If you could sell and sign 2 players in Defence, Midfield and Attack who would it be?

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  1. Apr 20, 2019
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    Red00012 Full Member

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    The amount of people that want to keep young on here :lol::lol:
  2. Apr 20, 2019
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    Pav1878 New Member

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    I know! Add a 1 in front of the 20 buddy
  3. Apr 20, 2019
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    Jacob Full Member

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    Keeping can also mean rotting on the bench or in the reserves.
  4. Apr 20, 2019
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    I'm more amazed at how few people want Alderweireld considering how terrible we are at the back, especially on the ball, and considering his price. Alderweireld should be a cert for me, with another centre back (de Ligt, Koulibaly, Škriniar) coming in as the big money buy in defence.
  5. Apr 20, 2019
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    Red00012 Full Member

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    And Toby is a lot more achievable than de Ligt as well
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    Red00012 Full Member

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    We know that won’t happen if he doesn’t sign a right back
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    We could do with 6 in, but we should be shifting up to 10 out IMO
  8. Apr 20, 2019
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    I can't for the life of me understand why people would still lose Smalling before Young, Jones, Rojo or even Bailly really. Madness :lol:
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    Out:
    Defence: Jones and Rojo
    In: Milenkovic and De ligt

    Midfield:
    Out: Herrera and Mata

    In: Thomas Partey and Bruno Fernandes

    Attack: Alexis and Lukaku

    Sancho and Felix
  10. Apr 20, 2019
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    And sell our best actual defender
  11. Apr 20, 2019
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    Most seem to be in agreement that Sancho, De Ligt and Felix are worth breaking the bank for. They'd cost in excess of 400m though..
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    @OP No way would I bomb Smalling out first. There are many in front of him in defence.
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    I'll join the muppet train too:

    • Attackers: Sanchez and Lingard out - Sancho and Chiesa in.
    • Midfield: Matic and Mata out - Tonali and Neves in
    • Defenders: Young and Darmian out - De Ligt and AWB in.
    I'm all for buying young and building for a long reign from Ole.
  14. Apr 20, 2019
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    Buy
    De Ligt
    Sessegnon (Prompted by Fulham relegation, "down" season, age)

    Samassekou
    Gravenberch

    Sancho
    Jovic

    Sell
    Jones (Young only has 1 year left)
    Rojo

    Pereira
    Matic

    Lukaku
    Sanchez
  15. Apr 20, 2019
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    Attack OUT........ Lukaku,and Sanchez,
    Attack IN...........Felix and Lozano

    Midfield OUT......Matic and Herrera
    Midfield IN........ Ndombele and Fernandes

    Defence OUT..... Rojo and Darmian
    Defence IN........ De ligt and Meunier
  16. Apr 20, 2019
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    I'd keep him for one season as a backup left back if only 6 could go.
  17. Apr 21, 2019
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    Smallings had nearly a decade and not really proven to be an overall world class player. A good defender he is. Whilst Rojo at centre back has done well in a couple of runs he has had. I'd like to see him have a run of games with Lindelof or even a new signing next season before being marked to be shipped out if he hasn't proven himself.
  18. Apr 21, 2019
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    At some point in time you have to call time on Smalling and Jones.

    Rojo and Bailly are not yet throwaway players. They've came to a club and seen 2 or 3 managers in almost as many seasons. Never had a settled run or been injury free.

    Jones and Smalling though have proven over a decade to be prone to brain farts while playing and Jones also injury prone. Smalling not being able to actually play football would be the reason time is called on his United career. The fact that Jones can play abit when he's fit means I'd keep him if I had to for a season.

    Bailly or Rojo could yet potentially succeed paired with Lindelof or a new centre back. Argentine and Ivory Coast internationals. England won't touch Smalling and Jones with a barge pole.
  19. Apr 21, 2019
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Pretty unanimous as far as I can make out from the responses.

    INs
    De Ligt/Alderweireld and Wan Bissaka/Meunier

    Rodri/Rice and Neves/Fernandes

    Sancho and Joao Felix/Lozano

    Now all we need to do is make sure the staff at the club see this and get to work....maybe only De Ligt (top level competition) and Rodri (recent signing at Atletico) are unrealistic targets for us. But who knows maybe people like Van Der Sar might even advise De Ligt not to sign for a one of the very best teams like Barcelona or Juventus right now at this point in his career. Always worth a try if there's a chance of obtaining talent that good.
  20. Apr 21, 2019
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    Maybe email them? (don't fax, not reliable).
  21. Apr 21, 2019
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    Defence
    Smalling and Jones OUT
    Koulibaly and Ricardo Pereira IN

    Midfield
    Fred and Herrera OUT
    Neves IN

    Attack

    Sanchez and Lingard OUT
    Sancho and Zaha IN
  22. Apr 21, 2019
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    Sell

    Defence
    Bailly
    could still get a decent fee for him
    Rojo thought he was to become a good squad player but injuries ruined his chances of becoming a decent player
    (special mention to Young he would be just released)

    Midfield
    Herrera
    overrated here
    Mata honestly he's a nice guy but he is done at top level, just watching him run is painful

    Attack
    Lingard
    very mediocre player don't even understand how he's been here for so long, never did well for any team he ever played for while he was out on loan
    Sanchez he's on 350k a week and I doubt he will make something here

