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04 Jan 2019 23:03:21
Any chance of Memphis returning do you think guys? I'd rather him than Douglas Costa.

Eric79

1.) 05 Jan 2019 03:12:14
I don't see why he'd want to. He wasn't treated too good by the fans or the players here and was used as a scapegoat for our poor performances at times. He's gone on to become a very good player, but I can't see him coming back.


 

 

09 Aug 2018 12:08:27
Late double deal for Toby and Danny Rose?

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1.) 09 Aug 2018 12:47:17
Yeh there having there medical as we speak.


2.) 09 Aug 2018 13:01:57
And they are also giving Alli on a season long loan with option to sign for 20m.


3.) 09 Aug 2018 13:18:49
No chance of levy strengthening a top four rival with one player ket alone two.


4.) 09 Aug 2018 13:42:06
Sailor, clean your ears out. We were offered the tea lady Sally on a loan deal. Woodward is considering as she marketed along with our new bootlace sponsor who are PG Tips.


 

 

29 May 2018 19:00:53
Anyone know anything about Diogo Dallot who we are apparently signing? Young Porto right back. His wiki page already updated as a Man Utd player.

Personally never heard of him and I'd prefer we go for his brother Win.

Thank you I'm here all week.

Eric79

1.) 29 May 2018 19:18:33
His wiki page says he's a right arm cricketer and his current team is man city 😂.


2.) 29 May 2018 19:18:41
Boom Boom Eric 79! I think his brother Win has signed for Huddersfield, or at least I heard he was in talks with the terriers.


3.) 29 May 2018 20:53:54
Win Dallot? I've heard he can turn on the gas.


 

 

29 May 2018 13:42:47
Emre Can on a free anyone?

Eric79

1.) 29 May 2018 13:50:44
Can he cook and clean? If so send him my way.


2.) 29 May 2018 13:57:43
Juve have him pretty much wrapped up. Wouldn't say no mind think he is a very good player. Will flourish at Juve.

Haha FZZ brilliant.


 

 

21 Jun 2017 08:11:39
Hi EDs,

Any truth in the Darmian to Juventus rumours?

Don't know about anyone else, but if he's good enough for them he's certainly good enough for us unless he really desires a move back to Italy.

Eric79

{Ed002's Note - Yes - this is quite old news. Inter were also keen but since January Juventus have been planning on him.}


1.) 21 Jun 2017 08:25:03
Thanks Ed very interesting. I suppose if, as you say, we are looking to Semedo too he will be surplus to requirements.

{Ed002's Note - Yes Eric - he is not wanted.}


2.) 21 Jun 2017 09:26:41
Darmian isn't suited to the EPL. He offers very little going forward and is very slow. Serie A is much more suited to his style of play.


3.) 21 Jun 2017 09:55:45
Tend to agree with you Wazza. Good move for Darmian though as he gets a return to Turin and to a great club.


4.) 22 Jun 2017 01:42:53
While I'm fine with darmian moving on, I hope it doesn't blur the fact that he was a decent player for us. Strong defensively, perhaps a little too cautious going forward, but he always put in a good shift, willing to play on either flank, and was by no means a failure at united. If he was willing to be a role player behind legit elite fbs, I'd be fine keeping him. If he does move on, I for one will have positive memories and gratitude to the player. He's done the united shirt proud.


 

 

 

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14 Jan 2019 17:30:18
Anylone think Sir Alex is actually secretly back in charge?

Eric79

{Ed002's Note - You can tell if he is around by the damp patches in the corridors.}


