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05 Aug 2018 17:41:58
Just a guess but I reckon Pogba to Barcelona and O Dembele to United is on.
not for a swap but similar to sanchez miki deal.
Think Martial may go to spuds in a similar type deal for Toby in return but I reckon it will actually turn out to be psg where martial ends up.
If the deal with spurs doesn't work out Maguire will be coming which will disappoint me immensely.

Let's wait and see, am I hot or cold eds?


1.) 05 Aug 2018 20:26:09
I’d take Dembele for sure. We’d still need a Pog replacement though.

2.) 05 Aug 2018 20:47:02
If Pogba goes we need sms.

3.) 05 Aug 2018 21:55:35
Will you then change your name PogtheDog?

4.) 05 Aug 2018 22:37:21
Lol 12 dislikes, a lot of Harry maguire fans in the house. As Pogba said, 'football went home'

5.) 05 Aug 2018 22:49:47
Its got nothing to do with Maguire. Why keep banging on about that. How bitter are you.

6.) 05 Aug 2018 22:58:24
When life hands you lemons.

7.) 06 Aug 2018 00:27:49
Make an omlette?

8.) 06 Aug 2018 08:04:21
Lemons get a bad rap. They’re delicious.

9.) 06 Aug 2018 10:18:41
Lemon gelato is the best. Maybe with a scoop of mint choc or hazelnut caramel.



07 Jul 2017 01:16:02
Fyi eds002 on Everton page

{Ed002's Note - Giroud will have talks with who at the weekend? Manchester United are very keen on Lukaku as you know. There is no offer from Chelsea at this time for reasons I have explained. I appreciate everyone is saying the move to Manchester has been agreed but I personally am not so sure everything is quite settled just yet, but I expect it can be. }.




30 Jul 2015 18:26:26
Hi guys, long time reader first time poster kind of thing. Must say thanks to the eds for all the hard work they do in updating the site and providing answers to questions.
Ok felt compelled to post, my aunts husband is a die hard United fan, he's also Dutch and his brother had something to do with psv's academy yonks ago apparently.
Anyways he's a bit crazy which is another story but in the past he's made me look a fool by telling me about deals for Ruud, Ashley Young, de gea and most recently depay weeks before they were done. Before Xmas he told me depay was a certainty and to throw 20 quid on him to move, which I did and made myself 160.
Anyways he's told me yesterday that Felipe Anderson of lazio is a certainty to move this summer, he said there is a defo possibility of us but not a banker. Going on past form, I had to put 20 on it.
I seen this morning then that were linked with both Anderson as de vrij of lazio. It never occurred to me to ask about de vrij to be honest but he never mentioned anything either.
Not telling anyone to put money on it but it is a rumour site and I know how frustrated I am by reading papers so just said I'd throw in my tuppence


1.) 30 Jul 2015 20:13:53
These are the reason I visit!

Cheers for posting

2.) 30 Jul 2015 20:26:12
Cheers for posting mate!
Here's hoping you make some good quids. And welcome to the site. Its crazy out here but we all love United.

3.) 30 Jul 2015 21:11:02
Its being reported in the metro that we have made a bid for both, Rosspique. So I would double down if I were you, as this means its guaranteed. ;)

4.) 30 Jul 2015 21:51:10
Funny that i heard about Anderson from a source on Monday .Trip to the bookies i think

5.) 30 Jul 2015 22:06:45
these are the best sort of posts!

unless we are offloading some midfielders, Mata?, I can't see us going for him

6.) 31 Jul 2015 06:27:29
We're offloading ADM, so if Pedro doesn't come, Anderson is a GO, but I doubt it very much.

7.) 31 Jul 2015 11:11:38
I also heard we would buy Anderson, also Pepe could sign today

8.) 31 Jul 2015 11:26:33
I will lose 20 quid but I actually hope that we don't get him. We have plenty of players who can play in an attacking midfield/ inside forward role at the min. depay, mata, januzaj, perierra, young, even Fellaini.
Young showed last year that with a bit of confidence he can do the business. Mata although not the quickest, made the right side his own in the second half of last year, extremely clever player that we need to make room for.
Depay is going to be a beast wherever he plays but for me is an inside forward and hope and believe we will get to see him there most as the season goes on.
Januzaj has the tools,he just needs to step up now, show consistency, determination and grit.
Pereira I am really really excited about and have been for a long time, I wouldn't loan him out, he's not a player to be involved in a relegation struggle, with class players around him this boy is only going to shine brighter.
Fellaini has been and can be a game changer, he is something totally different than what we have and what most clubs are used to dealing with. If our attacking players are struggling to unlock a 10 man defence, throw on Fellaini off the striker, bombard him with crosses, have no shame in it, we all want to play sexy football but it's all about results and goals

9.) 31 Jul 2015 12:44:59
everyone seems to have a source but me :(




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10 Oct 2018 23:54:15
Ed002 can I please ask you if the story the mirror ran on Jose being sacked came from a legitimate source within the club.


