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07 Aug 2017 12:31:14
TFM off to Palace on a season long loan. Potentially good move for all parties.


1.) 07 Aug 2017 13:01:44
Good move if he gets the game time wazza i agree.

2.) 07 Aug 2017 13:29:33
Second that. excellent move so long as he gets game time!

3.) 07 Aug 2017 13:31:35
Definitely a great move, he is only 19 and looks to have stagnated a little not getting any first team opportunities. I think he will get in regularly for Palace and come back a much better player for it. Axel has looked more assured than him when they have played and I think that is down to Axel playing a lot of football last season while TFM sat on the bench not getting any minutes.



25 May 2017 12:20:46
Hi Eds,

You mentioned a few weeks back that Herrera may be available after an incident between him and Mourinho. I'm hoping that has settled down now but there's fresh talk of Barcelona wanting him especially since Ernesto Valverde has worked with him previously.

Is there any truth in this?


{Ed002's Note - Yes there is. Even though the issue has been resolved and Herrera is intended to stay, Ernesto Valverde has him as one of the players he has identified to Barcelona that he would like them to try and get. Barcelona has a negotiating difficulty right now so it may not happen immediately.}

1.) 25 May 2017 12:38:33
Thanks 002.

It would be a shame to lose a player of his quality just as he enters his peak years.

With just over a year left on his contract do you know if talks are ongoing?

{Ed002's Note - I have no idea about contract talks Wazza. The situation is as I have explained.}

2.) 25 May 2017 13:03:07
This makes sense. When I've watched his interview regarding Captaincy and a few others around that time, he looked very off and down. As if he knew in the long run he wasn't committing himself for us! I hope he stays. Is De Gea RM no1 target ed/ s? Thank you.

{Ed002's Note - Real Madrid wanted someone else but have settled on de Gea at this time. They have a back up plan as well but that is not going well for them.}

3.) 25 May 2017 13:14:03
Thank you as always Ed.

{Ed002's Note - You are welcome Wazza.}

4.) 25 May 2017 16:48:00
Cr92, with all respect, how do you know Herrera's mind by him looking down during the interview? Maybe he was just looking for the right words in English.

5.) 25 May 2017 18:48:28
Looking abit off, not his usual bubbly enthusiastic self. I don't want him to go but and it could've jus been that he doesn't feel like he deserves the captaincy or like he's ready for it.



17 May 2017 18:34:45
Hi Eds, is Tielmens to Monaco a done deal or is there a chance another team such as MU could steal the deal?

Asking for a friend.


{Ed004's Note - He's a goner I'm afraid...}

1.) 17 May 2017 21:57:56
Your friend wouldn't be Ronnie?



18 Jan 2017 18:35:17
Lyon have had a bid accepted for Depay, £21.7m




11 Aug 2016 11:00:58
According to many (internet) sources, Mata and Januzaj are "to leave". There may be some truth in there, any info from the Eds?


{Ed004's Note - I think Januzaj is set to leave (loan or permanent - not sure), however Mata will most likely leave}

1.) 11 Aug 2016 11:30:02
Before this window, i wanted to keep Mata. i like him as a bloke and a player! `But given the new signings and their style of play, he doesn't seem to fit in as well now and the opportunities to sign new players in the forthcoming windows will leave him on the bench.

he should move to Serie A, its made for him there!

2.) 11 Aug 2016 12:33:57
Thanks Ed. It would be a shame to see Mata go when he eventually does, he's a solid player, only a couple yards of pace short of being a great, I'm sure most wish him all the best as he deserves to be in a team where he plays every week.

{Ed004's Note - Meant to say he's most likely staying sorry. Hopefully he replaces Rooney in the team over the course of the season}

3.) 11 Aug 2016 12:50:08
Ed004 did you meant to type Mata most likely not leave?

{Ed004's Note - Yes I did. Should've read over it before posting}

4.) 11 Aug 2016 13:20:26
If Mourinho plays 4-3-3 which suits Pogba the best then I can see Mata in the midfield 3. Alongside Pogba and Herrera / Schneiderlin.
If 4-2-3-1 then Mata replaces Rooney.

5.) 11 Aug 2016 13:22:35
I'd put Mata in there in place of Rooney at times but I don't think we can afford to start Zlatan, Rooney and Mata in the same XI. We'd be painfully slow.

