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01 Dec 2019 19:44:08
Can I delete all my previous posts and re-write them please? Football, bloody hell! 🤦‍♂️🤣.

DLIB

{Ed047's Note - Seems to me you can write the longest essays in the world to convince yourself everything’s good but clearly it’s not DLIB.

So just relax and wait and see what happens, it’s just a game mate. 😁


1.) 01 Dec 2019 19:57:09
Spot on Ed047 time to give those thumps a rest I think! At least we can still have a laugh and a joke about it. Enjoy what's left of your weekend pal.

{Ed047's Note - and you mate 👍🏼


2.) 01 Dec 2019 19:57:18
It's never too late to get in big sam🤔.

{Ed047's Note - call him and he will come! 😉


3.) 01 Dec 2019 20:25:15
Save Big Sam for the Championship promotion season.

{Ed047's Note - not a bad shout Eric 😂


4.) 01 Dec 2019 20:35:48
DLIB are you now of the view ole is not the right man for the job?


5.) 01 Dec 2019 21:15:04
I was just joking Park following my posts this morning. Part of me wishes we could just fast forward 12 months to a time where some of our youngsters have got more experience and we can see if Ole has got the recruitment right.

I suppose we still have a route to Champions League football via the Europa but I won't be holding my breath.

I just wish the Club had some direction and leadership. Results aren't good enough and I don't think Ole could complain if he got sacked but do you really believe the Club would back a new manager with what they need? In truth it's a bit of a mess but I just don't think there is a quick fix.

Sadly I don't have the answers pal I'm just trying to be patient and hoping the likes of Rashford and Martial will develop into the players I hope they can be.


6.) 01 Dec 2019 21:31:36
Yeh that’s fair enough DLIB. I wish I had your patience but unfortunately it is broken 😂. We have some exciting young players for sure, but I don’t see Ole as the person to develop and bring the best out of them. I’d be putting all my eggs in the Europa league basket because that’s our only hope of champions league football.


7.) 02 Dec 2019 10:38:18
Dlib its only a matter of time before your patience is exhausted.
Becks will be the same.
Shappy not so sure it may take him a bit longer as he needs to get back to plant earth first😂.


8.) 02 Dec 2019 11:49:51
Shappy is special and will write a 1000 word essay to explain why Ole is special.


 

 

04 Nov 2019 10:52:39
I said at the start of the season that any success this year would be built on our ability to keep clean sheets and I was ridiculed in some quarters.

I didn't say this to be dramatic but because it was obvious. We'd sold our only proven goal scorer and did not replace him, any sensible person could see that there was a worrying lack goals in our team. On top of losing Lukaku and not replacing him we didn't even sign a No10 or RW, just where we're our goals going to come from? Even if Rashford and Martial had successful seasons it was highly unlikely either would breach the 20 goals mark and if both got 15 it would represent a significant improvement.

If defence we invested heavily in Maguire, AWB and made De Gea one of the best paid goalkeepers in football history. Our defence simply had to perform and whilst improvements have been made there is still a vulnerability to our play and we've not been able to keep clean sheets. Shut outs against Wolves, Southampton, Arsenal and Liverpool all games where we were leading and seemingly in control would have seen us 8 points better off.

Whilst I try not to blame individuals I feel Lindelof is one of the most over rated players to ever grace our hallowed turf. Maguire gets constant stick, many didn't even want him at the Club yet Lindelof has been making horrendous mistakes since he made his debut nearly 3 years ago.

Lindelof is now an experienced international and entering his third year at the Club. He is now one of the senior players in our squad yet he still continues to make massive mistakes and simply can't cope with the physicality of the premier league. Many have criticised and blamed AWB for the goal against Bournemouth but just look at Lindelof's role. I must confess AWB was poor but just watch Lindelof! He gambles anticipating a pass and leaves the massive hole where King scores the goal. If he just holds his position there is no chance King scores the goal and he was perfectly placed to block the shot if King decided to lay the ball off.

On the stroke of HT, in difficult conditions, in a team that has struggled for goals we need leaders and warriors in defence with a determination and resolve not to concede goals and put their body on the line. It's about recognising important moments in the game, switching on and concentrating. All players make mistakes but Lindelof continues to make simple, goal conceding mistakes on a regular basis. Lindelof is a nice player but does he have the determination and steel required to play in the premier league. Is he really any better than Daly Blind for example who has been brilliant for Ajax in a less physically demanding league?