1.) 14 Jan 2019 19:03:34
😂😂 spat my tea out ed002.
Ole the coaches and the players have done a great job since he started. There is hope of a top 4 spot now and a real feel good factor throughout the club the fans and dare i say it even from a lot if the press.
Players are playing well that were down in the dumps and confidence is high.
Sure we have won 5 league games in a row but we are only 2 points closer to top 4 than when he started so that shows the size of the task he inherited.
I admire the way ole has gone about just about every aspect of the job so far. He comes across as steely determined but in a humble and very pleasant way.
Im sure he will take advice from fergie not on team selection so much obviously and he will take advice from many others but i have no doubt he makes his own decisions just like he did when he refused a move to spurs as a player.
If he does guide this team into the top 4 he deserves the job long term imo, if he doesn't then i think the club will look elsewhere.
I really have no preferred candidate to takeover i'm 100% focussed and liking forward to how ole does. Feb is a monster month and i'm looking forward to the fixtures with real confidence.
At the start of the season a top 4 finish was the best we could have hoped for. At the beginning of dec it looked impossible now we have hope again as a supporter as long as you have hope everything is possible.
Jose left the players hopeless. The fans hopeless now the mood has changed and it looks like the players are up for the battles ahead everyone pulling in one direction.
Bring it on if we can secure 3 more league wins before going into our monster Feb then i think OT will be jumping like its not done for years.

{Ed025's Note - good post thst ken..


2.) 14 Jan 2019 19:11:56
I don’t think so Eric, he’s late 70’s now, he was very ill last year. He may be offering advice but I would think that’s about it.


3.) 14 Jan 2019 23:40:50
Top post Ken.


4.) 15 Jan 2019 01:44:56
Great post Ken, very true.


5.) 15 Jan 2019 09:45:40
Refreshing post Ken.


6.) 15 Jan 2019 09:44:59
Ouch Ed002 😂.


7.) 15 Jan 2019 10:28:38
Remember it was apparently Mike Phelan (according to him) who was doing it all at the end of Sir Alex reign so he is just doing it again behind Ole!


8.) 15 Jan 2019 16:14:41
totally agree brad- phelan's contribution as well as the other input must be a significent factor in the changes we see. SAF reportedly condemned moyes for discharging the backroom staff so soon.


 

 

05 Jan 2019 23:34:21
5 from 5 - great start for Ole. Felt a little more Jose Mourinho Utd today if I'm honest but 9 changes will damage our rhythm. Think quite a few on the pitch realise their time is up and need to be moved on ASAP.

Jones, Darmian, Andreas, Fellaini and sadly Mata need to go on top of Rojo and dare I say Lukaku. Ole's style needs a mobile striker with a good touch. Lukaku is not that man, Rashford or Sanchez is.

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01 Jan 2019 13:09:55
What's the thoughts on going for Gary Cahill in Jan as a short term fix for experience at the back? Still prefer it if we went for Toby.

Eric79

1.) 01 Jan 2019 15:33:12
Would rather us spend big and get Koubalily.


2.) 01 Jan 2019 15:59:10
We'd all rather we spend big utd road 😂😂.


3.) 02 Jan 2019 01:03:20
I would rather Tuanzebe than Cahill.


4.) 02 Jan 2019 14:21:07
Id rather bring Paul McGrath back than Cahill.


 

 

30 Dec 2018 09:03:06
Early days, but not sure whether OGS appointment and upturn in performance is a classic case of dead cat bounce or he has literally changed the tactics instantly and made a difference. What I do know is I am excited to find out over the next 5 months or so! Never wanted a manager to do so well!

Eric79

1.) 30 Dec 2018 09:46:33
Lots of questions Eric, there won't really be any answers until a few months down the line.

I'd say just enjoy it as we haven't managed to truly enjoy our football since fergie left. Whatever happens will happen, I just hope they have everything sorted for the summer. Otherwise it's going to be another weird period for us.


2.) 30 Dec 2018 09:47:54
OGS has said himself he hasn’t changed much as hasn’t had time. The only thing he has changed is the players mentality.


3.) 30 Dec 2018 09:55:13
I doubt any Manager could impose new tactics and a new approach so quickly. The players were clearly unhappy and have been told to enjoy themselves, the release is clear to see.

I love Ole but his managerial credentials are not strong. He may do a fantastic job, we shall see. There is an argument that if you buy players who are good enough, and let them play, then they’ll do alright. Culture is a major contributor to the success of any team and if everyone is feeling good, happy, and supported, who knows- here’s the ball, go play with it. I realise it isn’t quite that simple but I think Jose complicated out of things.


4.) 30 Dec 2018 10:53:29
Culture eats strategy for breakfast.