6.) 11 Aug 2016 13:38:21
Mata I would like to stay and fight out the 10 role with Miki who can also play right or left. I think we have to wait for Jose to lose patience with Rooney or Rooney has got to start delivering good performances which ever comes first.

7.) 11 Aug 2016 13:44:04
If there is no10 kind of formation. I will prefer Mata any day over Rooney.

8.) 11 Aug 2016 16:13:10
mata is another kagawa done nothing to prove he should be starting .
had chances last season @10 when rooney was injured and was really poor . looked better out wide .
not surprised he struggling to get in the team to be honest, jose knows what he is doing .

i hope jose picks the best players, never get all this i hope x player is dropped or y player is sold .

in jose we trust (unless its something ee don't agree with )

9.) 11 Aug 2016 16:39:24
so u agree jred that rooney shouldn't be picked bcz he definitely isn't near our best players, i knew even u would see the light someday ;-)

10.) 11 Aug 2016 16:50:35
i go with flow, you might think you know better than jose lvg and co .
im wise enough to know i don't .
jose will pick the best team based on ability, training ground tactics and the opposition, as well as other thinks .

i support united, i want the team to do well not induvidual players .

11.) 11 Aug 2016 16:52:23
you really belive you know better than the manager.

dear me.

12.) 11 Aug 2016 17:36:05
jred this is a banter site, if we all go with manager knows best then i don't see the reason of having a banter site, as manager knows the best so no use discussing anything, all rooney supporters blame lvg for bad football, bad signings, playing players out of position, but with rooney, lvg knows best i guess.

13.) 11 Aug 2016 18:08:24
so do you know better?
we have a great attacking unit, a bit of everything in there can't wait for the season to start.
different options and tactics hope they all do well

dont get united supports who just slag there players off.
season hasn't even kicked off.
i honestly think some would like players and united to have a bad game so they can say i told you so.

14.) 11 Aug 2016 18:21:03
if there is no 10 role i don't think either will fit in.

15.) 11 Aug 2016 18:30:06
jred whatever u think is your opinion and u are entitled to it, my first was a joke which why the wink emoji, but i don't think there is a tactic in the world that uses lack of pace combined with bad first touch and bad positional play as a template for success.

16.) 11 Aug 2016 18:44:28
it is about opinions and i don't think rooney is any where near as bad as you make out .
if he is, why is he england and united captain .
why did lvg pick him jose (so far) and woy.
is there a chance your a bit of the mark

we look to have a really good team this year, i can't wait untill the season kicks of, i hope we play well who ever is on the pitch .
i just don't get united supporters slagging the players before a ball has been kicked .

{Ed041's Note - Rooney is nowhere near as good as he used to be. This is down to him. But the level he is held to compared to other who have done nowhere near as much for United is a joke. Watch the Rio meets Rooney interview. I thought he came across very well.

17.) 11 Aug 2016 19:08:01
ed i agree with that pal.

18.) 12 Aug 2016 10:29:16
Unfortunately have to disagree. Out of our starting eleven he is possibly our biggest weak link. He's a forward who doesn't score or really create anymore (bar the odd penalty, take them away and it looks horrendous), he is sloppy in possession and I don't see what he offers. Our GK - world class, Valencia and Shaw are solid enough although Valencia may again prove suspect against a good winger, Bailly looks very promising, Smalling was overall good enough last season and has good speed, height and strength, pogba we will see, Herrera for me is under rated and under used, martial had a good first season and zlatan and Mikki come with good records elsewhere so hopefully they provide.

19.) 12 Aug 2016 13:00:22
I think our fans really overrate Herrera. He's played tens of matches and does next to nothing in most of them, yet everyone says he needs "more chances" etc. Don't get it tbh. I'd be selling him before I sell Mata.

20.) 12 Aug 2016 13:00:22
I think our fans really overrate Herrera. He's played tens of matches and does next to nothing in most of them, yet everyone says he needs "more chances" etc. Don't get it tbh. I'd be selling him before I sell Mata.

