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23 Feb 2020 16:55:13
I posted before we signed Bruno that I actually didn't think he'd be the best signing and would take a while to settle.

Could not be happier to say I was wrong. Today he showed all the strengths of Lingard, Mata and Perreira rolled into one, plus being a set piece specialist.

I can't wait to see what he can do once we get Rashford back and a RW in. Makes you wonder where we'd be in the table if we signed him at the start of the season when we should have.

GGMU.

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1.) 23 Feb 2020 19:12:20
I've been banging the Bruno drum since last summer, he is the ideal player for us, his style, creativity aka character. Of course it is early days to be getting giddy but I feel we can build around Bruno and he could be the key we have been missing.


2.) 23 Feb 2020 19:41:41
If Ole gets sacked at the end of the season then it would be because we didn't sign Bruno in the summer.
Of course we wouldn't be top of the league if we had signed Bruno in summer but we would be atleast 10 points better off. And by now we would have seen much better chemistry between him and other players. We should not expect man of the match performances from him every week as it will take him time to adapt to the league and understand his teammates.


3.) 23 Feb 2020 21:07:55
I don't want Ole to be sacked and if we achieve CL I don't imagine he will be but any manager coming in now will love to have Bruno Fernandes and tbh most likely Maguire and wan Bissaka too so shows our recent purchases have been better. I am looking forward to seeing Bruno and Rash linking up.


4.) 24 Feb 2020 00:16:03
Obi Chong kenobi, Lingard, Mata and Perreira have strengths? Can you enlighten us?


5.) 24 Feb 2020 02:46:26
Lingard can dab.
Mata can write.
Andreas is consistent at making poor decisions.


6.) 24 Feb 2020 04:47:16
An important attribute of Bruno is his leadership.
He is constantly instructing players where they should be.


7.) 24 Feb 2020 07:20:13
Before we all get too excited we have some tough games coming up, if we are still within 3 points of 4th by the end of March then CL is definitely on.


 

 

22 Dec 2019 17:37:00
Is it time for Romero?

Obi Chong Kenobi

1.) 22 Dec 2019 18:30:57
Definitely! A season and half of poor form now from him.


2.) 22 Dec 2019 18:51:51
Give it Romero till the end of the season then next year have him and Henderson fight it out.


3.) 22 Dec 2019 20:57:48
Jesus, I've been saying for three years that ddg is not a complete gk. Good at shot stopping, not today, but rubbish at communication, distribution, and commanding the area. He is a liability. Now then, which manager is going to have the balls to drop him? Solskjaer is like a mouse, so that won't happen.


 

 

18 Oct 2019 20:15:12
What do people think of the possibility of Emre Can coming in January?

For the quoted 35m tag I think it'd be an inteligent signing if true. At one point I would have said good squad player but let's be honest he'd def be first choice now.

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1.) 18 Oct 2019 21:59:45
Good player technically and tried hard enough for Liverpool, but he wasn't consistent in his performances. Dunno what he's been like with Juve.

You could do a lot worse very easily, but he's not going to solve all your midfield problems.


2.) 19 Oct 2019 13:05:18
Hes not started a single game this season.

Excluded from the europe squad.


3.) 19 Oct 2019 20:44:05
Can would add very little to our squad. He is not particularly creative and I can't see him providing any leadership. He's better than Fred and Pereira, but so are a multitude of average midfielders.


 

 

11 Aug 2019 20:38:05
Wow, what a win!

I was so pleased to see us fully commit to a pressing first 11 by leaving out Mata, Matic and Young.

They'll play their part this season (hopefully mostly in the cups) and guide our youngsters in training but to have every player able to press was amazing to see.

We have some real possitive personalities emerging as well with McTominay and Maguire being particularly vocal on the pitch. Was good to see Lindelof giving advice to WB, after the mix up, as well.

I have no doubt we won't be winning 4-0 each week but with strong positive characters like this in our team hopefully they'll keep other's chins up when things don't go our way.

Great win, GGMU!

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09 Aug 2019 20:27:35
Pre-season predictions:

Final standings: 4th
Silverware: Nowt
Top Scorer: Martial 24 goals
Top Assists: Pogba 16 assists
Main formation: Diamond
Will Solskjær be here next season: Definately
January Signings: Paul Scholes and Lonstaff
Player of the season: Wan Bissaka
Most reds: Rojo 3 reds from 2 appearances

Post yours below and we'll check at the season end 😁.

