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Daley Blind 2017-18 Performances

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17 Appearances
1 Goal
2 Assists
12 Clean sheets
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    Jan 5, 2018

    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Mourinho should use him way more. He's not very good in midfield but class as part of a back 3 and can be very useful at left back, left wing back or center back when needed. Always liked him, though hes definitely someone way more suited to any possession oriented manager then a counter attacking one. Knows how and when to press really well, can read the game brilliantly and plays it out of the back brilliantly.
  2. Jan 5, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Some nice passes out from the back and a solid enough game in general.
  3. Jan 16, 2018

    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    Injured / Dropped / Leaving ? :(
  4. Jan 30, 2018

    Zoo Full Member

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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    Di Marzio:
    Daley Blind has given his ok for the transfer to AS Roma. Talks now going on between Roma and Utd
  6. Jan 30, 2018

    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    Nooooo :(
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    In my opinion, he should not be wasting his best years here. He is definitely start worthy for many teams. He will never be a regular in Utd
  8. Jan 30, 2018

    haram Full Member

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    Him and Darmian need to leave.
  9. Jan 30, 2018

    Castia Full Member

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    Meh im up for selling him but just how much are Roma able to pay? my guess is not much.
  10. Jan 30, 2018

    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    According to di marzio he might leave in January.
  11. Jan 30, 2018

    Greck Full Member

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    Shaw's reemergence must have made this decision an easy one for Jose. Good business selling him as there are no longer any easy games to get him minutes
  12. Jan 30, 2018

    R'hllor Full Member

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    Bollox, classic.
  13. Jan 30, 2018

    J_Red 11 Banned

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    He won't play a lot of minutes for the rest of this season now that both Young and Shaw are ahead of him in Mourinho's left back choice. Both Rojo & Lindelof are also ahead of him in Mourinho's centre back choice. He was never a Mourinho's type of defender, he's a good player but his performance so far this season don't make me think it'll be big loss. If he leaves, CBJ will take his spot, let's cash in if the offer is good enough.
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    NoPace Full Member

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    Yeah. I could see him being great as the LCB in a back 3 in Serie A if that's how Roma play. And he's definitely good enough to be the 2nd choice LB, DM and LCB for a lot of teams that are just a hair below our level.
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    Dante Bang Average but can post Blindfolded for 15 secs

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    He was overrated by the Barca-fetishists because he's slow and weak. Never really good enough for United, unfortunately.
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    RedDevil@84 Full Member

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    While I agree that he has been overrated by some of the people, I don't think he is way below the rest of the lot. Maybe just not the player we want in our team now.
  17. Jan 30, 2018

    Jaybomb Banned

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    He would get into Barca’s squad. He’s an intelligent player but ultimately not a “United” player. He lacks the intensity and aggression.
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    whats the fee being touted?
  19. Jan 30, 2018

    buckooo1978 Full Member

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    decent player but with Shaw/Young and probably another in the Summer it's perhaps time for him to move on..... he's 18 months left since we activated the extension so I reckon we will get about 12-15 million if he moves
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Damn.
    He was overrated because he's slow and weak? Surely you mean he was overrated because he was good with the ball? Either way, I respectfully disagree that he was overrated.
  21. Jan 30, 2018

    a_devil_inside Big footed hermaphrodite

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    I want him to stay and get more games but it's probably best he does try and think of himself more. At his age he should be playing regularly.
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    TheFlagStaysDown Banned

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    he's been a decent squad player and won me over but yeah at LB, there is Young and Shaw, if both stay fit and in form they could play one long season just rotating and Rojo can play there too if things get worse, with J. Riley/D. Mitchell given a chance there and we still have CBJ.

    He doesn't seem to be Mourinho's CB and we have quite many and Jose doesn't like to rotate them much and will want to develop Lindelof, Bailly's soon back and Jones with Smalling have been great this year, Tuanzebe coming stronger next season.

    And he never was a Mou's midfielder either, we have other options there and will definitely buy one good one in the summer.

    SO his squad role is questionable now and it is basically a goodbye shame because Darmian absolute dross of a player will survive longer than Blind but I guess his limited gametime can go to some of the youngsters/ other players

    The onyl chance for him would be playing 3 at the back but we dont seem to use that system very often..
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    kundalini Full Member

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    Roma want loan with option to buy according to the dutch press.

    Looks as though they are after cover for Kolarov, who has 2 goals and 6 assists in Serie A this season and 1 goal + 2 assists in the Champions League. Kolarov's deal is until 2020.

