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18 May 2019 08:44:45
Ed I was wondering if you could provide an update on our alleged interest in De Ligt? Mixed reports with some saying he would take a Champions League hit for a season to become the face of our rebuild.

Fresh!

{Ed004's Note - I would be disappointed if we were not interested but I think he is Barcelona bound}


1.) 18 May 2019 09:24:21
Ed, Is he that good? If we were going for a young defender, don't you think Milenkovic, Dias or Skrinar would be best? .

{Ed004's Note - I dont think Skriniar is good enough on the ball for what he would cost. Milenkovic seems a good and realistic target. I havent seen enough of Ruben Dias but I worry that from what ive seen hes more suited to right cb which is where Lindelof (especially), Smalling and Bailly prefer playing. Ideally we would sign one of De Ligt, Koulibaly or Romanagli but that will be hard to accomplish}


2.) 18 May 2019 10:50:59
Koulibaly will be the one for me and i think he would have the same type of effect as Van Dijk. I think De ligt will be more suited to City or Barcelona and i don't know much about Romanagli.


3.) 18 May 2019 11:07:36
Both Koulibailly and Romagnoli are on my list of players I hope we sign this year.


4.) 18 May 2019 12:22:13
Giggsy they would be my two choices as well, both would add steel to our defence. KK is said to be happy where he is though.


5.) 19 May 2019 10:43:34
I’d love to have De Ligt he’s unbelievable. I watched one of their games when I went to Amsterdam and Ajax were so comfortable with him at the back they all went forward and he stayed back on his own. He drills players when needed and if anyone saw they’re celebration just look at his speech. The kid for me is the full package and I’d take him in a heartbeat.


6.) 20 May 2019 09:25:44
Agreed Gazza. He has all the attributes to be the first choice CB for the next 10 years. The only negative is his agent being Raiola.


 

 

17 May 2019 18:53:50
Wonder what the future holds for Ronaldo now Allegri is leaving?

Pogba for Ronaldo swap anyone? 🙈.

Fresh!

1.) 17 May 2019 19:09:46
Not a chance.


2.) 17 May 2019 19:29:39
Still clinging on to your man crush Fresh 😀.


3.) 17 May 2019 20:27:41
Absolutely 😂 need a winner in this squad somewhere!


4.) 17 May 2019 20:28:08
Experienced, very professional, knows the club, the language. Tempting.


5.) 17 May 2019 20:35:33
Sell rashford, Lukaku and Martiql and Ronaldo will score the same amounts goals as all of them combined but i think if we weree going to go for him then we shouldve gone for him instead of Sanchez.

Its too late now and he is getting on a bit! .


6.) 17 May 2019 21:39:01
He needs to win the europa cup for the full set😂.


7.) 18 May 2019 12:01:12
People don't get sarcasm.


8.) 19 May 2019 06:56:17
I've found it hard to convey sarcasm in text mort, people just assume you must be an idiot! 😂.


 

 

06 May 2019 13:30:05
Ed,

What is the likelihood of Martial leaving this summer? I'd like to see the back of him if I'm honest, although his new contract must have a massive wage which will make impossible to get rid of.

Fresh!

{Ed002's Note - I have no way of measuring likelihood but it might be difficult to find a buyer as the club are likely to ask a significant fee. He has been offered to one side who rejected the idea without even asking about a fee.}


1.) 06 May 2019 13:57:51
Given rashford and lukakus struggles up front on their own this season, i think we will see martial tried up front next season.

Obviously has to improve on his work rate but plenty there for Solskjaer to work with.

Plenty at the club that should be out of the door before him such as the chuckle brothers or the professional dog breeder.


2.) 06 May 2019 16:12:26
Dunno why they keep offering dross 4 or 5 year deals, and over price the contract so they can't move elsewhere.


3.) 06 May 2019 16:14:31
Based on what DSG. What's the reluctance to sell Martial based on?


4.) 06 May 2019 16:46:27
Mort, he is the best finisher at the club and has the best goal per 90 min ratio out of all our forwards.

