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06 Aug 2019 07:24:03
Dybala deal back on after he finally had a meeting with Sarri? They should bin the transfer window altogether. This year has been the most tedious in memory.


1.) 06 Aug 2019 08:17:10
Where have you heard this, Mumbles?

2.) 06 Aug 2019 08:21:05
Mumbles, I think due to the many platforms accessible today, the transfer windows have become incredibly more tedious.

I'm sure that all of this went on years ago but news was only made available in the form of paper.

Now its everywhere. More rubbish than ever too. I'd imagine years ago, 'journalists' actually work hard to confirm and corroborate stories. So called journalists today are just regurgitating any news for clicks sake.

Man united are a big story and more is written about the club because more people will click on the story and the clicks mean revenue for the site.

Twitter is the devil during the transfer window lol.

3.) 06 Aug 2019 08:23:37
Apparently, Alfredo Pedulla (reliable in Italy, I hope) mentioned something is back on the table. Not too sure, though. I think it's just lousy paper/ journo talk.

4.) 06 Aug 2019 08:43:37
Some Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla who's close to Sarri said he's willing to accept our offer. How true it is I don't know. It may be Juventus' last attempt to force the lad out the door.

We'll know how true it is in the coming days.

5.) 06 Aug 2019 10:37:24
I quite enjoy the chaos of the transfer window. Providing we end up with the right players once the window has shut, I’m happy to go along for the ride.

I’d still be happy with Dybala providing he cane for the right reasons and gave his all. I can’t blame the lad for looking for a big pay check, but am a little worried by how big the numbers we are hearing are.

6.) 06 Aug 2019 11:04:28
A Juve fan friend of mine told me some behind the scenes stuff that triggered the proposed sale of Dybala.
Apparently in the latter part of the season, Dybala when to the training ground with a list of demands for an improved contract. Juventus felt his demands were not justified and decided to ship him out.
According to him he ll end up at Psg who already informed him they re ready to meet his demands.

7.) 06 Aug 2019 11:37:39
I don't see we returning to Dybala, he has already acted like a mercenary and will only complicate things if he is to come and join.
Saying that we did look below average in midfield when Pogba is not playing and when Matic is there. So if we can add a solid midfielder to the fold then we will be set. I still feel we will get one more first team player in before the window shuts on thursday.

8.) 06 Aug 2019 11:58:08
dev1i. lol Seriously?
sounds total bs.

9.) 06 Aug 2019 13:05:12
My auntie is called Flo and she is an old lady and her bingo friend Doris said that her butchers window cleaner said that a bloke in the Eagle and Child told him that you can tell dev1i anything and he will believe it . and i mean anything 😄😄.

10.) 06 Aug 2019 13:23:55
BFRO I thought it was a song and tried to rap till I saw dev1i.

11.) 06 Aug 2019 13:41:15
@Truedevil when it s too good it probably isn't. Especially when it concerns Juventus.
I think Dybala will soon be gone, and most probably Costa too. However they ll manage to get good money for them even if they want them out.

12.) 06 Aug 2019 14:06:04
Pedulla is the best when it comes to Sarri coached teams. The best after our very Eds of course :)

13.) 06 Aug 2019 14:29:26
I find the eagle an child a bit cramped. I assume you mean the one in oxford.

14.) 06 Aug 2019 17:10:25
No Mort Ramsbottom near Bury.

15.) 06 Aug 2019 17:10:40
Romano tweets definitely off lol.



02 Jul 2019 08:22:16
Morning ed002. Today the lucky player to be joining us is Dani Olmo. Have we shown any interest in him?


{Ed002's Note - Lots of sides have looked but turned away at the ridiculous asking price. Not the answer for MU but perhaps thay don't care.}

1.) 02 Jul 2019 10:15:00
Thank's ed. Is he well thought of or is it clubs drinking the Croatian kool aid?

Seems like United are being used yet again in the media to try and drum up interest.

