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29 Jul 2017 13:00:12
Hi Ed002/ Ed001

Do you have anything new on Matic or Dier to MU

Thanks appreciate it.

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{Ed002's Note - I don't think anything has changed. The chances of Dier remain very slim in my view - as for Matic it is a case of agrreing the price and something can be done (and I suspect it will be Dave).}


1.) 29 Jul 2017 13:38:18
I thought Dier would be very difficult as for Matic I wasn't sure if we was still after him as it has gone extremely quiet on the transfer front.

Thanks for info ed appreciate it.


2.) 29 Jul 2017 15:12:06
Nice one Ed.


 

 

19 Jul 2017 10:55:06
So reports emerged last night that Marco Verratti wants to bin his agent and go with Mino Raiola and then this morning we've apparently held talks with Marco Verrattis representatives

Who didn't see that coming.

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1.) 19 Jul 2017 11:11:37
That would be a good signing.


2.) 19 Jul 2017 11:19:20
Veratti and kroos are my perfect idea of a no6 playmaker. Its not the way jose normally goes he usually pregers a destructive defencive no 6. There are lots of ways of playing the no6 role.
I would pay for veratti what we paid for pogba no issue.
Id also swap perisic for martial in a heartbeat. don't get me wrong i like martial i think he will be a top player but not under jose i feel.
If we sign perisic martial will be 2nd or 3rd choice on the left or 3rd choice cf. So i'd swap him for perisic and invest the dier / matic and perisic cash all on veratti if necessary .
However i'm sure its the papers making up crap and putting 2 and 2 together and getting 22. I am sure ed002 has said veratti does not want the epl and only wants barcalona. But if its on i'd pursue him to the fullest. Let PSG have sanchez and couthino and us have veratti that would be ideal 😂.


3.) 19 Jul 2017 11:25:11
I see where matic has been left out of the Chelsea squad.


4.) 19 Jul 2017 11:32:23
Yes he has leahy. I suspect that he will sign for us as we will pay a lot more than juve.


5.) 19 Jul 2017 11:37:30
Ken. Here we all make mistake mostly. MARTIAL was bought as striker. As no batter winger was available he was deployed there. Now when he can't perform there people brand him as flop. But how many games at a strech he got as Rashford as striker. Without being deployed here and there. He is a striker. Or bought as a striker at least.


6.) 19 Jul 2017 11:49:45
Ken

I agree mostly ideally I'd want perisic for now but if Martial where to go I'd only be happy if it was a loan Martial oozes potential so I think it would be a mistake to get rid completely.

As for putting 2 + 2 together and getting 22 is quite correct I'm more of a putting 2 + 2 together and getting 5 kind of person 😂.


7.) 19 Jul 2017 13:02:28
I'd go for Sanchez before I'd go for perisic, that whole transfer now is a bit of a toothache.
The good thing about Sanchez is we already know what he can do in the premiership.


8.) 19 Jul 2017 13:03:52
I know you are Dave. 😁
Rodio you are entitled to your opinion i think he will do elsewhere but imo i don't see him ever playing consistently for jose. They have polar oppisite personalities. We only play 1 striker and martial is 3rd choice at best. I said the same about adnan after his 1st 3 months and repeated it here for 3 years. I got slated then too. Its just my opinion.


9.) 19 Jul 2017 13:37:21
Leahy, Sanchez is the one I'd be desperately trying for.


10.) 19 Jul 2017 14:21:46
Id bend over backwards for Veratti too, imagine Veratti and Sanchez haha, i'd be confident with that team!


11.) 19 Jul 2017 16:09:48
Would love that Dave but I'll be extremely happy with matic.

Also perisic is a very very good player. As a winger I'd much prefer him to most as he hugs the touchline and will get countless assists.

Sanchez is a dream but IMO plays better centrally, we have plenty in those positions already.


12.) 19 Jul 2017 19:36:29
Do any of the Ed's know if Veratti is actually a target and we're interested or if he's due a new contract?

{Ed002's Note - Try the search engine.}


13.) 20 Jul 2017 11:18:03
There's nothing from you in there? Or is that the point? Haha.


 

 

01 Jun 2017 20:02:39
It appears we can put this Griezmann saga to bed for now.

So who now then I having a feeling we will push for Ivan Perisic and Romelu Lukaku.

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1.) 01 Jun 2017 22:37:22
Bale not starting Saturday could mean he becomes availaible.