21.) 12 Aug 2016 08:04:53
ed041 rooney is rightly compared to people he replaces in the team, he isn't a better striker than zlatan or rashford, he isn't a better no 10 than mata or mkhitaryan, and nor is he a better mf than herrera, schneiderlin or pogba. His stats are what he was not what he is, rooney supporters want him judged on those rather than his recent performances, but shouldn't he be judged on his ability today rather than his ability few years ago. Yes he is the second highest goalscorer in history of utd, but is he capable of being the 2nd highest goalscorer in the current team this season, sadly i don't think so.

{Ed041's Note - I didn't say he was better than those you have mentioned. I was pointing out how I thought his standards seems to set a lot higher than others. Do we know he's not better than Zlatan or Mkhitaryan? We all thought Di Maria was amazing then half way through the season saw Ashley Young and Mata playing infront of him.

22.) 12 Aug 2016 15:48:21
I can't predict future ed, but analysing the last season or seasons isn't difficult, zlatan has a great first touch and good ability on the ball something rooney lacks. If a comparison is to be made di Maria is the best comparison to zlatan, anonymous from time to time but he will produce a moment of genius to win us games, again something rooney has mostly forgotten, i can't remember anything of note last season other than his effort to get us that equaliser in the final, that is not good enough for a guy on 300k.

Mkhitaryan has better vision and ability on the ball and a lot more pace than rooney, only place where rooney is better is his finishing as mkhi is pretty poor at it whatever the stats might say.

Di maria would have got us top 4 last season, he is exactly the sort of player one needs to unlock defenses which was our issue last season, he wasn't poor for us as people suggest, iirc he got more assist than anyone else even if playing lesser games, his sale was more down to lvg and add to that his wanting psg.

{Ed041's Note - again im not suggesting either is not better and imo Rooney shouldnt start all im saying is people seem to judge Rooney totally different to other united players and pick up on any mistake he make whereas other get a pass

23.) 12 Aug 2016 17:08:45
he was the second higest scorer last season .
herrera schniders and mata where no better .
ed is bang on.

24.) 12 Aug 2016 17:29:51
ed he is judged differently bcz he seems to be treated differently, herrera plays badly he is dropped same with mata or schneiderlin, with rooney it is when fit he plays, his performances don't matter like everybody else's and he is the highest paid premier league player, if u get paid highest u are expected to perform at the similar level too.

{Ed041's Note - what he gets paid is irrelevant imo, he plays because up until this summer we had no other options. I expect he will be finding out now if he doesn't perform he won't play.

25.) 12 Aug 2016 17:33:59
why do you care what rooney gets paid?
its not our money like everyone said when we bought pogba.

also you have just posted on the banter page
". who knows or cares, we got the player we wanted, woodward would not have sanction it if we thought it was excessive. "

the ed has summed up what I've been saying for a while now.

26.) 13 Aug 2016 04:36:50
We can all hope that will be case ed, jred u do love quoting people don't u, what i said was in relation to issues that led to madrid backing off and us agreeing with juve on the same not on what he is paid, we know what we paid for him and i will judge him on that, if u are a world record buy u need to perform like one too.

Jred again rooney is treated differently but then so is every one, reaction to rojo costing us a goal and smalling or blind costing us a goal will be different, one has been consistently bad so will get panned a bit more while the other 2 are mostly decent so wll get less slack. It is not bias it is simply a sort of goodwill from your previous performance and rooney has used most of his in last 3-4 seasons, rooney has been poor but still gets preferential treatment which others while bieng less worse don't.

27.) 13 Aug 2016 11:59:10
thats in your opinion.
in others maybe its not preferential treatment and he is just a better option than mata or herrera for example .
maybe your just wrong and the managers are right .
as the ed has said, while being below par he has still been a better option (even if u can't accept that ) .
you don't just drop a player, the player coming in has to be a better option
he, like every other player will have to play well this season tho to get a start .

so pogba is now the most expensive player in the world and that's how you wil judge him?
so if he isn't better than messi and co you will be saying he had a bad game. let's see how long that last.




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20 Aug 2017 00:33:17
The form of Jones leaves you wondering what might have been. Here's hoping he's turned a corner and gets more luck with injuries. He's defending on his feet now and looks a very solid centre back, as we all expected him to be when we signed him. Love to see him have a long run of playing every week, hopefully his body can get through that and he nails one of those CB positions.


{Ed033's Note - Yes, defending on his hands wasn't working out.