{Ed002's Note - They are talking to Bayer Leverkusen about him - or at least were last week. Milan, Genoa, Crystal Palace and West Ham balked at the asking price.}



18 Jun 2019 00:27:56
Word on the grape vine is, Barcelona have more pressing areas in their squad than signing De Ligt. He's been advised against PSG. Looks like it could be between us and Juventus. If we could secure him, it would be a major coup. A young vocal leader is what we are desperately missing. Here's hoping we have some solid news in the next few days!


1.) 18 Jun 2019 07:14:24
The best move for the player would be to Juventus. Always has been in my eyes.

2.) 18 Jun 2019 09:41:29
Not sure about him. For the money there is better available in the market. Expectations on a child to pull a rotten defence together is not optimal.

3.) 18 Jun 2019 10:20:35
The best move for the player is the premier league, no doubt about it. He knows it, has already went on record saying it, the most competitive league is a good place for a supposed once in a generation defender to grow.

Unfortunately, we are not in a position where such signings ( along with Sancho ofc) who are targeted by Europe's elite will come to us. Mourinho and less so Van Gaal had the gravitas to at least show that the team is led by a proven winner and it s only a matter of time until we get back there.

4.) 18 Jun 2019 10:35:53
The best club for him right now will be Barcelona where Pique can guide him. He will also have FDJ for settling in.
Next would be Juventus, where he can learn from the likes of Chellini and Bonucci.
In the above 2 clubs, the main attention would be on Messi and Cristiano which means lesser pressure on him.



31 May 2018 07:02:14
Before we start this is only something iv read. Its a nice old school rumour with a story. I'm paraphrasing a bit but apparently our new sleeve sponsor is "Kohler" (an American manufacturing comapny) .

So the story goes that the guy who brokered the deal let it slip to someone that we have activated Griezmann''s release clause. Him accepting our offer is a different matter. Either way he won't be announcing where he's going until after the world cup.

If the the sleeve sponsor announced in the next two weeks is Kohler, then maybe this has legs.

Woodward is always looking for the big "markee" signing. Maybe Antoine is it?


1.) 31 May 2018 07:28:53
Mumbles I read exactly the same thing last night and not going to lie it got me very excited. I am very sceptical but there could be some truth in it. I would have thought Barcelona would have had this deal wrapped by now. But I think there is something to do with his release clause being activated at a certain date. I would love griezmann he is my preferred no 1 signing this summer. At least will if we announce the Koehler sleeve sponsor then perhaps we can get excited by this.

2.) 31 May 2018 09:07:19
I wouldn't be surprised if this was part of a strategy to get Bale, There is obvious interest in Bale and the numbers being quoted since he scored in the final seem to have increased maybe this is our way of saying if the price is to much we can go elsewhere. The good thing for us is there is a lot of top talent available just now so hopefully we don't get held to ransom as much as normal. Saying that with the names being thrown around looking for a move in the summer anyone else massively regretting buying Sanchez.

3.) 31 May 2018 09:30:52
Havent seen those Griezman rumours but its always struck me as odd that JM hasn't kept him in the frame . obviously wanted him and by all accounts we were close to getting him - now he is "available" again, human nature says JM just suddenly would not be interested in him -yes we got RL "instead" Fergie always wanted Batistuta, Van Persie, Lewondowski . so I can imagine JM has always considerd Griezeman as one that got away.

Griezeman meets EDS galatico policy and JM likes him a lot. so its not completely impossible just very doubtful to me.

Martial leaving puts a new slant on it all, if that's what happens this summer as the lad seems unsettled.

4.) 31 May 2018 10:03:11
Martial keeps his counsel very close to his chest too which I do like. Has he been quoted anywhere saying he is keen to leave or indeed stay?

5.) 31 May 2018 10:45:29
First time I've heard of kohler so well done to them.

6.) 31 May 2018 23:44:33
Read the Kohler would like a partnership with Koke also.



12 Nov 2017 07:06:11
I just seen that we're linked with a move for Asensio. I would have thought he'd be one of the key men in the Madrid rebuild over the next few years.


1.) 12 Nov 2017 12:41:31
didnt he sign a new contract in the summer with a ridiculous buyout clause?

2.) 12 Nov 2017 13:38:11
I think if he is available he would be moving to Barcelona but itd be stupid to sell him as he is as big talent as Mbappe.