{Ed002's Note - I have no idea where they get their stories from about Mr Mourinho being sacked last Saturday and replaced by Zizou from. You should ask them.}

1.) 11 Oct 2018 11:58:27
Thanks ed002 you seem one of if not the most knowledgeable here and not just opinionated and there seems to be a lot of opinions being dressed up as knowledge at times which can be misleading.
Thanks again.



06 Oct 2018 11:28:42
Was just thinking of Sanchez and why he is tanking so much at United.
I watched a lot of his highlight reels and noticed that literally everything outstanding he did at Arsenal involved Mesut Ozil in some way. The one thing that was always said about Sanchez is that he worked hard and to be fair I think the same can still be said of him at United but he is not getting into those positions, those little pockets of space where he used to be so lethal at Arsenal.
Now granted we don't have Ozil but we do have Mata, we do have Pereirra, we do have Fred. Instead of giving pogba this free role why not play one of the above 3, my preference would be Fred or Mata.
Drop Pogba as we can't play him and one of the above, or play him in a deeper role but 2 years on and I still have no idea whether he can play that role or play Matic/ Fellaini and Hererra in midfield.
I still can't believe our cm is as limited as it is all we seem to have is big slow defensive midfielders or players who are more attack/ No.10 minded. We don't seem to have any true all round/ box2box midfielder.
Mata seems to have been totally given the cold shoulder this season, I don't really understand why. I don't really understand why if Pogba causes so much trouble for the manager why he isn't just dropped, no way Fergie would be starting the likes of Pogba.
Jose demoted schweinsteiger to the reserves for like 6 mths 2 years ago and there was none of this crap coming out in the media.
Drop Pogba, what have you got to lose Jose, by all accounts he's going to cost you your job in any case, why are you still playing him.


1.) 06 Oct 2018 12:26:57
We have the same problem for any of our attacking players. It's simply that we have a static midfield, poor full backs (until recently with Shaw doing what we need) and absolutely no idea how to break teams down because all we seem to work on is defensive shape.

When you compound this with LVG and Jose both preferring to counter the opposition rather than attack the opposition relentlessly it means we always attack with far too few players. Martial looks bright occassionally but he has to beat 3 men to do anything.

Depay, ADM, Falcao, RVP, Rooney, Mata, Miki, Rash, Lukaku, Sanchez, Martial - all of them and more have suffered because they have so little happening around them that they have no room and because we attack so infrequently evey time they mess up it looks far worse. Everything is so slow and predictable - new attack focused manager and we can get back to bitching about how poor we are defensively and not worry about it because we are scoring 4-5 goals a game.

Matic/ Pogba/ Fellaini in midfield is an absolute joke. Pogba causes more confusion than anything, never releasing the ball at the right time, always looking for the Rooney QB pass. All three job about most of the time. We need some consistency to our team selection so full backs can build relationships with wide attackers as well. Valencia is not good enough, best to blood Dalot now or go back into the market for Sidibe. We need a proper RW as well, Fred and midfield engine (Herrera short term), sack off Matic as we don't need a holder if Pogba is playing as we will dominate the ball and our CB's can double up on 1 attacker.

2.) 06 Oct 2018 13:39:49
Beast i agree that the movement in the final 3rd is awful. But that is not joses form all his teams have always had great movement and players breaking from midfield.
Hazard oscar willian duff robben di maria drogba costa lampard deco ballack the list goes on.
So i'm quite sure he doesn't coach them to be so static. Its not been a trait of any of his previous teams.
I watch players like rash martial and lukaku dropping off laying the ball off it goes wide and those guys are still ambling towards the 18 yard line. Not busting a gut to get on the end of any potential cross. i'm quite sure he doesn't tell them not to get into goal scoring positions through work rate and desire or through football intelligence.
Nobody running on in midfield onto breaking balls like lampard ballack oscar etc i'm sure he doesn't tell them not to make runs.
Im sure he doesn't tell valencia to go backwards every time he gets the ball or whack every cross as hard as he can.
Its very frustrating.