Interesting to see what Ole does when everyone is fit. He clearly rates Jesse. Rash has looked good upfront. Martial Sanchez and Rom will all expect to start. Mata always seems to add something with his movement. If he builds a team around Pogs he needs 3 in midfield. I suspect he is itching to insert some minutes for Chong.

Can he keep everyone happy? Or even just keep the team ethos going?


5.) 30 Dec 2018 11:03:17
I think Ole is refreshing, good attitude in management that reflects his playing attitude, always a smile on his face. I saw him walking in Altrincham once and there was a smile on his face. At the moment he has a free run, there is no real pressure. In our working world it’s like having a temp, they are relaxed, perhaps some are too relaxed, because the level of expectation is lower.

I hope he does well, well enough to be given consideration for the permanent position but I doubt he has the level needed. Di Mateo won the Champions League, got the job and was sacked the next season I think. I suspect the players may drop off the top levels of performance in Spring because of the uncertainty. The thing Ole has in his favour is that the club will almost certainly give him complete support, so some players better watch out.


6.) 30 Dec 2018 12:03:35
I see where all are coming from.
However does anyone think that SAF could’ve helped brought back OGS and Phelan and perhaps just perhaps SAF will be around to “strongly” advise the team and help ensure we are back to making progress?

I know SAF was advised against being too involved but I’m sure he still is capable to advising OGS and Phelan on strategy? Two heads are better than one but won’t theee be even better than two? Especially when we have a legendary manager at our disposal for advice?
I am positive about going forward at least for next season if we can rebuild this team coupled with a few summer purchases to beef up our still weak positions.


7.) 30 Dec 2018 15:18:50
SAF is in his late seventies and following his serious illness I would imagine his doctors will be telling him to limit any involvement. Strategy is the key and I believe we should learn from Busby’s influence when he retired and SAF should not be involved if we want to move forward as a club.


 

 

26 Dec 2018 19:13:04
Three more goals and three more points. Merry Xmas everybody.

Eric79

1.) 26 Dec 2018 23:28:51
Another positive performance and pleasing result!
Great to see.


2.) 26 Dec 2018 23:29:27
Who would disagree with this post?


3.) 27 Dec 2018 09:15:32
Scousers eric.


4.) 27 Dec 2018 13:11:59
Jose or Huddersfield fans obviously.


 

 

 

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15 Jan 2019 09:39:03
I see no point in having two young left backs competing for a spot. Shaw and Young for the left, and Dalot and a New right back to compete on that side would make more sense. Never quite sure why darmian has not quite made it - if you believe what you read there are some top Italian clubs chasing him, and he’s more than good enough as back up. He’s a good defender, just his distribution not quite good enough for a modern right back.

Tony V has had a great career at Utd, but you do get the sense it’s time to move on for him now for a new challenge.

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13 Jan 2019 09:08:36
It’s nonsense. This shortlist is suddenly becoming very long if the press are to believed. I’m sure Southgate also realises he is in totally the right job at the right time. He’s building something very special with England.

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06 Jan 2019 10:18:19
I do agree Mad Hatter. He started his career with us brilliantly but seems to have lost his way. If he can work with the new staff and keep his head then there is a good defender in there. Lindelof I think will be a cracking player for us for many years to come.

Personally I thin the defence lacks an elder statesman, who can be a calming influence for a couple of years whilst the likes of Bailly and Lindelof develop alongside them. We also desperately need to look at our right hand side. Why sanchez is not being played there is beyond me!

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05 Jan 2019 12:00:17
CB, RB and RW are a must.

Out go Darmian, Valencia, Rojo, Fellaini and probably Jones.

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03 Jan 2019 21:17:50
Could he be a centre half
Instead?

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{Ed002's Note - He is not good enough for MU.}


 

 

 

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16 Jan 2019 12:41:21
Ndidi?

Loved Daley Blind - too slow for midfield in the prem though guys.

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16 Jan 2019 12:04:21
Is it Lillian thuram?

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15 Jan 2019 09:44:59
Ouch Ed002 😂.

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15 Jan 2019 09:44:27
You mean like Jose and LVG?

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13 Jan 2019 19:14:39
Delighted with this. Ole is certainly playing himself in to the job! First big test passed with flying colours. The team are confident and happy. When this happens natural talent shines through.

Eric79