:55
didn't rashford start off as a right winger? maybe try him there with martial on the left, but martial reminds me of olly comes off bench and does brill.


9.) 20 Aug 2017 20:17:11
Ole didn't cost us in excess of 50 million.


10.) 20 Aug 2017 21:16:45
Beast mate, I think we'll be alright against the top teams. Jose likes the play a tight game somewhat defensive against better opposition. I think Herrera will come in for those big games. A midfield of him closing down and winning the ball back, Pogba further up marauding with a free pass and Matic being the insurance, I think that's the best midfield 3 in the league.

But my favourite part of the make up of the team is very much akin to the 90's united. We have the players to play with the ball on the deck if you want a game of football. We have physically imposing players if you want a battle. We have height to defend a last minute barrage into the box and we have the players with the guile to open up stubborn defences. And something tells me we aren't done in the transfer market either.


11.) 20 Aug 2017 21:21:17
yeah mark let's start trying to fit people in again. No!, let's get specialists in positions we need.


12.) 20 Aug 2017 22:53:09
Blind is a utility player - a defensive one. To criticise him for not bombing forward and neglecting his primary duties of defending is simply ridiculous. In case nobody saw, we kept another clean sheet with him at left back. He tackled well, was solid, and never gave any of their players a sniff?

Two games in, we have scored 8 and conceded 0 yet there are those on here never happy - Beast mate you being a Primary culprit. Enjoy the moment - may not happen again all season! Thankfully Jose doesn't take any of our master tactical analaysis or transfer knowledge on board and picks a team for each match he thinks will win us marches. His career record speaks for itself so I'll leave it to him and enjoy watching us play fun football for the first time in years again.


13.) 20 Aug 2017 23:15:40
Totally agree about Blind. He doesn't offer anything going forward always cuts back and is afraid to overlap because he knows he can't get back quick enough if it breaks down. His crossing is very poor and they are always from deep, hopefully shaw can come back and find some form, wouldn't like to see blind starting against any if our rivals.


14.) 21 Aug 2017 12:16:18
Blind is not pacy enough to be a specialist left back, but when Shaw returns he'll take that slot, and help Rashford in the process. However, he is still a great utility player to call upon, whether in that position, centre half or defensive midfielder.

Gary Neville wasn't the fastest, but he could read the game and was rarely caught out of position. Blind is a very intelligent player, and from what I've seen of him, he rarely gets into a position where he has to run one on one with a winger.


15.) 21 Aug 2017 17:39:03
Blind rarely let's us down. What he lacks in pace he makes up in positioning and reading of the game. Also tidy on the ball.
A very good back up and utility player for me.
Doesn't deserve th stick.


 

 

09 Jul 2017 17:11:39
Evening Ed. We're all pretty up to date with the potential incoming signings. In regards to the potential outgoing players it all seems a bit quiet. We know there's interest from Italy from Darmain and Rooney has left. With Lindelof arriving, I'd imagine one of Jones, Smalling and Rojo being surplus to requirements. Do you know if the club is willing to look at offers for these players?

You've said we're interested in a right back and a left back. Seemingly if we did get Semedo, him and Valencia would share the position until it would eventually go to Semedo full time. But the left back position was chopped and changed so much last year. Is Shaw in danger of being sold? Has he any suitors? I'd imagine his high wages and fee being an issue for a prospective buyer.

Sorry to overload on one post but is there any interest in Blind? I could see him potentially going.

And last but not least. Martial is the big one. Is there interest in him and is Jose willing to part with him.

Very much appreciated mate!

Mumbles

{Ed002's Note - I have dealt with all of this before and it hasn't changed much:
Matteo Darmian
Marcus Rojo
Phil Jones (may not survive the planned Summer cull)
Ashley Young (Summer)
Michael Carrick (will not get a new contract unless no replacement is available in the Summer - else a one year extension)
Wayne Rooney (if Griezmann/Perisic signs)
De Gea (possibly out Summer but a dependency on Real Madrid renewing interest)
Sergio Romero (possibly - might depend on what happens with De Gea)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Luke Shaw
Ander Herrera (will stay after patching up the issue)
Juan Mata (possibly - maybe probably later in the window)


1.) 09 Jul 2017 18:19:36
Thanks loads for updated info Ed!


