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30 Jan 2020 07:32:44
Eds, apart from Muriqi, Dembele and Slimani, can you drop other strikers name we are looking at?


{Ed002's Note - They will look at the players being offered to them - but there is no point in brining in a player who will add nothing.}

1.) 30 Jan 2020 09:58:17




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28 Jan 2020 22:22:31
So, finally we will get our man. With little time left for other deals and last couple of years Woodward showed us that he can't close deals fast, can any of the Eds tell me are loan deals more easily to be completed or they need equal time like buying deal? And do we have time to complete a deal or just enough for doing loans?


1.) 29 Jan 2020 07:10:11
Loan deals tend to be quicker to sort out as there is significantly less to negotiate. That said it doesn't mean we will bring anyone else in.

2.) 29 Jan 2020 09:19:57
they might have been negotiating other deals at the same time shappy? Doubt it will come to anything but heres hoping? DoF would be a major bonus if filled.

3.) 29 Jan 2020 10:02:48
Maybe Cookyman, yet sadly I doubt it. The club have said they only intended to look at deals for long term targets. Most of them won't be available in January. Bruno is the one who was available.

I could see maybe a loan deal for a forward player as a response to Rashfords injury. As a short term fix.

However, if you have a decent striker who's scoring goals for you why would you want to lose them mid season on loan. You might be able to justify selling them if your club needs the cash. But a loan makes no sense.

I think the best we could hope for would be to sign someone like Alcacer from Dortmund or Jovic from Real Madrid. Good players who for one reason or another aren't getting minutes.

4.) 29 Jan 2020 11:28:01
Agree Shappy but there's hope . Dof would be a positive move giving hope moving forward but regarding a loan deal would put the polish lad at ac milan in the ring. Loan with option to buy wouldn't be a bad move at the fees quoted; allegedly dortmund and spurs are circling atm though.



20 Jan 2020 19:17:50
I saw something about Lyon's Dembele, but what about Odsonne Edouard from Celtic. I've seen him a couple of times and I expect him soon in the Premier league. Which clubs have shown interest in him and are United one of them?


1.) 20 Jan 2020 20:44:18
Get real, shopping around in the minor leagues like spl are well below the level of us united supporters, we demand the best fanciest names from the likes of Pari and Madrid.

2.) 20 Jan 2020 22:18:09
Sooooo, you suggest we should go for Neymar, Cristiano and Messi




05 Jul 2019 11:30:21
Any interest in Hererra from Porto, as he will be a free agent and I think will be a good addition to our midfield?


{Ed001's Note - he signed for Atleti the other day.}

1.) 05 Jul 2019 13:25:36
Thanks, I have no idea how I missed that.

{Ed001's Note - obviously by not reading my 'review of the day' news round up!}

2.) 05 Jul 2019 15:51:42
Burn! 😁.

3.) 05 Jul 2019 16:51:30
Ouch Ed 😁😁😁.



20 Jun 2019 13:57:51
Is there any interest in Douglas Costa from United? I think he will be available this summer and I don't think Juventus will want that much for him. Could see him fit at the right wing. And one more name - Ziyech, any interest in him? Top quality player.


{Ed002's Note - Try searching.}

1.) 20 Jun 2019 14:19:56
I hope not.

2.) 20 Jun 2019 15:43:03
Do we really need another player with a huge ego who has failed to really make it at top club's in the past. He struggled to push an aging Robben and Ribery out of the Bayern line up, now he struggles to hold down a place at Juventus.

Do we really need a Di Maria 2.0?

3.) 20 Jun 2019 16:31:52
Ed002, I did and I didn't find anything for Ziyech. As for Costa, he is mentioned on one post, where the price was too high.
Shappy, how do you know that his ego is big? And he did very well for Bayern, especially the first season. And how do you think someone can push Robben or Ribery from the line up, when they were in top for then? Don't compare him to Di Maria, we all knew that ar Di Maria preferred.

{Ed002's Note - So that sneers the question about HZ. I have explained on multiple times about DC.}

4.) 20 Jun 2019 18:23:16
Ziko, ultimately I don't, but there are rumours saying he has an attitude. He went to Juventus when Robben and Ribery were 33 and 34 having not been able to push them out of the line up.

Think about this logically, Bayern Munich, a top club, were happy to sell him.

Now Juventus, also a top club, are also happy and even activity looking to sell him.

How many top club's need to move him on before people start to question why?

If our ambition is to be in the UCL and challenge for titles like Juventus and Bayern Munich then we shouldn't be signing the players these clubs don't see as being good enough for them. That's how you become a small club, by signing the top club's cast offs.

