Koulibaly, Sancho, Wan Bissaka and Rabiot

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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Would that be enough to send us over the top? I think there would be so much interest in de Ligt and its not impossible but to me Rabiot would be a strong alternative.
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    NYAS Full Member

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    Rabiot is an overrated little bitch we don’t need in our happy camp and spunking £50m on AWB is nonsensical given we already have magnificent young RB talents at the club. I would rather Meunier.

    Koulibaly and Sancho are more than welcome though.

    Edit: wait, why would Rabiot be an alternative to De Ligt?
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    Camy89 Love Island obsessive

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    I had a dream last night that we signed Sancho for £46 due to a contractual loophole.

    Then I was in Italy.

    It was strange.
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    MJJ Full Member

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    De Ligt, Rabiot, Sancho and somebody like sidibe would do. Rabiot being on a free cancels out De Ligt and Sancho's fee.
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    Hanky panky New Member

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    I would give a chance for Dalot and invest money for some other midfielder than Rabiot. CB, MF and RW. Koulibaly and Sancho sounds good, BUT expensive.
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    steakpie New Member

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    Dalot > Wan Bissako
    Sancho, yes please
    Koulibaly, shocking value for money
    Rabiot, PSG reject and bad attitude
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    I wouldn't bother with Rabiot at all, I know he's attractive due to his contract situation and talent but he seems a complete tosser. He'd be a problem. AWB also, I would go for an older RB instead (but not Young level of old).
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    ravi2 Full Member

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    If we are serious about challenging for titles next season Koulibaly & Sancho are must haves.

    For full back I think Shaw and Dalot have what it takes to start for us, however a competent backup who can play LB/RB would be smart.

    I say steer clear of Rabiot, he seems like trouble. Id take Ruben Neves over him and we'll be set
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    Don't need Wan Bissaka. CB, DM, RW is all we need. No massive 6 player influx followed by a tricky settling in period, just spend big in our 3 main problem areas.

    ------------De Gea------------
    Dalot-De Ligt--Lindelof-Shaw
    -------------Neves------------
    --------Herrera--Pogba-------
    Sancho----Rashford--Martial

    300m probably gets us this. Offload Sanchez, Darmian, Valencia.
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    Hanky panky New Member

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    Looks good.
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    AndyJ1985 New Member

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    It'd get us closer, but I can't see it being enough to topple City. Our squad would still be some way off their strength in depth
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    abdo99 Full Member

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    yeah it's a good quartet . The defence would be virtually impregnable.

    DDG
    Bissaka/Dalot Lindelof Koulibaly Shaw
    Rabiot Herrera/Fred
    Pogba
    Sancho Rashford Martial
    PL and possible CL contender team.
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    Thats a side that can win things. The only thing I am not 100% sold on is De Ligt , as I think our CB should be someone who is both a leader and experienced.
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    Rabiot - No thanks

    Wan-Bissaka - We have enough of young RBs in Dalot and Laird and Williams, better go for Meunier or someone who is 27-30.

    Sancho - Yes please, unless Dortmund ask for crazy money.

    Koulibaly - Great defender, but paying 70-80m for a player who is 27/28 might not be doable?

    Can we afford Sancho, Koulibaly/de Ligt, N'Dombele in one window? Signing three players of such quality would make us into title contenders.
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    I wouldn't want Rabiot. Whenever I've seen him for PSG I don't think he's warranted the hype, and his attitude is something we don't need in our happy camp. We need a CM in the mould of Arthur of Barca, or Verratti of PSG, as I think they'd compliment Pogba and Herrera(assuming we transition him back into DM where, imo, he's at his best) best. The PSG (well, I guess Betis now) CM that'd be a good buy would be Lo Celso for me.

    I think the other 3 would be fine, though. Mainly because of the lack of alternatives. Lindelof and Smalling have been brilliant but we still need another CB and Koulibaly is a good option. Young and Dalot aren't good enough at RB (yet for Dalot) and Wan Bissaka seems too good to turn down at the moment. We need that extra spark in attack and, if Sancho's as good as he's hyped up to be which, from my limited viewing, he seems to be, we should definitely go for him as it could transform our attack.