2.) 09 Jul 2017 18:23:52
I for one would be really peed off if mata was sold.

He is a class player and when he plays he is one of only a few who get the team ticking.

Ed can I ask what was the issue with Herrera?

{Ed002's Note - It is unimportant.}


3.) 09 Jul 2017 19:29:46
Ed002, with you having Rooney going with Griezmann or Perisic coming in, does that mean Perisic is a done or close to being done deal with them already letting Rooney go?
I think he'd be a brilliant signing!

{Ed002's Note - No, don't read stuff in to everything.}


4.) 09 Jul 2017 19:33:36
Herrera told the media that the City game was our biggest game of the season, Jose was playing it as just another three points.

Like every manager when dealing with the media you don't go off script and contradict them. They have since kissed and made up, but I suspect Pogba might be made captain rather than Herrera because of this issue.


5.) 09 Jul 2017 20:33:16
Herrera and Barcelona talk whilst on international duty was the reason jose was p'd off I believe.
Inter haven't been offered enough cash is the Perisic situation.


6.) 09 Jul 2017 20:15:02
lads, save the date and time of the above post and anyone who asks the same question, this week, next week or the weeks after, let them know where to find it. As much as all the banter is good, i generally scan through to find the eds reply. i'd imagine others are the same, the search function is great if you have time, but some of us don't, so perhaps a gentle hint in the exact direction by regular visitors would alleviate the constant requests the eds have to put up with. i'd be gutted if Mata left too.


7.) 09 Jul 2017 21:36:33
The search function is great, but an answer to the same question 2 weeks ago isn't likely to be the same now with how fast situations are moving and changing daily.

If Perisic doesn't happen because we won't match their valuation, does anyone know of the alternatives we might go for?


8.) 09 Jul 2017 21:55:27
Emil forsberg, but a deal is highly unlikely!


9.) 09 Jul 2017 22:36:37
That would be amazing, he was a machine last season. If inter won't accept 45m for Perisic might be better offering that for Fosberg. Think a few 30m bids went in for him a bit ago.


10.) 10 Jul 2017 09:42:04
I believe with purchase of Lindelof, Blind would be moved back to midfiled as direct replacement to Carrick. So it's difficult to see if smalling is sold.


11.) 10 Jul 2017 13:48:11
Blind a direct replacement for Carrick? Daley Blind? Wow.

Wouldn't bother me if any of them left, Mata is a nice bloke but doesn't cut it on the pitch, too weak and too slow for a Jose team, I really like him and don't mind if he stays but doubt he will be first choice and shouldn't be.


 

 

02 Feb 2016 21:45:14
Giggsy off to Celtic?

Mumbles

1.) 02 Feb 2016 21:57:40
I read he was home ill.


2.) 02 Feb 2016 22:19:04
It's rubbish.


 

 

06 Dec 2013 22:17:43
Is there any truth in these RVP transfer request rumours?
Thanks in advance!

Mumbles

1.) 06 Dec 2013 23:28:15
No. But if he wants out, let him go no one bigger than our club.


2.) I heard this from a friend in America as well so it's doing the rounds would love to know if it's true or not!


3.) Started with ex liverpool defender who for the tv saying it. One reporter from the Times is calling it absolute Rubbish. It seems it is open hunting season on united with al the rumours, god knows what is true what is bs.


 

 

 

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17 Jan 2018 08:57:50
Jose signing a new deal is a huge statement. I couldn't see him signing a new deal if we didn't have a plan going forward to upgrade the team to one that can challenge on all fronts. After the game on Monday Jose said something very interesting, this is roughly what he said "we take each game as it comes, but it's important to finish the season strong so that you can start next season in a good place. "

This is Jose thinking ahead. He generally lives in the now and is known for his short term planning. But this is what a long term manager does. Think of Sir Alex when Jose first rode into town. Chelsea blitz the league two years on the bounce. We couldn't cope with them originally. Fergie had to sit back and watch a team that had everything absolutely steamroller the league. He didn't quit, he just quietly went about our business and he assembled a team that went one further than that great Chelsea team by winning 3 titles in a row and a European cup.

