Fred - "If not to City, then United" or maybe France

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    devilish Phil Neville's #1 fan

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    It depends about culture. In my country people call United Manchester and they refer to City as London.
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    Hernandez - BFA The Way to Fly

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    Granted I've only watched YouTube of him, so my opinion becomes justifiably void, but I quite like the look of him.

    Good ball carrier.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    .Rossi ever get that feeling of déjà vu?

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    Fred the Red?

    Too good to be true...
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    Billy Blaggs No mates but his cousins love him

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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    Wtf? London? :lol:
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    NikSab Anthony Martial's #1 fan

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    GE Negative Moaning Mentalist

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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    Have any of you actually watched Fred play a full game?
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    Infra-red Full Member

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    We probably all have - he's previously played against us in the Champions League.
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    What do they call the actual London clubs? how confusing. You need to set them straight on that.
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    :lol: I must not have noticed him.
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    Infra-red Full Member

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    I can't blame you for not recalling it, we've probably all blocked the Moyes season from our memories.
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    Indeed! But, apart from one game against us... We don't have much to go on to decide whether to want this signing or not.

    I'll just watch a couple YouTube highlights like everyone else :p
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    Seven Seas Sardines Full Member

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    Not to mention that they probably call them "El Manchester" and "El City".
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    I learnt from the whole Fabinho saga last year that no one actually watches these players, we all just base our opinions on the hype around players. Hence the Fabinho is great and Matic awful views last year.

    The hype around Fred right now is putting him at a level of somewhere between “great option to have” to “exactly the midfielder we need”
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Would you blame him if that was the case?
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    devilish Phil Neville's #1 fan

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    the city is London. Then there is Arsenal, Chelsea and the others that never win anything. Regarding Manchester City....well.....they are the club who live in United's shadow the equivalent of the other club who somehow live alongside Liverpool.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    I remember that. It was funny because it felt like the ratio was 90:10 for people for Fabinho vs for Matic. I was on the Matic train.

    ...anyways, that doesn’t mean Fabinho or Fred would/will be bad. For all we know Fabinho would have done well to. My argument was we can’t take the risk with another younger player and give him time to develop since United want to compete now and why I wanted Matic to be that sure player who can be relied on. Fred however, he’s not so young and right on. As for the hyping up, I guess that’s natural. He’s not world class. He’s not bad. He’s somewhere in the “good” classification and he’s talented and consistent enough to warrant being a starter if need be and not seem like a forced below average player playing there because we lack the options.
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    whatwha Sniffs Erricksson’s diarrhea

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    Yep. Too true.
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    Sorry dude, can't say i remember the game but like a poster mentioned earlier it was Moyes so i erased it.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Jones in midfield too, 2 shots on target :lol:
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Tbf Fabinho was and still is a good player, I’m sure he could have done the same job as Matic. Jose clearly wanted Matic though so it is what it is.

    Fabinho will be going to atletico next season so he’s hardly disappeared.
  27. May 19, 2018 at 14:48

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    Sane, Jesus, Stones . All progressed to a top level in a couple of years and with a fair level of consitency whether that be the brand of football, players around them, opportunities or management is a different debate. Can argue it hasnt really worked with us so far with Depay, Shaw, Martial but then look at the established stars we have signed who have done even worse, is a gamble whatever age group we sign, think there are lots of players around the 21 year old age group that would improve us and a couple of teens well worth the gamble....looking at our first eleven we already have four or five players around 30 years of age, personally wouldnt want more than one signing to be of that age group this summer.
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    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    I think this guy and his agent are just on the make, drumming up a bit of media insterest before the World Cup.
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    Does anyone call us 'Manchesteros'? :smirk:
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    Fred seems like a decent player with pace and urgency. Wouldn't mind Talisca and Milikovic-Savic though to revamp our midfield.

    Talisca for 30m could easily be a steal
    Milinkovic-Savic will be our marquee signing this summer

    If only there was an outside chance of us selling Sanchez and getting in Griezmann, that along with couple full backs would be a perfect summer.

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    Talisca (30m)
    Milinkovic-Savic (85m)
    Griezmann (40m + Sanchez)
    Sandro (40m)
    Sidibe (30m)

    225m

    Midfield options: Talisca, Pogba, Milinkovic-Savic, Herrera, Matic, Periera
    Attack options: Griezmann, Lukaku, Martial, Rashford, Lingard

    Sadly, we won't buy Griezmann or sell Sanchez. Let's see what happens.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    Another Mourinho Fred!
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    Judas Open to offers

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    I think this is mostly stirred up agent nonsense, unfortunately. Think he’d be a good signing, but I’m not sure how legitimate our interest is.
  33. May 22, 2018 at 01:51

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    Why does he look like he's always on the verge of losing the ball? Reckon he'd get found out in the prem if he's always hanging onto the ball like that in the middle of the pitch while trying to maintain possession by last ditch touches of the ball.

    That being said, I love how he seems to be able thread the ball so well between tight spaces and see the pass on the first place.

    Reckon he'd do well with a little freedom a little closer to the attackers. If he'd he's a bit deeper in the middle of the pitch, hell get caught in possession way too often I reckon.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    I will be extremely surprised but perhaps in a good way if we sign this guy. From what I've seen of Mourinho's targets he doesn't fit the mold at all. But thats what would be good, that Mourinho isnt quite as predicatable and limited in the types of players he wants to bring into the club.
  35. May 22, 2018 at 02:37

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    Hmm, seems to have a habit of dribbling it inside and passing with his left. Doesn't seem limited by it though, but the best defenders would pick up on that and make use of it.
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    Good highlight reel. But what stood out to me are the other players around him making runs for him to find them. In this united team however!!
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    Nate Dogg Don't Make Me Angry

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    Good player, he is exactly what we need.
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    Have MEN ever actually broke something like this? It's only them as the source in that article.
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    Matic transfer. Samuel Luckhurst reported ManUtd interest in May.