Obi Chong Kenobi

1.) 09 Aug 2019 20:47:02
Final position: 4th
Trophies: League cup or fa cup.
Top scorer: Rashford 25
Top assists: Pogba 15
Formation: 4231
Solksjaer: Still here
January: No one or someone totally random.
Player of the season: AWB
Most reds: Rojo if he's not sold an gets near the pitch.


2.) 09 Aug 2019 21:51:45
Final position 1st
Trophies epl fa cup EL League cup
Top scorer sanchez 26
Most assists james 19
Formation. can't be sure but everyone is out of position so much that they end up covering each other and it works and the media will call it 'Ole ball'
Ogs. They have already started the statue
Most reds. None we win the fair play league too.
#oleball.

{Ed047's Note - you’re not confident then ken! 🤣


3.) 09 Aug 2019 22:11:05
Final position - 4th
Trophies - Europa League
Top Scorer - Rashford (22 in all comps)
Top assists - Lingard -13
Formation - 4231
Solskjaer - Still here
January - One of Longstaff, SMS or Bruno Fernandes
Player of the Season - Rashford
Most reds - Matic - 2.


4.) 09 Aug 2019 22:40:36
Final position - 2nd
Trophies - Europa League/ FA Cup
Top Scorer - Pogba (20 in all comps)
Top assists - Sanchez -10
Formation - 4231
Solskjaer - Still Manager
January - SMS
Player of the Season - Wan Bissaka
Most reds - Matic.


5.) 09 Aug 2019 22:42:07
That's the spirit Ken.


6.) 09 Aug 2019 22:42:31
Pre-season predictions:

Final standings: 5th
Silverware: Nope
Top Scorer: Rashford 15 goals
Top Assists: Pogba 8 assists
Main formation: 4-2-3-1
Will Solskjær be here next season: No
January Signings: None
Player of the season: Wan Bissaka
Most reds: Smalling 2.


7.) 09 Aug 2019 22:51:01
Final Position - 3
Trophies - Europa
Scorer - Sanchez 31
Assists - Fred
Formation - 433
Solskjaer - Still here
January - Noone, kids will step up
POTS - AWB
Reds - Matic 3.


8.) 10 Aug 2019 01:28:24
Final standings: 4th
Silverware: Europa League; FA Cup (M Greenwood winner)
Top Scorer: Martial 21 goals
Top Assists: Pogba 15 / James 15
Main formation: 4-2-3-1 (4-3-3 when we need # in midfield)
Solskjaer: going from strength to strength
January Signings: Two as yet unknown up and coming players 1 mid 1 RW
Player of the season: Wan Bissaka
Most reds: Smalling 2.

{Ed0333's Note - And Boris Johnson snogs jeremy Corbyn at the Conservative party conference after a few glasses of Prosecco.


9.) 10 Aug 2019 04:32:36
Final standings: 7th
Silverware: Nope
Top Scorer: Rashford (15 in all competitions)
Top Assists: Pogba (8 before he leaves in January)
Main formation: 4-2-1-3 (wide)
Solskjaer: Back in Norway by December
January Signings: A new manager. A Pogba replacement.
Player of the season: Wan Bissaka
Most reds: Rojo (2)


10.) 10 Aug 2019 06:01:41
Final standings: 4th
Silverware: League Cup and Europa final
Top Scorer: Rashford 24
Top Assists: Martial 10
Main formation: 4-2-1-2-1
Solskjaer: Grows into the role and develops a relationship with a new TD.
January Signings: Two new coaches, three under 18's for the future. No big names
Player of the season: Harry Maguire
Most reds: McTominey as he grows into a leader he develops a nastier side to his game as well.


11.) 10 Aug 2019 08:07:12
Final position: 4th
Trophies: Europa
Top scorer: Martial 22
Top assists: Pogba 18
Formation: diamond and 4-2-3-1
Solksjaer: Stays
January: no one, a contract renewal to please the fans
Player of the season: Lindelof
Most reds: Smalling because of VAR.


12.) 10 Aug 2019 08:49:12
Final position: 3rd
Trophies: none
Top scorer: Martial 18
Top assists: Pogba 13
Formation: diamond and 4-2-3-1
Solksjaer: Stays
January: Bebe?
Player of the season: Martial
Most reds: Mctominay and Pereira 2 apiece.


