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13 Dec 2017 08:12:55
What's the situation with Mkhitaryan? Seems he's been frozen out and is well and truly out of choice with Mourinho. Can you see him leaving and potentially being replaced in January?


1.) 13 Dec 2017 12:13:30
Why not replace him Barkley? Or Ozil.

2.) 13 Dec 2017 13:31:01
Eric I think Jose wanted Barkley when he was at Chelsea? I could be wrong, but that’s a good shout by you. Not sure he’s good enough but there is a very talented player in there.

{Ed002's Note - In answer to the original question, Mkhitaryan is available and Mino has put feelers out to three potential suiters but whether or not he discussed him with any clubs on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday when they were together I don't know as his focus is on another player right now. But he is available and we will have to see.}

3.) 13 Dec 2017 16:13:22
Hi Ed002 - is the other player Raiola is focused on Donnarumma at Milan? Saw something somewhere that he was looking into whether or not the contract signed in the Summer was forced into. Is there interest in Mikhitarian from any of the sides in Europe and would a January sale have any impact on the club looking to sign Sergej Milinković-Savic in January? Thanks for all the good information.

{Ed002's Note - (a) Unimportant. (b) See above. (c) I have no idea what your point is - why are you complicating matters?}

4.) 13 Dec 2017 16:48:40
Okay thanks Ed002. With the last one just wondered if the club looking to sign Milinković-Savic was dependent on players outgoing either by raising funds or to make room in the squad. Thanks for replying.

{Ed002's Note - I would try to avoid complicating anything with such things as x replaces y or when anything might happen.}

5.) 13 Dec 2017 17:14:46
Thanks Ed002.

6.) 13 Dec 2017 18:10:54
Rightly so, he's been very poor since the start of the season.

7.) 13 Dec 2017 19:33:59
There have been rumours of swap deal involving Mikhitaryan and Joao Mario.

8.) 15 Dec 2017 00:47:48
How many swap deals have you heard of outside of suggestions on this site (Ronnie) and football "rumours" pages of papers? Unlikely.

9.) 15 Dec 2017 06:33:06
I don't say will happen, its just sharing rumours.

Or this could be one among the few swap deals to happen.

10.) 16 Dec 2017 06:57:25
Deals including players is not that uncommon, and many great players have been Included in such deals. Cannavaro, Bonucci, Deco, Torres, Etoo, Zlatan, Milito, Thiago Silva, Cole, Gallas amongst others. for some of the transfers the deals are done seperatly, like the Torres-Cerci transfer. But then you have deals like Zlatan-Etoo, Cassano-Pazzini wich are more of a swap deal. I think Bonucci also was swapped for 2 other players some years ago. Its not common in England though.



07 Aug 2017 14:06:25
Spanish outlet reporting Manchester United have made a bid for Sergi Roberto.




26 May 2017 11:26:21
Few reports saying that Bernardo Silva has flown into Manchester.


1.) 26 May 2017 11:30:33
Hope he isn't going to the blue side!

2.) 26 May 2017 13:20:28
I guess it's the blue side. Mourinho when asked was not confident but was hopeful though. Just hope we don't miss out on him because we will regret. Guy is skillful and creative like iniesta, and good thing is he's just 22. Doesn't lose ball easily. If you watched him against Man City, my! The way he ran riot making them players look so average including yaya who always want to dominate and bully, man, the boy is great. And I know Guardiola will not lose him because he's a barca/ Guardiola esque player. He's a weapon against any team especially if he's surrounded by quality players and a big club. I'd be crushed if we should lose him to city. We need such in our team to add flair. What an exciting player he is.

3.) 26 May 2017 16:11:24
His goal and assist return isn't really that good 60 games, 11 goals and 10 assists. Lemar who plays on the other wing is far more productive and younger 52 games 14 goals and 14 assists. Ousamane Dembele is the one I would go for 51 games, 9 goals and 18 assists in a league deemed harder than the French league at 20 years old.

4.) 26 May 2017 12:54:27
Papers reporting it's City - surprise signing if so: firstly, they're well stocked for similar creative players (unless long term replacement for Silva) ; secondly, Ed2 not mention in Man Cuty page transfer list.

