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Best team moment: Champions league final 1999


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17 Jun 2019 19:34:47
Ed002, Just wondering if the recent media reports of United having an interest in Issa Diop has any substance or if it's just media fantasy?

Thanks.

Shappy

{Ed002's Note - West Ham implied there has been some interest.}


1.) 17 Jun 2019 20:19:03
Ed, has anything changed on the CB interest front aside from this?
Are the club in contact with any clubs regarding specific players?

{Ed002's Note - The club will have been talking to agents and to some clubs. If they persist with Diop them I think you can scratch KK from the list. And I gave an update recently.}


2.) 17 Jun 2019 21:34:44
Am I being thick, who's KK?

{Ed004's Note - Kalidou Koulibaly?}


3.) 17 Jun 2019 22:11:42
Yeah, I was being thick😂.


4.) 17 Jun 2019 22:13:25
From looking at Diop he looks like the player you wish Smalling was. He has all the defensive attributes but is good on the ball. Not elite on the ball yet but very solid. I think Tuanzebe needs the year long loan to a Premier League team like Villa to see if he's able to cut it then can be an exciting addition to our backline next season. Would be a lot happier with the club spending £60m on Diop than £80-90m on Maguire. Hard to pick between the two right now ability wise, then think of where Maguire was at when he was Diop's age (22yo) . A backline of Shaw, Diop, Lindelof (Capt, hopefully) and AWB is alright a little inexperienced but hella exciting! All very good at actual defending while being confident and comfortable on the ball. We live in hope.


5.) 17 Jun 2019 22:16:35
Thank god for that i was thinking kevin Keegan.


6.) 17 Jun 2019 22:35:22
Thanks, Ed.


7.) 17 Jun 2019 23:09:09
Dont know how good Diop is but i just hope we don't spend 60 mil plus on Maguire. He will be another Jones and Smalling but a expensive version.


8.) 18 Jun 2019 01:40:06
Quoted from sky. so believe what you will.

“West Ham want a player in return in any potential deal that would see Diop depart for Old Trafford but United are not willing to give the Hammers the player they want”

Any clue on who the player they want is?


9.) 18 Jun 2019 07:18:22
Ken, my first thought was Kevin Kilbane 😂.


10.) 18 Jun 2019 07:45:28
Lukaku.


11.) 18 Jun 2019 10:07:11
Apparently the player they want is Martial.


12.) 18 Jun 2019 10:48:12
How about Diop and Declan Rice for Martial plus cash?
I would definitely take it.


 

 

18 Mar 2019 22:19:22
Ed002, are United still interested in Carlos Soler? You mentioned him as a possible target a while back and I've kept a close eye on him since. Looks like he will be some player.

Shappy

{Ed002's Note - No, but there is interest from another EPL side in Carlos Soler.}


1.) 19 Mar 2019 06:32:16
Thanks, that's a shame he looks like he will become a top player.


 

 

26 Jan 2019 08:49:10
Do the Ed's or any fellow posters know anything about the young 17 year old African midfielder Hanson MBopp we have been linked to this morning?

Shappy

1.) 26 Jan 2019 09:15:01
One hit wonder.


2.) 26 Jan 2019 09:21:46
DDG 1, bravo, take the rest of the month off. You win the site. :)


3.) 26 Jan 2019 09:30:05
Shappy you ok lectured us a couple of weeks ago telling and urging us not to read these types of rumours. are you bi-polar 😂😂😂😂.


4.) 26 Jan 2019 10:17:53
DDG1, comment of the month, bravo 👏🏻.


5.) 26 Jan 2019 10:30:30
Saturday morning fishing Shappy?
DDG1 one for the archives that answer is!


6.) 26 Jan 2019 10:46:46
Duwudada doowapp.


7.) 26 Jan 2019 11:53:42
DDG1, I'll have to get up a little earlier if I want to catch you. lol. I was hoping everyone had been out celebrating last night, hoped I'd catch a few. lol.


8.) 26 Jan 2019 12:33:45
We're looking at quote a lot of young players. Hearing a lot of things about young Swiss midfielder Toby Le Rone.


9.) 26 Jan 2019 13:04:21
Mort, I've heard he's quite tasty. Lol.


10.) 26 Jan 2019 13:52:10
Good with triangles too.


