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11 Dec 2020 10:53:48
Rumours of a potential Ronaldo/ pogba swap?! Surely not? Although it does sound like a deal we would do. Full of sentimentality and marketing potential but makes very little football sense. Ps I love Ronaldo just think we need better long term planning🤷‍♂️.


1.) 11 Dec 2020 11:19:27
the club done operate on football sense.

the money it would make them means it would be a no brainier.

tbf he could still do a job up front for 2 or 3 years.

2.) 11 Dec 2020 11:20:37
CR7 is the type of player a team is built around. He’s too old for that to be viable.
I say that boat has long since sailed, be proud of what he and the club did for each other and move on.
The End.

3.) 11 Dec 2020 13:07:45
Ronaldo will demand a lot from our players.
His dedication and attitude could bring the best out of many of our players.

CR7's age of 36 is equivalent to 30 of other footballers due to the way he maintains his fitness.

4.) 11 Dec 2020 14:18:42
Will break our wage structure adn very short term. Great player, but no thank you.

5.) 11 Dec 2020 20:17:46
I would take Emile Heskey as a swap just to get rid of Pogba.

6.) 12 Dec 2020 17:13:59
I loved Ronaldo when he was here, I have admired him since he left.

But Ronaldo is our past now, and we need to focus on our future. We also need to be careful that we don't become a retirement home, a place for the big names to go for one last big pay day. Zlatan first and now Cavani, a third time and it becomes a trend.

7.) 12 Dec 2020 20:14:48

We have a wage structure?

8.) 13 Dec 2020 01:24:22
Would certainly have more of an impact and could definitely do a job for a few seasons.

{Ed0666's Note - A manager with balls and Ronaldo for 2 years would be exactly what Man United need right now.

9.) 13 Dec 2020 17:10:21
I would take him in a flash. Proven winner, great work ethic and attitude, the player of his generation, an icon. He would improve every player in the squad.

10.) 13 Dec 2020 18:34:07
And still better than anything we have in our squad.

11.) 14 Dec 2020 16:25:21
the Juve medical team tested him after recovering from C.V., he basically had the body of a 25 year old. He's got more muscle and is faster than before C.V.! C.V. is a wonder fuel I think.

12.) 14 Dec 2020 18:54:21
So a soon to be 36 year old, who while at one time was arguably the best player in the world, but has declined significantly since then. Is still better than anything we have in our squad. Yet this squad is 2 or 3 players away from winning the title?

13.) 15 Dec 2020 00:00:17
Shappy, Ronaldo is a phenom, he may have declined but he is far superior than a lot of players in our squad.

{Ed0666's Note - I think he’s far superior than anyone on you’re team

14.) 15 Dec 2020 07:54:29
Shappy, Ronaldo (and Messi) are light years ahead of any other players of this generation so yes, he probably is better. Imagine a couple of top signings and Ronaldo’s drive and mentality, the impact would be huge.

Can’t see it happening though.

15.) 15 Dec 2020 13:22:16
Yes Shappy. Once again you’re making random comparisons to suit your bias. Often two things can be true, especially when the two things you mention are completely unrelated.

If this swap deal has any chance of going through we should be doing everything to make it happen.

It’s a chance to bring in a winner who will score 20 goals a season, and at the same time remove an absolute liability from our club and let the door hit him on the back side on the way out.

It’s a no brainer.

16.) 15 Dec 2020 16:56:19
Ronaldo would transform the team. People need to stop waffling and talkin abt hia age. Ronaldo can go on until he is 38 39 easily and perform at a better level then anyone in our team.

Our main problem is Ole get rid of him and we have half our issue sorted.

17.) 16 Dec 2020 04:36:14
Do we really have to keep taking about Shappy's bias? Feels like an episode of Jerry Springer.



03 Oct 2020 18:42:10
Cavani coming on a 2 year deal apparently. will be announced soon!
make of that what you will. 🤷‍♂️.




03 Oct 2020 13:52:40
Sancho not in the Dortmund squad for today. every time the hope fades we get sucked back in 🤣 he's probably still sick but that won't stop the rumour mill for the next 2 days 🙏.


1.) 03 Oct 2020 14:00:03
It will be a bad ass coincidence for every United fan 😭😭😭.

2.) 03 Oct 2020 14:11:20
SSN reported last night that he wouldn't be playing today, so that is no surprise.



02 Oct 2020 21:30:12
Telles deal looking unlikely now also (telegraph) 🤯🤦‍♂️.


1.) 02 Oct 2020 22:40:00
looks like lvg was right then. now on to third choice.

2.) 02 Oct 2020 23:10:22
Rojo? 😂.

3.) 02 Oct 2020 23:10:38
Maybe utd will wait and sign him for free in January?

4.) 02 Oct 2020 23:15:51
Don’t think he can come for free in January, we could sign a pre contract for the summer but that’s not much use to us for this season 🤷‍♂️.

5.) 02 Oct 2020 23:29:17
at the end of the season. dose not help us this season.