3.) 06 Oct 2018 14:14:10
Ken - whoever he plays in there we look the same to me, but the 3 jogging giants take the Michael. Managers typically get more defensive as they get older (do you think LVG teams of the past played as negatively as we did under him? ) . Even the great SAF started to get a bit negative with their strategy towards the end.

A major problem is the new breed of manager studied Jose, he was the best. They have all learned how to combat how he sets his teams up, couple that with him getting even more defensive, it means our team isn't fluid - we move in blocks. In 10 years time Pep will have to evolve or be found out.

I agree completely that there is so little movement, I watched the other night and without the ball too many of our players were walking. They all try hard when the opposition have it typically, it's when we have it that we are too lazy. Players not trusting one another, not thinking 3-4 passes ahead or running for that pass later in the move because they firstly don't want to risk being out of position (wrath of Jose) and secondly doubt we will retain the ball for 3-4 passes. All our chances seem to come from opponent mistakes or somebody having to beat 2-3 men to free up room.

In terms of players not following his instructions - then he has to go. Why does he keep picking players that willfully ignore him or are incapable of doing simple things? Another sign of a manager leaving their prime is they look for favourites and obfuscate - Valencia should not be playing on form neither should have of them.

The whole thing is so frustrating. Hopefully we get some resolution one way or the other soon. Jose of 10 years ago would have Pogba playing with the reserves imo.

4.) 06 Oct 2018 14:29:51
I agree on pogba.
Imo jose should have resigned when the window closed. He was on a hiding to nothing. He needed certain players out and it didn't happen.

5.) 06 Oct 2018 16:51:31
He wants his payout mate. He doesn't care about turning things around, he can BS his way out of anything as the media will lap up anything he says.

6.) 06 Oct 2018 17:22:25
Midfield 3 of pogba, Matic and mctominay tells me we can expect exactly the same thing we've seeing all season. No vision from midfield, poor service to the front men, boring football and a lack of chances. If this is his final game I feel he's going out with a whimper.



30 Sep 2018 22:57:38
I've been one I'd the first to defend Jose, as I was one if the first to defend lvg.
I totally agree with Gary Neville that the hierarchy have failed the club absolutely.

However I must say Jose has kind of lost the plot in a way aswell.
Some of the team selections baffle me.
Mctominay in a back 3, young starting on the right. Lindelof getting the run he has.

Why was Dalot not starting. Kid is ready, give him a chance, it can't get any worse.

If he's going to play a back 3 why not try throwing in bailly alongside lindelof and smalling instead of mctominay, I mean does that not make more sense.

Matic has done nothing all season. Fellaini is brought in to so a job that Matic should be doing anyways, get a slated for it in the process too but Matic gets off Scott free. They are too similar, too slow, we cannot afford to play both.

On that note, why is Ander Hererra not playing. I would like to see a cm of Fellaini Hererra and Pogba for a few games perhaps. Has to be better than the slow crap we see currently.
Or hell why not Hererra, Pereirra Pogba.
It's plainly simple that Matic Fellaini and Pogba is not working.

I'd play a 3 at the back, play a high line, and squeeze Sanchez and rashers right up alongside Lukaku, have them rotating and playing off each other.
Seems simple. Wish it was.

Bailly smalling lindelof

Dalot Shaw
Herrera Fellaini Pogba

Sanchez lukakau rashford.


{Ed002's Note - No goalkeeper might be a risky way forward.}

1.) 01 Oct 2018 07:52:08
Leave it to the pros to pick the term I say 😆.

2.) 01 Oct 2018 08:36:40
Lol luckily gk is the only position in the team that picks itself every week Ed002. Thought it was a bit of a given.

Lol pros picking the team hasn't exactly worked out in the recent past has it.

{Ed002's Note - So you think it would be OK for Manchester United to play with 12 players then}

3.) 01 Oct 2018 09:40:48
Rosspique, you seemed to have picked a 3-5-3 system 🤔.

4.) 01 Oct 2018 09:15:53
002 strikes again😁.

5.) 01 Oct 2018 11:23:02
Seems quite obvious to me lads, give Ross a break. Clearly he has Smalling in goal, with Shaw and Dalot either side of Bailly and Lindeloff. Its actually 442.
Looks good to me!

