Castles: Manchester United to battle with Manchester City for Shakhtar star Fred

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by KM, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. Jan 12, 2018
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    JustAFan The Adebayo Akinfenwa of football photoshoppers

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    So because you think he was the first to call one transfer that was a huge story for several months that makes his words "usually true". :lol:

    He's the same as every transfer reporter out there rushing around reporting every link there is, copying others, changing the story every other day, etc.
  2. Jan 12, 2018
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    shamans 1 set of sheets, optimistic about chances of sex Scouse Lover

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    Okay.
  3. Jan 13, 2018
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  4. Jan 13, 2018
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    Definitely just after him for the "Fred the Red" headlines when we sign him.
  5. Jan 13, 2018
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    IronCroos37 New Member

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    that's why we call him ''Big Fred'' worth every penny :wenger:
  6. Jan 13, 2018
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    The Bloody-Nine Full Member

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    Sounds about right. Castles knows f*ck all.
  7. Jan 15, 2018
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    City will Pretend they are interested in every player we want, to drive up price. This has always been their game.
  8. Jan 15, 2018
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    Hope We get some top midfielder in this window.
  9. Jan 16, 2018 at 14:47
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    Funny how we appear to gazump City for one of their targets and they immediately try to get someone its rumoured Jose wants...

    ...but, of course, they abandoned the Alexis deal cos they wanted to, right? :p
  10. Jan 16, 2018 at 14:52
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    Yeah, good luck fitting him in alongside David Silva, Fernandinho, De Bruyne and Gundogan - whilst still trying to fit Aguero, Jesus, Sterling, Sane and Bernardo Silva in the same team. :rolleyes:
  11. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:21
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    I think they will he'll be a backup for Fernandinho. David Silva and De bruyne are untouchables in the City side.
  12. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:22
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    Fred looks like a decent player on youtube. I don't see anything spectacular about him. If anyone whose watched him regularly share his strengths and which player he would be closest to in comparison when it comes to style.
  13. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:23
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    Fernandino is 33 now isn't he? Time for a replacement.
  14. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:26
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally

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    If Sanchez comes to us and Fred goes to City i probably won't stop laughing for a week.
  15. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:28
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  16. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:33
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    Nickosaur Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Fred seems to have been linked to City for ages now. I checked the man city reddit page a few weeks back and they were talking about him like he was already their signing. Like a certain Chilean footballer...
  17. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:33
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally

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    I don't rate fred at all, certainly not to fill any voids in the city side. I think he will struggle to find form, won't like the physical side of the English game. Will try stupid tricks and give the ball away etc etc.

    Bang average player (unless you play fifa alot i suppose)
  18. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:39
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    Fair enough, can't say I know too much about the lad(he's brilliant on FM, but that don't mean shit), but as a CM, didn't think it made much difference re: Sanchez.
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    Rolandofgilead Inserts strawberry yoghurt rectally

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    No i agree but for a little while i was concerned he was going to join us. Which i wouldn't want.
  20. Jan 16, 2018 at 15:43

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    Right, I get where you're coming from now. Just a straight they do a bad deal, we do a good one, I can get on board with that!
  21. Jan 16, 2018 at 16:02

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    Watching the City-Shakhtar game at the Etihad a while back I found myself being very impressed with the team as a whole. The team dealt with City's press incredibly well, never resorting to hoofing it or constantly passing it back to the GK. They held onto the ball from pressing players and passed it through the channels to great effect.

    A single player didn't really stand out as the whole team played well but as someone who played such a good game against such a good team I wouldn't be against this transfer at all. I remember the two sitting midfielders being unfazed by the press and playing some really nice passes to the attackers and we could definitely do with more midfielders like this.
  22. Jan 19, 2018 at 13:17

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    The interest in Soler seems to have cooled now. Maybe we have looked at the young players we have coming through like Traore, Gomes, Gribbin, Puigmal, etc. I really hope these players keep showing the promise they have and they make it in the first team.
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    Midfield? He told me he played on the right.
  24. Jan 19, 2018 at 14:11

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    Right, said Fred?
  25. Jan 19, 2018 at 14:13

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