Doesn't strike me as a JM player.

{Ed002's Note - Manchester City met with Monaco on Tuesday and made a significant offer.}

5.) 26 May 2017 16:24:19
He's going to City unfortunately. There are rumours that we're negotiating with Monaco for Fabinho though. I'd be really happy with that.

6.) 26 May 2017 16:47:48
Hes off to city not totally sure about him myself good little player but he should definitely score more for his potential! Also i feel rashford is going to play wide a lot next year n hopefully martial finds his form they will bring real danger in the wings.

7.) 26 May 2017 17:07:42
Cue the meltdown.

8.) 26 May 2017 17:43:35
It's Pedro all over again 😂.

9.) 26 May 2017 19:08:01
Suddenly people are unsure about him 😂.

10.) 26 May 2017 20:23:21
Thanks for extra info Ed002: guess it's an example of how quickly transfers can happen. Hope you have a relaxing weekend 😎.



15 Oct 2015 15:34:52
Ed02, given Shaw's injury and Rojo's apparent fall out with LvG, seems likely that we'll target a LB (and CB? ) in January, would you be kind enough to share who we are currently looking at please? Was talk of Cresswell a few weeks ago which wouldn't be a bad option. Thanks


{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of specific efforts for January. The club has looked at Brendan Galloway but Everton will not want to sell, certainly not in January. There has been long term interest in Jetro Willems who is refusing to sign a new contract right now - he would likely be an option. Wendell has a long term deal but Bayer Leverkusen's left back has been attracting interest from across Europe, including England.}

1.) 17 Oct 2015 12:30:06
Thanks Ed!



26 Apr 2015 21:59:55
Ed02, would you be able to give us an update on what's happening with Gundogan please? There were numerous stories saying a deal was pretty much done and now it's gone quiet, with Zorc stating that they've had no contact with us.

Are we trying to sort out a deal with the player / club and do you expect us to sign him?


{Ed002's Note - I will make sure posts get through but I am not providing any information to the MU page any longer.}

1.) 27 Apr 2015 15:50:14
Don't let a sore lot ruin it for everyone who uses this site for your information alone, as i'm pretty certain without yourself this site would be knowhere near where it is(no offence to any of the other ed's, as much as we love you too, but i'm sure yous would agree too!)

A lot of people respect you, some people don't, but they are meaningless trolls, who do nothing but cause problems for others.

Ps. Except maybe 007, sometimes the buckfast gets to his head and he starts spouting Celtic nonsense :/

2.) 28 Apr 2015 06:34:47
This page will be dead without your insider knowledge!




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16 Nov 2016 09:54:54
Ed02, any closer to sharing any info on incoming / outgoings please?


{Ed002's Note - By the nature of the passage of time I am of course closer.}

1.) 16 Nov 2016 11:34:51
Ha great response ED002 😂😂.

2.) 16 Nov 2016 12:12:51
:-) walked straight in to that.

3.) 18 Nov 2016 11:12:20
So now we know who Ed002 is. the ghost of William Butler Yeats.



01 Jul 2016 14:24:20
Ed02, do you think the Ibrahimovic deal is a good one for the club? Very good player with plenty of leadership and experience, won't be here long term and won't block Rashford's path, but on the other hand, he'll be on a huge wage and won't find it as easy as he has done in the French league. curious to see what you're thoughts were if you don't mind.



{Ed002's Note - No, I think it is a mistake to put such a significant amount of the wage budget with one player for one year who will be disruptive in the dressing room, will rub people up the wrong way and will limit the playing time of Rashford.}

1.) 01 Jul 2016 15:12:22
I don’t doubt that Zlatan can cause trouble and make enemies quickly, his confidence borders arrogance and that won't sit well at UTD. However, does this mean that JM will turn a blind eye to him causing trouble? Or will JM keep him in his place and stop the Hassel before it starts?

