Journo tries to link United and Jose to Russians

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    Facepalm. Is this guy even a serious journo? What a load of bollocks.

    What's next? Pogba is a sleeper agent for the FSB?
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    #07 makes new threads with tweets in the OP

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    How the feck do you go from Russia murdering its former spies to airlines and punditry contracts :lol:
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    :lol: If this doesn't settle it nothing will.

    Chelsea owned by Russian but not a peep about it. Journalists are desperate to link ManUtd to everything.
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    The Illuminati and Lizard People are also Russians working for Putin.
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    This is some seriously disgusting journalism.

    He actually somehow forgets that Chelsea are FACTUALLY owned by a Russian oligarch and claims that -Manchester United- are the ones taking Russian money?

    This shitstain actually deserves a nerve agent colada for shoehorning our club into this conversation.
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    Chelsea under Abramovich and Usmanov at Arsenal are cool but nope Aeroflot and Jose working for RT is mega news.
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    Id like to think Woodward would destroy this guy.
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    @Damien or any mods would this be better off in the general forum?
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    He has a point in a different way, in that sanctions against Russia could possibly affect those sponsorship deals.

    It also brings into focus the problems with state backed ownership/sponsorship in football.
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    What a bizarre tweet.

    Bombings in Syria killing hundreds of civilians.

    Flyer found on the floor with a red unicorn made on it. Naturally, we must find the evil Manchester United backed unicorn that carried out these heinous attacks.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    No offense intended but your reaction is precisely what the journo is looking for.

    That tweet will have 100k likes come the end of the day.
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    I get it that it's a hot topic in England right now and that RT is a shitshow, but fecking hell. Especially amused by mention of Aeroflot while there are teams in the EPL sponsored by Emirates and Etihad, far worse shit going down in UAE than Russia and I come from a country that was occupied by Russia for 50 years.
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    He's not talking about the logistics of any contractual obligations.
    He's talking about the morality.
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    :lol:
    That was funny
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    What? :lol:
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    This guy is nuts.

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    This guy's a joke. This is how people get some fame when they lack other means.
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    Look at the state of the lad.
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    Pathetic, he couldn't even link Pogba into his narrative.
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    Jose mourinhos Red Army! :eek::eek::nervous::nervous::nervous::nervous:
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    Should actually lose his job over such rubbish
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    Previous tweets seem to be defending carragher over spitting incident. Probably is
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    Can the red cafe account not go after these cnuts with the right questions?
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    This is the same journalist who was being praised on here a couple of weeks ago for questioning Guardiola about Qatar and the UAE (rightly so).

    It's perfectly valid to tweet that there are potential ramifications for a club in the UK if the Russian state are trying to assassinate people in the UK while that club has a sponsor who are a Russian state firm and a manager who is going to work for a TV channel who peddle bonkers conspiracies and propaganda on behalf of Putin. He hasn't made a judgement, just pointed out the problematic juxtaposition.
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    This lad is a joke, but I am bitter and disappointed that Jose went for that deal with RT.
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    Seems reasonable enough to me.

    Both Aeroflot and RT are state owned, and Russia has been seriously accused of a hostile act carried out on British soil. Harris has also called out City for their links to the UAE before (and was lauded as a hero for it at the time on here) and he's also calling out Uefa's links to Gazprom too. So it's hardly like this is an isolated attack on United, but rather a consistently held belief that states with questionable ethics should not be allowed to use football for propaganda purposes. I can't say I have any issue with that opinion; it just happens to be United who are in the spotlight this time.

    I'm not quite sure his distinction between clubs being owned by oligarchs and clubs which accept money from the government more directly is as strong as he is arguing in the case of Russia, but regardless I'd rather United weren't promoting the aims of a state who has attempted to murder people on British soil. Maybe I'm an idealist, but for all the righteous indignation about City's links to the Middle East it seems to me to require some amount of cognitive dissonance to argue that this is hugely different.
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    Hopefully Man city and saint pep will get involved and save everyone from the evil empire that is Manchester United.
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    Agree with this. I wasn't even aware Aeroflot was Russian state owned until this thread
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    Tbf, it’s mostly the format of the tweet that i find hilarious. He’s limited by characters but even if he left it to the next tweet or used Man United in a sentence; it’d come across less click bait and more of a genuine link.