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20 Aug 2019 10:00:22
After having time to think about that performance I'm still quite angry with it. There were mistakes all over the field and even more on the bench. Wolves are very organised and are difficult to play against but we didn't do ourselves any favours.

Our passing was atrocious. Under no pressure at all we were constantly missplacing passes. McT was the main culprit. There's no flow to our play, it's still 3 and 4 touches, moving slowly, allowing Wolves to constantly get 11 men behind the ball.

Lingard, what more can be said. He's well out of his depth and offers absolutely zero apart from the occasional closing down.

The main problem last night was Ole. It was clear that the game was crying out for Pogba to be moved forward. His inability to act and change the game ups incredibly worrying. There were a few players who were playing poorly. For Lingard to last 80 minutes and then bring on two attacking suns in the 88 minute is embarrassing.

Tough place to go but I found the game management very poor. We allowed Wolves to get on top and we had no leaders on the pitch or in the dugout. I think this season will be a real Jekyll and Hyde one.


1.) 20 Aug 2019 11:12:54
But if perspective needed if you ask me. Last year we got dominated by wolves in both away games and you could even argue the home game.

First half we were excellent, controlled the game and gave them nothing. Second half different story, I agree on the subs point. But then I ask what change do you make? We’ve all mentioned the squad depth. Yet if ole brought on Matic and we concede a second with Pogba further forward, straight away people will slaughter him for bringing on Matic.

I was disappointed with the result last night, it still feels like 2 points dropped. But no leaders on the pitch? I think we have one at centre half and a quiet one at right back who leads by actions. We would have lost that game last year, especially after the penalty miss. We would have crumbled.

Let’s look back in May and I doubt we will look at that as a bad result. 4 points from two fixtures were we got 1 point last season. Improvement and that’s all we can ask.

2.) 20 Aug 2019 12:10:15
Mumbles we must have been watching a different game mate. Thought we were brilliant first half and hardly looked troubled all game apart from that 10-15 min spell after half time where wolves equalised with quite frankly an absolute stunner by neves.

As caolan said, we got absolute dominated the last 2 times we’ve played wolves. They are a very tough team to play against. Extremely organised, compact and very dangerous on the counter. Mentally as well, it would have been very easy for the boys to cave after the past two experiences. But I thought we were the dominant side. It does feel like a loss, especially due to the missed penalty.

I think yesterday showed a few things. The first is very obvious - we lack quality in midfield and not adding a player there will hamper us at times this season against sides which sit back. The second is we need a right winger. James is young and he worked hard and had some nice moments, but he is still very raw. The defence was a huge step up from last year’s game. We are able to play out from the back with far more confidence.

I think people need to relax. We would have taken 4/ 6 points from these thought fixtures. Many a top side will go to wolves and struggle. They aren’t a dangerous and excellently coached side. So the overrreaction here is a bit laughable. We have a very young side out here and there will be mistakes. But we just have to be patient and take the good with the bad. I actually really like some of the stuff I’ve seen so far. We are pressing more and the attack is more fluid. But it’s only been 2 games so people need to relax. Liverpool haven’t exactly been firing on all cyclinders either.

On another note, I would have played Gomes yesterday as no 10. He has that guile and bit of magic that would have been handy yesterday. Can’t fault lingard’s workrate, but if you are playing no 10 you have to affect the game with goals or assists. He doesn’t offer enough there. Before anyone jumps on my back, I’m not saying sell him. Just saying we need more from him. Alternatively, push pogba further up and bring Fred in so we can get pogba running more into the box like he did yesterday for the penalty.

There is a lot of be pleased with. Win next game and that’s 7/ 9. I’m really enjoying things so far and I can’t wait to see this side grow more.

3.) 20 Aug 2019 12:15:34
2 games in and people are going on about being short .
Let the lads play a few games together.
Still judging players on a game to game basis.

4.) 20 Aug 2019 12:31:12
Mumbles you have watched a different game to me, too.

Park and Caolan I agree with both summaries.

