Dayot Upamecano

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  1. Jan 24, 2019
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    Raven Full Member

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    I've seen almost nothing of this fella, bar highlights, but he's ridiculous in FM. Can anyone educate me a little? And if he's as good as his highlights and FM suggests, why isn't there more hype around him?
  2. Jan 24, 2019
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    Raven Full Member

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    Sorry, first thead, didn't mean to put it in the transfer forum.
  3. Jan 24, 2019
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    He has exceptional pace, good in the air, decent on the ball, can be pretty rash.
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    Raven Full Member

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    Potentially a better version of Bailly then? Do you reckon we'd be taken to the cleaners in terms of the cost of him?
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    One of the top centre half talents. Every big club has been after him at some point, including us when he was at Valenciennes I think it was.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    He’s a unit but a bit of a headless chicken the few times I’ve seen him play.
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    Raven Full Member

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    How would you rate him in comparison to say De Ligt? As big a talent or?
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    From the little i’ve seen of him, he’s very talented and one of the best CB prospects out there. Where does he stand compared to De Ligt? Well the Dutchman is in a league of his own at the moment. Head and shoulders the best CB talent I’ve seen in a long time.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Always difficult to compare properly for various reasons. Relative strength of both leagues and team’s domestic dominance mitigates in Upemecano’s favour. Glamour and profile of relative clubs probably makes De Ligt seem more favourable.

    In truth, I think De Ligt looks the best around. But he could just as well be surpassed by less glamorous options like Todibo or Dayot etc.
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    Raven Full Member

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    Thanks for the replies, do you lads think he'd cost an arm and a leg or would he be more reasonably priced than the likes of De Ligt?
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    We should have signed him when we were heavily linked with him when he was leaving Valenciennes
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    Only seen him a couple times but stylistically he would seem to make sense as the Vidic type unit next to Lindelof as the better passing but not as physically impressive partner.
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    Don Alfredo Full Member

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    He would cost like 80m
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    red thru&thru Full Member

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    If we could prize Paul Mitchell, I’m guessing this fella would be one of our first signings. Very good potential.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    We tried to sign him before but it didn't happen for some reason.

    I assume he was deemed too raw at the time. One to keep an eye on anyway.
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    Iirc he rejected us to go to Red Bull as they had a better path to first team football.
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    stepic Full Member

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    i have both Upamecano and De Ligt on FM. sorted.
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    Raven Full Member

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    Was going to do the same, I play 2 player though and I was running away with the league year in year out so had to let my buddy have Upamecano to catch up.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    Raven Full Member

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    Yeah, I was trying to post in that thread and I got a message saying they prefer a new thread to be started...
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Would love this signing. Him or Koulibaly for me.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    We were heavily linked with him at one time. I wonder if it was another talent we missed the ball on like de Jong and de Ligt
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Hopefully that doesn't sour the thought of him joining us in the future, he's supposedly the premier CB talent (just below De Ligt). It'd be a shame if we missed out on him in the future because we didn't buy him a flat.
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    I don’t think it would deter him from coming. At the time it’s a fair expense to shell out for a 16 year old. Fair play to RB, they had a much better plan. I’m sure we’ve learned from it too.
    Can’t say I’ve seen anything of him, though. I’ve only watched RB a couple of times and didn’t pay much attention to their defending
  26. Feb 8, 2019
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    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Renting a nice flat in Manchester for him and his family would hardly have broken the bank. Unless it's against the rules for some reason but I don't think so.
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    Thisistheone Full Member

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    Seen him a couple of times and his potential is massive. Would be a really exciting signing.