In my opinion Tuanzebe must replace him asap and even Rojo has that steel and determination to defend and put his body on the line. If someone like Barcelona are prepared to pay over £50m for him I'd snatch their hand off. I'm not saying he's a bad player I'm just not convinced he's right for the premier league and certainly not in a struggling team.

DLIB

1.) 04 Nov 2019 11:41:11
Oh it is Lindelof's turn this week?


2.) 04 Nov 2019 11:52:52
Should of sold him to Barcelona if the supposed rumours were true. I highly doubt it though probably his agent putting it out there and old wooden top fell for it hook line and sinker and gave a new improved contract.


3.) 04 Nov 2019 12:23:53
Tell us who you were happy with this week gds2 Instead of jumping on posters when they post their views.


4.) 04 Nov 2019 12:32:22
There are two key defensive issues.

First, we have no defensive leader organising things. Saturday was illustrative of this - Lindelof gets sucked out of position leaving Wilson free, Maguire follows Wilson’s run to the front post leaving King free, AWB tries to cover King and makes a mess of things. AWB has one full year of playing as a defender. He’s going to make mistakes, so the cbs need to make sure that he isn’t isolated against a striker. Both Lindelof and Maguire are guilty here because neither is leading the line.

Second, our lack of consistent goal threat is putting the defence under even more pressure. They play with the knowledge that one mistake could result in defeat, and this ramps up the nerves. AWB, Lindelof and Maguire all have the potential to be good defenders. But they can’t be expected to play at their best when the attack is misfiring. It doesn’t matter how good your own defence is if you can’t unlock the opponent’s defence.

What I see is a nervy backline that’s feeling the pressure, and struggling to command authority. I don’t see this changing until we offer an attacking outlet to take the pressure off.


5.) 04 Nov 2019 12:42:21
Ken, the only player who deserved any credit and was our best player was Brandon Williams and he played 10 minutes, says it all really. Fair criticism of Lindelof DLIB.


6.) 04 Nov 2019 13:16:14
Lollllllllllllllll.


7.) 04 Nov 2019 13:53:58
Sadly I have to agree, lindelof is the weak link this season in defence. No longer the iceman, more like the lukewarm man.


8.) 04 Nov 2019 13:54:46
I still think he'd be a better defensive midfielder.


9.) 04 Nov 2019 14:07:33
Really its a bit glum when people can't even make a point without being jumped on like that.
Post something positive gds2 instead.
Tell us what you liked about the weekends game.
Tell us what impressed you.
Tell us how is only a blip or down to injuries or blah blah blah. whatever you believe and think.
Then let others post what they like. That's how it works.
Simple's.


10.) 04 Nov 2019 14:37:07
GDS2 - it's been Lindelof's fault a number of weeks I've just tried to remain patient with him. I've had my say because AWB is a young player who's been brilliant for us this season. If Lindelof holds his position King does not score. Where was the support for his teammate who was obviously out of position in a absolutely crucial part of the game just before HT. The bloke doesn't like defending and in a struggling Utd team it must be all hands on deck. Other players have been criticised so has the manager and I think Lindelof has been consistently poor.

He has been a poor acquisition not suited to the Premier League and he keeps making mistakes and costing us goals. Luckily it's an area of the pitch where Ole has real options and I think he needs to make a change. I have nothing against the player I just wouldn't trust him in physical encounters especially away from home.


11.) 04 Nov 2019 15:23:52
Do you promise you've nothing against him Dlib. you better swear on the holy bible in order that gds2 doesn't get you suspended from the 'super supporters club'


12.) 04 Nov 2019 16:13:45
I just don't think he's a particularly good defender Ken. Smalling, Jones, Rojo, Bailly and even Maguire have all been vilified yet Lindelof continues to make important individual mistakes on a regular basis yet many still rate him. I suppose it's all a matter of opinion but after an awful start to his Utd career he enjoyed some promising games last season and I was hoping for much better, I'm just very disappointed with him. He gets bullied physically far to often and he's simply not good enough in the air in my opinion. I thought Maguire might have helped him but he seems to get targeted even more now and teams are regularly exploiting his weaknesses.


13.) 04 Nov 2019 16:44:00
I feel the same about martial dlib. I'd sell him in the morning for the best offer. Awful player.


14.) 04 Nov 2019 17:18:20
Yeah I know what you mean Ken both are nice players, talented but there's something missing. Do they have that drive and determination? Do they sacrifice themselves enough for the team? Do they really care enough? I'm not sure!