02 Oct 2020 13:48:58
Smalling deal on the rocks now according to Di marzio. looked like he was gone but now not so sure. not only is that a blow to us as it will probably affect incomings but it must be hard on Smalling also especially at this late stage in the window. unlike others who appear to be happy collecting a pay cheque and not playing he seems eager to play and enjoy his career, sad if he isn't afforded that opportunity elsewhere especially as he isn't in ole's plans.


1.) 02 Oct 2020 14:09:13
I think he'll still go an hour ago Di Marzio was reporting all was good and the deal was going ahead.

Hopefully we can sell/ loan Jones or rojo to Fulham or Newcastle who seem to be struggling for centre back signings I might be a bit hopeful.

2.) 02 Oct 2020 15:23:23
Its hard on the player. If he wants to move the club should be doing all they can to facilitate that.

3.) 02 Oct 2020 16:28:25
To be honest for me the bigger incompetence is not allowing or being able to move players out of the club rather than failing to bring them in.

When attempting to sign a player there are a lot of factors that could derail attempts. Cost, availability, injury, other clubs competing for the player, transfer fees, agents fees, player demands, taxes etc. All things that can hinder bringing a player in.

Yet when the club has at least 10 players who either want to leave or would be open to leaving. Players the club doesn't use from a playing perspective. Then the club should be doing all they can to move those players on. They take up a significant proportion of the wage bill, thus hindering bringing other players in. They block talented youth players from playing and developing. While their value only decreases.

I think this is where the bankers mentality differs from a Director of Football's mentality. In any other form of business, you don't sell your assets below what the business values them at. If you have a property that is worth £2m then you don't sell it for less than that. Yet footballers decrease in value whereas property tends to increase. So there is no point keeping them, besides their value cannot be ascertained by a simple equation.

They are worth only what another club will pay for them. End of.

While if they aren't playing then you have an asset that costs a huge amount in wages not actually performing any function.

Romero, Joel Pereira, TFM, Rojo, Jones, Smalling, Dalot, Andreas Pereira, Lingard, Ighalo all need to go. Bailly as well long term as he just can't stay fit. Can Tuanzebe stay fit? If so will he prove good enough? Grant, Matic and Mata have only 1-2 more years left in them. Pogba doesn't want to be here, there handling means we are either going to have to give him a huge wage rise, or left an £89m asset leave for free.

Forget failing to sign Sancho, not clearing the decks and moving on these players is a bigger financial drain and upper management balls up than anything else.

This messing around over the Smalling deal.

4.) 02 Oct 2020 17:30:46
You don't half go on Shappy jesus.

5.) 02 Oct 2020 18:33:49
That's because he thinks he's the CEO, CFO, DOF, coach, manager and dinner lady all rolled into one.

Shappy knows everything and everything he says is gospel. All hail the all seeing all knowing king of bs.

6.) 02 Oct 2020 18:55:29
Jamal, more like a God than a King.

7.) 02 Oct 2020 19:04:52
If you’re not going to reply constructively, then just ignore it.
What value do your posts add to this site DanJames and JamalSanchez?

8.) 02 Oct 2020 19:14:43
Nice one Shappy 😂.

9.) 02 Oct 2020 19:35:13
good post shappy.

10.) 02 Oct 2020 19:51:43
Good well thought out post as always Shappy, ignore the lovely lads replying.

11.) 02 Oct 2020 20:02:40
Much harder to compose a decent post, Shaps, than snipe from the sidelines.

12.) 02 Oct 2020 20:26:02
So, if we value Sancho at 100mil, Dortmund should just sell him to us, because "player is worth what another club will pay for him"?

13.) 02 Oct 2020 21:14:11
Trololo, if Dortmund want to sell then yes. But Sancho is a key member of their team and they would prefer to keep him.

Phil Jones and Jadon Sancho are very different players, in very different positions at their club's.

Yet the idea that a player is only worth what someone will pay for them holds true. Sancho will be worth what he gets sold for, either this summer or next.

14.) 02 Oct 2020 21:24:19
The point shappy made Trololo is that if the player is surplus to requirements and you want to shift them then they are only worth what people will pay so its better to accept and move on.
The difference with sancho is that BD are not that pushed on shifting him so if their price is not meet they get to keep a high performing player.
I think that's what shappy is saying and i agree.
Redman writes well considered posts and gets instant snipes also. They have thick skin as do i and many others. When you are opinionated there will always be snipes its a banter site. Some jokes don't come across and can look snide without any tone of voice.
I know shappy well enough to know he laughs at most of the negative snipes he gets. I also know he has great passion and puts a lot of thought and effort into his posts even though he is more flip flip than Gandhi's sandals😂.

15.) 02 Oct 2020 22:49:34
Fair play to you Shaps. Considering the amount of snide comments you get on your posts, I don't think I've ever seen you respond in kind.

{Ed025's Note - hes above that noucamp, and fair play to him mate..

16.) 03 Oct 2020 11:34:05
I do understand what you wanted to say, but it isn't that simple. Maybe we should take Telles as an example then? On his way out, less contract time than Smalling, close to his age. If we should let Smalling go for, let's say 15 mil, should Porto lower their price as well? Since we don't value Telles at 20 either? Smalling had a very good season, his price is fair, I don't agree we should lower it. I do agree that we should somehow give Rojo, Jones and Lingard, for free even, but not Smalling.