6.) 01 Oct 2018 12:23:52
I think Ross might be well and truly back in his box now.

7.) 01 Oct 2018 21:13:40

Playing with 12 players, we'd still lose.



26 Sep 2018 21:33:02
Whatever happens with Mourinho, I am firmly of the belief that Pogba does not deserve to wear the shirt and should be sold.
I also would not be against the idea of him never playing for us again. I absolutely hate everything about him.


1.) 26 Sep 2018 21:54:17
Rosspique I'm a 100 percent with you on this one he's only interested in himself and his brand he isn't even a gamechanger the sooner we get rid of the him and mourinho the better sick of the 2 of them their dragging our great club through the gutter.

2.) 26 Sep 2018 22:14:47
I think you may want to think that one through a bit lads, it's not a PC game, do you want sides like Barcelona deciding to make a bid and calculating you'll never pick him again and he's on massive wages, do you want peanuts for him to prove an expensive point or tell Barcelona or whoever what a fabulous important player he is to you then let them make an offer.

3.) 26 Sep 2018 22:27:23
Slate151 the money side doesn't bother me its not my money if they can get rid asap ill be happy.

4.) 26 Sep 2018 22:43:10
As a fan that's fine Scott but if a manager said a player with huge value will never play for the club again it wouldn't be the shrewdest move mate when club maybe negotiating a price for him in 3 months .

5.) 27 Sep 2018 00:11:41
Couldn't give a flying and I'm not the manager. Pogba obviously won't be be rotting on the bench cause of my say so.
He is not a player that deserves to wear the United shirt and has no respect for the club.
Speaking of why was he not in his United tracksuit last night instead bud wearing his spiceboy white.
Name me 5 games where he has been world class for United.

6.) 27 Sep 2018 01:23:53
I won't name any games u miss the point completely, if jm said pogba will never play for the club again he would simply diminish his price, it's like selling yr car and saying u won't drive it ever again because u dislike it so much then hoping u get a good offer .
I don't have any idea what yr wanting the club to do, you have stated a private view pogba should never play for utd again then when it's pointed out that's an expensive point to make you have simply replied well the club won't do as you say now name name 5 good games he's played and what colour tracksuit was he wearing at the match .

7.) 27 Sep 2018 07:28:28
Slate what are u on about, obviously I completely get your point, like your staying the bloody obvious.
The club or the manager obviously aren't going to let pogba rot in the reserves when they can get 90m for him.
You've missed my point entirely, I personally couldn't care less about the money side of things, I don't rate pogba as a player, I don't rate him from what I see of him as a person and I think it is an absolute joke that he turns up in a white tracksuit whilst his the likes of Shaw and Pereirra who are also in the stands beside him are in their squad tracsuits.
This to me shows he obviously had 0 respect for the club. I can't think of another united player has ever done something like this.
He is I disgrace and it should not be tolerated.
I do not want this overrated brat playing for my club.



25 Sep 2018 22:18:27
I've supported Mourinho at every stage over the past 2 and a half years as manager of our club. Apart from the Seville game, when I wanted him gone.
I wanted Mourinho to work out, I thought there were signs of progression, well there were signs last year.

I'm afraid however it just has not worked out. Whether it's that he's lost the dressing room or whether his tactics belong to 10 years ago I don't really know.

All I do know is that I like many other fans am not getting any joy out of watching us and to my shame am starting to become less interested in us. I am not a fair weather fan, it actually pains me to see what has become of our club.

Don't get me wrong there are at least 10 players in our squad that should not be playing for us. Should not be wearing that legendary shirt.

Can anyone give me any sort of a silver lining please. This is spool depressing.


1.) 25 Sep 2018 22:24:01
Jose isn't a fit for united.
Some of the players aren't a fit for united . Big changes needed and it's going to take time to sort it out .
No quick fix.

2.) 25 Sep 2018 22:28:04
Simple answer no not a chance its only gonae get worse it is plain to see that mourinho has lost the dressing nobody wants to play for him apart from lukaku and matic and their not fit to wear the jersey in all my days of watching football I have never seen a striker with the worse first touch in all my days he's absolutely pathetic.

3.) 25 Sep 2018 22:30:38
Jose cost too much to sack, he said it himself not long back. It ain't happening.

4.) 25 Sep 2018 22:40:17
To be fair to lukaku he may miss a few chances but so would I if I was feeding of scraps I would forget what scoring a goal was like.