With a team that seems to find goalscoring extremely difficult i don't think we should be getting rid of a goalscorer.


5.) 06 May 2019 16:48:36
Also lukaku and the dog walker should be out before martial. Especially the dog walker he has done absolutely nothing at this club.


6.) 06 May 2019 17:09:48
I have a feeling we get rid of Pogba and Sanchez might come good. The issue with sanchez was that we had two big egos in one team but atleast Sanchez works hard but just hasn't work3d well for him where as Pogba is just a lazy man and wants things on a plate for him.


7.) 06 May 2019 18:02:54
He puts in zero effort though and is still sulking about a shirt number. No good being able to finish if you can't be arsed to get in position.


8.) 06 May 2019 18:10:03
sanchez has been tried in numerous positions, last january martial and rashford were moved out of that left wing position to accommodate him when they were playing well there.

He sods off to chile evey chance he gets when he is “injured”. Also He is the highest paid player at the club, seems like he's the one who has had everything on a plate for him.

But just because he runs around like a headless chicken without the ball he gets a free pass.

Getting rid of him would solve a lot of our issues.


9.) 06 May 2019 19:35:37
Name one thing that lukaku is poor at. Apart from his touch, workrate, heading, movement and finishing, name one thing, DSG.

{Ed025's Note - love it sepp..


10.) 06 May 2019 20:24:56
Who's giving Sanchez a free pass? He'd be first out the door for me. If I was running the club I'd pay up his contract and bounce him out.


11.) 07 May 2019 11:14:33
While it’s hard to know the real story, as all we get are media reports, various sources seem to suggest that Pogba is the root of a lot of attitude problems in the dressing room, due to his dominant personality, use of self-promotion and less than committed attitude:

Rashford

Lingard

Martial

Perhaps these players might improve if Pogba (the “virus”, according to Jose) goes.


12.) 07 May 2019 16:46:24
Wallace, I can see how those all might be connected.

I am also starting to see rashford attitude change too.


13.) 07 May 2019 20:34:10
Sanchez is an absolute loaner. Doesn’t buy into the culture of any club. Extremely selfish. No interest in anyone or thing but himself. That was the words of Arsenal legend Bob Wilson my mates Godfather. John is also quite an in the know sports journalist.


14.) 10 May 2019 21:43:16
Out Pogba, buy Declan Rice.


 

 

21 Apr 2019 11:48:55
Is there any interest in Lula Jovic from United Ed?

Fresh!

{Ed002's Note - No, and I really don't want any random names thrown up.}


1.) 21 Apr 2019 17:54:20
How about 11 or 13 players all together. Absolutely shambolic against Everton. Cleary 5 or 6 players not interested in playing for our club. If de gea and pogba want to go. Let them. There are players out there as good if not better. still a mistake in my opinion appointing Ole, until we know where he could have taken this season. We need a major overhaul throughout the squad. get rid of the players who don't care . Stop Woodward being a commercial whore. At this rate the producers of cheese triangles would not want our name on their product.
Embarrassing simply embarrassing.


2.) 21 Apr 2019 19:28:20
Right, but at the moment they are still raking in millions a year, while this is possible with this squad or set up, they won't change. and why would they

Spend silly money on silly players to maximise revenue, where United finish is of no interest to them, until it starts to affect the bottom line, at the moment it isn't, so Woodward gets to carry on, bringing in sponsors, some really laughable sponsors and the Glazers rake it in.

They are superb businessmen and you cannot fault them for that.
But they are in the business to make money and that doesn't come from attendance at games. and you can't blame them for that. we can't say they haven't renivested, as they have spent millions on players. just not the right players for the right reasons.

They are not sports people, they are buying companies, reaping as much as they can, then getting rid.

If United fans want a glimpse of the future, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, guys.


3.) 21 Apr 2019 21:31:53
Are they superb businessmen?


4.) 21 Apr 2019 22:07:39
Olly Gonner has no idea of how to coach. No idea of tactics. No ideas at all, it seems. Get rid. Rubbish.