While it does feel like two points dropped, given that we dominated the first half, took the lead and missed a penalty, you have to realise that if we played our last two fixtures back in May we would have lost both.

Our defence looks so much better. AWB is a one-man brick wall, nothing gets past him. Maguire lost 1 header all game, he's such a big presence. I thought he didn't have leadership qualities before we signed him, he's changing that opinion.

I think Jesse had a very poor second half, he switched off.
McTominay was naive in places but we have to put up with that given his age and experience. He has great attributes.
Dan James looked a little lost, he wasn't up for the fight. We need to learn that he's not ready to play against physical teams just yet, he seemed quick to move the ball on and I would have liked to see him go at players more. He shouldn't have gone down when he received the booking. That said he will get better and last night was the start of a huge learning curve for him.

In hindsight we should have brought Greenwood on sooner, 5 minutes isn't enough to influence a game. But I did wonder what Ole would do given we have limited options from the bench. Last night made it clearer than ever that we need an out-and-out RW.

Martial is already going some way to change my opinion. He was closing down the defenders and GK, he's started this season really well and I hope he keeps his head up because he could be the 20+ goals a season striker we've missed for so long.

All in all, good start to the season, two tough fixtures out of the way and now we have 4 favourable fixtures to look forward to.

5.) 20 Aug 2019 12:31:36
We weren't great in the first half. We were comfortable because Wolves sat deep. We didn't move the ball quick enough to cause them many problems. If the manager doesn't want to make a sub until 10 minutes to go when some players were appalling then I would say we are short in quality.

The Jesse Lingard runs around a bit is getting nauseating. He's playing the number 10 role at Man Utd and he's in the team because he has legs?

I guess I'm angry because with the right decisions we could have won this game. We panicked and Wolves finished the game stronger. On paper of course it's not a bad point but watching the game, We certainly dropped two.

6.) 20 Aug 2019 13:09:16
Jred if you can’t see we are short of quality in midfield then you need to take your rose tinted glasses off. That’s not an offence to any player, it’s simply pointing out a fact. I’m pleased with what I’ve seen so far and have enjoyed the past two games. It is early days as you say, but we will come unstuck due to our lack of quality in midfield with only pogba the difference maker. Defence I’m very pleased with and martial and rashford have impressed me. Would give Greenwood a start against palace as I think he would be more effective than James. Bring James off the bench to stretch the tired legs in the final 20.

7.) 20 Aug 2019 13:28:01
Take away a wonderful goal and hitting the post, what did wolves do mumbles? De gea didn’t have a save to make.

Off course we are bit short on quality, no one has disputed that. There’s kids who I believe can make a huge impact, but those two games were not going to be easy to get them in.

Lingard does not do a fancy role for this team but he is very good for us in the press. It would be great if he had the quality of someone like Firmino but he doesn’t. I’d love to know your opinion on Park Ji-Sung mumbles. Wasn’t world class and worked his back side off. He was in the big games to do a job, press and cause problems. I guess because he didn’t come through our academy he wasn’t viewed as someone who just ran about. He was viewed as a bargain.

We can most certainly upgrade on Jesse in the number 10 role, but he does a bit more than just run around.


8.) 20 Aug 2019 13:35:41
Mctom and pogba played cm yesterday.
I have high Hope's of mctom and pogba is a very good player I see them 2 playing the majority of games to be honest.
They will get better the more games they play together but we are 2 games in to a season, not sure how you can say we look short. Matic and fred haven't even played a competitive game yet .

9.) 20 Aug 2019 14:16:23
Some people moan about players jred moans about posters.

Park remember.
You are not entitled to an opinion.

Every single football expert has given an opinion that united are short in midfield options.

10.) 20 Aug 2019 14:17:45
I agree on pogba and mctominay so there is no dispute there. There are our first choices for sure. I hope and expect to see Fred step up and have a better season. The high energy game will suit him imo. Unfortunately matic is finished, although I was always a fan personally. Pereira it remains to be seen if he can step up. I like mata, he has quality from dead balls, but he is not suited to the press. Gomes can play #10 and he’s a fantastic talent but he needs to be bedded in. Then add lingard who works his socks off and presses very well. But he does not contribute enough in terms of goals and assists. That’s our midfield options there.