15.) 04 Nov 2019 18:10:22
Yep we have a few players like some of our fans. Play when your winning and disappear when your losing.


16.) 04 Nov 2019 19:50:55
I only had a few minutes so posted that in jest earlier, feel like that bite from Ken was worth it though, wow hilarious, chill out and get off your high horse Ken you aren’t the posting police.

Once again a post with a number of thumbs up picked on by someone, this place is great sometimes.

I think he’s been poor too, at the start of the season we had an amazing back 4 and shaw was the weak link apparently, now it’s Lindelof.


17.) 04 Nov 2019 20:24:48
Give Lindelof a break. He plays brilliantly for his national team. He has been trying to forge partnerships with too many different partners whilst relatively new to the league. Smalling Jones Rojo Bailly Tuanzabe Maguire. In addition he has not had a consistent relationship with either of his full backs. When we have a settled team defensively and just as importantly a decent midfield then judge him.


18.) 05 Nov 2019 05:03:44
DLIB. I agree that Lindelof has to develop a nasty side in him.
However, he is a talented defender and his partnership with Maguire will improve as they play more games together.


19.) 05 Nov 2019 11:58:58
Young at left back has been caught out of position several times and caused all sorts of problems for the back 4. Lindelof has had a bit of poor form at the same time. Wan Bissaca has been covering across the line, which tells you he is nervous and doesn't trust the CBs, Nd also means he is not able to stop crosses from his side.

I hope they can make this click. Shaw or Brandon need to play left back. But Lindelof and Tuanzebe will push each other for CB next to Maguire.


20.) 05 Nov 2019 15:11:42
Lindelof has cost us points, are targeted weakness and has literally lost us games with his mistakes.

Worse than Jones.


21.) 05 Nov 2019 16:51:31
@Dlib. Having a good keeper and a good defence is not enough. Brandon Rogers earlier this week said that Leicester are not missing Maguire because they defend with 11 players.
At the moment we are not doing that properly.


 

 

02 Nov 2019 17:24:42
Whenever I plead for a bit of patience our boys throw me under the bus!

I've had enough Ole Out!

Ps - I'm leaving 🤣.

DLIB

{Ed047's Note - with or without a party? 😂


1.) 02 Nov 2019 17:32:08
Leaving DLIB? With or without Ole 😂😂😂.


2.) 02 Nov 2019 17:35:04
Ed, all the places to have a leaving party are booked up for the foreseeable future.

{Ed047's Note - typical, a rush on just when you don’t need it!😂


3.) 02 Nov 2019 17:35:59
Ed047 - I've booked the phone box at the end of the street your more than welcome to attend I'm sure they'll be plenty of room. To lighten the mood I thought we could talk about Brexit!

{Ed047's Note - I’ll be there mate, I literally can’t wait! 😩


4.) 02 Nov 2019 18:01:31
Ed047 - I can't wait just don't tell Red Man he'll only gloat 🤣

In all seriousness I can't defend that today it simply wasn't good enough sometimes we play the game like we've got all the time in the world. No tempo with too many pointless backwards and sideways passes. The game looks under control but then we make stupid individual mistakes and put ourselves under pressure. We saw exactly the same under LVG and Mourinho, it's a mentality problem in my opinion a lot of players think they can have a day off against the smaller Clubs and don't work hard enough. They can't deal with these games mentally or cope with the fact that everybody still wants to beat Utd and raises their games. They actually need to work harder in these games not have a day off. Fun party hey 🤣.

{Ed047's Note - mums the word mate, he’ll hear nothing from me!

I think it’s the quality of the squad DLIB, it’s so far away from the days when literally everyone feared you and the little clubs and some of the big ones would be happy to escape with a point.

Now everyone thinks they can help themselves to all 3.


5.) 02 Nov 2019 18:19:00
I was watching but the stream kicked out around 43 mins. Judging by the comments on here I might not bother watching the rest 🤣.


6.) 02 Nov 2019 19:55:35
Great Post DLIB, that is exactly the problem. We are like Roy jones/ Mike tyson when they were past it, still a big name that people raise their game against, but a force in name only.


 

 

28 Oct 2019 04:19:29
How refreshing it was to see a Utd team play with some attacking intent and imagination for a change.

The pace, movement and interplay between Rashford, Martial and James was promising and hopefully provided a glimpse of the future.

Whilst talk of recovery is premature we now have a run of fixtures of very winnable games and if we can keep key men fit we might just begin to see some evidence of this teams potential.