5.) 21 Apr 2019 22:18:46
It's hard to see how they're going to get out of this now. We have a very high payroll and are up against FFP regulations, we have a number of players who are unsellable because of their high wages. We are not going to be in the Champions League, and there's no reason to think next season will be any better whatever happens in the transfer market. We have not progressed at all in 5 years.

Are they good businessmen? They were certainly lucky. SAF could have left 10 years earlier and the success could have dried up leaving the debt un-repayable. They could not have known for sure how lucrative the TV rights might become or the revenue from sponsorships. Right now we may be looking at the moment they have maxed out from a financial perspective. Meanwhile Spurs made £120m on 60% of the revenues, while City and Liverpool are purring. It's been clear for years, the top players and managers are not impressed by United, and regard the structure as irredeemable. That's why Ole is the manager. No one else wanted the job. That's why we don't have a DOF. And that's why the best players are not coming to OT.

The day Woodward leaves is the day we might start to get our club back.


6.) 21 Apr 2019 22:25:32
Absolutely Mort.

Bought a team, leveraged it, so they spent very little of their own money and are raking in millions per year and when they sell will probably make a couple billion in profit.

I think that qualifies as pretty good business acumen.


7.) 21 Apr 2019 22:42:18
I still back Ole if the players aren't playing because a fourth place weakens their argument about moving on I say drop them. Let them sit and watch those who want to play for the shirt not just for the money.


8.) 24 Apr 2019 21:58:13
Watching the derby. pogba is an absolute disgrace. I hope we get rid of him. strolls around like a prancing hoss.
It's still Jose, s team, we run like maniacs for 20 mins, don't score then run out of ideas. hope Woodward shows some balls in the transfer window.
We should be 3rd by now 6 points clear of fourth.
Unreal as to what is happening at this club
. I'll give ole untill Christmas.
Then on we go in our search for yet another manager unless of course he has the balls to stand up to these so called superstars we have, and tells them to eff off out of the club. we are sinking faster than the titanic.


 

 

14 Apr 2019 16:10:17
Apologies if you have given your opinion before Ed002, but with your vast footballing brain I was wondering if you'd give your thoughts on what United need on the pitch for next season.

Thanks in advance.

Fresh!

{Ed002's Note - (a) Suitable younger players to address those leaving:
David De Gea (G) wants out - but the club may block it
Antonio Valencia (RB)
Matteo Darmian (RB/LB)
Marcos Rojo (LB/CB) not wanted
Ander Herrera (CM) wants more game time but club wants him to stay - will go to PSG
Paul Pogba (CM) wants out - but the club may block it
Juan Mata (RM/RW)
Alexis Sanchez (LW/F) there is no clear route to end the relationship

The club are looking at some fairly high-end and expensive players and will look to some of the emerging players at the club as well. The problem will be others looking at the same players and with several high-profile and well positioned (financially) sides looking at major rework, it will be even more difficult than usual. The club are likely to need a RB (e.g. Aaron Wan-Bissaka), CB (e.g. Milenkovic), CM (e.g. Rodrigo Hernandez), CM/AM (e.g Bruno Fernandes), RW/F (e.g. Douglas Costa) plus possibly a GK.}


1.) 14 Apr 2019 17:17:12
Ed would the club be open to a termination if there's no route out or would it be more likely pay most of his wage if they can find a interested party?

{Ed002's Note - No, that is not an option.}


2.) 14 Apr 2019 18:06:34
Thanks ed great info as always. Much appreciated.


3.) 14 Apr 2019 18:29:15
Fantastic Ed thank you.

Are the names you mentioned the most likely targets for each position?

{Ed002's Note - They are examples of players the club are interested in.}


4.) 14 Apr 2019 18:29:49
Thank you Ed.


5.) 14 Apr 2019 18:49:12
Looks like it could be a tough summer for the club with our two best players wanting out and the club finding it difficult to get rid of sanchez.

Couple that with bayern, real and Barcelona all looking to rebuild we very much could be picking from their leftovers.