An injury to pogba and we are done. There are bodies there but I’m not sure you can say there is a lot of quality. So how can you come to the conclusion that we are not short? Perhaps I should say we are short on quality which was evident yesterday when teams sit back. It will take time and next window we must address it. Like I said, I was very pleased with the defence and the attack. James needs time to adapt and an impact sub would be a better idea for him. I hope to see Fred start some games with pogba and Mctom in midfield.

11.) 20 Aug 2019 14:25:41
Caolan all that is fine but park was never a first 11 player, lingard for some reason is. Also the whole he does a bit more than run, is rubbish all he does is huff and puff, found this on twitter yesterday,

Q. Did Jesse Lingard get a PL goal or assist in the following months?

May 18? No

Augt 18? No

Sep 18? No

Oct 18? No

Nov 18? No

Dec 2018? YES (4 Goals, 2 assists)

Jan 19? No

Feb 19? No

Mar 19? No

Apr 19? No

May 19? No

Aug 19? No

That is the definition of a guy who does nothing but run around.

12.) 20 Aug 2019 14:33:42
We dropped two points for one reason only. Pogba's ego.

13.) 20 Aug 2019 14:57:31
Caolan, you simply cannot compare Lingard to Park, Park had an end product and was decisive. There's was a pass last night from Lingard that went towards two players, it wasn't aimed at either, just kicked in their general direction and those two players (Maguire and Pogba, if memory serves) had to look to each other to decide who would take the ball, that's not acceptable and it's definitely not decisive. I know that's one example, but it's something that happens all too often with him, speculative passes, speculative runs, speculative shots, when one out of a hundred comes through, he is lauded.

Lingard reminds me honestly of Chadwick and Richardson, players who were looked at, given a brief chance in the first team and moved on because they were not good enough. Same should have been done with Lingard 4/ 5 years ago.

14.) 20 Aug 2019 15:26:26
We were comfortable in the first half and controlled the game well. The second half once Wolves put pressure on us we panicked and lost our foothold in the game.

Park was a quality reliable professional. Scored many important goals and actually offered a lot more than "closing down". Goals in champions league knockout games. Scored a few last minute winners. Scored against the top 4 at the time. Parks stamina was the basis for his performances, They weren't the main part of his performances.

In the last 12 months we played football, Jesse Lingard has not registered a goal or an assist in 11 of those months. Pathetic. I think the only reason he is anywhere near this squad is because he is a United youth graduate.

There are psostives though. I thought the defence played well as a whole. I thought Martial was doing the right things. Hopefuĺly him and Rashford can get a good understanding.

It's not all doom and gloom but there are certainly some rain clouds overhead.

15.) 20 Aug 2019 15:44:41
I agree with mumbles, We didn't really create anything in the game. You talk about de gea not having to do anything but neither did their keeper. I'm still scratching my head wondering why he waited till the 80 minute to make a change, and then bring on 2 attacking players in the last minute was a bit pointless really. AWB was best player on the pitch for me, defensively he was really good.

16.) 20 Aug 2019 18:44:45
In jose’s second season Lingard was supposedly better than dele Alli according to many people on here. Again I’ve said we can upgrade on him, but people say he’s absolutely useless but I disagree. Young is now out of the team, so I guess someone has to be criticised. Mourinho and van gaal both used him as an important player, so there must be a bit of quality.

17.) 20 Aug 2019 18:48:37
I don't think any one can argue that we are aren't short of quality in depth in midfield.

Pogba is one of the world's best midfielders and McTominay has been excellent for most of the last 6 months.

It is what is beyond them where the trouble lies.

However, in the Chelsea game and the Wolves game both Pogba and McTominay started and played the entire game. We are two games into the season and our first choice midfield has started and played every minute. So I don't think we can complain about a lack of quality or depth in our midfield just yet, as the results haven't been effected by either a lack of options or a lack of quality in our midfield.

The result last night was affected by two things, not converting a penalty. And a lack of creativity in the final third.

