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09 Dec 2019 05:34:20
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06 Dec 2019 13:35:27
Hi Ed's, too much noise about Eriksen to utd, any truth to this rumor?

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{Ed002's Note - Mr Mourinho wants the club to keep him, but he wants to move elsewhere - but his preferred option probably won’t happen as they prefer someone else, which make the chance of something good. And far more economically sound than BF.}

06 Dec 2019 15:40:02
I reckon Eriksen would be a very good signing for us. We really need a 10 as Pereira or Lingard aren't the answer in that position. We have a very young squad and Eriksen is experienced in the PL, good from set pieces and would add some much needed quality to our midfield.

In games where we are trying to break down sides who sit back we currently struggle and Eriksen would be very good in these situations.

There are times where he hasn't turned up in big games, however, he's a big upgrade on what we have.

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06 Dec 2019 14:43:18
Great insight. Thanks Ed002.

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06 Dec 2019 17:44:04
Id have him in a heartbeat -hes not top drawer but then neither are we. He is streets ahead of pereira, mata, lingard and takes a good free kick. If we could off load Matic into the bargain all the better.

One fella who doesn't get a mention is Ryan Fraser -out of contract end of the season and was linked to Arsenal -Spurs a while back. would be a very decent squad player and on his day also better than the 3 mentioned above. caused us problems in recent seasons too . Skilful and hardworking with PL experience . probably jump at the chance to prove himself at a bigger club.

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06 Dec 2019 19:35:04
Eriksen would be good for the games against lesser teams we struggle to break down. Lingard I would use in the games against the bigger teams. His energy and pressing works well in those games.

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06 Dec 2019 21:03:30
Eriksen would be brilliant if only for all of our attacking set pieces. Rashford grabs a few each season from these but it would be great to feel optimistic when we get a free kick in range. At the minute options are predictable and limited.

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08 Dec 2019 11:18:30
Thank You So much ED, Although i like the player, I also remember he said he won't like to move to united. Wouldn't this be another Sanchez like situation?

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{Ed002's Note - No, I don't see why.}

08 Dec 2019 20:54:29
Would love to see Eriksen supplying the front 3.

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04 Dec 2019 11:40:33
Excuse my ignorance but has the Ed put together a January transfer target post yet?

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{Ed002's Note - No.}

04 Dec 2019 12:04:18
Might you have time this month Ed? Would be a great read.

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{Ed002's Note - I will try Fresh!.}

04 Dec 2019 12:18:36
Hugely appreciated as always.

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04 Dec 2019 12:23:13
One of my friend close to a football agent said we will push really hard for Declan Rice in the January window.

Hope Ed002 puts a sharkapod to genuinely know who our list of targets are and which amongst them will be practically possible.

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04 Dec 2019 15:35:52
Really feel that would be a dumb move and another overpriced purchase.

Kalvin Phillips represents better value and has more about him.

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04 Dec 2019 16:50:11
Rice is a cb playing in cm. I don't see him pulling up trees at West ham.

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04 Dec 2019 17:09:31
Rice is an excellent young player, from a defensive view point he reads the game really well, and as an ex-defender his tackling, and timing of when to tackle is top notch. While he is also strong in the air and hard to knock off the ball and mobile. As a physical presence he can dominate the area in front of the CB's and offers a great shield in front of the back four.

However, as a side aspiring to reach back to the top level of world football is Declan Rice the sort of midfielder a top side will need every week?

Sure when up against another top side who'll have a fair bit of possession and who will look to get at your defence as often as possible he is a great player to have.

But against 90% of sides who will look to sit back and try and hit you on the counter, how useful is Rice?

On the ball he is good at recycling the ball but he doesn't offer much in the way of creative forward passing, he isn't the guy to set the tempo.

The type of player Declan Rice is, means he is the type of player we will only need 10-15 times a season. You don't spend 80m on a player like that.

While Kalvin Phillips isn't as good as a defensive shield in front of the back four (he's still pretty good), he offers much more to the team when in possession. Which when you consider he will likely cost half of what Rice would. He makes much more sense as a signing.