I am sure all the posters on this site will take it in their stride and not go overboard lol.


6.) 14 Apr 2019 21:10:47
Ed don't worry about the Felix question. i just ch3cked on the european pages that he is most likely heading to Juve or Madrid and our interest is in Fernandes.


7.) 14 Apr 2019 21:08:22
Ed, Do we still hold interest in Felix or is he more likely to be heading towards Juve or another club?

{Ed002's Note - Yes there is an interest in him as an option but he is very expensive and there is serious interest from elsewhere.}


8.) 14 Apr 2019 21:27:37
I'd let the lot go. De Gea and Pogba have been as bad as they've been good this season.

I'm just not convinced the players we are targeting are good enough with exception of Wan Bissaka.

And based on the recent signings I have little confidence they will make the correct decisions.

I would rather see us give the youth a chance and supplement with top draw EPL players plus Saul.


9.) 14 Apr 2019 22:02:30
Ed who do you think would be the better option out of Felix or Fernandes as they both seem to be very expensive.

{Ed002's Note - I am not in a position to compare them.}


10.) 14 Apr 2019 22:40:25
Okay, Thanks Ed.


11.) 14 Apr 2019 23:04:04
Felix is extremely talented for a kid but still raw. His comparison is Kaka

Fernandes is likened to Frank Lampard. I think he be more ready than Felix. If Pogba goes I think we will push really hard for him.

Personally I rather we go someone like Eriksen if we going to spend a large sum. I wouldn't mind James Maddison either but I don't think he be coming straight away and starting.

Think it time to buy within the league again. All teams in Europe are demanding large money for their players. I rather we went back to buying proven players in the Premier League. It also weaken the other teams doing this.


12.) 15 Apr 2019 07:36:37
"The club are looking at some fairly high-end and expensive players and will look to some of the emerging players at the club as well"
- This has got me really excited.
I hope the sharkapod will be out this week.


13.) 15 Apr 2019 12:10:31
de gea is the only player that i would be fuming about if we sold but players come and go. as long as we get decent money to re invest.


Herrera wants more game time yet has played loads. game time is earnt not demanded.


14.) 15 Apr 2019 12:43:27
ed, do you know the reasons why dave wants out? be daft if we were to stop it, he can go for free next summer.

{Ed002's Note - The club won't give him what he wants to stay.}


15.) 15 Apr 2019 13:47:05
Thanks ed. hopefully this one can get sorted and he renews.


16.) 15 Apr 2019 16:18:14
Ed 002 thank you for the update hope you are well.
Of the 8 players you listed obviouslythe 3 out of contract will go on the summer unless they are renewed.
Is it possible or viable to shift them all in 1 window and replace them? Not withstanding the need it is a lot of churn.
Between 6 and 8 out would be my ideal but i didn't think it could happen that quickly. They wouldn't do it for the previous manager.
I suppose 4 or 5 new signings in complemented with a 2 or 3 youth promotions is possible a big ask in 1 window.

{Ed002's Note - As I said the club can block a couple from leaving - that leaves them with players who are unhappy at the club which is never good. Mata is getting older and wants playing time. It is not out of the question they will all go, but not all need replacing.}


17.) 15 Apr 2019 16:30:13
Thanks ed002
A significant clearout would be good imo.
If players want out i'm a firm believer in letting them go, as long as we can identify and procure good replacements.
An unhappy player can cause a lot of damage to squad morale and unity.
As well as the humane perspective.


18.) 15 Apr 2019 19:16:10
Some of those that are on that list barely play and contribute little when they do play so wouldn't really be missed. We can fill spaces for Valencia, rojo and Mata from the academy. Players like Herrera would need replacing.


19.) 16 Apr 2019 11:58:08
I think a wholesale cleariut is needed to sort out the haphazard transfers of recent years and to reset the wage structures obviously skewed by Sanchez maybe worst decision in recent years

Bring in youngsters who have the tight mentality and build up again

Pogba De Gea etc can go if they are becoming mercenary about wages.