2.) 01 Jun 2017 23:03:24
Jaime, he's not fully fit. Bale won't be coming to us.


 

 

19 May 2017 08:44:29
Apparently we've agreed a deal with espanyol for arnau puigmal whoever he is.

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1.) 19 May 2017 09:58:16
Lol. Very difficult to name it also.


2.) 19 May 2017 10:16:40
He's a 16 year old child. Can't be true - Jose hates youngsters apparently.


3.) 19 May 2017 12:17:08
Wow, we've agreed a lot of deals this week!


4.) 19 May 2017 16:00:13
This one seems legit.


 

 

22 Apr 2017 18:26:40
Unconfirmed reports that Ibrahimovics injury has ended his career

Incredibly sad if these reports are true.

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1.) 22 Apr 2017 19:39:50
Well whatever the case I hope he gets all the help he deserves from our club. The short time he has been here he has been a very good servant and scored a lot of goals.


2.) 22 Apr 2017 23:06:34
I only disagreed with this because I'm sick to death of calling players on 200K a week 'servants'. It is of course a great shame nonetheless.


3.) 23 Apr 2017 07:38:24
Figure of speech RWWD. I don't mean 'servant' in the archaic sense. If you didn't get the overall sentiment of the post then I wouldn't want you agreeing with it.

I don't care what he is on wages wise or by what term his is referred to as, servant I used above. That injury might have just prematurely ended a fantastic footballers career.

He came to this club, regardless of what he is getting paid and has scored 27 goals including a trophy winning goal.

It is a sad way to go and I hope that the club do the right thing and see him through his rehabilitation.


4.) 23 Apr 2017 09:14:31
I absolutely got the overall sentiment - that's why I agreed it was a great shame. You can use language as you see fit and I can disagree. It's all good.


5.) 23 Apr 2017 13:47:20
No worries RWWD.


 

 

 

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30 Jul 2017 15:09:04
Anyone seen Matic pic if it's a photoshop it's a bloody good one also few reports he underwent medical this morning.

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1.) 30 Jul 2017 15:25:13
Not only is it the new training top but someone has compared a picture of Matic from the past and highlighted that he has the same Moles on his arm in both. Very Minor but it looks genuine.


2.) 30 Jul 2017 15:37:52
Just seen this Deano, looks real but nothing official from the club, hopefully he's announced soon.


3.) 30 Jul 2017 15:37:55
BBC website reporting it as .


4.) 30 Jul 2017 15:39:55
Yeah I've seen it Dave it's accurate right down to a birthmark on his arm 😁.


5.) 30 Jul 2017 15:55:58
i think its real dave. the no.31 looks legit as well. we are shaping up to be a giant team now. finally have a solid spine to the team. bailly, matic, pogba and lukaku.


6.) 30 Jul 2017 16:09:19
The pic is real for sure.


7.) 30 Jul 2017 16:25:45
Yeah definitely a real photo good signing in my eyes should release pogba to do his stuff.


8.) 30 Jul 2017 16:34:03
Aye looks genuine, glad if true, Matic is the key signing for me this summer.


9.) 30 Jul 2017 16:34:28
Very astute signing dave. He is a very good player, underrated by many. Including many of the posters on here who are already sniping at him before he has even signed.


10.) 30 Jul 2017 16:44:09
Agree with that Angel, even Chelsea pages are saying he was squad player? and £43m is great business lol, yeah great business for us ha. £50m is obviously the new going rate so am happy around those prices for a proven winner and specialist in a position we need, will enable Herrera and Pogba to do their thing.


11.) 30 Jul 2017 16:41:03
Hope he makes his debut In Dublin on wed. He will be welcomed. If his signing means we get more from pogba herrera martial valencia etc then its a great team signing. A really good player. Delighted.


12.) 30 Jul 2017 16:52:50
Squad player that played 35 league games last year, starting 30. But conte didn't like him or want him and they have a better player in bakayoko anyway 😂.


13.) 30 Jul 2017 16:54:38
Squad player that played 31/ 38 league games last season, that'll do me, good signing, some people writing him off before he's even played a game, hopefully none of that on here, looking forward to him playing.


14.) 30 Jul 2017 17:11:52
I recall being told we were keen on Matic before he went to Chelsea so we have had an interest for a long time if so. Premier league proven and will be a good addition to the midfield. The next one is the key, the No7 shirt.


15.) 30 Jul 2017 17:17:00
But he was crap angel conte punished him by leaving him out of the 3 games he was suspended for😂😂😂😂
But don't let the truth get in the way of a makie up story.