11.) 26 Jan 2019 13:53:55
A bit up and down.


12.) 26 Jan 2019 14:17:42
Probably still be better than floppy keita.


13.) 26 Jan 2019 15:15:55
I hear he’s a nougat’y young Midfielder.
Gets stuck in.


14.) 26 Jan 2019 15:54:06
A good run and this site is a joy to visit. Top work boys.


15.) 26 Jan 2019 18:49:05
I wonder what's happened to our cheerful friend Beast.


16.) 26 Jan 2019 23:02:49
I do miss beast he had some good input most of the time.


 

 

23 Jan 2019 11:58:06
Ed002, I see we are being linked in the press with a move for Paul Mitchell again. Obviously the fact that he has worked with Pochettino at two different clubs and Pochettino is apparently our number one target is the basis of these links.

Are the club interested in Mitchell? And what's your opinion of him as a candidate for the Director of football role our club is pursuing?

Thanks.

Shappy

{Ed002's Note - Red Bull think a lot of him and for the past couple of months have been exploring a new global role for him as another EPL side has shown an interest. I am not aware of any approach by MU.}


1.) 23 Jan 2019 18:31:19
Cheers, Ed002.

{Ed002's Note - I would not want to see MU opt for Mitchell. It would not work in my opinion, but maybe to really move a head the club need to take the knife to the bad part of the apple?}


2.) 23 Jan 2019 18:40:03
Which part of the club is the bad part, in your opinion, Ed?

{Ed002's Note - The pointed bit.}


3.) 23 Jan 2019 20:14:34
Fascinating, from what I can find out about Mitchell he sounds like a United fans dream. Looks towards youth, won't sign players to block the pathway of young players, has unearthed some great signings for the clubs he works for.

So why do you feel Mitchell wouldn't work? And what is the bad part of the apple you allude to?

Thanks.


4.) 24 Jan 2019 06:06:39
The problem with that Shappy is blooding youth and winning trophies in basically impossible at this current time. We have a few very talented kids coming through, but what manager would risk their job here trying to make sure the kids get their chance?


5.) 24 Jan 2019 06:46:23
Mumbles, the right one for our club. We have only ever had consistent success under two managers. Sir Matt and Sir Alex, both built that success on blooding youth players.

Giving youth a chance is what Manchester United is about, a 80 year record of having an academy graduate in the match day squad is unmatched by any club anywhere in the world.


6.) 24 Jan 2019 10:30:17
Thanks for the info ed. Is it true that Andrea Berta is reconsidering now that Jose has left? I thought he was one of the people who jose was happy to work with? Thanks.

{Ed002's Note - I am not aware of anything happening with Andrea Berta right now.}


7.) 24 Jan 2019 11:06:28
Perfect thanks for the swift reply Ed.


8.) 24 Jan 2019 15:57:50
Isn't an apple with a pointed bit just a pear?


 

 

01 Nov 2018 21:36:19
Teams for the Matt Hawker Charity Cup 2019 - brought to you by Boyne Valley
15th June 2019

Ed001's - Lee's United

( C ) Ken
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Shappy
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Big thanks to 077 for setting up the live chat, and to 001 and 002 for giving their time, and once again, supporting the football-rumours charity match, in aid of Macmillan Nurses and Seva Foundation.

Would love an attendance from fellow posters. I know most of use will be going out for some bevvies after. So well worth the trip guys.

Shappy

1.) 02 Nov 2018 15:05:33
Don't worry Shaps, I got your back.


2.) 02 Nov 2018 16:43:52
And watch yours james😁.

{Ed002's Note - I'll have a large gin and tonic please.}


3.) 02 Nov 2018 17:28:15
I think there might be more United fans on our team. So I guess the site will have to be on our side. lol.


 

 

 

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15 Jul 2019 12:40:40
So let's get away from some of the negativity that's been on the site for the last couple of months.

I want one POSITIVE prediction from everyone about our club for next season.

I'll go first. I predict that Dan James will be our first choice LEFT winger by the end of the season. His hard work, direct running and ability to create for others being a key to our attack.

Shappy

{Ed004's Note - Wan Bissaka will establish himself as the best right back (maybe 2nd behind Trent) in the league next season}


1.) 15 Jul 2019 12:49:54
Rashford will be the first striker to hit 20 premier league goals since RVP.


