Quite happy with the performance at the weekend, but I would be delighted with another CB. Blackett is lookin well, but as for everyone else I'd love a little more grit. Maybe him and Jones could be a hell of a combo if Jones wasn't a feckin sicknote!
I'm genuinely happy with everything else. Blind is exactly who we needed in Def Mid. He recycles the ball amazingly! Totally see why we went for him
Why do people think one knee injury ruins an entire player's career? Is it just the 'Hargreaves fear'?
People get injured. They come back. Some don't reach the same level, some do. Ruud completely ruptured his ACL in 2000 and then came to us a couple of years later and was probably the best outright finisher I personally have ever seen in our shirt.
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Players in last year of their contract: Fletcher (30), Carrick (33), Ando (26), Cleverley (24), Amos (24). 4 CM's out of 5, all past it and/or simply not good enough.
If you add Fellaini to that list of CM (yea right) players that will most likely leave, that will leave us only with Herrera, Blind and Angel Di Maria, two of which can arguably better be put to use on different positions on the pitch.
Based on the above, I would say that we will most probably get a couple of new midfielders in January/Summer 2015, Strootman being one of those if he recovers well.
Carrick and Fletcher will both be offered new contracts i'd say.. Carrick for me has still got sometihng to offer and Amos he's been on the bench a few times this season could also be in for extension.
Fellani will go on loan for rest of reason and then sold for FFP reasons
Dont think they'll be much movement to be fair and if we cant get a suitor for Anderson just let him run his contract down, cost us too much!
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We’ll never die, we’ll never die
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A lot depends on development of Blind. If he manages to seal a permanent spot and shows sign of being injury free, I dont think Strootman will be given a shout in January. Also, we have LB spot adequately covered, so there isnt any need to shift Blind to that spot either. I highly doubt we will be going for Strootman. After all the recruits this summer, the only area of priority would be an experienced CB in the mould of Hummels.
I don't see Strootman coming in Jan unless a number of things happen. Obviously regaining his fitness needs to happen, either midfield we have now turns out rubbish, a significant injury and Roma become more inclined to sell. If Strootman came in, then surely it would only be at the expense of Blind or Herrara. That may not seem particularly necessary come January. We're playing a game a week pretty much,vastly less intense than we've had for years. The XI (or at least a core of 14/15 players) should be much more settled. None of this 51 different teams in 51 matches nonsense.
Summer next year is more likely for me, Strootman to replace Fletcher. A replacement for Tony V, possible some like a Cuadrado, a pacey, skillful and competent winger-wing back. That or a dedicated RB, depending on how our style settles. On the CB's, they need time. With Blackett coming through we have 5 of them to fight it out and hopefully the calamity of them playing the initial back 5 will be long forgotten in the coming months. Hopefully big money wont be needed on that area but we'll see.
Dreaming a bit there if you think Pogba would think about coming back
We signed Angel Di Maria and Falcao in the summer (amongst others, but they're the headline names).
Anything is possible.
Why bring in another starting CM? Unless someone gets hurt, no minutes for one of Blind, Herrera, Mata, Fletcher, Carrick, Di Maria, Anderson, Fellaini, and Cleverley. Not to mention any youth coming through.
I can see a CB coming to replace Smalling. He has looked a bit off and it would appear that Blackett has his spot now.
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May 10, 2018 18:27:15 GMT
WhatsTheMata: Glad you think it's funny. When we get fucked around by the spells you just deleted you will take me seriously
May 19, 2018 11:57:48 GMT
No.7: Can this thread be unlocked or is it too early? not that i want Jose out now but i think were coming close to that time and want to hear peoples opinions on the subject.
Sept 20, 2018 10:15:25 GMT
cjjagzmoni: Pogba is a good lad minus the showboating..I think at Juventus he had Older players like Pirlo,Chiellini,Marchisio,Bonucci who shout and screams at him so he was more serious at Juve ,We dont have those type of leaders at United to caution him.
Nov 1, 2018 3:36:38 GMT
geo: Cardiff City - Huddersfield Town - Bournemouth - Newcastle United = 12 points. Back in the hunt. Come on.
Dec 19, 2018 17:55:18 GMT
geo: Job done as above - next step, stay unbeaten until we get to the PSG game.
Jan 3, 2019 23:17:42 GMT
theedge: Just discovered this forum. I live in Canada so don't get to many games, but I get to watch all the games live. Last 2 games attended in person: Europa League Final in Stockholm 2017, FA Cup Final 2016. Won the last 11 I've been to. I need to go more often
Apr 1, 2019 23:25:01 GMT
simes: Kazakhstan....well blow me down...been there many a time, not so bad a journey. FC Astana are not a bad outfit, gave Celtic a good run, and the National side beat Scotland. What do you reckon a walk over? BTW its easy to get to, I always use Air Astana.
Aug 30, 2019 14:11:59 GMT
snan1218: Hi,I'm very new member,the Red Devil from Malaysia.
Oct 10, 2019 9:16:40 GMT
shah: Hi i am shah been united fan from birec
Jan 24, 2020 8:33:02 GMT