Add Maddison and Sancho to our line up last night in place of Lingard and James and we would have cruised that game 3 or 4 nil.

Lots of hard work in our forward players and some quality as well. But we lack killers.

18.) 20 Aug 2019 18:49:45
Amen Mort.

19.) 20 Aug 2019 20:12:08
Pogba is one of the worlds best midfielders? I’ve seen it all now Shappy.

{Ed047's Note - is that the same Pogba who wouldn’t even make City’s bench?

20.) 20 Aug 2019 20:23:17
Caolan remind me why neither of Mourinho or LVG are managing utd right now? Many people here have a weird crush on lingard, he is rubbish who would not make it at any other top 6 club, him being our 2nd most senior player against wolves is exactly why we are in the position we are, too many headless chickens, not enough quality footballers.

21.) 20 Aug 2019 20:32:19
Csm, they aren’t in charge because they didn’t get results. Is that down to Jesse Lingard? No. I my just seems people want to always have a player to aim criticism at. Lingard has scored big goals for us, winning goals in cup finals. But let’s forget all that, and bash him.

I have quite clearly stated that we could upgrade him, but he’s not deserving of half the criticism I see him getting. He does his best every week and that can’t be denied by anyone. If he’s not the best number 10 in the world that’s not his fault either.

22.) 20 Aug 2019 20:35:00
Pogba is a disaster lads. One of the biggest mistakes we have made is keeping a hold of him.

23.) 20 Aug 2019 21:41:22
Sir Alex thought highly not Jesse Lingard. LvG had him as first choice, Mourinho had him as first choice and Ole has him as first choice.

Three great managers and Ole all rate Lingard. So he must have something.

24.) 21 Aug 2019 04:27:51
Shappy SAF also rated cleverley and welbeck highly, LvG thought nick Powell was going to be our saviour bringing him on to score goals when chasing a win in ucl game which was basically a knockout game. Mourinho wanted to replace martial with perisic.

He has something, he runs around a lot and once upon a time hit a purple patch. Who do you think he replaces at city or liverpool? Imagine an attacking player going without a goal or assist in 11 of last 12 months and you are defending him.

25.) 21 Aug 2019 06:14:37
Lingard is a very useful squad player but his style doesn't suit against teams who sit deep.
In such scenarios I believe Mata or Gomes at no 10 would be a better option.

However, Lingard needs to work on his end product and overall involvement during build ups. His spot is up for grabs.



02 Aug 2019 22:32:35
Hi ed, What do you think about an away dressing room page? A place for posters from the opposition your team plays to go and talk about the up and coming match on the rivals teams page?


{Ed033's Note - currently we the 'match posts page' on here and the LCF site, which could act as an 'away dressing room page'



18 Jul 2019 15:59:54
What's this World Club Cup that's gaining traction in the news. Is this the appetiser before the breakaway European league is introduced?


1.) 18 Jul 2019 16:10:47
Goes on every year if you win the champions league you go into it, its been going on years.

2.) 18 Jul 2019 16:38:35
That's the World Club Championship. The World Club Cup is supposedly a 24 team tournament that will be on in China in the summer of 2021. More than likely a load of pony.

3.) 18 Jul 2019 17:07:06
anyone know if its to replace the club world championship?



16 Jul 2019 17:54:05
Hi ed002. A supposed bid for Sergej Milenkovic Savic has gone in. Would he be a Pogba replacement only or could he be brought in to add to the midfield numbers? Seems Pogba would have to be moved on before someone like SMS is brought in.


{Ed002's Note - I have explained this over and over. Try searching.}



26 Jun 2019 11:03:50
Ed002, you have your finger on the pulse of the football world, but the everyday fan doesn't. You can't be too surprised that some fans are not happy with the Glazer regime. They are not involved in the day to day running of the club as you have stated numerous times, but they do employ the man that does and after 6 years, he seems way out of his depth in that role.

It simply boils down to success. We were in a much more precarious position many years ago with the debt repayments, but with the sheer quality of Sir Alex and the fact we could still spend more than most clubs, the Glazers were a rainy day in a summer of scorcher's.