2.) 15 Jul 2019 12:50:28
I predict every Utd ticket for away games will be sold out.


3.) 15 Jul 2019 12:51:32
McTominay would show why he will be a future Man Utd Captain.


4.) 15 Jul 2019 12:56:19
We will have a first choice back 5 that when fit will start every league game for the first time since VDS, Neville, Rio, Vidic and Evra.


5.) 15 Jul 2019 13:08:51
Supporters will eventually get bored of the Ole’s at the Wheel nonsense.


6.) 15 Jul 2019 13:09:54
Smalling won't dislocate his hip playing the ball out of defence when he tries to say like Harry given the chance.


7.) 15 Jul 2019 13:28:50
Rashford to score 20+ goals.
Dan James and AWB being massive hit.
2 Goals from corners for Maguire (cheeky) .
We finish 3rd in EPL.


8.) 15 Jul 2019 13:38:08
Every time we lose players will come out with encouraging words to appease supporters.


9.) 15 Jul 2019 13:57:00
With our new look defence keeping the most clean sheets over the season 😂.


10.) 15 Jul 2019 14:00:02
We will ship less than 30 goals in the league next season
We will score the more goals from set pieces than we have for the last 5 years
At least 3 united players will be in the league team of the year

Not sure if the OP meant this, but i am taken aback by the lack of trophy predictions. sign of the times i suppose.


11.) 15 Jul 2019 14:03:43
Ole will still be incharge come October 😋😋.


12.) 15 Jul 2019 14:09:22
Harry Maguire is going to have a Van Dijk affect on us and we're going to win the League and Europa league.


13.) 15 Jul 2019 14:19:55
We out-work the opposition the majority of the time.


14.) 15 Jul 2019 14:29:21
I'm going to go one which I believe is realistic - we finish top 4 with a goal difference over more than plus 30.

Another which I'm hoping happens - Greenwood will be a 1st team regular by the end of the season.


15.) 15 Jul 2019 14:51:52
Pogba finally justifies his price tag.


16.) 15 Jul 2019 15:24:19
Lingard married his pillow.


17.) 15 Jul 2019 16:13:07
Our cornersbeat the first man.


18.) 15 Jul 2019 16:18:05
We will adopt the approach "We will out-score you", bring back some entertainment.


19.) 15 Jul 2019 17:39:40
Ashley young will start.


20.) 15 Jul 2019 22:52:13
Confidently predict we will hear complaints about something to do with Utd within the first week of the season! Also predict Souness having a dig at us within the first two weeks. Lastly and more seriously I predict that the Premier league title will be won by one team being at least four points clear of its nearest challenger.


 

 

05 Jul 2019
New image uploaded to the
Manchester United Player Sightings page entitled, Bruno Fernandes in a United shirt?

Shappy

1.) 05 Jul 2019 15:01:28
Its DJ but someone has changed the head.


2.) 05 Jul 2019 15:02:10
Look good edit to me. The lad is at lisbon.


3.) 05 Jul 2019 15:03:26
Saw this a couple of days back, editing is top notch i must say.


 

 

05 Jul 2019 11:15:23
After the Maguire links it's got me thinking about what we need in a CB. Which has brought up a few issues in my opinion.

We need someone who is quick to allow us to play a high line as none of our CB's are rapid.

We need someone who is aerially dominant as we are susceptible to high balls into the box.

We need someone who can play out from the back to allow us to build up play from the back.

Ideally we need someone who prefers to play on the left hand side so Lindelof can play in his best position.

Finding someone who ticks all of these boxes is almost impossible. I can think of 2 or 3 players who tick three of the four. The only defender I can think of who ticks all four is VvD. Who for obvious reasons is unobtainable.

So if you had to compromise on one of those four criteria, which would it be?

Speed, Aerial ability, passing, left hand side player?

Shappy

1.) 05 Jul 2019 11:42:35
You don't need speed if you are positionaly sound can read the game and above all else can actually defend



This obsession of we must get a defender who is fast is nonsense.


Another thing which infuriates me is people seem to believe you have to play a defender a certain side. bs professional players can play either side.