5.) 25 Sep 2018 23:11:47
That's all you get in this team is scraps because we don't play attacking football so he has to be able to make his own chances when he gets a chance but he can't because his first touch is so bad.
He keeps saying he learns everyday off Henry and drogba I want to know what it is he's learned because to me he's getting worse I will say right now when we get rid of jose whoever comes in will get rid of him the first chance they get.

6.) 26 Sep 2018 01:33:01
If we sack Mourinho, who is to say that the board will back any other manager with buying the premium players and model pros that we have been lacking in the squad, which they chickened out of buying him this summer? What if the same thing happens but we just get a manager with less backbone who doesn't have the strength to overcome player apathy and board lethargy?

7.) 26 Sep 2018 09:02:01
It's not about buying players we have the players already to play a style of football that's not 15 years out of date.

The manager is a dinosaur and is up his own rear to adjust and change for the sake of his own pride.

8.) 26 Sep 2018 09:06:52
Have you ever considered that some of the player apathy might be down to the Special One And his outdated methods?




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09 Aug 2018 11:47:55
I call absolute bull on this by sky sports you filthy scum.




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07 Aug 2018 19:29:19
Welcome scottronaldo.
Agree with everything you say. I have no idea why sanchez could not have played from right since joining, played for both Barcelona and udinese regularly there, I have been screaming for this since Jan, maybe Tony m would be a bit happier also.




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07 Aug 2018 17:37:31
I wish that you are right so72 however I don't think he cares about the club, only himself.




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06 Aug 2018 15:44:04
Although at the same time it seems they may need to.




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06 Aug 2018 15:43:36
Yeah would take the swap of pjanic and Sandro in a heartbeat too. Hard to see juve letting 2 go?





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15 Oct 2018 19:45:18
Wow thanks for the explanation ed. That's a great insight.

Micks arse finally got put in the bacon slicer anyways.


{Ed001's Note - yeah but too late in the end to save them that season, though it looks to have worked out ok for them in the end!

And you are very welcome. This is the problem with sources, you have to be very careful to ensure you fully know if they are just giving an opinion or not. A lot of people just don't care to check these days as they just want to get a story out there and beat everyone else to it.}



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15 Oct 2018 18:22:55
Not to be funny but ed001 has said on the rumours page that that the Mourinho sacking story came from a legitimate club source.


{Ed001's Note - that doesn't mean it is true. It could have been the source's opinion. It could have been deliberately leaked by someone trying to force him out. Or it could have been a story given out in a hunt to find out who is leaking stories from within the club. Or it could have been genuine and reversed when the story was leaked. Just because the source is a good, genuine source does not always mean the info will be correct.

I remember Mick McCarthy was almost sacked by Wolves a few weeks before it actually happened. The then-owner Steve Morgan made the decision after the game to sack Mick in the morning. Only a couple of people knew, and one told me, the problem was Morgan slept on it and calmed down by morning and gave Mick another chance. Made me look a right melon on the Wolves pages.

I don't know if this journalist has been stitched up, made a genuine error or if he knowingly just stirred crap, as I do not know the guy in question. The only thing I know is he sourced the story from within United and that was why they banned him from talking about it pitchside just before a game. Quite rightly they felt it was taking the Michael to want to discuss leaked info which affected the team just before a game at Old Trafford.}



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11 Oct 2018 11:58:27
Thanks ed002 you seem one of if not the most knowledgeable here and not just opinionated and there seems to be a lot of opinions being dressed up as knowledge at times which can be misleading.
Thanks again.




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07 Oct 2018 19:49:10
4 wins and 2 draws would be beyond my wildest dreams atm being realistic.
No losses in those 6 would be beyond my wildest dreams.
I also said further down the the page a back 3 with Matic as he is too slow for our midfield but could be very useful at building the play from the back and may not need the pace so much/ 2 other cbs could cover, worked as a short term fix with Carrick before.
As you say allowing another midfielder, I. e. Mata who in my opinion has to start as he knits things together and is exactly what we are missing.




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07 Oct 2018 19:39:44
As I said above I actually think it's the other fb that's the problem not Shaw. While Shaw attacking more he can also defend.
However both Valencia and young are horrible positionally in defense. I regularly see valencia make so many basic mistakes that an actual fb shouldn't. Ditto young yesterday. As hoggy says though you c ant really blame either given that neither are actual full backs.
How on earth have we not had an actual proper full back since Evra until this season in Shaw. Was Rafael out last actual fb?