Ole has been besieged by injuries which have undoubtedly hindered our progression however our squad in clearly threadbare and unable to compete when key men are absent.

This team now needs to find some rhythm and consistency over the next few weeks and hopefully with some diligent and intelligent recruitment in January we can look forward to witnessing some better results and performances.

It's been a terrible start but this team does have potential and is capable of playing some decent stuff on occasion. Avoiding more injuries and keeping key men fit will be the difference between a mid table finish or a top 4 challenge. A run of good form now will see us shoot up the table and hopefully our season isn't dead just yet. Having said that I could be tearing my hair out again by next weekend I suppose we just don't know which Utd will turn up. At least we have something to feel optimistic about for a few days anyway and it's nice to be able to watch MOTD for a change.

DLIB

{Ed047's Note - you guys have said pretty much this after every win, but to be fair you did best the mighty Norwich. 😉


1.) 28 Oct 2019 06:18:52
I know Ed I keep asking myself when will I ever learn? Underestimate Norwich at your peril 😉.

{Ed047's Note - exactly! 😂 which ever way you look at it though, it’s 3 points and a move up the table. 👍🏼


2.) 28 Oct 2019 09:28:53
There were positives for sure and Martial's presence is definitely felt, the team felt a little flat again when he was subbed.

I do get annoyed though when the team just seem to give up and attempt to pass the ball around the back instead of maintaining pressure. That Norwich goal would never have happened if they were still on the offensive. I don't grasp why Young, after around the 60 minute mark, never seems to want to get forward. I mean, Norwich had three injured players on the pitch in the last 15 minutes, yet they dominated, that is worrying.


3.) 28 Oct 2019 09:56:59
After every win?

It’s our first league away win for 8 months so I think there is reason to be cautiously optimistic but wary that there will be a lot more bumps in the road with this squad.


4.) 28 Oct 2019 09:58:29
I'm not sure it was such a good performance to be honest.

A big improvement on the recent state of things but a solid 6.5-7/ 10. Penalty misses are a pathetic and highlight the lack of concentration in the team.


5.) 28 Oct 2019 10:05:08
I think Martial adds a constant goal scoring threat to our side. When he plays he doesn't drop deep for the ball or go looking for it, he stays high and on the shoulder of the defender waiting for that chance. He is a true striker.

Rashford however likes to be involved more in the build up, so when he plays he often drops deep looking for the ball which restricts our space vertically and blunts our attack.

Rashford, James and even Andreas Pereira hugely benefited yesterday because of Martials positioning and all had more space to play and move in because of that.


6.) 28 Oct 2019 11:51:03
It was a good performance without being phenomenal. Funny though, had we scored those penalties and won 5-1 it certainly would feel like a much better performance when in fact the only difference would have been the precision of two kicks of the ball.

I think the penalty misses highlight the fragile confidence of the side and shows that recent results might be weighing heavily on the players. On the back of 7 or 8 wins both penalties would have probably been scored. This shows the importance of getting a run of results together now. We have a tough game against Chelsea next but the 4 games after look on paper very winnable.


7.) 29 Oct 2019 09:20:40
It was an encouraging performance.
Let's hope for a good run.


 

 

06 Oct 2019 22:00:17
Anyone out there with a time machine who can take me back to 1999 please I don't think I like 2019!

I need to go back to a time when I went on lads holidays to Falaraki, we had a midfield of Giggs, Keane, Scholes and Beckham and I had a full head of hair! I miss those days!

DLIB

1.) 06 Oct 2019 23:36:19
In 1999 we all believed we'd win every match. now I struggle to even watch a match. even with the dire football from jose, I would of expected to beat bloody Newcastle.


2.) 07 Oct 2019 08:20:01
I was born in 1999, I'm now 20, and I'm starting to lose my hair. Hopefully if we get some form back it'll start regrowing.


3.) 07 Oct 2019 10:39:43
Where are the people who were all positive before the start? Calling out the ones who were pointing out the issues with the squad and the depth of squad. I think reality struck really hard at them. :P.


4.) 07 Oct 2019 11:29:47
Becks - If that's aimed at me pal I always maintained I believed Ole was in danger of building too quickly. I warned about the likely impact of losing the likes of Pogba, Lukaku and Sanchez on top of Herrera and Fellaini when everybody was clamouring for them to be sold.

I insisted the Club was never going to spend the money needed to replace those players on top of recruiting another CB, RB and RW. Thankfully we kept hold of Pogba because despite his perceived attitude problems without him we are completely devoid of quality and creativity in midfield.