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05 Dec 2019 11:42:26
As a midfield player rice has nothing on McTominay. I agree that he’s a Centre Half.

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04 Dec 2019 10:35:36
Heard Martial may miss tonight's match, can anyone shed some light on this?

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04 Dec 2019 11:28:26
Based on Sunday will we even notice?

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04 Dec 2019 13:26:38
He has a knock from Saturday.

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04 Dec 2019 13:26:57
Sunday sorry*.

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04 Dec 2019 15:38:44
Beginning to think we may aswell move Martial on, the guy is hardly ever fit.

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{Ed047's Note - and in honesty not all that, if you were watching him play for someone else would you even be slightly interested Welsh?

04 Dec 2019 16:33:55
Clear to anyone who watches him, very talented and vey lazy to go with it. Seeen it for 5 years now and it's boring and annoying watching him waltz about up front. Great finisher but can't be arsed putting in the effort to make himself or us great.

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04 Dec 2019 16:20:24
Jesus 047 your going to knock the stuffing out of any positive 😂😂 i tend to agree people used to tell me him and shaw were going to be world class.

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{Ed047's Note - sorry ken I just watch him and think wtf is all the hype about.

And don’t get me started on the porker!😂

04 Dec 2019 17:00:39
Do tell Ken, what posters? 😂 😂 😂.

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04 Dec 2019 17:13:37
Funny to think that the club has spent 80m+ on Shaw and Martial, yet can anyone say they will be better players for us than Williams and Rashford will be?

Martial has loads of talent, yet for some reason he doesn't quite make the most of it. Is it because of the injuries, is it because he doesn't work hard enough, or is it the lack of quality passes coming from midfield for him to run on to?

I know he doesn't make the most runs, but how often do you see a genuinely great ball wizz past him while he isn't making the run?

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04 Dec 2019 19:54:45
Yeah Shaw is another one ken, injury prone, soft and lazy. ED47 spot on.
He went off with a bang to the nose in one game and actually missed to next game!

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04 Dec 2019 22:12:25
Shaw does not have the mentality to be an elite athlete. Wasted talent - move him on.

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08 Dec 2019 10:37:45
I agree about shaw and martail but both played really well last night.

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04 Dec 2019 10:10:25
So here we go, the latest rumour is that Gareth Southgate is one of the top candidates for the club if they sack Ole.

We will not improve by sacking Ole unless the club has people who understand football making key football decisions.

Southgate will come in, struggle much the same way Ole and his predecessors have and the club will just slide further down.

Red Man will be over the moon, another manager who's last job in club football resulted in the relegation of Middlesbrough to the Championship from the EPL.

A man who has won less than Ole, has never been at a top club as a player or a manager, and someone who doesn't even understand the culture of our club.

But don't worry sacking the manager will work, it's always worked before.

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04 Dec 2019 10:25:25
it doesn’t matter who comes in, in the short term they’ll pick up a few extra points but until there are wide scale changes behind the scenes we will not progress. As Ed002 often says we act like amateurs. We then proceed to call ourselves the biggest club in the world. Maybe we should act like it.

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04 Dec 2019 11:03:57
Exactly Shappy.
Whoever the manager is, will struggle with a team having midfielders such as Fred and Andreas.
The squad depth is so thin in quality that 1 or 2 injuries severly impacts the team.

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04 Dec 2019 11:33:51
Nail on head there Shapps

With Ole now there's no point in changing anything however I do think Ole is underperforming but the change in management would only result in marginal improvement for a cost of going back to square one.

We will come Jan 1st how seriously the club are backing Ole.

As for the future I want to see the Direction come from above in whatever role - sporting director / director of football.

That needs to happen first or we are are stuck on the same wheel.

Looking at the scouse that's basically what they did when they sorted out their transfer committee. Different problems but similar solution. Every business or team or organisation is led from the top and a reflection of their priorities.

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04 Dec 2019 12:16:53
The point that there's no point in changing the manager because the squad is poor is a ridiculous one.

Is Ole getting the most out of this squad of players?

If your answer is "Yes". Then you are lying.

If your answer is "No". Then why would a decent manager not be able to get more from them?