2.) 05 Jul 2019 11:47:32
We could try to coax O’Shea out of retirement.


3.) 05 Jul 2019 11:55:17
Good questions Shappy. I'd personally say left sided ability if I had to choose but it's a tough one.

Lindelof has been hampered by the fact he's had to play on the left side but was still clearly our best CB last season so I'd keep him there if we can't get anyone who is good enough on the left side.

We need a defender who is good on the ball, if we want to play higher up the pitch and press a bit more then recovery pace is quite important for a CB but can possibly be offset slightly with good awareness and reading of the game such as Alderweireld does as he isn't the quickest. We have very few players who are great in the air so that would help in both boxes. Mind you in an attacking sense we don't have anyone who can take a corner so might not matter there.


4.) 05 Jul 2019 11:56:52
It would have to be passing. We were abysmal in both boxes last season and cannot afford to continue dragging people around while defending corners now that VAR will be in.
Speed will be important to prevent teams from getting behind if we want to press high with our fullbacks. And we need to allow our best CB to play in his preferred position without having to cover for his partner feeling uncomfortable in the LCB position.


5.) 05 Jul 2019 12:07:37
Shappy - I know I'm in the minority but I think Maguire would be a fantastic signing.

Plays left side, comfortable on the ball, brilliant in the air, he's a player that's continued to develop and learn. He'd be a commanding, steady presence that would make an instant impact.

Ok the money's obscene but other targets such as Dias, Diop, Milenkovic etc will all command big fees potentially in excess of £60m. Whilst they all have potential, young players invariably take time to settle into the Premier League.

I think we need a strong, steady, composed partner for Lindelof to allow him to concentrate on his own game and continue to improve. In my opinion, even at the eye watering cost and all things considered Maguire represents the best option for us at this moment in time.


6.) 05 Jul 2019 12:09:13
Important point in regard to VAR. Smalling will be an even bigger liability if the rules on holding during setpieces are enforced.


7.) 05 Jul 2019 12:15:48
Dlib
I think Maguire will do well at United.


8.) 05 Jul 2019 12:29:06
For me to give the defence the balance we need the importance would be passing, arial ability and left sided.
Speed is great but to fit with what we have these are the 3 most important
For me Maguire should he come in fits these and whilst not a Koulibally would significantly improve the defence along with AWB.


9.) 05 Jul 2019 12:38:54
Bolger, Speed isn't everything. However, if you play a high line then you need at least one of Your CB's to be quick enough to keep up with the quickest forwards or you'll keep conceding goals to a fairly simple ball over the top. Vidic was a very astute defender, yet he got caught nearly every time to the ball over the top to Fernando Torres. And that was with the very quick Rio Ferdinand alongside him.

Also being a left sided or right sided CB is more important than you give it credit for. Although if your a centre back of high quality you should be able to adapt to either side, you will always play best in your natural side. Defenders at the highest level have very little time to set themselves or react, therefore they need to rely on instinct, how you move your body and which leg you go with is vital in these situations. Therefore, players will always play better on their more natural side. That doesn't mean you have to have a right footed/ left footed CB pairing, just that the side they play on is the side they are most comfortable.

It is fascinating to see the different opinions. Personally I feel aerial ability is the least important. You can easily put a player off or make it awkward for a player who can out jump you without having to win the header. With good full backs limiting the crosses, then it really is only set pieces that become a potential issue.

Yet speed, natural positioning and ability with the ball are needed in multiple situations through out a game.

DLIB, Maguire is a decent defender, but not a great one. Also his regular forays up field that result in him losing the ball could be disastrous with Shaw playing at LB unlikely to be in a position to cover for him.


 

 

04 Jul 2019 06:59:30
I know we shouldn't really talk about money, and that the reports are probably a load of guff.

However, if the reports are true and we have agreed a wage of 80k a week for AWB and now we have supposedly agreed a wage of 100k per week for Bruno Fernandes.

How does the club balance out a team where everyone feel equally valued. When the club is also supposedly playing 200k to Rashford, 160k to Jones, 280k to Pogba, 390k to Sanchez and now about to agree to pay 350k to DDG.

How does the club justify paying Jones twice as much per week than AWB a new 50m signing when Jones is hardly ever fit and would struggle to sell for 20m.