This needed to be a slow and methodical re build. In trying to re set the culture of the dressing room (what ever that means) and reassessing our recruitment policy Ole also had to keep one eye on the present or he wouldn't last long enough to compete the re-build. I wrote all this at the start of the summer.

Ole gambled on the likes of Rashford, Martial, Pogba, Lingard and even Pereria to perform more consistently and supply the creativity and goals to take this team forward but so far they've not delivered.

I wrote a post a few weeks ago about there being a worrying lack of goals in our squad and if you take an money ball approach to the issue the problem was both obvious and alarming.

Ole made those decisions and he didn't/ couldn't persuade the Club to invest enough money to cover those shortcomings. Long term injuries to the likes of Martial, Pogba and even Shaw have hampered his hand but the players he gambled on such as Rashford, Lingard, Pereria and even Lindelof to some extent simply haven't delivered for him.

At the end of the day Ole will be judged by his decisions and his ability to find a formation and style of play to get the best out of the players he placed so much faith in. I can't defend our performances and Ole will need to turn this around quickly if he is to survive. I still maintain that if Ole can get key men back from injury and keep them fit this team is capable of putting a run of results together.

Our immediate future looks bleak but in football things can change very quickly. Ole needs to re galvanise this squad and maybe the Liverpool game has come just at the right time.


5.) 07 Oct 2019 12:19:15
Not aimed at you mate :) Good post.


 

 

 

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16 Nov 2019 11:37:35
We must accept that at the moment we are in a lull still reeling from the retirement of one of the greatest football managers that ever lived.

Sancho as of the of world's leading young players will no doubt have his choice of Clubs. He will ultimately make the best choice for him based on his career.

There appears to have been a change of emphasis and recruitment strategy at the Club over the past few months. I sincerely hope that Ole can lead our new and exciting young team back towards the top. On occasions when the likes of Rashford, Martial, James and Pogba click we play the most exciting, thrilling brand of football we've seen in years. The next step is for them to perform more consistently and our recruitment in January and over the summer will be critical to Ole's chances of success.

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31 Oct 2019 15:21:18
If you don't think Maguire has improved our defence then I'm sorry but you know nothing about football.

He's assured on the ball, dominant in the air and physically strong. Ok I accept he lacks pace and can be vulnerable on the turn or in 1v1 situations but so could Vidic. He makes our defence, whoever he partners just looks better. Would you trust Lindelof/ Rojo, Lindelof/ Tuanzebe or Rojo/ Tuanzebe for any length of time but put Maguire next to any of them and it makes a huge difference.

Lindelof has regressed from some decent performances last season and moving forward I expect Tuanzebe to replace him in the team. I actually think Bailly would also make an excellent partner for Maguire.

I remember people questioning some of VVD's early performances in a Liverpool shirt, try and get some perspective Shan and watch more football.

Forget the money it's irrelevant, he was under contact and we desperately needed him so we paid the money.

Maguire, AWB and James have all been excellent acquisitions. Along with Mctominay they have easily been our best and most consistent performers. If the rest on the squad had performed more consistently at their level maybe the ridiculous civil war we've seen erupt on this site over the last several weeks would have ran out of ammunition.

We all know the squad is threadbare but our first choice starting 11 is decent and certainly capable of a top 4 finish. Injuries have made life difficult and our season will wholly depend on keeping key men fit until the squad can be strengthened.

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10 Jun 2019 21:30:24
Why would Palace sell him to Everton or West Ham for half the price? That just doesn't make sense. Palace are under no pressure to sell, he's one of the most promising full backs in the country, the player isn't agitating for a move, he's still under contract so if somebody wants him they'll have to make Palace an offer they can't refuse.

Didn't Everton buy Richarlison from Watford for around £50m after only playing one season in the Premier League?!

It's the same for the likes of Maguire and Maddison. Their values are being pushed through the roof as Clubs are no longer under financial pressure to sell players, they are better equipped than ever before to retain their best players so if players have signed long term contracts getting them from other Club's is difficult and very expensive.

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22 Apr 2019 14:08:41
Good post Mumbles.

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31 Dec 2018 17:32:37
I've not seen much of him but he's very well rated from what I've read.

We definitely need a RW but I'd like to see Chong given a chance. I'm surprised he's not been included since Ole's appointment does anybody know if he's been injured?!