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04 Dec 2019 12:38:37
Because mumbles we've had decent managers who failed to get anything from them. The first signs of trouble and certain players hide. Or cause stuff behind the scenes.

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04 Dec 2019 12:47:37
Mumbles, look at the past record. We sack a manger, we get slightly better results for a while before it all comes crashing down again.

A new manager probably would get better results than Ole. But who would that manager be and are they good enough to lift us back to the top?

Will the new manager be able to bring in the players required? Or will they have limited impact on transfers?

What happens when the new manager slumps?

Sacking Ole will only provide a short term bump without long term changes being made at the club. The club runs the risk of the new manager potentially damaging the progress of our talented young players. Or upsetting the dressing room.

For what? Would a new manager with this squad be able to get us into the top four this season? Probably not.

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04 Dec 2019 13:11:16
Yeah Mort and they lost their jobs. Why should we afford a manager with average C. V more time than serial winners in L. V. G or Jose?

Jose finished 2nd and was sacked 15 games into a season from poor results resulting in us in 6th place.

Ole has us now in 10th at the same time of the season and two huge games coming up.

Why is a manager that has slowly taken us down the league be afforded more time when he has shown very little to be positive about?

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04 Dec 2019 13:29:10
Shappy you said a couple of months ago that top 4 was the minimum for Ole. Now no manager would get us into the top 4?

Spurs went from no hope to right back in the mix for the 4th position in a few games.

I get your point that the club itself is a mess, which makes it even more important that we have a manager in charge that can get the most out of this squad and Ole is not doing that.

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04 Dec 2019 13:44:07
Because that manager has lost fellaini, hererra, sanchez, lukaku without replacement.
Because that manager was left with darmian and young as rbs, smalling and Jones as cbs, matic, pereira and Fred as cms, no right winger, pogba and matic both wanting to leave.
The results are obviously not going the right way but Ole has:
Gotten rid of dead wood/ bad influences
Bought well in the transfer market, better than I would say any of the previous 3 incumbents.
Bought the signing of the season in Dan James.
Brought through Williams, greenwood and tuanzebe as first team regulars
Has given chong, gomes, garner minutes also.
Given martial back his no. 9 and has trusted him up front.
Trusted rashford at all times.
De gea signed a new contract.
I would say he's improved Williams, greenwood, Dan James and of course Scott mcTominay.
Sure a new manager might get a bounce of wins, of course Ole did but what if an allegri was brought in, would he sell some of these young players Ole has and is in my eyes developing, remember van gaal sold the likes of Evans who should never have left the club.
I still believe in Ole and in what he is doing to transform the club.

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04 Dec 2019 13:53:24
Mumbles, Spurs have great first 11 and a decent squad. They were playing poorly due to issues off the pitch which Pochettino was unable to keep a lid on. This of course wasn't helped by Pochettino suggesting publicly that he might leave if Spurs won the UCL.

All that Spurs side needed was a little stability and some nice words in their ears. They've got that and are now playing to their potential.

I standby both statements, Ole does need to get top four to keep his job, AND I don't think this squad is good enough over a season to get top four.

The club have sacked managers for not getting top four, they have previous for it. Whether they should? Well that's a different question. We have a squad who have qualified for UCL twice in 6 years by finishing in the top 4.
Which suggest this squad has a 33% chance of getting top four.

We aren't good enough, if however we can keep our best 11 fit, play to our potential, and probably get knocked out of most of the cups early then we stand a decent chance of finishing in the top four. But over a 50-60 game season with injuries to key players and the drop off in quality that causes we will struggle.

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04 Dec 2019 15:19:29
if we lose our next 2 games should the manager be sacked?

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{Ed047's Note - 100% NO

04 Dec 2019 16:40:46
100% NO.

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04 Dec 2019 16:50:19
Shappy there's been games this season where only Pogba has been missing from our first team and we've struggled. The last 10 games of last season he had a full squad and we struggled.

He hasn't had it easy the last few games missing midfielders, but you can't make excuses for him winning 1 in 4 and blame injuries.