5.) 20 Jun 2019 18:31:28
Thanks! I feel sad about HZ though. I'm sure he will impress in the best leagues.

6.) 20 Jun 2019 19:00:09
Shappy, Costa went to Bayern when Rib and Rob were 32 and 31, and I repeat myself, they were at top forms. And you give as an example that Bayern moved him on and Juve want to do the same. So, Robben was at Chelsea, then Real, now Bayern. There can be a lot of reasons for a player to move or to be moved. And there are many, many players that proved themselves at their next clubs. I rate Costa, you don't :) Just can't see better wingers at United at this moment.

7.) 20 Jun 2019 19:40:03
Ziko, I said they were 33 and 34 when he LEFT Bayern and went to Juventus. At a time when both Robben and Ribery were struggling for form.

He might be better than what we have, but he brings issues with him and he isn't at the level we need if we want to get back to the very top.

8.) 20 Jun 2019 20:41:55
My bad for the ages. We can't sign the likes of Hazard this season, I think. We have to start from somewhere. Tell me if you have some wingers in your mind.

9.) 20 Jun 2019 23:08:48
Personally I would go with young up and coming wingers. Traditionally we have faired far better with developing talent than buying the top players.

Sancho would be my top pick. Although we could go for players such as Klivert, Lozano, Hudson-Odoi, Nicolas Pepe or Thuram.

10.) 21 Jun 2019 07:27:15
Sancho is my pick as well, but didn't mention him, because I think he'll stay with Dortmund. Pepe and Lozano are options, I agree.



18 Aug 2017 10:04:00
So, the summer card tower fell because of the transfer ban, I mean Lacazzete -> Atletico, Greizmann -> United. But could it be another one in the winter, Costa -> Atleti, Greizmann -> United. Costa wants it bad and I think they need to sell, because they have many forward players. Are United still working on the frenchman? And what's going on with Aurier? Who is closer, United or Spurs. Quality player if not causing problems of the pitch. And are we looking at a winger other than Perisic. I've not seen any links to other. Eds could ypu answer? And last thing, if Roma are pulling out of Mahrez deal, I personally prefer him to Perisic. Any interest from Mourinho? Thanks and sorry for the long post. Cheers.


{Ed002's Note - Griezmann is not leaving. Aurier look to have completed the deal for Aurier. MU has shown no interest in Mahrez.}

1.) 18 Aug 2017 10:14:37
I'd be very happy with Aurier and Perisic (better if Lemar) for now.

2.) 18 Aug 2017 10:19:29
ED002 Aurier looks to have completed the deal for Aurier?

{Ed002's Note - And Spurs.}

3.) 18 Aug 2017 10:21:02
Long post?

Thats just the first sentence for Shappy :)

4.) 18 Aug 2017 10:25:04
Who's completed the deal for Aurier? Thanks for the fast answer.

{Ed002's Note - PSG.}

5.) 18 Aug 2017 10:30:28
I think MU are probably done for transfers this window I was confident on one maybe 2 but I think we're finding it difficult and I can't see Mourinho buying for the sake of it.

6.) 18 Aug 2017 10:34:34
Agreed Dave I expect to see very little movement in or out.

7.) 18 Aug 2017 10:39:24
I think Mourinho will say today if we are done for this window.

8.) 18 Aug 2017 10:26:03
Sorry Ed002,what did you intend to say regrading Aurier?

9.) 18 Aug 2017 11:13:25
Oh, Spurs. Now Ed002 don't go getting my knickers up in a twist, thought it was us that got him.

{Ed002's Note - Screwed up. Probably going to Spurs.}




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31 Jan 2020 11:52:10
I just don't know if it's a permanent or loan deal?




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31 Jan 2020 08:14:36
Would prefer him then Slimani.




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29 Jan 2020 11:40:32
Now it's time to start negotiating for a player that we'll sign on the last day of the summer transfer window! Cheers!




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15 Jan 2020 11:26:36
Ed 002, in Football manager it does





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30 Jan 2020 07:35:51
I really think we should play Bruno in a midfield of 3. Of course in some games he can be used in the 10,but we have Pogba (chokes*), Fred and McT plus Matic. Pogba, Fred, Bruno for me is good thing.




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20 Jan 2020 22:18:09
Sooooo, you suggest we should go for Neymar, Cristiano and Messi





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05 Aug 2019 11:19:23
I'm sure if Ed calls Levy, the first thing Levy will say is "Β£300m, please"




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05 Aug 2019 08:14:54
For this price, I would take the risk.




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04 Aug 2019 18:21:55
Agree on Tierney, with the price Arsenal are quoted, we should be all over him. It would have been a good competition between Shaw and him.


{Ed0333's Note - very injury prone not sure he’s worth the risk