Long story short. Jose is finally starting to look a bit happier, say the right things and more importantly if he does sign an extension, then you can be guaranteed that the board will be backing him with some serious signings.

Hopefully both his and Sanchez' deals are announced today!

Mumbles

1.) 17 Jan 2018 09:55:22
I think Jose doesn’t get the credit he deserves, he’s stabilised this club.
He parks the bus - 3rd highest top scorers in league
He doesn’t give kids a chance - we’ve given more minutes to academy players than any other club
He’s not committed - he explained he lives in a serviced apartment and wants to sign on longer

The man has brought us from 6th with a team of shattered confidence to 2nd, prob would be top in most other seasons. I think we forget just how young this team is, he’s building when we was told he can’t build. The hatred towards Jose and United thru the media in general is embarrassing especially over the Sanchez deal where basically lies are being spouted.

Good luck Jose, I for one am glad he wants to stay when we was told 3 years and he will leave a mess, looks more like a legacy to me.

To our squad, best GK in the world offered a new contract, Toni V best RB in the league, Jones the best English CB (never thought I’d say that) Bailly one of the best CB’s in the league, Shaw looks on his way back with massive potential, Matic is one of if not the best in his position, Pogba showing his world class ability, Martial is just so close to showing us world class consistently, players like Lingard and Rash who show that desire and grit you wanna see from united players, Rom, his overall hold up
Play is underrated and he is only a few goals behind Kane for overall prem goals and then Sanchez if it comes off is world class and his desire, skill, effort will rub off on all, particularly Martial and RedRom.

United are not that far away from being on top and have time on their side to improve much further. We didn’t say that under LVG or Moyes yet we are seeing it under Jose, so he deserves credit and to my mind a new contract but of course he’s not Pep so he won’t get the credit of all the above.


2.) 17 Jan 2018 10:24:40
Ay WRD spot on and agree. Great post and analysis.
I agree a large part with The the Jose stuff. Hated him at Chelsea but he is showing why he is a world class manager. He is potentially a legend in the making. And he still has many more years in him. Glad he is managing Man Utd.


3.) 17 Jan 2018 11:01:13
Yes WRD! 😁.


4.) 17 Jan 2018 11:22:32
Great post he does deserve more credit.
Something I've noticed he does seem a lot more upbeat since the squad got back from Dubai.
Maybe like all of us needed a break. He even smiled at a journalist which I haven't seen for months.


5.) 17 Jan 2018 12:16:28
Good post WRD.


 

 

15 Jan 2018 07:47:51
The Sly Sports pundits yesterday on the Liverpool v City game were an embarrassment. I'm not sure if their opinions are their own or they have to tow a certain narrative but they were really disrespectful towards United.

Carragher said the only reason Sanchez would go to United I'd "money".
Shay Given saying "he's going to City, it's a no brainer. "
Souness spouting his usual bitter nonsense. "Theres foul play going on. United must have tapped him up"

Guillme Ballague, another SS mouthpiece saying "Alexis must choose a project with Pep or money"

I don't want to get into the hypocrisy of Liverpool fans talking about "tapping up" players with their record over the last couple of years, but those statements are disgraceful. So now we're the "money" club and City are the club steeped in tradition and history. I wonder how Pep can jump around so much with all those tongues up his arse!

I shouldn't be getting so worked up this early. Onto yesterday's match. Fantastic game of football and it was the result the league needed to maybe keep it interesting for a little while longer. We'll done liverpool.

Tonight's game is huge. This is the first chance we have to claw back some points on City. If we can announce Sanchez today or tomorrow and get a big 3 points tonight then we can start to turn the heat up on City. I still expect them to win the title but we can't let them stroll it while they're smoking cigars.