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04 Dec 2019 17:21:31
Mumbles, name me another outfield player capable of playing to a world class level like Pogba is?

He might be inconsistent, yet Pogba is the only midfielder we have who is capable of making the passes that split the lines and open teams up. I saw a stat the other day that said United score on average 2.72 goals a game with Pogba in the side under Ole, wile we score 1.01 goals a game under Ole when Pogba doesn't play.

Considering that Pogba has missed the last 12 games in the league then that would be an extra 20 league goals we would have scored if Pogba maintained the form he has had under Ole.

Where do you think we would be in the league if we scored an extra 20 goals, hell where would we be if we scored an extra 10? If those 10 goals meant we got 3 more wins rather than two draws and a loss then that would put us even on points with Chelsea in 4th, but ahead of them on good with the extra 10 goals.

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04 Dec 2019 22:15:57
If my aunt was a man she’d be my
uncle bob.

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03 Dec 2019 10:56:44
So it has started, the media applying the pressure.

Ole loses the next 2 and he will be sacked.

The board will bottle it and not see through their plan, when will the club learn.

Really hope he wins the next 2 and the club back him with the reset.

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03 Dec 2019 11:46:01
I for one hope he is sacked. His record since being appointed is disgraceful. His club legend status isn’t relevant and we are in a relegation dog fight at the moment.

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03 Dec 2019 11:52:12
The media don't need to apply pressure. The man is struggling. The team is struggling. We all hope we can win the next two games but if we don't, we are coming up on his one year anniversary in charge of the club and there is nothing to be positive about!

It's in Ole's hands and has been since he took over. His win record is appaling and we consistently look average. Yes there's blame to be aimed at every area of the club, but the man got his dream job and he's ballsing it up.

Lose the next 2 and we'll be in the bottom 3rd. How is that even remotely acceptable?

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03 Dec 2019 11:53:05
It's the media though. According to ed02 the club aren't looking at a change, unless there's a massive shift then I can't see ole going. It's up to everyone to decide if that's a good or bad thing. Side note for tomorrow, watch how the media kiss Jose's butt now he's not united boss 😂.

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03 Dec 2019 13:35:14
What do you mean by massive shift? In what? The results aren’t getting any better!

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03 Dec 2019 13:52:27
So if you hope he gets sacked, then you're hoping we lose the next two games to facilitate that? Am I reading this right?

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03 Dec 2019 15:02:03
He needs sacking end of. his excuses are becoming more and more desperate. The football is awful, his win percentage is terrible and we are going backwards rapidly.
I was never in favour of him getting the job, just because he won the first 10 games he gets the job, absolutely crazy. The club should of evaluated his position at the end of the season like they said they were going to and in my opinion I think he has lost some of the players in the dressing room.

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03 Dec 2019 15:31:48
I’m really not sure whether he should go now or not.

Can’t see any other manager doing any better with the weak midfield we have and players seem to be trying for him.

However. He’s not a long term answer and still looks very naive with tactics etc.

So do we stay patient while he rebuilds or get someone else to do it?

Though more I think about it, more coming down on side of bringing in more proven manager to oversee it all.

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03 Dec 2019 15:50:34
Wallace, you can't see any manager doing better with that squad? There 91 managers in the football league who would fancy themselves to do a better job. There are some very good coaches available. This argument that no one could do better than Ole is quite frankly ridiculous.

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03 Dec 2019 15:49:52
I meant a massive shift in the clubs thinking. They say they are backing ole and have no intention to sack him, that needs to change dramatically and I'm not sure it will.

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03 Dec 2019 16:21:48
Gotcha norn iron red.

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03 Dec 2019 16:35:20
Big V, the club didn’t have a plan for him that’s the thing. Knee jerk reaction to a few wins against poor sides.

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03 Dec 2019 20:09:00
Who thought that OLE was the right person to manage United? He was rubbish at Cardiff and OK at Molde. We ha e had LVG and Mourinho who are massive managers in their own right, how was OLE going to be better It was a knee jerk reaction and he should have had until the end of the season as acting, while those in charge actually used the time to get the right person. Now we will probably sack him and make another mistake. Time now is to keep him until the summer and tell whoever (Poch), to tell us his vision and make moves to get the players he might want?