Seeing our closest rivals spend a billion pound and get where they are and we've had over a billion pounds leave our club. You have to see how that doesn't sit right?

Every regime takes dividend's and they are entitled to. It's not particularly the lack of investment in the first team that is an issue, it is a lack of investment in the club as a hole. You described Carrington once like walking around Ikea with all the cheap furnishings. Old Trafford is in need of more than a lick of paint and has recently been downgraded and is no longer suitable to host European finals.

Business wise we have made bad decisions after bad decisions. Nearly everything you have said about incoming players and managers has come to fruition over the last few years. The crap has hit the fan so many times the blades have stopped spinning.

I am not happy with the Glazers use of the funds at Old Trafford but the devil you know is certainly better than the devil you don't. We should be competitive even with one hand tied behind our back but we are not. This is down to the decision makers at OT and they are put in place by the Glazers.

Not all fans are "toxic", we're not all knuckle draggers. Most of us just want to be entertained watching football and hopefully pick up a few trophies along the way.


{Ed002's Note - Manchester United have spent £1B since 2010 - so putting aside your jealousy of Manchester City your real compliant is that the club needs to be buying more expensive players (not better players, just really expensive players). All of this has started because of Ndombele which you must admit is laughable Mumbles.}

1.) 26 Jun 2019 12:28:14
The Ndombele stuff is laughable. The lack of investment in our facilities is poor. Signings aside we should be jealous of Manchester City Ed002 they are run exceptionally well and far better than us don't you think?

{Ed002's Note - The lack of investment in the facilities is nothing to do with the owners of the business. Lots of sides in the Premier League are run better than Manchester United Rosie.

2.) 26 Jun 2019 12:57:12
The money we spend is spent poorly. That's what needs to change Ed. Iv never seen N'dombele play nor have I expressed my discontent in us not signing him. I don't want 10 new players every summer nor do I give toss about what other teams do. The poor decision's the club has continually made have to stop at someone, and if that person is Woodward, then the Glazers need to move him on.

LvG, Depay, Schweinsteiger, Jose, Zlatan, Mykhitayan, Pogba and many more you earmarked as disasters waiting to happen. You were right, it shouldn't be difficult for Man Utd to surround themselves with people like yourself who can see a few moves ahead. That should be our goal.

Fans who want the Glazers out without knowing who will fill their shoes are ones who will be happy when we announce 3 or 4 new signings.

The best thing for the Glazers to do to keep everyone happy is be successful on the pitch. (Not for the want of trying) but we have consistently made the wrong decisions and fans are reacting by going after the ones who have the power.

{Ed002's Note - You need to move on from this embarrassing blame culture - Woodward does not choose the players.}

3.) 26 Jun 2019 13:51:30
I want the best for United. We have no divine right to win any football matches but there are problems running through the club. Maybe me and most fans are ill informed about who is at fault for the poor state we are in. But it's not blame culture to want the best people in charge of our football club.

Anyways ed, always a pleasure. Have a nice evening.

{Ed002's Note - And you Mumbles.}

4.) 26 Jun 2019 19:24:00
The Glazer ownership was given a free ride for years because of success built by SAF, based on players bought or at the club prior to the Glazer takeover. The no value in the market is where the problem started and the recent panic buying is down to poor strategy and planning over a number of years not just the last 6, although the nose dive recently is embarrassing.

This is not about how the money should have been spent or on which players but the whole direction of the club. Debt is the road to ruin, I seem to recall David Gill said that, actually not perfectly correct because gearing, borrowing is essential to improving a business. However, our £490M debt didn't benefit the business, it enabled the owners to buy and foist the debt on the club, it didn’t go on a new stadium or improvements to take us into 2020. The South stand and ground could be magnificent but isn’t. The costs of that debt, the dividends, have reduced what was available to the club to grow and build its infrastructure. It isn’t just about players it is about the dilapidated stadium the lack of investment in the stands, the concourses, the bars the area, the training facilities.
We say what might have been after Munich, but what might have been if we had owners who didn’t use a leveraged buy out as well.




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06 Aug 2019 08:43:37
Some Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla who's close to Sarri said he's willing to accept our offer. How true it is I don't know. It may be Juventus' last attempt to force the lad out the door.