    Seems a weird move if Blind is looking for regular starts. Several articles over the last 12 months have indicated that Blind would only stay at United if getting lots of playing time. Of course Blind can play several different roles but Roma don't appear to have vacancies in central defence or defensive midfield.

    I expect him to leave, either now or in the summer, but to a club where he would expect to start.
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    Gbenger New Member

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    It's really shameful that he has to leave the club before Darmian. I don't mind Blind as a squad player but I would hold it against him if he chooses to leave.

    Please just sell Darmian FFS.
  25. Jan 31, 2018

    kundalini Full Member

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    Daley Blind is easily good enough for a team that finishes 4th, 5th and 6th in the PL. If we want to challenge for the title then his lack of pace is problematic, though we could probably cope if we weren't already carrying several stationary players. Between them, Moyes, LVG and Mourinho have bought an astonishing number of players that lack pace.
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    Interesting. I honestly thought he would have been sold to Barça eventually though
  27. Feb 18, 2018

    PlayerOne Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    This guy has disappeared. Couldn't find any news on him being injured or anything like that. Off in the summer for certain it seems.
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    van der star newprawn warrior Scout

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    Should have left in January. Sad to see him go but it's clear he won't get regular game time at United henceforth.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    With Shaw regaining form he's pretty much useless. 6th choice CB and 3rd choice LB. Nice guy but he has no more roles to play here. Him and Darmian should leave in summer.
  30. Feb 18, 2018

    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He should have gone to Italy. He'll be a top player there. He is better than Lindelof at just about everything.
  31. Feb 18, 2018

    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Good player, I wonder if he could have offered us something in a 3 man midfield as Matic backup
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    Invictus Best Poster 2015 Staff

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    Will likely leave in the summer - and to be fair, it would be the best outcome for everyone concerned. Blind can be a good starter at sub-elite clubs - which is probably better than being an afterthought in José's grander plans. Speaking of, we should try to squeeze Ünder in any potential Blind to Roma deal, methinks. They'll likely ask for way more than just Blind, if they decide to even sell Cengiz after just one season, that is - but the inclusion of Blind might give us a tad bit more leverage in negotiations. The right side of our attack is a revolving door, and someone with Ünder's skill set could remedy that considering he bears favorable comparisons to the likes of Dybala or Bernardo from an aesthetic standpoint. Far from the finished product, but adding a burgeoning prospect (who still under-the-radar) in a position of need in a perpetually inflating market would be prudent because Martial and Rashford just aren't natural right sided attackers.
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    haram Full Member

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    Part of the Van Gaal group that isn’t good enough. Him and Darmian off in the summer and Mourinho can finally bring in a fullback of his own.
  34. Feb 19, 2018

    Loublaze ATLien

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    He's still a better CB than Lindelof and that's not his natural position. Mourinho has been harsh with him.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Yeah he needs to leave. Good player who I expect to do well if he makes the right move.
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    fishfingers15 Contributes to username and tagline changes

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    Danny Blind did say that he wanted to move in Jan, but United wanted to hold him considering the CL games and other competitions coming thick and fast. He's a great option to have and will definitely move in the summer and should fetch us a good price. Although United have always been good to players who have stood by the club. I expect them to sell Blind for a reasonable fee which would increase Blind's options as long as it's not some serious challenger in the EPL and would result in augmenting his salary.
  37. Feb 22, 2018

    manunited1919 Full Member

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    Why not slot him into left midfield, as part of a midfield 3 with Pogba the most advanced and playing centrally?
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    SATA Full Member

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    I think he should be treated better. He was a mainstay in our defence in the Europa League last season and played a part in us winning it. Don't want him to leave when he can be very useful to us and doesn't really moan when not playing regularly
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    Roboc7 Full Member

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    His performance against Bristol City in midfield was embarrassing so I think that ended any chance of Mourinho seeing him as a midfielder.
  40. Feb 22, 2018

    manunited1919 Full Member

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    Well, we don’t have many choices in midfield with Herrera & Fellaini injured. Blind could play left, Matic right, and Pogba central. Blind is good at recovering the ball further up the pitch, a good passer of the ball, and can pass. He could be a solution to the issues we have right now.
  41. Feb 22, 2018

    Roboc7 Full Member

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    No we don’t and he might end up having to play there but I think it’s understandable he is seen as last option in midfield.

    He doesn’t understand the position well enough which leads to hi making poor decisions trying to win the ball and his lack of pace and physicality result in him being by passed and unable to recover.

    The last thing we need alongside pogba and matic is someone like that, McTominay is very limited but he does the running and work that pogba and matic can’t/won’t do.
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