Mumbles

1.) 15 Jan 2018 07:56:31
Quite honestly though city are almost certain to win the league, their squad is immense, it makes sense for him to move their, he’s not as young as he once was and how many year at the top does he h e left? United could well win a cup but at the minute sadly look like an easy choice.


2.) 15 Jan 2018 08:03:35
I am sorry but if Alexis Sanchez joins Utd its only for the money, he would be on 360 000 £ a week. Saying anything else is complete delusion. These are FACTS jack!


3.) 15 Jan 2018 08:13:36
Yh i switched off from all the 'analysis' that sky pundits do, more because its extremely boring and generic than because of any anti united perceived bias.

Sky should really save some money and ditch these pundits and bring back fanzone. Least it will be cheaper rubbish being spoken.


4.) 15 Jan 2018 08:31:27
It’s annintersring debate, up to this point why do you think people have been joining City, that’s right, the money. It’s worth pointing out they won nothing last year.

We have been struggling recently but made progress last year winning 2 cups and are progressing further. 2 or 3 top class signings and who knows what might happen? A lot of players say they had no idea how big the club was before they signed so listening to bitter old pros is embarrassing, Shay Given would have sold his Mother to play for us.


5.) 15 Jan 2018 08:36:11
No problem if chooses money, sure he isn't playing football for leisure. Many athletics are earning a lot of money.

At the end of the day improves the team.

I think he would I have earned more if decides to run down is contract.

Utd should be proud has few clubs can afford that, Money is most attractive thing to most of us, people will say whatever they wish but money comes first to many.

{Ed001's Note - I don't get the money argument as he is asking for the same wages from all interested clubs. City were willing to match the amount in the summer and would have no issue doing so now if they weren't miles ahead in the league and so not desperate for signings.}


6.) 15 Jan 2018 08:37:45
How are they “FACTS”?


7.) 15 Jan 2018 08:51:20
I understand right now City are ahead in the league and playing a more attractive style of football, my point being, he's not joining Swansea. It's not like he won't have a chance to win titles and cups with United over the next 4 years.

The revisionism of history is what is quite astonishing. City taking the moral high ground saying they won't pay more than £20 million is like me saying I'm a vegan after just finishing a four racks of lamb!

Legendary, best not talk about money mate. Your mob are blowing through your money like a scene from Brewsters millions!

"Hello is the RBL? Heya doing its Liverpool here. I know we've already bought Keita for a ridiculous price, but we were just wondering. Is there any chance we can maybe buy him again? "

Don't worry legendary. When Griezemann signs for Liverpool, I'm sure he'll play for free.


8.) 15 Jan 2018 08:57:52
Sky wonder why they lose subscribers when there pundits are talking about the side with the most following in the UK in the way they do.
I watch NBCSN its miles better and unbiased opinions.


9.) 15 Jan 2018 09:10:46
we have the 5th least net spend of the top 6 in the last 7 seasons, please don't talk about money, glass house and all that. Griezmann? i have about zero % belief we will sign him, and Alexis was going to join Man City for 280 000 a week, 80 000 more and Man City are not willing to match that anymore because they cant' right now, Van Dijk cost Liverpool 78.8 million euros in transfer fees and coutinho will eventually get LFC over 150 million euros in, it's not like we have gone out and spent an outrageous amount on a player without knowing money was coming in the other way! And Liverpool has not contacted RBL for Keita whatsoever in Jan. Its the player and his entourage who are pushing for a move now which is understandable! But good thing you believe the media like they have a clue what's going on!


10.) 15 Jan 2018 09:13:11
When it comes to his wages they are always going to be higher than usual. He has run his contract down on purpose, that means clubs are able to buy him at a fair cheaper cost than if he had three years still on his contract.

For him to be able to run his contract down he will have had to turn down new offers which will have included a pay rise. It's a calculated gamble, he turned down more money over the last few years so he can make even more now.

Why would a player turn down the chance to make more money just so the club that buys him can save a bit in transfer fees?

Buying a player on a bosman or with only 6 months left on his contract isn't necessarily cheaper, the money just goes to the player and his agent rather than the selling club.