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04 Dec 2019 09:26:36
In his first five seasons, check Fergie's final league positions. Apart from the second we always finished 10th or eleventh.

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04 Dec 2019 10:38:08
Relegation dog fight?
What planet are you on?
If we win tonight we will go above Spurs in to 5th place, how is that a relegation dog fight?

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04 Dec 2019 11:26:30
There is no way i think we will be relegated but loose tonight wee are within 4 points of drop zone so and dropping fast so while its hardly a dog fight we are showing relegation form over our last 25 games or so.
Results need to imorove.
Tonight would be a great time to start.

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04 Dec 2019 11:33:16
Holy mother of yellow bellied cowards is this rubbishzen?


Ole has a very difficult job of rebuilding pretty much an entire team against the backdrop of a useless player acquisition manager a. k. a Woodward. A bunch of "we want it now, spit my dummy out whiny bugger" Fans.

You need Youth players brought through to keep the heart of the club, you need experienced players to coach and guide these young players whilst out on the pitch.

You need stable Manager and coaching staff to create consistency.

We have not been right since SAF retired. We have tried pretty much everything but what OLE is trying to do. All else has failed.

We were told this plan will take time to implement and to come to fruition. 1 year is not enough. 2 - 3 years should be when you start seeing some solid success. Success breeds success. Youth players seeing a club that supports their youth will be more happy to join our ranks, experienced players seeing a club that prides themselves on their experienced players molding their youth so aren't just their for a quick fix.

A truly stable team rarely needs to panic buy, rarely needs to pay well over the odds just to encourage a player to come to them.

Patience people. Honestly people have Zero staying power these days. Yes the club is "privately owned" and they want a return however sometimes you just have to wait for it like everyone else.

The glaziers already make millions on our identity and existing fan base. Allowing the actual club to rebuild is just good business since it will create a stable business.

bah so annoyed at the lack of faith out there at the minute.

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02 Dec 2019 12:39:55
We have been left behind folks, the infrastructure and workings of other clubs has now overtaken us. Our top brass got lazy and counted the cash whilst others got smart and thought long term. We are where we belong to be due to short sightedness at the top level.

Until there's a change up top then we will continue to languish I feel. That families only wish is to keep milking us dry.
I know what to ask santa for!

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02 Dec 2019 15:48:14
A new owner so we can be called Manchester United Arab Emirates?

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02 Dec 2019 15:58:38
The Arab owners aren't the worst idea.
They will very likely give the job to people who manage a club, a dof and actually spend money.
City have improved massively under a similar thing.

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02 Dec 2019 18:30:16
Blood money no ta.

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02 Dec 2019 19:38:02
How many pieces of silver for your soul?

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02 Dec 2019 22:08:54
If new owners don’t saddle us with debt, don’t take dividends and consultancy fees, are ambitious and do what City’s owners have done, put football people who know what they are doing to protect their asset, then its a football club get on with it. We don’t pontificate over where petrol came from when putting fuel in our cars.

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02 Dec 2019 23:49:20
There is a huge difference between the need to buy petrol and the need to have such owners for United. As a radio presenter said tonight do we really want United to be used basically as a marketing ploy to gloss over the bad image and awful deeds of certain individuals / countries.

Yes City are doing well and yes their owners have poured lot of money into the club and community but I would maintain their primary aim has been to improve their public image. Frankly as much as City's owners have put in its a drop in the ocean for them. City did indeed sell their soul. One consequence of them doing so has been the huge question marks about their transfer expenditure and financial fair play. Also about alleged payments to players and their families to sign for them.

Whether the allegations are true or not it is not something our club should be involved with. I don't want our club to be just another plaything for oil barons. It has been bad enough with the Glazers. Let's get some proper owners in who have morals and actually care about the game and more importantly about us fans.

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03 Dec 2019 02:22:57
So shappy Arab are evil and what exactly is everyone else? Most of this site is made up of british folk, do people really need a history lesson in how the empire made its money?

