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Discussion in 'Reserve/Youth Forum' started by Utdstar01, Jul 3, 2017.

  1. Mar 13, 2018
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    mav_9me Full Member

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    Is he? I was under the impression he doesn't quite know.
  2. Mar 13, 2018
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    Rasendori Full Member

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    At the peak of his senior career, I can see him being used, or rather most effective as a #10 in a similar mould to Rivaldo from an aesthetic standpoint, as opposed to quality. In the meantime, I expect him to continue in the same vein of playing as a #9
  3. Mar 13, 2018
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    Stojan Stamenic Full Member

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    Left footed, I think

  4. Mar 13, 2018
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    jackofalltrades Full Member

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    Is he a local lad ?
  5. Mar 13, 2018
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    jb8521 Full Member

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    Yeah I think it's a bit of a mixture of him being so 2 footed and having a really long stride. The way he makes a yard of space and sets himself for shooting reminds me a lot of VanPersie, similar ability to generate a lot of power with very little back lift as well.
  6. Mar 14, 2018
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    khoazany Full Member

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    From Bradford.
  7. Mar 14, 2018
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    That’s close enough to Manchester for me
  8. Mar 14, 2018
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    LimerickRed New Member

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    This kid has scary potential. I think hes in the Arjen Robben mould, could see him on the RW turning defenders inside out. Dont see him as a 10, dribbling is his game not picking up the ball and looking for a defence splitting pass. For me, he is more exciting then Gomes
  9. Mar 14, 2018
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    Rasendori Full Member

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    Not every 10 is predicated with the task of making a defence splitting pass. Yes, you have those situated behind the striker tasked with the aforementioned, Ozil being an example. However, a 10 can also be used as a shadow striker, i.e. Jari Litmanen, Muller, Griezmann, Dybala, and Alli. The example I used in my initial post was Rivaldo, and his dribbling ability was a large part of his game.
  10. Mar 14, 2018
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    It's Yorkshire.
  11. Mar 14, 2018
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    LimerickRed New Member

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    Ya when you use the Greizmann example I can see where you're coming from, could be very dangerous with Lukakus ever improving link up play, a lot of open space to run into
  12. Mar 14, 2018
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    Utdstar01 Full Member

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    His goalscoring is ridiculously good right now.
  13. Mar 15, 2018
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    mattunited1978 New Member

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    He's a number 9 for me, he's got all the attributes to be as complete a 9 as you'd find. Great finisher off both feet, fast, skilful, good technique, intelligent, holds the ball well, very good in the air and a good build, he's a year or 2 years younger than most the lads he's up against and already looks a match for them physically.

    If he stays clear of bad injury and works hard the skys the limit for him imo.
  14. Mar 15, 2018
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    TheFlagStaysDown Full Member

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    so finally we found our Mbappé. Wish him steady and injury-free development. With good head on his shoulders he should have a very high chance of making it here
  15. Mar 15, 2018
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    After one year of searching!

    Settle down though, long long way to go. Wilson looked pretty special at youth level, look at him now.
  16. Mar 15, 2018
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    Ballache Full Member

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    :lol:

    I love your optimism.
  17. Mar 15, 2018
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    He seems more genuinely 2 footed though
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    TheFlagStaysDown Full Member

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    Actually I was watching youth team much more when Wilson was breaking through than these days but never rated Wilson, yes he had a good goalscoring record and was quick but he was really shit in the air and never looked any close agile to Greenwood who also seems way more skillful than Wilson but yeah it's not based on a big sample. Wilson also never seemed to work hard and had problems with ankles, he would never made it with us. he had a stamina of U16.
  19. Mar 15, 2018
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    It’s a fair point. Greenwood is now probably England U17s best player too. Wilson was never that important at international level.
  20. Mar 17, 2018
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Two more goals (so far) today.

  21. Mar 17, 2018
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Greenwood never seems rushed.
  22. Mar 17, 2018
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    Nice!
  23. Mar 17, 2018
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    We need a right winger. We should deliberately groom him into one.
  24. Mar 17, 2018
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    Eckers99 Michael Corleone says hello

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    We need a right winger now, not in 3 years, so let's just focus on making him the best player he can be in his best position.
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    Adnan Twitter machine

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    I personally don't think he'll be a great winger from what I've seen of him. He could be something special in a central role though...
  26. Mar 17, 2018
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    If he is as talented as us being claimed. With deliberate grooming he'd be ready with in a year
  27. Mar 17, 2018
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    He is unlikely to ever break into the first team as central attacker. Not with Lukaku and Rashford all still quite young. Plus Gomes seems to have a future in the firs team as a 10. Besides, that is why I spoke of deliberate grooming.....he cant be ready now
  28. Mar 17, 2018
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    That's Chong.
  29. Mar 17, 2018
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    True. But there is no harm grooming one more:)
  30. Mar 17, 2018
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    With his current run of form, I'd love to see him in the 23's just to see how he fares, wouldn't be surprised if he does well at that level
  31. Mar 18, 2018
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    The word 'grooming' seems to leave a bad whiff nowadays.
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    I've mentioned it before in another thread but im gonna say it again. This lad is special. If he keeps developing his play as a 9 we'll have a player in the mould of van Persie. The way he moves, very similar style of play in my opinion. He too could start playing as a wide forward in the first team then move centrally later in his career.
  33. Mar 18, 2018
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    mattunited1978 New Member

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    Keep him in the 9 shirt for me. Got everything a complete number 9 needs.
  34. Mar 18, 2018
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    Thiagoal New Member

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    Interesting comparison to RVP as the goal he scored yesterday reminded me of the very same player!
  35. Mar 21, 2018
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    Born to play False 9. Everything about his game suits the role. I can't see him ever being a target man/traditional number 9 but no one is at the top level anymore bar Kane (and even he tries to work as part of the build up quite often now).

    How's his overall game these last few months? I've not seen the U18s play in a while.
  36. Mar 23, 2018
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    shayanr New Member

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    If you watch all of RVPs' goal for us you'd noticed a very similar goal vs west ham. It was his 50th goal if i remember correctly.
  37. Mar 28, 2018
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    Goal against TFC takes him to 17 in 19 for the season at 18/19 level, despite still being a schoolboy... I'm in awe of his talent.
  38. Mar 28, 2018
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    LimerickRed New Member

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    There should no forwards bought in the next few seasons with Chong and Greenwood coming through.

    Not going to happen but would love to see Greenwood on the pre season tour! Any step up he has made he has taken to it like a duck to water.
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  39. Mar 29, 2018
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Trizy Full Member

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    And Angel Gomes. All 3 players will make it at PL level, lets hope they can be top level ones and not another midtable player (Cleverly, Drinkwater, Shawcross, Welbeck..etc).