City at the end of the day supposedly agreed a deal last summer with him and his agent which had wages in the region of 300k per week with a 20m signing bonus if he moved on a free or a smaller one if City paid for him last summer.

I think the packages on offer a similar, yes he will probably earn more at United than he would at City, yes if he signs for City in January he will be garenteed to win the title this year, although no one points out that he would win it without being a key player in winning it. I'm sure that winning a title feels different depending on how involved you are in the winning of it.

Recent history doesn't suggest that he'll definitely win more during his time at City than he would at United. We have won three trophies in two years, City have won zip in that time.

Both Jose and Pep have a history of not staying at a club for longer than 3 years, so there is no garentees that either manager would be his boss for more than a year or so.

I don't think there is a lot in it to be honest, what it might come down to is who wants/ needs him most. Because above all things players want to feel needed.


11.) 15 Jan 2018 09:14:04
Ed001 spot on. He was barfly gping to play for Cit for peanuts. Go back a few days and the narrative was
"Sanchez is nailed on for City, hard working world class player wants to reunite with Pep and try a cement City at the top of English football for years to come"

United enter the fray.
"He's clearly been tapped up, he's only a mercenary going there for the money. He's toxic in the dressing room. He clearly lacks ambition"

Ed001, I have my conspiracy hat on here. Would the SS pundits and Ballague have been told what to voice as their opinion or as they just jealous and bitter?

{Ed001's Note - could be either mate. They do often have certain things to discuss or ways they have to talk. I mean you don't think every pundit wants England to do well or cares about English players do you? However none of them are going to say that on air as it would be the end of their career. They are not there to just go with the flow and say what everyone is thinking, they are there to create discussion and cause arguments. The more people are talking about what they say, the better for the TV company concerned.}


12.) 15 Jan 2018 09:28:57
You want arguments, watch Eamonn Dunphy, Liam Brady and Johnny Giles tear lumps out of each other on RTE. Glorious television!


13.) 15 Jan 2018 09:52:56
Legendary
You say good job we believe what's going on in the media like they have a clue. Yet your banding around wages mentioned it said media. But because its your argument its now facts.


14.) 15 Jan 2018 10:30:57
W16wes, i have no idea what you are talking about, i honestly don't read any media at all, only this site, but whatever you say man, whatever you say :)


15.) 15 Jan 2018 13:31:34
Who does Legendary support then? LOL.


16.) 15 Jan 2018 16:30:54
Legendary are city going to pay him in blessings or is going to be free as playing for pep is now considered a huge privilege, anyone thinking it is pep or money needs to remember how many trophies pep has won at city and how many for mourinho.


 

 

12 Jan 2018 12:45:51
Just a quick one, does anyone know if there's a waiting list for season tickets for next year and roughly how long it is? Cheers.

Mumbles

 

 

17 Nov 2017 11:00:34
Why is it a managers fee is astronomically lower than players going from team to team. Is it written into their contract that the fee would be lower?

Mumbles

1.) 17 Nov 2017 13:06:17
Maybe becuase they earn or less.

Interesting question.


 

 

29 Sep 2017 20:38:13
Ed 002 is like nurse Ratched over on the Liverpool rumours site. Keeping all the inmates occupied with a nice little project on the banter page.

Stellar work Ed!

Mumbles

1.) 29 Sep 2017 23:06:44
Mumbles, it wasn't that long ago Ed002 refused to engage on your site. Just remember that.


 

 

 

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14 Sep 2017 17:20:19
In a world where an average footballer can cost 40 million, Ozil on a free is a no brainer. Judge a fishes ability to climb a tree and you won't be happy wit the results. Ozil isn't there for his work rate and off the ball pressing. He's there as the key to unlocking a defence. Stick him in amongst world class talent and he'll shine.

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21 Aug 2017 17:55:57
I'm surprised someone like Swansea don't take a punt on him on loan. he's obviously not as good as Sigurdsson but he's in the same mould as him.

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21 Aug 2017 12:18:32
I don't think Zlatan coming back will have any impact on Martial. Martial hasn't played up front under Jose. We're short on numbers on out and out strikers. This is a welcomed addition!