{Ed002's Note - I am not sure you understand about Ibrahimovic.}

2.) 01 Jul 2016 15:26:45
Glad there are other who think that way too Ed002. He's just looking for a last big pay day, end of. I know a lot of people think along the lines of 'its not our money, so we shouldn't worry about it', and the same with transfer fees. But no club has a bottomless pit of money, so surely spending big fees and massive wages on individuals will have a knock on effect on other potential deals?
I have serious reservations about Zlatan, and even bigger ones about the whole Pogba talk.
United throwing money around is, in my view, just the club trying to make a statement. To me, the only statement it makes is that we are spending money recklessly in a bid to convince ourselves that we are still top dogs, and to passify impatient fans who demand instant success.
Despite the euphoria of many, I honestly fear for another hugely disappointing season of under achievement.
Sure there is money o be spent, but it needs spending in the right areas. Another quality CB is needed, and another top midfielder. We also need more quality up front. But pace is needed. Has been for a long time. Zlatan does not bring that.
I honestly hope I am wrong about him, and that he is a huge success. Time will tell I suppose.

3.) 01 Jul 2016 16:09:24
Speaking of Rashford, what are your thoughts on him as a player Ed002?

{Ed002's Note - I tend not to think about young men at all Rosie. Have you got a sister?}

4.) 01 Jul 2016 16:15:00
Good player but i agree with betty and ed on this.

5.) 01 Jul 2016 16:59:08
I do but she doesn't like competition and probably wouldn't get on with all of your wives.

6.) 01 Jul 2016 17:04:36
Rashford isn't ready imo. Who does he have to learn from in training, Rooney, ha? Ibra could be a great thing for the dressing room in my opinion and for Martial/ Rashford/ Depay, it needs shaking up as it is, too many soft people lacking a killer instinct. Besides they have just put up with LVG for 2 years, every day must have been a pride swallowing exercise.

I think Rashford will get a lot of game time in any case, due to the amount of games and Ibra being subbed and rotated for fitness, not to mention we could play with two up from time to time (in my dreams) .

The team needs a figurehead. It was meant to be Rooney, then Schweiny but it just hasn't worked and both for one reason or another, they are not reliable enough to lead by example and dominate a game. Allowing younger players to feel that confidence you only get from having the man with the biggest balls on the pitch on your side, fighting your battles etc, is worth it's weight in goals.

I have no doubt Ibra is coming for a big pay day and experience as you say guys, but so what, a generation ago that was something worthy of criticising, not so much now. 99% of players go to the club paying the most money nowadays, the constant disrespect has made us ignorant or less annoyed when it occurs - power of media!

So a great move for me, but maybe I will be proved wrong.

7.) 01 Jul 2016 17:27:50
We got lvg a couple of years ago and the eds told us the issues he would bring probably with a bit more knowledge of the situation than many on the site .

8.) 01 Jul 2016 17:33:38
I totally agree beast I can only see it doing the club good.

9.) 01 Jul 2016 18:02:23
I agree beast very good post imo.
All transfers are a gamble to some extent. This is not an expensive one relative to others and the upside is potentially huge.
A lot of well respected players that have played with him have great things to say about his comradship and leadership he will bring a winning mentality and in a dressing room sorely lacking in role models for our younger players his presence will inspire them.
Hopefully he rattles a few cages of some of our more arrogant and under performing so called senior players that can only be a good thing. Jose knows him well and knows how he behaves so it holds no fears for me.

10.) 01 Jul 2016 18:36:56
It's hard to say what the dressing room is like or the mentality in it imo.
It's fairly low risk as he is only here for 12 month.
I watched him a lot last season and he is a class act but I think he could struggle in the epl . Pace and work rate will be an issue plus epl cbs are good at marking strikers that go toe to toe with them a lot will depend on how the team sets up .
I think the euros showed he won't do it on his own .

He has reputation for not being a good if any influence with the kids and that's well documented, (have the eds got any opinion on that, or is it just rumour) .
But it's a great bit of marketing and should be entertaining can't wait.

11.) 01 Jul 2016 19:27:30
Well said, Ken. Couldn't agree more.

12.) 01 Jul 2016 19:20:53
Not sure anybody can do it in their own jred.
If the euros showed us that about zlatan what has it shown us about Muller? Ronaldo? lewandowski? Iniesta? None of whom covered themselves in glory.
International football is not a good barometer as its a totally different game to club football. They are all still excelling for their clubs.