17.) 03 Oct 2020 17:50:31
No Trololo, because again, Porto don't really want to sell him.

Porto have a choice, they can sell for less than they value him for, or they can hold out for their valuation and risk losing him on a free in a year.

They may feel that they can afford to replace him better in a years time, even without getting a fee for him. Or they may think we'll sign someone else instead, and that he'll then be willing to sign a new contract.

Either way, it's still a different situation to Smalling, who we actually want to get rid of.

18.) 04 Oct 2020 07:53:30
Thorne, well, Porgo does want to sell him, the reason is irrelevant. They want to earn some money, rather than letting him go for free next season. No one wants to pay what they ask, so is he worth only what we offer?
Sure, we want to get rid of him, but not for any price given. Do you see difference between Jones and Smalling? No one wants Jones, and Smalling has several takers. that's why we are selling Smalling instead of Jones, because someone actually wants him.
Anyway, my point is that "player is worth what a club is willing to pay" isn't all that simple.




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21 Jan 2021 21:54:53
WOW just WOW. who seen that result coming? 🤷‍♂️ Who would have thought Liverpool's unbeaten home run would end at the hands of Burnley 🤷‍♂️🤣.




19 Jan 2021 21:09:40
Brendan Rodgers doing a number on Lampard. he might end up replacing him soon too 🤷‍♂️. Honestly though Brendan deserves a lot of credit for how Leicester are performing this season (and last) .

Great to see a northern Irishman doing so well, I love how he sets his teams up and you can clearly see a style and pattern of play. His players clearly know what they are doing and look happy too.

Surely next time a top job in England comes up he will be very high on the list. Ps I'm not saying Leicester aren't a top team btw.


1.) 19 Jan 2021 21:15:24
I am.



12 Jan 2021 22:35:25
You may think Ole is the right man, u might not. u may think the players are good enough, u might not. u may think we can mount a serious title challenge, u might not. but for a day or 2 can we just forget the agendas and enjoy the fact that we are top of the league, it's been a while so let's have fun while it lasts 🙌👍.


1.) 12 Jan 2021 23:06:25
Here here!

Was a perfect game. Stuff happened and utd scored more than the other team.

Top of the league in January has a lovely ring to it.



11 Jan 2021 21:03:14
Can I just say best wishes to Sol Bamba, this is a very difficult time to be going through what he is. I hope he gets the treatment he needs and can fight through to the other side. As someone who had a close family member get a cancer diagnosis lately, I know how difficult it can be. Thoughts are with him and his family and hoping he can beat it 🙏.


1.) 11 Jan 2021 21:07:16
Well said Tim 🙏.



08 Jan 2021 21:46:19
Is Phil Jones still alive? Has anyone seen him in the last 6 months? 🤣.


1.) 09 Jan 2021 03:26:21
Nobody told him the 1st lockdown was over, he is still in hiding. The plan was to keep him in lockdown for the remainder of his contract.

2.) 09 Jan 2021 03:54:22
Tim_99, of course he is. He is in the medical room. With the amount of time he has spent on the treatment table he might as well become the assistant physio at the club.

You don't know whether to feel sorry for him or amazed on how he has survived so many years at the club without playing and still earning a decent income.

3.) 09 Jan 2021 07:33:20
He's fortunate his testimonial match was during lock down. Face saved.

4.) 09 Jan 2021 11:05:16
That would have been the ultimate insult to the fans and a clear depiction of the clubs poor performance over recent years a Phil Jones testimonial 🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️.

{Ed047's Note - wow I just checked and he is actually out injured, how the hell did that happen when he doesn’t even play!

5.) 09 Jan 2021 13:12:56
Tim he was offered a testimonial by the club. He turned it down because, in his words, “nobody would come”.




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11 Jan 2021 17:00:38
The rest may well get moves, but I’m not sure we could give Jones away tbh 🤣.




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17 Oct 2020 19:12:13
If only. The actual team is shocking.




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05 Oct 2020 11:32:22
Dembele off according to multiple reports.




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04 Oct 2020 13:25:36
It’s taken 3 weeks for this to be the offer 🤷‍♂️.




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02 Oct 2020 23:15:51
Don’t think he can come for free in January, we could sign a pre contract for the summer but that’s not much use to us for this season 🤷‍♂️.





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22 Jan 2021 21:22:08
Here’s hoping. We just need to avoid key injuries and C.V. of course 🤞🤞.




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11 Jan 2021 21:37:31
Freddy adu. remember him. A regular purchase back in the day 🤣.




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09 Jan 2021 11:05:16
That would have been the ultimate insult to the fans and a clear depiction of the clubs poor performance over recent years a Phil Jones testimonial 🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️.


{Ed047's Note - wow I just checked and he is actually out injured, how the hell did that happen when he doesn’t even play!



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07 Jan 2021 23:05:54
Nope, he’s waiting on the visa to come through apparently.




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06 Jan 2021 23:45:04
maguire (plays every game)
Donny (needs a game, don’t know why he never gets a look in)