We'll know how true it is in the coming days.




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05 Aug 2019 22:22:18
He wanted to go to Juventus but his touch took him to Anderlecht.




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02 Aug 2019 15:57:27
Jaime, I think you're going to be disappointed mate. Woodward has shifted his attention away from Bruno because Dybala is flashing a big of thigh.




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31 Jul 2019 10:20:50
I'd say Dybala getting tossed into the mix has made Ed forget about Bruno. Can't see us signing both of them.




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25 Jul 2019 08:23:27
SSN over the last week have reported Maguire set for medical, official bid for Pepe has been put in. SMS is close to being done, the SMS deal won't affect a deal for Bruno, now Bruno isn't coming, we're looking at Alderwierald now, have interest in Erikson, we're ready to put another bid of 30 million in for Longstaff, we're considering a package for Bale and we want Dybala at the club.

Safe to say that gullible punters will be losing the rent money on their betting site.





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22 Aug 2019 16:38:06
Youth players and managers who play them are given more time in my opinion. McTominay was the poor the other night, saying he played poorly isn't knocking the lad. There's definitely a player in there.

Rashfords criticism comes from the way he approaches the game now. Slowly the play down, trying to beat man two and three times, shooting from everywhere. All things that didn't get him into the first team. Fact is, if you are in United's first team and you don't perform then you deserve to be called out for it.

There are question marks over the heads of a lot of players. They need to answer this season. As for Greenwood, Chong, Gomes. I would much rather see them coming off the bench late in a game and trying to lift the crowd.

The future is looking bright but we certainly shouldn't take our eyes off the present.




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21 Aug 2019 16:57:43
Jred. I was wrong about Scholes stats. Did to spend some time on Wikipedia. The memory is fading.




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21 Aug 2019 15:42:27
Wasn't Scholes top scorer in his first year I think. The squad with the class of 92 was littered with quality. We were pushing on for major honours on all fronts. All those players delivered consistently for years. Even the ones that eventually left had magnificent careers with us.

My poor opinion of Lingard isn't because of one or two bad games. It's because I have watched him every week for the last 6 years and bar a 3 minute YouTube video highlights, he has been poor for us. Ed047 is spot on. I'd struggle to name a few teams in the league that he would start consistently for.

Can someone please list his qualities for me in case i'm being totally irrational here?




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21 Aug 2019 11:02:44
When did Lingard become Cantona? Showing the younger players that hard work pays off? The man is a clown, he's a jester. Watch any interview with the team from any preseason and they all talk about how J Lingz is up for the bantz. This is all well and good when you're a kid but he's 27.

He's a coward on the ball and he's worse off it. Running around should be the bare minimum for any player, not the reason you're in the team. Someone said on a previous post that he doesn't do the fancy role in the team? He's playing number 10 for Man Utd. It's the fanciest position on the pitch. The world's best ply their trade there and we have an impostor in there.

Football fans are fickle. If he was tearing up trees than his off field nonsense would be glossed over. But the fact is he's a poor footballer who gets the swan around with the Man Utd crest on his clothes acting like a 15 year old.

His influence in the dressing room can only be a bad thing for the younglings. Hopefully none of our youth dream of being Jesse Lingard and learn from his mistakes.

Growing up under the shadow of Old Trafford doesn't make you immune to criticism. Fans were wary of Rashford leading the line because he may not have what it takes to be our main man.

No player gets a free pass. Youth graduate or not. Lingard is a poor footballer.




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21 Aug 2019 08:17:03
I think we need a bigger group of games to look at before we can talk about evolution. When a team is naive a switches off like Chelsea, we will be able to exploit them. When a well drilled team sits compact and defends with resolutely, I think we'll struggle.

Without the ball we undoubtedly work harder and that is a joy to see. But with the ball, we're still very slow moving it forward.

If we look at Oles first 10 games when we done very well, he played the same starting line up in all of them. I don't think he's found his best 11 yet. We have some winnable games coming up. Let's see how we're doing after game 10 and we'll see if it's evolution or devolution?