13.) 10 Aug 2019 09:39:33
Final position: 5th
Trophies: None
Top scorer: Martial 21
Top assists: Pogba 14
Formation: 4-2-3-1 at home, 4-3-3 away
Solksjaer: Stays
January: Hannibal, Longstaff and a young CF
Player of the season: AWB/ McTominay
Reds: Smalling (VAR will kill his career IMO)


14.) 10 Aug 2019 16:42:11
Final standings: 7th
Silverware: No
Top Scorer: Rashford 11
Top Assists: Pogba 5
Main formation: 4 2 1 3
Solskjaer: yes
January Signings: a midfielder and a DOF
Player of the season: Wan Bissaka
Most reds: smalling 2.


15.) 10 Aug 2019 20:45:12
Pre-season predictions:

Final standings: 4th
Silverware: Europa League
Top Scorer: Martial 18 goals
Top Assists: Pogba 14 assists
Main formation: 4-2-3-1
Will Solskjær be here next season: Yes
January Signings: Longstaff
Player of the season: AWB
Most reds: Fred.


 

 

 

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22 Mar 2020 10:54:42
I think we're done buying older players on high wages. He's a fantastic player but you'd imagine he'd demand Sanchez type salary. Just doesn't seem to go along with Solskjaer's plan.

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05 Jan 2020 10:05:24
I can understand why established players would want to leave or not join but surely this is the best time ever for u18s/ youth to be at the club.

Why go to other big clubs where you have almost no chance to play. If these reports are true, youth players seem to have way too much ego these days.

Why not work hard, establish yourself here and if we're still not a champions league team by the time your 23-25, then move on.

Just like Angel Gomes, he could have signed a contract this year and had so many games this season like Greenwood, McTominay and Williams. But instead he's had his head turned by Barcelona. Does he genuinely think he's going to get more gamtime there?

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04 Jan 2020 00:31:32
Does nothing but 3 goals, 6 assists (most in the club this season) tracks back, win free kicks, and goes past people.

James has been one of our most consistent performers this year with a goal or an assist every other game so fizzled out is a bit harsh.

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11 Sep 2019 08:26:46
What's wrong with giving Lindelof a new contract? He's everyone's first choice CB alongside Maguire.

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23 Jan 2020 11:58:55
Second the season before, true. But with Fellaini, Herrera, Lukaku, Valencia, and an onside Pogba (at the time) .

Can you not see the difference between the two Midfields alone. Pogba, Matic and Herrera vs Fred, Matic (in further decline) and Perreira.

I'm not saying Solskjaer is perfect but we can only play one way because of the players we have. What team would you put out against Burnley yesterday?

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10 Oct 2019 13:22:42
One word - Giggs.

I wasn't that into football until THAT Giggs goal in the FA cup against Arsenal. Every thing about it just seemed impossible and I've been hooked ever since.

That's probably why I'm so excited to see another pacey welsh winger running down the left for us again!

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15 Sep 2019 19:23:46
Carrick is the most highly rated player who people consistantly say is under rated 😂.

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07 Aug 2019 16:17:10
Ken, Eriksen is not a Spurs cast off. He's a player who rejected their contract offrr so he could move to a better club.

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04 Aug 2019 13:00:16
Sorry pressed post before I finished by accident.

I am worried that with our current midfield we will struggle to dominate possesion against the likes of Leicester or Wolves, who have better midfields then us, let alone City and Liverpool. I'm not saying we won't win or perform well in these games but we will be playing on the counter attack for more games then I personally would like this season and we are definately too reliant on Paul Pogba for creativity. But as i said, now we have a solid back 5 this can be the main focus in what's left of this window and the next two. Not all doom and gloom in midfield though, as McTominay has shown huge improvement and has leadership qualities that you would not expect in someone of his age.

Up front, we still need a right winger but i'm glad we didn't get Pepe because I think he would will be a flop in the Premier League and I'm still hoping for Sancho next year. I'm going to put my neck on the line and believe Rashford is going to get his first 20+ goals this season. From what I have seen in pre-season he seems far more composed and confident (please no more free kicks though) .

Overall, this is the most excited about our team I have been in years. We have our identity back. Bringing through home grown tallent and playing fast paced attacking football. Hard to predict where we finish this season but we have certainly improved and I think through luck more then judgement Ole and co are the right men for the job. I just hope the board give him time, if they do, we will have a United to be proud of.

Bring on the season, GGMU.

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