20.) 16 Apr 2019 15:09:37
Maybe it's time to see how good are our young players on the fringe of the squad. I know you don't win anything with kids but they can't be worse than some of the bang average players we are hoping will move on.


21.) 16 Apr 2019 18:43:32
3-4 top quality players and supplement the rest of the squad with youth. Garner, Chong, Gomes and greenwood were superb last night for the 23s. Those 4 deserve more minutes and I’d rather them play ahead of some of the experienced players we have here who are just picking up a very hefty pay packet.


22.) 16 Apr 2019 21:09:14
Just promise me someone. That Ashley Young will be gone come the new season. You can not dilly dally on the ball against world class players like Barcelona have.
Felt sorry for Dave the save . He has saved us so many times. Want this season over with now .


23.) 17 Apr 2019 09:06:29
It’s surprising, while in one aspect I am happy that the club won’t pay silly money for someone to stay they’ve been happy enough to pay silly money on players that have not deserved it, yet with the best Gk around they won’t break k the bank to keep him, baffling, is this a case of they won’t give him what he wants full stop Ed or with the wages issue at the club they just can’t? Would like to think we are moving away from silly wages despite how I’d like him to stay on.

{Ed002's Note - The club has to be financially responsible with the wages.}


 

 

 

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01 Oct 2019 10:31:11
Another dreary performance lacking any signs of talent of momentum.

I don't see this rebuild continuing when we miss out on top 4, maybe even top 6 and have no European football of any description to offer.

Fresh!

1.) 01 Oct 2019 11:31:14
I think the key thing is balance Fresh.

We can’t compete this season, so the conventional wisdom is to write it off, give Ole time to bring in more players, etc.

This is fine, to a certain extent, as we can all see that the squad is lacking in every area. But, the club also has to be in a position to convince the right players to join.

Over the last few seasons our transfer strategy has been to convince players by throwing money at them. This has resulted in players joining for high wages, not due to any real desire to win trophies. The nick on effect to this is lack of motivation, effort and commitment throughout the squad.

The new strategy is to convince young, hungry players to sign. In other words, players looking to make the step up to a top level club - Sancho, Maddisson, Rice, etc. The issue with this is that these players have to be convinced that moving here is the right step up. If we continue with the current form, results and performances, why would a hungry young player want to sign for us?

Now we’re in a weird catch 22 situation: our squad is poor and unable to compete, but we won’t be able to convince hungry young players to sign if we don’t improve our performances and give them some indication that moving here is the right thing for their career.

At the top of the club, it doesn’t matter. They’re making record profits, and will just pin the blame on Ole if things don’t improve. The reality for Ole is that these performance won’t cut it. He’ll lose his job, and the club will bring in another stooge to start the process again.


2.) 01 Oct 2019 11:55:25
maybe a season out of Europe may suit the squad

i can't see us buying 5 or 6 players next summer, players will leave as well

a not so loaded schedule might be best.


we just have to try and convince players other than just using the name of the club, that will only take us so far.


3.) 01 Oct 2019 11:59:44
The difficulty is that the players we need to improve us like Maddison, Rice and Sancho are either playing in the CL, pushing for top four or pushing for Europe themselves. They’re also of sufficient quality that our rivals will want them - Maddison could replace Silva for example. Unless they are life long United fans why would they join? If you could play with Sterling, Aguero, Silva etc why would you rather play with Lingard, Pereira and Rashford?


4.) 01 Oct 2019 12:13:04
Rashford looks knackered to me.


5.) 01 Oct 2019 12:15:36
we do not have to worry. woodward will be telling them its like never never land where you never get older.


6.) 01 Oct 2019 12:42:18
ERIC- don't think there is a player in his early 20's in the epl who can reasonably justify being knackered. I reckon his confidence is blown, he may have come back from a previous injury too soon (and not the groin strain) and he just hasn't kicked on progression wise. The one thing he hasn't lost is pace but he seems to be just that, pace without direction or purpose- and let's be fair : who is convinced by his dead ball play- rojo might be better lol.