16.) 30 Jul 2017 17:20:48
Great signing chuffed to bits 😃.


17.) 30 Jul 2017 17:22:09
Squad player refers to what he would've been with Bakayoko joining. Bakayoko will be the starter, and he would've been just that even if Matic stayed.


18.) 30 Jul 2017 17:53:01
Jackson,

How do you know? What if Bakayoko doesn't settle or Kante gets injured, admit it you've lost one of your main midfielders to a rival after we already signed your main striker target, terrible time to be a Chelsea fan if you ask me 😉.


19.) 30 Jul 2017 18:19:38
Jackson is our very own Chelsea stalker.


20.) 30 Jul 2017 19:54:45
Sound bloke jackson imo. Very respectful and makes good posts most of the time.


21.) 30 Jul 2017 21:43:10
Indeed he does ken, but he does seem to spend a lot of time over here.


22.) 30 Jul 2017 22:44:39
He's always welcome on here. He's got more respect than their manager with all the classless digs at Mourinho.


 

 

22 Jul 2017 21:28:40
Ed

We all know we have interest in Dier and tonight it's been reported that we've bid 40m for him by Jim White and we all know how reliable he is (Medhi Benatia) but also some reports suggest the bid was last week and it's already been rejected just wondering if that's the case

Thanks appreciate it.

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1.) 23 Jul 2017 08:47:27
This is Levy we're talking about. I would imagine it was rejected.
I'm still not sure on Dier. But I guess most felt that way when we got Carrick off, of Spurs. History repeating?


2.) 23 Jul 2017 12:55:01
Hope not. He's not worth half that price. And will bring nothing to the side.


 

 

21 Jul 2017 03:57:08
Good half from us there quality finish from Lukaku great counter attack for rashfords goal. Miki and Herrera stand out performers so far.

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{Ed004's Note - Pogbas range of passing is simply sublime}


1.) 21 Jul 2017 04:04:25
Miki looks like he's really settled in. Great to see. I feel he's going set Lukaku and Rashford up all season.


2.) 21 Jul 2017 04:07:01
Agreed makes the game look so easy and with Lukaku he's got someone with pace who will run in behind for him so that's going to be a partnership that's thrives.


3.) 21 Jul 2017 04:26:41
Miki's the first name in my dream team, this season. Love watching him.


4.) 21 Jul 2017 06:29:45
Did pogba play the ball for the first goal? Great run and great ball.


5.) 21 Jul 2017 07:47:00
I know it's just a friendly but some on here have already conceded the title to City especially after they'd signed Silva. Interested to hear Schmid's take on the result.


6.) 21 Jul 2017 08:39:42
It was a good performance from all. Very well taken goals too.

My question would be though looking at the formation played in this game 4-2-3-1 and our intended transfer targets. If we were to only sign 1 more player who should it be.

An attacker, a DM or a RB.


 

 

01 Jul 2017 21:14:43
Since we've been linked as recently as today for kieran Tierney so on the subject of left backs which team would be happier

Man Utd - Kieran Tierney
Chelsea - Alex Sandro
City - Benjamin Mendy

Forget value

I haven't seen any of them but I'd opt for Tierney a tough Scottish player who I'd imagine loves a tackle and I'd imagine he's the better defensively.

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1.) 01 Jul 2017 22:16:47
He has great potential, but Sandro is the best left back in the world currently, Mendy has starred in the Champions League for a great Monaco side, and Tierney has played for Celtic.

If we get him, then Jose must see something in Shaw to not buy an immediate outright replacement.


2.) 02 Jul 2017 00:59:07
I'd go for Sandro. As a Portugese dude he probably likes sardines, which are full of omega 3, so he's probably got a really good footballing brain. I've never seen him play either, but I imagine he's over eight feet tall, has a left peg like a traction engine, and looks great in shorts.


3.) 02 Jul 2017 01:34:10
Made me smile that one, unbelievablejeff.

Some of the comments on here show as to why ed002 gets fed up with this page.


4.) 02 Jul 2017 11:04:16
One of the best replies I've seen on here, unbelievablejeff.


5.) 02 Jul 2017 11:06:06
Be more likely Aaron Martins if anyone.


6.) 02 Jul 2017 10:49:33
I'd go for Tierney, and not play him just to piss bond off.

{Ed007's Note - Tierney isn't going anywhere for a while yet and even then he won't want to move to a league were he's playing against dross like Watford, Bournemouth and Huddersfield.}


7.) 02 Jul 2017 12:00:39
Could he do it in Stoke on a rainy night?