1.) 20 Aug 2017 01:46:39
I thought he was brilliant last season when he played and it was so sad when he got injured again, I think if he can stay fit, and it is a big if, then he could be a star player for us this year.

2.) 20 Aug 2017 06:02:11
I thought he was very good last season .
People keep going on about our defence, saying we need a CB 2 FB but the truth is we haven't conceded many goals for a couple of seasons now .

3.) 20 Aug 2017 07:44:53
It's only injury that has hindered Jones, not his ability.

4.) 20 Aug 2017 10:31:02
Him and Smalling need to stay away from each other in training. The less clearances he does with his face the better too.

5.) 20 Aug 2017 11:57:46
Jred we don't need another CB if jones can stay fit. With him, Bailly, Lindelof and rojo we should be ok. The need for full back is more offensively than defensively. Darmian is ok defensively, but we need a LB willing to provide width and get up and down the pitch. We don't have that currently.

6.) 20 Aug 2017 12:41:33
Exactly Stand, I'd take an attacking fullback who can play either side. This would be a luxury but I'd also like another attacking forward. Someone like Lemar or Draxler. Although I doubt Draxler is available unless he forces his way out.

7.) 20 Aug 2017 12:43:29
I wouldn't rule out Perisic just yet. Inter leaking he'll sign a new deal soon sounds like they are saying to MU "pay up or miss out".

8.) 20 Aug 2017 16:02:56
What if the FB are doing what jose tells them?
8 goals in 2 games it's maybe working.

9.) 20 Aug 2017 21:13:34
I read somewhere that 13 consecutive games was the most he has managed at UTD - Certainly playing well at present.



14 Aug 2017 18:21:40
He hasn't been mentioned much and he certainly splits opinion on here. I think Phil Jones was absolutely brilliant. No nonsense, always talking, organising the defenders and making sure nothing gets through. If only he could stay fit and play like that every week.


1.) 14 Aug 2017 18:51:00
I've always said I'd keep him over smalling every day of the week. Just needs to stay fit which is the big problem.

2.) 14 Aug 2017 19:05:50
Yeah wazza he played well on sunday. Can he stay fit. His form has been good when fit for past 18 nonths but the problem with making him 1st choice is that he can't stay fit long enough. He is one player that could do with an injury free season to see if he can nail down a spot. Same applies to shaw.

3.) 14 Aug 2017 19:39:36
Said all summer i think him and bailly could do well . Needs to stay fit tho.

4.) 14 Aug 2017 21:13:34
Im just going to throw it out there, i think he needs to stay fit.

5.) 15 Aug 2017 07:41:55
Jones just needs to stay fit.

6.) 15 Aug 2017 17:44:40
He definitely needs to stay fit and sort out those weird faces he pulls too. And stay fit obviously. No injuries would help the staying fit thing. It's always much easier to be fit when you aren't injured, not sure if there is a link though.



11 Aug 2017 16:21:24
Seems to be a spring in the step of everyone today, the wait is finally over!

The Utd page has been really good this Summer, lots of good discussions and inputs from the Eds which has made up for a lack of international tournament. Can't wait for tonight, and to lose another fortune over the next 9 months, bring it on!




06 Aug 2017 08:13:05
Lots of conflicting reports about Bale this morning. Some outlets are saying he's been assured of his future, others are saying United are looking to put a deal on the table and others saying Chelsea have made contact. It's not worth bothering with the back pages any more, I don't know why anybody reads them.


1.) 06 Aug 2017 10:00:25
Wazza, we know that a lot of journalists just make stuff up or get stories from a friend of a friend who knows an agent's brother in law's hairdresser. A broken clock is right twice a day so somewhere in these stories there may be a kernel of truth, but I wouldn't waste your time trying to find it.

2.) 06 Aug 2017 10:04:01
Both Ed002 and Ed001 have said he is available, but wants to stay.

3.) 06 Aug 2017 10:47:13
AJH, I was just pointing out the difference between 'stories', and as you say, it's all guess work. It proves how little some of thes journalists know, it's all click bait.



30 Jul 2017 09:33:40
Alexis Sanchez. This year alone he's been seen laughing when his team concede a goal (only he knows the context), has feigned a Rivaldo-like injury going down holding his face when the ball clearly hit him in the shoulder - and still tried to lie to the world by posting a picture of a pathetic cut on his lip, and now he's got "flu" on the day he's supposed to be returning to work with his employer - again posting a pathetic picture which incidentally he did the last time he lied to the world.