7.) 01 Oct 2019 12:45:01
Spot on that Danny. However the financials look to be sliding as well. If any of you have twitter check a guy called Swiss ramble. He did a good break down of it yesterday. Things look good at the moment but the downturn is there. No champions league less money from adidas. This prospect may prompt a January spend.


8.) 01 Oct 2019 13:05:55
The decision makers will be rueing about not getting 2 more signings in.
I just didn't understand what Lingard did or tried to do yesterday.
DJ looked like the leader of the attack.


9.) 01 Oct 2019 13:43:26
He’s really good Mort.

I think that’s the reason that Ole’s likely to be sacrificed. The club is focused on maintaining profits, and another 6th place finish won’t cut it if they want to keep attracting sponsors. There’s only so much trading on the legacy of the brand that they can do.

But the issue in January is that the players Ole wants won’t be available. Leicester and West Ham won’t sell halfway through the season, and Dortmund are building up to a bidding war for Sancho next summer. Dembele is a possibility, but Lyon will be looking for big money in Jan.

The other option is to bring in players that aren’t top of the manager’s list, and that’s back to the disastrous strategy that put us in this position.

So ultimately, I’m not sure if buying in January will actually help Ole do enough to keep his job.


10.) 01 Oct 2019 14:33:50
I think they've finally realised it takes more than a magic wave of the sacking wand to fix things. There's no outstanding contenders to replace him and if we can't attract the top players without champions league would we be able to attract the managers? I think they'll stick with him unless it gets really bad. We may need to unearth another dab James or 3.


11.) 01 Oct 2019 15:23:24
ole won last till January.


12.) 01 Oct 2019 15:55:18
That's what I like to see. Good healthy optimism.


 

 

23 Sep 2019 17:50:46
I'd like to commend Danny Pughnited whose posts further down the page really hit the nail on the head.

A few stats for you :

2 wins in last 11 Premier League games.

Club record 7 Premier League games without an away win.

Last away clean sheet in February.

Scored more than 1 goal just once in last 13 matches.

. now, are they stats of Manchester United or Watford?

They are, in fact, Manchester United.

Arsenal, Newcastle, Liverpool and Norwich up next. Would you bet on us being above 16th/ 17th after these next four games? I wouldn't.

Fresh!

1.) 23 Sep 2019 18:01:49
The way things have gone I wouldn’t be shocked to see us win against arsenal and Liverpool to be honest. We tend to do okay against teams that attack us.
It’s a young squad and there will be inconsistencies, but hopefully we get Pogba and martial back in there and see where we end up.

No reason we can’t beat arsenal, in fact from the list the only game I’m really worried about is Liverpool because they’re looking very impressive.


2.) 23 Sep 2019 18:19:43
We will kose against Arsenal and Liverpool if qe go with the same line up as last game.

If we manage to get Martial, Pogba and Shaw back for those games then we might just nick a point or win from one of them games.

I can see us beating the other teams you mentuoned.


3.) 23 Sep 2019 18:30:21
If Norwich play like they did against City they’ll turn us over. Arsenal will have too much and Liverpool will have far too much. Newcastle ‘should’ be 3 points, but as a betting man I don’t fancy it.


4.) 23 Sep 2019 18:32:56
Arsenal’s back 4 and midfield aren’t great. They’ve a world class striker in auba but I don’t look at them and think they’re miles better than us.


5.) 23 Sep 2019 18:59:42
Fresh, but what about the Norwich who turned up at Burnley at the weekend? Not easy to predict football anymore. Unfortunately we are at a stage where we have to take every game as it comes. But i see no reason why we can’t beat arsenal, their biggest strength is their attack, I’d say ours at the minute is our defence.


6.) 23 Sep 2019 19:12:04
If we lose to Arsenal, I'll do everyone a favour on here, and not post for the rest of the season.

{Ed025's Note - "come on arsenal"....only joking noucamp, your a good poster mate and would be a big loss to these pages imo..


7.) 23 Sep 2019 21:18:09
I'm already quitting.


8.) 23 Sep 2019 22:08:14
Agree ed025.