And it's not just the empire, how many illegal wars have US and their allies started in recent times? Who sells weapons to Arab nations for a lot of profit?

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03 Dec 2019 03:33:02
Haha kettle says you are black.

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03 Dec 2019 07:21:42
CSM, kudos. you point ended the debate :D.

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03 Dec 2019 07:49:04
I love the some people act all holy and whatnot.

Why do you think you're clean? What makes you better than the "Arabs"?

You built your nations pillaging and destroying others because you had technology and advancements to your aid.

Killed well over a hundred million through slavery.

Stole their natural resources, colonized their wealth and territories. Lorded over their affairs like gods.

Built your nations and economies on the backs of their blood sweat and tears.

The same people whose descendants living in your country majority of you still look down upon with disgust.

You're still the same people riding on your high horses saying "Arab blood money".

And I don't want to hear "but it was then" because most of you supported and still support wars in other countries which is leading to millions of deaths, destruction and poverty while we know the real reasons for the war. Most of which is for resource control (oil from wars in Middle East, Blood diamonds from Congo Zimbabwe and Central African Republic etc), drug control (Afghanistan, Pakistan, South American countries etc), lucrative weapons and arms trade and not to forget the threat of any leadership who refuses to dance to the tunes of the western world will be overthrown in usually a bloody takeover/ coup funded and supported by your nations to "liberate" the people from a "monster" or "dictator" which will not only lead to loss of lives but also thro the countries into chaos, destabilize the economy and plunge the people into decades of untold hardship.

But go on about the Saudis, let this not stop you.

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03 Dec 2019 09:04:54
Fantastic post Yaz.

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03 Dec 2019 09:06:39
Well that took a turn 😂.

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03 Dec 2019 09:46:12
Yeah GDS :)
I myself was typing a long post. But Yaz and CSM summed it up perfectly.

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03 Dec 2019 11:05:58
Well said CSM. I look forward to Shappy's reply on that one.

Red man, another great line 'We don’t pontificate over where petrol came from when putting fuel in our cars'.

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03 Dec 2019 12:49:21
I don't care where the money comes from as long as the clubs ran properly. Which it hasn't been for 15 years. But let's leave the other stuff out of it.

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03 Dec 2019 13:05:26
Spot on csm. shappy you need to read a history book mate.

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03 Dec 2019 13:37:15
Quite. Do you know how hugely insulting it is to suggest anyone from the Middle East who has made a few quid is a murderer and has blood on their hands. Incredible - quick recap on history, read about the British Empire.

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03 Dec 2019 13:40:07
No offence, but it's a totally fatuous comparison, comparing fuel, which society needs to function, and a football team that kick a ball around.

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03 Dec 2019 15:46:31
very few people in the world today could afford to buy utd its either arab oil money, russian oil money or the chinese.

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03 Dec 2019 20:17:27
Or Jim Ratcliffe who supports United and is worth about £18 Billion.

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03 Dec 2019 21:04:34
Noucamp spot on. Also yes Britain and other nations did plunder ignorant poorer countries in years gone by and yes selling arms to other nations especially those with irresponsible or despotic leaders is terrible. That said Britain and other countries were not a totally malign force. More importantly if anything we should learn from history and therefore it is wrong to accept money from anyone who has made wealth which is frankly beyond our comprehension whilst at the same time they have exploited their own people and often subjugated or even killed them. As one of the biggest clubs in the world with over a billion followers we are ideally placed to take a stand and promote decency. Money is the root of all evil say some and although not necessarily true it makes people often look the other way when bad things are happening. I really hope we show some spirit and reject such an approach. Michael Douglas was wrong. Greed is NOT good. Unless its us being greedy to win trophies.

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03 Dec 2019 21:26:48
Buy an electric car nou. There are alternatives out there 😁.

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03 Dec 2019 22:32:06
We can't change the past unfortunately but we can do something about the present and influence the future. Surely nobody thinks it's acceptable to turn a blind eye to the abuse of human rights currently and publicly happening in Saudi, and, we know their ownership of our Club would simply be used for reputation laundering. If we thought getting rid of the Glazers is difficult can you imagine how hard it would be to remove someone who could afford to buy them out! I love our Club and would never want to see it used for political gain and to deflect from abusing human rights. Selling our souls for pieces of silver (ware) .?