13.) 02 Jul 2016 10:50:39
Really? Reading some of the post other the past weeks i thought zlatan could walk on water.
He is going to teach all the kids lead all the players win us the league .
Joking aside i think some over rate him a bit.



01 Sep 2015 14:25:11
Ed002, if you don't mind, are we still looking at bringing in any one else other than Martial and the youngster Regan Poole?

Still look very short up top and a bit light at the back.



{Ed002's Note - See previous answers.}



05 May 2015 15:19:50
Ed02, been a few reports recently that have suggested Gotze could leave Bayern? Is this true and is he on the market? I think he's a fantastic player and it'd surprise me if Bayern were willing to let him leave.


{Ed007's Note - You're wanting the Euro page for this kind of stuff.}

1.) 05 May 2015 17:01:08
Talk of him being offered back to Dortmund for Gundogan. I don't see that deal happening and I don't see Gotze leaving Germany. We wouldn't have much use for him as he wouldn't suit the formation.



15 Apr 2015 12:39:18
Ed02, I'm expecting LvG to still be in charge next summer after the recent resurgence but it's just been confirmed that Klopp is leaving Dortmund at the end of the season. Do you know where he's going? It seems very sudden given that he only signed an extension in October so I'm sure something must be in place. Ancelotti to City and Klopp to Madrid perhaps?



{Ed002's Note - You need to be asking these sorts of questions on the European pages, even then I am reluctant to answer questions about managers at this time.}




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27 Oct 2017 14:08:15
Who are the two players, Rose and.? Sessegnon? Tierney?




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22 Nov 2015 13:59:02
I've seen you've come out with this tripe before in regards to Smalling Ed01 and it's quite clear you don't rate him. He's been one of, if not the best CB in the league since probably the second half of last season. If you think Stones would be bought to replace Smalling than you're even more deluded than I originally thought.


{Ed001's Note - yes it is very clear I don't rate him, but it is not me that is deluded bless ya. Only the deluded would believe he has been anywhere near being the best CB in the league. Only the deluded would think Stones would not walk into the team ahead of him any day of the week. Stones is already far better than he is, much as I hate to say that as I don't like to hype up young players who are as much potential as reality. Especially when they play for Everton! Stones is already better though. Smalling was getting torn to shreds yesterday, but I am sure you are still blind to the fact that he had no idea how to cope with Deeney and Ighalo. If he learnt how to position himself properly, then he would be excellent, but he hasn't a clue about it as yesterday clearly demonstrated.

As for tripe, I would reread your own inane ramblings for a better example of it.}



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17 Oct 2015 12:30:06
Thanks Ed!




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11 Sep 2015 13:40:10
Ed07 you're doing a great job of proving yourself to be utterly clueless in terms of Smalling. In two years time Smalling will still be here, and even if Ramos or Otamendi or anyone else was brought in this summer, it was to play with him, not instead of.

The penny may drop come the end of the year when he's in the team of the season and has continued to perform at a very high level. Easily one of the top five defenders in the PL at the moment.


{Ed007's Note - If I'm clueless then what the hell does that make you? So one of Ramos and Otamendi were going to sit on the bench while Smalling started?
We've reached a conclusion - you're an idiot, and that's me being polite.
I'm surprised your carer let's you on a PC but I suppose with the advancement in security there's no chance of you accidentally clicking on a site where you might see boobies.}



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04 Jul 2015 13:45:36
Criticise Smalling all you like but I'd take him over any City CB from last season.





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07 Mar 2017 17:41:27
Could be a blessing in disguise. Ibra has been very very wasteful this season.




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03 May 2016 10:45:13
Liverpool won't make the top 4 next season, wouldn't surprise me if Spurs don't either.




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12 May 2015 00:03:33
It's Clyne or Gundogan.




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07 May 2015 14:17:30
Being reported as just over £20m, rising to just under £24m with addons.




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02 Feb 2015 16:39:44
Looks like Ed was right in saying there was a chance of incomings before the end of the day.

'According to our colleagues at VAFC Power, Manchester United have reached an agreement with Ligue 2 side Valenciennes to sign Dayot Upamecano. The 16 year old reportedly joins the Red Devils for €450k, but it could rise to €900k with bonuses.'