9.) 23 Sep 2019 22:48:43
If we play better against teams that attack then let teams have the ball and attack on the counter.

{Ed025's Note - if you let city or liverpool have the ball then they will destroy you bolger mate..


10.) 24 Sep 2019 02:33:56
Why Mort?


11.) 24 Sep 2019 00:18:17
It's ok, Ed025, I'm pretty confident of a result. They'll be stuck with me for a while longer yet 😁.

{Ed025's Note - good to hear mate..


12.) 24 Sep 2019 07:16:29
Fed up with the same stuff everyday. It used to be fun on here but it no longer is. Time to go.


13.) 24 Sep 2019 07:41:24
Mort that will be a big shame if you do depart. However I can understand where you're coming from.

{Ed025's Note - i dont scooby, when the going gets tough the tough get going and all that, you fight your corner and i would expect nothing less from mort to be honest who has seen this all before and always makes his point well..


14.) 24 Sep 2019 08:26:04
Bang on again ed025.

{Ed025's Note - cheers ken..


15.) 24 Sep 2019 08:55:49
Mort. The knee jerk reactions will continue throughout the season.
But I'm excited to watch our young talents play every game.


16.) 24 Sep 2019 09:18:02
Mort, you're very welcome to join me in my new therapy group 😁.


17.) 24 Sep 2019 12:51:27
As I said uts no longer fun. We used to have good discussions on here. Now its not worth coming on for 5 days after a game because its all either "Player X is rubbish and needs selling. " Or "sack the manager. ". Frankly its boring.

Thanks ed25 but as well as I make a point it has little effect. Its like swimming up hill. And yes I've seen it before. 4 managers now. Its tiring and I've had enough.

{Ed025's Note - but mort you have been on here long enough to pick your threads mate, you dont have to get involved in issues that cause you grief, i get posters trashing my club all the time on everton and basically ignore them, some people just love to moan but i dont let them spoil my time because that is giving in to them, pick your fights my friend would be my advice..


18.) 24 Sep 2019 13:50:12
Every thread turns into the same.


 

 

22 Sep 2019 21:08:01
You need a spine of experienced professionals who have won things and can guide the club. Only then can you blood younger players with potential.

Right now we have no backbone as limited experience. Hey ho - the 17 year old wonderkid will see us through (Greenwoood is superb but we shouldn't be pinning our hopes on him) .

Fresh!

1.) 22 Sep 2019 21:25:53
we have old experienced players. the only troube is everyone can see they are past there sell by date accept the dim wits above.


2.) 23 Sep 2019 07:21:56
I just don't see goals in our team.
No proven goalscorers.


 

 

22 Sep 2019 20:55:38
Mourinho and Keane spot on - no positives to take, a lacklustre team who doesn't have the ability or character to do better. £900m spent and Lingard up front when you're chasing a game?

Not Ole's fault, but the job is too much for him. Mourinho should have been backed and allowed to clear out the crap that pulls on the shirt week in week out.

I could go on, but won't. However, I will say that Rashford should be a squad player, not the main striker for a club of our size.

They're not even a collective team that you can support or like. Maguire, Wan-Bissaka and James - got to feel sorry for them. They won't win anything here for years.

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{Ed004's Note - I dont think Ole is the best manager available but what manager is going to be able to play the quick attacking football we crave with the players we currently have at our disposal? Our front 6 that ended that game wouldnt look out of place at a side trying to avoid relegation. We were missing vital players in Pogba, Martial and a fully fit Rashford (who didnt look right from minute 1). But before this season even started we all recognised we lacked a top right winger and attacking midfielder. So the fact we have lost our only world class midfielder and our two only attacking threats was always going to see us struggle. I think the blame is solely at the feet of Ed and whoever deals with our transfers.}


1.) 22 Sep 2019 21:29:55
I agree Ed, but it’ll be Ole’s head that role first. That’s the way it is.

I do believe that they could do better though - too many players have overinflated egos and a sense of entitlement : Rashford to name but one.