    If we got all 4, I certainly think we'd go on to compete in the league, but I wouldn't expect us to become one of the best teams in Europe until we develop our general play. Hopefully, with a full pre-season and Ole(?) getting his targets, we can develop our football and, along with these quality players, compete back at the top again.
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    2E_MUFC Full Member

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    I don’t think we will go for Koulibaly. I think it’s all talk
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    red_de_pologne New Member

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    Impossible in current climate, two of those would have to be be mega money signings, and we're not doing two mega signings in one window
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    MadMike Full Member

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    Same. I don't think we spunking big money on a defender, full stop.
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    Don't think we'll spend that kind of money. The current squad is performing well as it is.
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    I don't think we are going for Rabiot, he seems like an arrogant cnut and a bit soft. Hes got Arsenal written all over him.
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    Ballache Full Member

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    My ultimate summer would be:
    Koulibaly/De Ligt, Meunier, Sancho and Neves
    Meunier, in his peak and won't stand in the way of Dalot/Laird.
    Sancho, English very talented and perfect for that RF spot.
    Neves, we need a playmaker from deep and I feel that he'd do well next to energetic players like Herrera and Fred as well as Pogba.
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    Or Spurs. They're good at getting PSG rejects.
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    Aloysius's Back 3 New Member

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    How are threads like this allowed?
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    Yes. We'd be expected to win the league with that. If we didnt it would be disappointment

    I'm positive that wont be our transfer list this summer though
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    We are getting rid of Tony and presumably Darmian, we will need 4 full backs.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Its the transfer forum, how the feck wouldnt it be allowed oh wise one?
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    We don’t need them all to be top quality. If we assume Shaw and Dalot can be top quality full backs, which they probably can, then all we need are two competent back ups. Spending £50m or more on Wan-Bissaka to do that would not be the wisest move as that money could be invested better elsewhere.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Why do you assume he will be £50M?
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    Sarni nice guy, unassuming, objective United fan.

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    A talented, already good young English full back? He’s probably going to be around that. Premier League clubs have little incentive to sell their players below obscene amounts.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    Well we shall find out in the summer.
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    AndyJ1985 New Member

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    You say we don't need them all to be top quality. Well if we're comparing ourselves against the best, Shaw and Dalot aren't top quality either. Not yet at least. So we'd be going in to another season without strengthening that position, yet again
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    We need wan-bissaka having Dalot as one option isn't enough in the long run, also dalots showed promise as a winger / wing back not a right back capable playing in a 4 man defensive line.

    I'd take de ligt over KK or Skriniar due to being younger, Sancho should be an obvious target for the board.

    Rabiot has bad attitude and isn't great in the midfield, he complains about defending and considering its clearly Herreras no 8 positition we need quality in I'd rather a Neves
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Yet again? We just signed Dalot who is an improvement over Young and Valencia at least longterm. So how is it once again?
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    Remember the geese New Member

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    Shaw, Young, Dalot, Laird and Williams is sufficient.
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    AndyJ1985 New Member

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    He was an 18 year old player for the future ffs. Hardly a signing that significantly improved our full back position, as evidenced by the fact Ashley Young still started the majority of games
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    Mockney Not the only poster to be named Poster of the Year

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    I know embarrassingly little about most of these players. One of them is literally just a random collection of letters as far as I’m concerned, but going by the previous replies to this thread, and fully embracing the idea of pretending to know what I’m talking about to look knowledgable to some random people on the internet, I’m gonna say Sancho and (copy, paste) Koulibaly are great options who we should definitely break the bank for, Rabiot is a pre-Madonna, post-Maradona who clearly isn’t worth the hassle, and Wan Biscuit isn’t much of an upgrade on the teenage fullback whose looked kinda good in the 4 and a half games we’ve featured him in, and thus probably a complete waste of biscuits...

    In summation, yes. Definitely.
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    Irish Jet New Member

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    Right now Dalot is not even close to Wan-Bissaka - And I love Dalot. He's been a better winger than a full back since joining - He's shown nothing defensively and that's AWB's strength.

    Agree with Koulibaly. Anyone expecting Van Dijk like dominance from him is going to be sorely disappointed. He's just a good defender.

    Rabiot is a total wild card. He's the kind of signing we'd all support after the fact but it's easy to see the Di Maria like issues emerging whether he performs or not.
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    Average outfield squad age of 22, pretty scary for the future.