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15 Dec 2019 22:36:39
Shappy - When you play teams that play a low block you have to move the ball quickly, have players that are prepared to run forward and make unselfish runs to create space. The defenders must show bravery on the ball and step into the space. The full backs must be prepared to overlap and run with the ball. You must play with an urgency and intensity to your game. You must suffocate the opposition and not them them breathe. You must have the ability to sustain attacks and be relentless in your approach.

I have come to the opinion that some of these players don't have the appetite or hunger to win these games. They don't work hard enough, they don't make enough runs off the ball, they don't concentrate, they treat these games as a day off and believe they can win without playing with the required work rate or intensity which they show against the better teams.

Some players have shown this attitude under different managers and been called out about it on several occasions. Now is the time for them to step up or be shown the door. Today was more about attitude than a lack of quality.

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08 Dec 2019 16:25:07
Mumbles - Lingard's strengths are his work rate, movement and mobility. When he's playing well his energy, movement, pressing and running ability are vital components of this team. He was excellent during Ole's initial winning start but unfortunately his form suffered badly after a few niggling injuries.

Of course he perhaps lacks the quality and composure needed to be considered a really top top player and like a lot of Utd players he has struggled with consistency.

Lingard is actually more effective against the better teams where he is afforded a bit more space and he causes them all kind of problems with his movement and tenacity.

I think Ole was hoping Lingard would kick on this season and perform more consistently but unfortunately this hasn't happened just yet. When he's in form he's a really useful member of the squad and if he can continue to play well he'll be a really important player for us in the second half of the season.

He may have just forced his way back into the team and is one of those playing for his future at the Club. In my opinion when on form he's a much better option than Pereria or Mata. My hope is we can get everyone back fit and see if this team is capable of delivering on a more consistent basis.

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08 Dec 2019 14:10:50
Shappy - I think we've seen evidence this season that a front three of Martial, Rashford and James can be devastating. If you leave the fullbacks isolated and space for them to operate they are capable of tearing anyone apart.

We were brilliant for 10-15 minutes against Sheffield Utd, outstanding in the first half against Spurs and for 20-30 minutes yesterday we made City look like a pub team.

I know he divides opinion but Jesse Lingard has been excellent recently. Many won't agree but in my opinion he is absolutely fundamental to how Ole wants to play. He initiates the press and his movement off the ball causes massive problems for the opposition. He constantly makes intelligent runs to open up space for the likes of Rashford, Martial and James. His return to form and mini revival have been a key element in our last two performances.

As I said at the start of the season Ole gambled on the progression of Martial, Rashford and James and the form of Lingard and Pogba. I think he thought that by signing Maguire and AWB it would give those players a platform to play.

Unfortunately Ole has lost both Pogba and Martial for big chunks of the season and Lingard's form has been no where near good enough.

I think we've seen in fleeting periods that this team has potential. If you add Greenwood in the mix the potential is frightening. I thought he was brilliant against Spurs. His movement is fantastic and he comes alive in the box. He can strike the ball with either foot and if he continues to work hard, surrounds himself with the right people and stays humble the kid will be deadly.

Moving forward I'd like to see Martial drop a touch deeper with Greenwood operating in front with Rashford and James either side. Martial comes to life with the ball at his feet and he likes to play quick one two's. With Greenwood occupying the CB's and Martial collecting the ball in the pockets on the half turn with Rashford and James either side it could be mouth watering. It might be a touch to offensive against the better sides but at Old Trafford against lower placed teams it's something I think could work well.

I suppose the big question is how long can we wait to see if these players can deliver more consistently? I don't think anyone is getting carried away, with each good performance comes three bad ones but we have a young team with bags of potential and maybe they deserve our support and patience for a little while longer after all.

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03 Dec 2019 17:54:07
Completely agree Shaw it's about time the decision makers at the Club took some responsibility for their actions and stopped hiding behind the manager and players.

We find ourselves in this position because the Club has absolutely no footballing strategy or leadership at board level.

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01 Dec 2019 21:15:04
I was just joking Park following my posts this morning. Part of me wishes we could just fast forward 12 months to a time where some of our youngsters have got more experience and we can see if Ole has got the recruitment right.

I suppose we still have a route to Champions League football via the Europa but I won't be holding my breath.

I just wish the Club had some direction and leadership. Results aren't good enough and I don't think Ole could complain if he got sacked but do you really believe the Club would back a new manager with what they need? In truth it's a bit of a mess but I just don't think there is a quick fix.

Sadly I don't have the answers pal I'm just trying to be patient and hoping the likes of Rashford and Martial will develop into the players I hope they can be.

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