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20 Aug 2017 21:16:45
Beast mate, I think we'll be alright against the top teams. Jose likes the play a tight game somewhat defensive against better opposition. I think Herrera will come in for those big games. A midfield of him closing down and winning the ball back, Pogba further up marauding with a free pass and Matic being the insurance, I think that's the best midfield 3 in the league.

But my favourite part of the make up of the team is very much akin to the 90's united. We have the players to play with the ball on the deck if you want a game of football. We have physically imposing players if you want a battle. We have height to defend a last minute barrage into the box and we have the players with the guile to open up stubborn defences. And something tells me we aren't done in the transfer market either.

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03 Aug 2017 06:53:58
How can they afford it? With FFP that is, they must be offsetting some of the wages in a way Fifa can't hold them accountable of! I didn't think a transfer like this would happen this soon!

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15 Jan 2018 09:28:57
You want arguments, watch Eamonn Dunphy, Liam Brady and Johnny Giles tear lumps out of each other on RTE. Glorious television!

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15 Jan 2018 09:17:03
This is a huge game. On paper we should stroll it but with Stoke maybe galvanised from Hughes leaving. It's a potential banana skin and if we fail to capitalise on yesterday's result then it is curtains for the title race!

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15 Jan 2018 09:14:04
Ed001 spot on. He was barfly gping to play for Cit for peanuts. Go back a few days and the narrative was
"Sanchez is nailed on for City, hard working world class player wants to reunite with Pep and try a cement City at the top of English football for years to come"

United enter the fray.
"He's clearly been tapped up, he's only a mercenary going there for the money. He's toxic in the dressing room. He clearly lacks ambition"

Ed001, I have my conspiracy hat on here. Would the SS pundits and Ballague have been told what to voice as their opinion or as they just jealous and bitter?

Mumbles

{Ed001's Note - could be either mate. They do often have certain things to discuss or ways they have to talk. I mean you don't think every pundit wants England to do well or cares about English players do you? However none of them are going to say that on air as it would be the end of their career. They are not there to just go with the flow and say what everyone is thinking, they are there to create discussion and cause arguments. The more people are talking about what they say, the better for the TV company concerned.}


 

 

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15 Jan 2018 08:51:20
I understand right now City are ahead in the league and playing a more attractive style of football, my point being, he's not joining Swansea. It's not like he won't have a chance to win titles and cups with United over the next 4 years.

The revisionism of history is what is quite astonishing. City taking the moral high ground saying they won't pay more than £20 million is like me saying I'm a vegan after just finishing a four racks of lamb!

Legendary, best not talk about money mate. Your mob are blowing through your money like a scene from Brewsters millions!

"Hello is the RBL? Heya doing its Liverpool here. I know we've already bought Keita for a ridiculous price, but we were just wondering. Is there any chance we can maybe buy him again? "

Don't worry legendary. When Griezemann signs for Liverpool, I'm sure he'll play for free.

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02 Jan 2018 20:46:49
Our squad isn't as good as some people make out. We're like a ship that's taking on water, we have to prioritise what we need to fix first because we don't have an unlimited bank account.

Full backs are a big issue. I like Young and Valencia but for cover only. We need to improve these areas and we'll have a very good defense in the making.

We need another top quality midfielder I think that's an obvious one. Savic is been mentioned. Iv never seen him play but from the list of clubs that are interested He must be a serious baller. From what Ed002 has said the price for him would be enormous. I'm guessing £100 million plus. And here lies the problem. This squad has to be improved over the next few windows because we won't be able to bring in two fullbacks, one central midfielder, a right sided winger and maybe a striker with the prices being banded about.

In 2017 Rashford was our top goal scorer with 16 goals. That's not good enough. We've too many players putting in consistent 6/ 10 performances. The manager and the players need to improve if we want to compete but I think we'll have to be a little bit more patient while Jose overhauls the squad. If he's giving the money, history proves he will win. If he's not giving the money, he will walk and we're back to square one again.

Mumbles