{Ed004's Note - I am not even sure we can tarnish Rashfords reputation so quickly. We havent heard one pundit or manager comment on his professionalism. Additionally hes been praised for his work ethic and always comes across humble in interviews.}


2.) 22 Sep 2019 21:59:37
How about his output Ed? He strolls around, doesn’t close down with any vigour and makes very few intelligent runs. With his pace he should be on the shoulder, or making darts toward the near post.

{Ed004's Note - But he does close down with vigour, even today when he didnt look right he closed the keeper down on 40 yard runs multiple times}


3.) 22 Sep 2019 22:52:45
Ed004,

Shaw is injured so it’s rashford’s turn this week to be the one who people ignore anything good he does. He’s useless, wouldn’t get in any other premier league team and believes his own hype, sell him and all the others.

{Ed004's Note - No player is safe anymore}


4.) 22 Sep 2019 22:58:39
Have to agree with ed here. Gary Neville actually picked up on it in commentary and I've noticed it a lot, especially midweek. He was chasing down every lost cause. Not just chasing, but properly long distance sprinting. Needs to conserve his energy more, as he looks knackered and leggy when he does get on the ball.


5.) 22 Sep 2019 23:36:32
Perhaps I don’t see it. I just don’t rate him as a centre forward.


6.) 22 Sep 2019 23:39:58
It's ironic really. I too thought that Rashford was expending energy chasing down ball aftwr ball and with little or no chance of gaining from it. Yet if he didn't do that people would say he was slacking. Lose lose really. From what I have seen he is humble works hard doesn't complain and tries even with lost causes. So yes he is not the finished article but I like the kid and want him to succeed and will back him.


7.) 23 Sep 2019 01:19:38
Rodgers anyone?


8.) 23 Sep 2019 07:27:07
Totally agree with Ed004.

We are relying on two 21 year olds with no proven track record to spearhead our attack.


 

 

11 Sep 2019 22:37:45
Watched Kompany's testimonial. Staggering that Scholes, Carrick and Van Persie still represents our best midfield and number 9.

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21 Jul 2019 13:17:55
To that end Ed, Nicolas Pepe rumours are intensifying. Duncan Castles in particular saying that talks are advances. Can you confirm that?

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07 Jul 2019 12:57:52
That’s positive that the right players look to be available at least. Jones signing a new deal I think will have made others think twice about going for him unfortunately.

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07 Jul 2019 12:55:32
Not much then.

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30 Jun 2019 09:05:23
Nonsense I expect, but he is actually a superb box to box player. Scores goals, great on the ball and loads of energy. He will be considered a top league by the end of the season.

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29 Jun 2019 19:34:56
Shouldn’t be on three times what Wan-Bissaka has paid. He’s equally as unproven over a sustained period of time.

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01 Oct 2019 18:38:40
I think it’ll be a funny old coincidence when Poch leaves Spurs and Ole gets pushed. If we are 10th/11th at Christmas then he’s a dead man walking.

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01 Oct 2019 11:59:44
The difficulty is that the players we need to improve us like Maddison, Rice and Sancho are either playing in the CL, pushing for top four or pushing for Europe themselves. They’re also of sufficient quality that our rivals will want them - Maddison could replace Silva for example. Unless they are life long United fans why would they join? If you could play with Sterling, Aguero, Silva etc why would you rather play with Lingard, Pereira and Rashford?

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23 Sep 2019 18:30:21
If Norwich play like they did against City they’ll turn us over. Arsenal will have too much and Liverpool will have far too much. Newcastle ‘should’ be 3 points, but as a betting man I don’t fancy it.

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22 Sep 2019 23:36:32
Perhaps I don’t see it. I just don’t rate him as a centre forward.

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22 Sep 2019 21:59:37
How about his output Ed? He strolls around, doesn’t close down with any vigour and makes very few intelligent runs. With his pace he should be on the shoulder, or making darts toward the near post.

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{Ed004's Note - But he does close down with vigour, even today when he didnt look right he closed the keeper down on 40 yard runs multiple times}