    In
    I'm gonna try to put realistic options
    Defense
    Gianluca mancini,
    young italian international he would cost around 40 to 50m in todays market
    Wan bissaka premier-league proven

    Midfield
    Doucoure
    i rate him high many would say he's a midtable player but think he would be a surprise here
    Ruben neves fee would be ridiculous but i believe we can get him
    Nicolas pepe even lille president confirmed he will leave in the summer
    Jovic amazing player frankfurt will demand 50-60m for him
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  23. Apr 21, 2019
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    Defence:
    • Out: Bailly and Young. Bailly can fetch a good price and I don't even like him as a backup. I also pick Bailly over Rojo because Rojo is popular. Young isn't a defender and does more harm than good. I also question if he has any positive effect on the dressing room harmony considering how he is on the pitch (blaming others for his mistakes).
    • In: De Ligt is a very obvious one. We need a right back more than a 2nd CB so I'm going for the popular choice in Wan-Bissaka. Ticks a lot of boxes and there's not a lot of realistic choices to choose from.
    Midfield:
    • Out: Matic and Pereira. Matic is done at our level and commands high wages. Pereira mainly because I "had to" pick two and he's our "worst" midfielder.
    • In: Rice has impressed me and fills a role we need filling. Like Wan-Bissaka he comes with the "English bonus". Would be my in be top 3 targets. Don't have many targets in mind for the 2nd midfielder. van De Beek impressed me in the CL. Lo Celso might be the type of player we want. Tielemans could also be something, good purchase by Leicester.
    Attack:
    • Out: Sanchez and Lingard. Sanchez is to expensive to keep for what he does. Lingard simply isn't good enough to be playing as much as he does. I think he's out 2nd worst attacker in our squad.
    • In: Sancho plays the exact postion we need and is the one of the most promising players in his position. Eriksen might be attainable considering what we are paying players and the fact that he could fancy something different. I'd prefer a striker but I have a hard time thinking of someone that's attainable.
    *I'm leaving out Darmian, Valencia, Mata and Herrera as considerations because of their contracts.
  24. Apr 21, 2019
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    Defence
    Rojo OUT Darmian OUT
    William Saliba IN Joachim Andersen IN

    Midfield
    Mata OUT Herrera OUT
    Kovacic IN Rice IN

    Attack

    Sanchez and Lukaku OUT
    Sancho and Zaha IN
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  25. Apr 21, 2019
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    Totally unrealistic ones.

    OUT: Young, Valencia
    IN: Van Dijk, French right back, played at the world cup and impressed me a lot. Forgot the name.

    OUT: Pogba, Mata
    IN: Kante, Ajax dude that Barca bought

    OUT: Lukaku, Sanchez
    IN: Mbappe, Messi

    One old and one young player for each position. One proven and ready to take us to the next level and one with immense potential for the future. And it would only cost like 700-900m if they even wanted to come.
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  26. Apr 21, 2019
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    This game would genuinely be easier if the rules were that you could keep 2 from each of Defence, Midfield and Attack.
  27. Apr 21, 2019
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    I'm making it three out, two isn't enough.

    Out

    Defence - Rojo, Bailly & Valencia
    Midfield - Mata & Herrera
    Forwards - Sanchez, Lukaku, Martial

    In

    Defence - De Ligt & Wan Bissaka
    Midfield - Saul & Rice
    Forwards - Sancho & Dybala
  28. Apr 21, 2019
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    What's clear in most cases of these posts is one transfer window is nowhere near enough. :(
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  30. Apr 21, 2019
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    Yes, the club will definitely listen to a bunch of randomers on a forum. Why stop there - Messi, Salah, Sterling and Van Dijk too please.
  31. Apr 21, 2019
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    As much as I agree, hasn’t Ole just said that we won’t be signing six players in the summer?

    Also, half the players out are on long contracts and big wages or, in some cases, have recently signed extensions.
  32. Apr 21, 2019
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    You wish.
  33. Apr 21, 2019
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    Gopher Brown Full Member

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    Yes?
  34. Apr 21, 2019
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    I would sign a whole new midfield. For long "the cb's can't pass" was the excuse for them. But for how long will we persist with midfielders who can't pass a ball.
  35. Apr 21, 2019
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    It seems that he wants just 4 players. Jones, Smalling and Young extended their contracts.
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    We need to sort out defence first. Two wingbacks and a centre half, then think about the rest. I really believe that if the defence is sorted we will move up a notch easily.
  37. Apr 21, 2019
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Defence -
    IN - a major centreback like Koubliay and a top right back
    OUT - Darmian, Rojo
    (Young, Jones, Bailly and one of Smalling/Lindelöf become mere back up)

    MID
    2 cracking centre mids - whoever the board are monitoring
    Herrera, Matic (to backup)

    ATT
    Sancho, and one top class centre forward
    Lukaku, Sanchez
    (Martial/Rashford back to rotationals)
  38. Apr 21, 2019
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    Jinn Full Member

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    Extended contracts means nothing. It just gives the club leverage when it comes to sales.
  39. Apr 21, 2019
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    It's a prioritization system.

    Darmian and Rojo need to go first, as they've played about 15 games between them all season.

    Young needs relegating to backup, but then you have Bailly who has disappeared.
    Smalling/Jones/Lindelöf, could all have shouts for being the man dropped in favour of a new signing too.
  40. Apr 21, 2019
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    We won't be selling Young.
    But possibly helps with Jones.