Our wage structure is so out of whack, and badly needs bring under control. It looks like the club might be in the process of doing that. The reported wages of the new signings, and Mata's pay cut in his new deal.
However, if the club wants to create better harmony in the dressing room then they need to make sure there isn't such a disparity in wages amongst players playing in the same team.

Shappy

1.) 04 Jul 2019 07:14:35
Good post Shappy.
The club brought the disaster on themselves throught the Sanchez deal.
However, I think the club is taking the right decision by not agreeing to De Gea's demands for example.

I believe that the wages should predominantly be incentivised based on performance, objectives achieved, on-off field behaviors and no of games played etc, .
By implementing this type of split in wages, the players who deserve will be paid more.
But I have no idea of the practicality of such structures.


2.) 04 Jul 2019 08:02:53
There was a club, i think arsenal under wenger where their wage distribution was less skewed and more equitable. But then they were unable to pay their best players the wages they wanted and ended up losing them to city, united etc.

The problem at united is not the disparity in wages, its the fact that some of the highest paid players at the club are performing awfully.

If sanchez is the highest paid player at the club then even fred the red has a claim to be the highest paid player at the club as ge has been as equally productive as the chilean dog lover.


3.) 04 Jul 2019 11:45:05
There will be players in every top team that earn 30 40 50 and even 500% more than their team mates. That's just the easy it is in every club.
Was hazard earning 5 times more than alonso? Yes he was.
Is vvd earning 5 times more than Robertson and 30% more than the captain yes he is.
Does de bruyne earn more than double walker or laporte? Yes he does.
Each player has the opportunity to get the best deal they can.


4.) 04 Jul 2019 11:51:16
I'd say the club look at the total cost of a player over his contract. Fee + wages = total. Pogba's fee + wages would dwarf Sanchez. I don't think they were right paying those wages for Sanchez. The Jones contract doesn't make sense, renew his contract to protect his value. But no one will take him on his current wages, so instead of cutting your loss and letting him go for free, you now have a player that will play 50 games over 3/ 4 years and cost 20 million plus in wages.

It's not the top earners making the big bucks I have a problem with. It's the squad players on high wages that is putting us in a pickle.


5.) 04 Jul 2019 12:36:37
Yeah jones didn't make sense. same terms or slight increase. But those wages for what he offers is daft.


6.) 04 Jul 2019 14:22:32
What worries me most is players like Rashford getting huge deals. Aside from having done very little to earn it, with him being so young his wages are going to keep rising for as long as he stays at the club. If he’s reportedly on 250k a week now, what are we going to have to offer him next time it’s time to renew. This creates the secondary problem where other players demand parity. I don’t think our current system is at all sustainable. From what I’ve read we’ve been pushing ffp regulations a few times already because of our wage bill and this is only going to get worse unless changes are made. The new signings suggest that the club are looking to make changes, but the deals for Rashford, Jones and the rumored deal for DDG contradict this somewhat.


7.) 04 Jul 2019 14:34:49
He's on a 150k. The rest is bonuses.


8.) 04 Jul 2019 17:25:00
Mort, i've got to ask: how do you know his wages? The only time I have ever heard a full disclosure of a footballers wages was Hernan crespo's leaked payslip when he was at chelsea (33k) and tbh that was probably fake.
Sanchez has been reported as getting every figure between 200k and 600k per week which is a massive difference.
Personally I couldn't give a crap how much anyof them earn as a) I cannot do anything about it, b) I don't pay it and c) The main time it becomes a problem is when the obvious lack of parity between players wages causes the immature cry babies to spit their dummies out.
In an ideal world performance related pay would be the way to go but that'll never happen.


9.) 04 Jul 2019 20:43:31
Mort golden rule. Any tabloid wage figure divide by three.


 

 

02 Jul 2019 22:17:20
So a sum up of the site today. Two big debates.

Firstly is Maguire good enough? He certainly improves the first 11, but he isn't worth half of what he would cost and isn't a good enough long term option to move the club forward.

The second is should we stick or twist with DDG. This one is less clear cut. Clearly our best player, but can he maintain that level long term and would the club be making a for for their own back if they give in to his demands. Probably no right or wrong answer here, and only time will tell.