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03 Dec 2019 23:31:26
If it was just only cars, Angel! What about my summer holiday? :)

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04 Dec 2019 02:35:27
Salford if we are giving tyrants a pass, surely arabs too get the same. If providing enslaved people some non malign stuff absolves the west they are providing you most of the fuel world needs, shouldn't that count too.

Nikh you do know that usa is the biggest human rights abuser in the world and our current owners are good friends and donors to the guy who currently runs it?

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04 Dec 2019 06:28:31
Haha nou. time to build a boat mate ;)

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{Ed047's Note - what, like an Ark?

01 Dec 2019 22:26:55
Now is the time to anounce Poch.
Ole is out his depth. Were playing poor football, his tactics etc are awful 20 odd % win proves the point. Need to act now before to late.

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02 Dec 2019 04:42:53
Why would poch want to come he's likely got his pick of a few big teams in europe.

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02 Dec 2019 08:37:55
Allegri.

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02 Dec 2019 09:45:22
It's a huge job, top managers will have interest.

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02 Dec 2019 10:13:40
Most may have reservations as the fans have shown they have absolutely no patience whatsoever, a few bad results and they would be on his back, and any manager coming in with this squad would get bad results. We all complained in the summer that we didn't get the players we needed, we all knew we were short, so I am not sure why people were expecting us to be amazing.

I don't think Ole is the right man going forward, but he might be the right man to make some calls now, ship out the rest of the bad apples and leave the next manager with a better chance. A new manager coming in now would have the exact same issues as Ole.

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02 Dec 2019 12:33:40
Wonder if Florentino Perez also thinks the same before a sacking. What if my next manager thinks that fans will have issues.

Man Utd will be a lucrative job for any manager provided he has the balls to do it.

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02 Dec 2019 15:29:51
Stop listening to the biased reporting, Ole's win rate is NOT 20 odd % it is 48%.

P 50
W 24.

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02 Dec 2019 15:55:42
He won the first 10 games so he's only won 14 of the last 40 games. that's a pretty poor statistic.

Although, I am for him staying a bit longer things really need to improve. Midfield needs an overhaul. Same issue since before Scholes retired.

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02 Dec 2019 18:31:52
Midfield is the key to progress.

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02 Dec 2019 19:50:38
Oh GDS, come on.

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02 Dec 2019 21:54:55
Woodward leaving is the only key to progress.

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02 Dec 2019 23:32:01
If we’re backing a manager to take on a five year project we need to back someone who’s achieved something worthwhile in the past. Our manager hasn’t. There is no evidence that he can turn things around. We’re better off cutting our losses now and appointing someone who has a proven track record in delivering the change we want to see.

Also, any manager who thought we could deliver this season with this squad is clueless. I’ve not spoken to anyone who didn’t see this coming in Aug.

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02 Dec 2019 23:51:28
If we had a decent midfield we would concede less and score more. We are scoring twos and threes as it is. Imagine if our strikers had a proper supply line from midfielders who also chopped in with a few goals.

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03 Dec 2019 16:04:40
he puts Maguire as captain. I was there sumday he never talks. Never organises the degence and he certainly does not have leadership skills.

Has hour defence really improved? Were conceding every game.

Midfield was our biggest problem we needed two top CMs and he sigms another LW oppsed to Martial amd Rashford we already had.

He then gets rid a proven goalscorer albeit not the best in Solsjkaers tactics.

His playing legacy is papering over his inabiltu managerial flaws.

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01 Dec 2019 15:19:33
Can any of the Ed's give us any info on Gabriel Veron? We're told he's the new 'Wonderkid', named after our own Juan Sebastian Veron by a neighbour. Scored 3 and set up 3 at the U17 World cup. Real, Barca, City and US after him apparently.

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{Ed002's Note - He is not moving anywhere right now. He has done well and a lot is expected of him and certainly clubs have had scouts watching players at the Under 17 WC. But that is it.}


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