These are just the things that we know about, no doubt there's more gone on behind the scenes. He seems a very fickle individual and this could be why Jose hasn't gone for him.

Shame because he's a great player.


1.) 30 Jul 2017 10:10:09
Completely agree Wazza, I commented on the Arsenal page that he might be worth £50'M but he seems like an unpleasant character.

2.) 30 Jul 2017 10:19:27
AJH - you'd think a player that good would have clubs knocking down doors to sign him with 12 months left on his contract. The silence is deafening.

3.) 30 Jul 2017 11:17:15
Maybe he only wants to go to city and pep. I hope aresenal stand firm and only sell him abroad or stick him in the reserves.

4.) 30 Jul 2017 11:29:05
I think it is probably because he doesn't want to come here, one of the best if not the best player in his position in the league Ina position we need to strengthen. We would surely be all over him if we thought we had the slightest chance.

5.) 30 Jul 2017 12:06:10
Agreed jaimej79, a player like a. sanchez cannot be overlooked so there is a reason we rnt in for him and its prob as simple as he diesnt want to come to utd.

Really hope city don't sign him though.

6.) 30 Jul 2017 13:36:59
Bang on jamie.

7.) 30 Jul 2017 14:33:41
Why don't the very best players want to come here?

We pay more money than anybody in wages as well, more to agents, show them if it doesn't work we will let them go for less than we paid. One of the best stadiums in the world, Manchester has many benefits as well. Clearly the persuaders aren't good enough.

8.) 30 Jul 2017 15:59:36
He might have seen the number of negative posts people write about the players on here and decided against it.

9.) 30 Jul 2017 16:19:42
Last summer we signed the hottest transfer prospect in Pogba, and the No.1 player in Germany Miki, this summer we were front of the queue to get Griezmann, (i think we still will next summer) that's 2 summers in a row we're after the best.

I agree with a load of your insights and your right that some of the great players may not want to come here but let's not be silly and start crying POOR POOR ME.

There are obviously world class players that wouldn't sign even if we paid triple their wages and had a stadium that housed 1 million. I personally don't want Sanchez, but if Bale is on the move we'll definitely be in for him so I believe your more wrong than right.

This is certainly not a pro Woodward post, I'd like someone better than him.




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28 Jun 2018 23:23:57
It is not unfortunate that we have the best goalkeeper in the world.




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15 Jun 2018 19:58:37
I wonder if it's for the same figures we were allegedly quoted.




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08 Jun 2018 13:11:25
Must admit I find it refreshing (and nostalgic) that we are going for players I’ve barely heard of. Makes a change from the ‘marketing’ signings we’ve been used to recently.




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22 May 2018 12:56:06
In the standing tackle I hardly recall any player being able to pass him, he’s brilliant in 1-1 situations. Unfortunately he’s slow and can’t cross. He’d have been a great RB 20 years ago but his style is old fashioned. Pleased for him tho that he has a chance to play at Juve.




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13 Dec 2017 18:10:54
Rightly so, he's been very poor since the start of the season.





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04 Jul 2018 13:07:44
The only problem with the subs is that they were too late.

We were getting kicked in the middle of the park and needed to add the strength of Dier and / or RLC earlier on.

Vardy or Rashford again was the right call but it was 20 minutes too late. Sterling should've been subbed much earlier.

But we won so who cares! IT'S COMING HOME!




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27 Jun 2018 16:24:56
Hopefully this means the budget is spent on a RM, LB and CB.

We have plenty of CM's (of varying ability) so it makes business sense to keep hold of Fellaini rather than have to spend £30M on a backup player of similar ability in this market - considering we have already signed Fred - and use funds in areas where we are desperately short.




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23 Jun 2018 11:45:47
How the mighty have fallen 😞.




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13 Jun 2018 16:54:39
We were linked with William Carvalho, I said at the time he couldn't pass water. He's not at the level we need, just another hyped up player who would be about right at West Ham.




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13 Jun 2018 16:53:38
Allan that is questionable logic. You are basically saying any international player should get into our team when the fact is that the top club teams are far better than any international team. Argentina are average without Messi and Rojo isn't anywhere near the standard we require.