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

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    Okay.
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    His YouTube is very good!
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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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    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.
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    Hope We get some top midfielder in this window.
  9. Jan 16, 2018
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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
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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
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    beingshe7don Full Member

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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
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    beingshe7don Full Member

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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
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    Fernandino is 33 now isn't he? Time for a replacement.
  14. Jan 16, 2018
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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.
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    Earthquake Pokemon expert

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    Why?
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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...
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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)
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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.
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    Earthquake Pokemon expert

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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!
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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.
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    Bestietom Full Member

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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.
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    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Right, said Fred?
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    City very close to concluding the transfer of Fred for around €40m.
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    I’m not sure why Fabinho isn’t already a Manchester City player.

    Doesn’t make any sense to me whatsoever.
  28. Jan 22, 2018

    The Stain Soccer Manager's Highwayman

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    Announce Sanchez.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Good signing, they're so well stocked in that area, we could certainly do with copying that approach really.
  30. Jan 23, 2018

    hobbers Full Member

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    Pep chasing after a doping cdm, well colour me shocked.
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    Wow city are in for everybody .
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    Source/Explanation pls!
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    Escobar Poster originally known as Michel04

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    They are panicking. Looks like they want to buy 3 or 4 players
  35. Jan 23, 2018

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    Why can't the magical Pep coach all those amazing youth players at City to come in and help the team? It's all such nonsense.
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    Ramshock The spacegoats did it

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    So when do UEFA look into these cnuts again?
  37. Jan 23, 2018

    Rhyme Animal Modmins said "freeze" and I got numb

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    Meh, another mercenary choosing Oil money over regular football.

    It's so sad to see players sacrificing their game for Oil money.
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    Well done. :lol:
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    I hope City sign him and see what he's all about
  40. Jan 24, 2018

    bebeanderson Banned

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    Very athletic player and not bad on the ball. I'm not sure he can play CM for Pep though, Fernandinho was always way more skilled, he played winger sometimes for Shakhtar. I wouldn't be surprised if he becomes some hybrid 3rd CB type.