Shappy

1.) 02 Jul 2019 22:43:03
What about the groundbreaking deal with Konami for the new PES game? lol.


2.) 02 Jul 2019 23:31:03
Shappy,

No players are ‘worth’ what you have to pay for them, but that’s what the market is these days unfortunately, teams like Leicester and palace don’t need to sell so the prices go up. The moaning that has been done about the club not spending I’m not sure we can moan if they are willing to pay over the odds to get the player the manager wants.


3.) 03 Jul 2019 01:10:19
maquire is no better than what we have and ddg does not want to be here what is the debate.


4.) 03 Jul 2019 06:57:46
Maguire is better than what we have. Better than Rojo Bailly Jones and Smalling. Although feel we should walk away from maguire and try for Diop, just think he wold be a better fit for the defence.


5.) 03 Jul 2019 10:02:17
Maguire will be a good buy, DDG is a top Gk .


6.) 03 Jul 2019 10:31:57
Utd shipped out the likes of Evans And M. Keane only to buy their peer in Maguire for stupid money? He is just a glorified Tarkowski, and may end up being for us what Alfie Mawson was to Fulham.


 

 

 

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15 Jul 2019 09:37:04
Jones was touted as a potential midfielder at one point due to his ball playing ability and his habit of stepping up into midfield with the ball. His defensive style is also built around physicality, and last minute tackles.
He also often plays on the left hand side even though he is right footed.

What is Maguire's style? Ball playing CB, right footed but plays on the left, likes stepping up into midfield, physical defender who often puts in last minute tackles.

I can see the similarities.

Shappy

 

 

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15 Jul 2019 09:31:58
I agree that you need to take everything written in the press with a huge pinch of salt.

Yet, it's not a ridiculous story or one that is that far fetched. Whatever we think we know about the club's finances it is clear that the club don't have an infinite pot of money. There will be a budget of sorts, and overspending in one area will need to be made back by saving money somewhere else.

Shappy

 

 

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12 Jul 2019 07:11:54
We were quoted 70m for AWB as well, then ended up paying 45m with a further 5m in add ons. A third less than we were quoted.

I suppose that's how negotiation works.

Partey would be a good replacement for Herrera. But then so would Longstaff long term.

I expect we'll sign Longstaff for around 20-25m with maybe 5m in add ons.

Shappy

{Ed004's Note - That is what Im expecting to happen as well}


 

 

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11 Jul 2019 12:54:47
Martial too, maybe it's a buy one get one free deal.

The club line is that both were doing gym work.

Shappy

 

 

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11 Jul 2019 11:42:49
Convinced Ed002 is either high up in FIFA or a time traveler. Bang on the money far too often 😂.

Shappy

 

 

 

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15 Jul 2019 17:10:27
Damon, I watched quite a few Leicester games, and I can honestly say that Chilwell and Ndidi did a lot of covering for Maguire.

Both are excellent defensively, very good at dropping in and being aware when Maguire wanders off up field.

Let's hope Shaw and Matic are just as good defensively.

Shappy

 

 

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15 Jul 2019 14:26:28
Maybe that can be the compromise, 60m + Jones.

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14 Jul 2019 22:19:15
I hope more than anything that I am wrong, I don't want to see my club sign a player for a huge fee and for them to fail.

I don't think any true fan would want any signing of manager or even CEO fail at our club.

However, football is a game of opinions. I like many others having watched Maguire can see clear and obvious weaknesses in his game which could be exploited by our opposition. That's not to say that Maguire isn't a good player or that he won't improve us. Just people questioning whether he has the ability to lift us back to being able to compete for the biggest honours in football. Currently he doesn't have that ability, if he can step up and iron out the weaknesses in his game then great. However, I think it's dangerous and sets the lad up to fail if people start proclaiming him to be some sort of massiah who'll single handedly solve all our defensive issues.

Shappy

 

 

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14 Jul 2019 18:47:50
Vettel has never been good under pressure. Give him the best car and give him a teammate who'll hold off the pack and he will cruise to a win. But put him under pressure and he'll make a mistake.

Shappy

 

 

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14 Jul 2019 18:47:50
Vettel has never been good under pressure. Give him the best car and give him a teammate who'll hold off the pack and he will cruise to a win. But put him under pressure and he'll make a mistake.

Shappy