{Ed007's Note - That's like the Bahamas compared to a Glasgow summer!}


8.) 02 Jul 2017 12:34:08
Tierney for me . That lad is class 😆😆.


9.) 02 Jul 2017 12:36:59
Don't you know that there's special rain in Stoke that impedes even the greatest players?

{Ed007's Note - So that's what happened to Charlie Adam!}


10.) 02 Jul 2017 12:41:01
Even Charlie Adam's billion pound left foot couldn't resist.

{Ed007's Note - And his are modelled on smashed pottery.}


11.) 02 Jul 2017 12:42:27
But then again, he could never resist a good short crust pie either.


12.) 02 Jul 2017 23:09:09
tierney is staying for 10 in a row.


 

 

01 Jul 2017 17:02:56
Getting away from transfers for a bit

What's your favourite De Gea save

I had 4 faves which where

Vs Balotelli (Liverpool)
Vs Fonte (Southampton)
Vs Osman (Everton)
Vs Mata (Chelsea)

I'm opting for the save against Balotelli Class reflexes.

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1.) 01 Jul 2017 17:35:22
You posted something without referring to shiny new players?!

Your post prompted me to go watch 10 mins of DDG's best saves for us. Wow, you forget how good he is! So many amazing saves.

Another couple you haven't mentioned

Firmino (Liv)
Sanchez (Ars)
Murray (Crystal Palace)
Ramsey (Arsenal) point blank, reminiscent of big Pete.


Really hope he stays and wins the ECL with us.


2.) 01 Jul 2017 17:49:41
The one against real madrid away where he got a fingertip on it.


3.) 01 Jul 2017 18:18:05
Forgot about the Murray save yeah that's up there

DSG was that the save against coentrao?


4.) 01 Jul 2017 18:21:38
When he decided to shop at Aldi in 2014.


5.) 01 Jul 2017 18:25:56
Speaking of Aldi did you know it's open 24/ 7 in Newcastle.


6.) 02 Jul 2017 09:07:14
The save against Matas free kick.


 

 

 

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11 Aug 2017 17:06:19
My point is if we resign ibrahimovic for 1 year and that spells the end of Martial then in my opinion that is a mistake. Martial is a kid still plenty of time to iron out his problems.

Now I like lingard decent squad player but no where near Martials ability.

ed004 would you honestly be happy with resigning ibrahimovic if it meant the end of martial?

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11 Aug 2017 16:55:04
Thanks for the update ed002 seems pretty promising for MU music to my ears regarding Serge Aurier. Danny Rose and Perisic possibilities too so could turn out to be an extremely good transfer window.

An area of concern would certainly be ibrahimovic (and I am a fan) but certainly not at the expense of Martial.

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10 Aug 2017 15:35:37
Got it at 16/ 1 but soon shot down 3/ 1 funnily enough it was after ed002s update.

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10 Aug 2017 14:32:57
He apparently can play on the left aswell.

I'm hoping it's true I've got a tenner on it 😀.

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09 Aug 2017 10:30:01
dont clubs usually ask the agent if his player would be willing to join and I'd imagine if we got told he (bale) has no desire to join us then we just wouldn't pursue him so if we are interested like the eds have said we are then we must have been encouraged to carry on pursuing.

I've no idea if this makes any sense my heads a shed from just writing it 😀.

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17 Aug 2017 14:16:57
I can't see it happening but think it would be a good move an attacking winger who I'd imagine could comfortably slot in at lwb if we where to go with 3 at the back.

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17 Aug 2017 13:42:42
I see what your saying but I don't think any of the teams will feel under pressure not when we will only be 2 games in.

But West Ham and swansea where the sort of teams that we found difficult to break down last season so if we win on Saturday I think we will think we'll score another 4 then that's already a massive improvement on last season.

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13 Aug 2017 19:30:11
Bring Aurier in to rotate with Valencia and get a fit and firing Shaw and we will be massively better than we was today and we was brilliant today roll on Saturday.

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13 Aug 2017 18:54:41
I can only echo your echo GDS but what I will say is Jackson always said he was disappointed Chelsea sold Matic to us but anyway less of that.

What a brilliant performance Matic has completely changed the way we play arguably the most important signing this window.

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11 Aug 2017 09:17:43
Why swap when we could just buy Rose and have both.

Nothing wrong with having two good options at LB.

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