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Nemanja Matic 2018-19 Performances

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  1. Jul 13, 2018
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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  2. Jul 13, 2018
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    Ban Full Member

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    Still 1,94 m.

    Good.
  3. Jul 21, 2018
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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  4. Jul 21, 2018
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    He's about 39 now, right? Super player back in the day.
  5. Jul 21, 2018
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    Don't play him until Leicester, Jose. The bloke will be running on fumes by October, if he plays in these friendlies. He needs a long, chilled rest and then he'll be relied upon week in, week out.
  6. Jul 21, 2018
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    Cloud7 Full Member

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    Hasn’t grown over the summer? Get rid.
  7. Jul 21, 2018
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    he will turn 30 in a week. He will shrink in a week. Get rid
  8. Jul 21, 2018
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    How does he have signal.
  9. Jul 22, 2018
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    Giggsyking Full Member

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    wifi onboard. Many flights have.
  10. Jul 22, 2018
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    Matic is sound but needs help and will get this from Fred. I am happy with Midfield 3 of Matic, Fred, and Pogba. We need proper full backs and a Winger now.
  11. Jul 22, 2018
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    I think our people are qualified to make that call.
  12. Jul 27, 2018
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    Dolf Full Member

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    Let's hope this doesn't happen more often this season.
  13. Jul 29, 2018
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    Jose said that Matic arrived with the squad and went straight for surgery after picking something up at the World Cup. Would guess it'll be after the international break before we see him.
  14. Jul 29, 2018
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  15. Jul 29, 2018
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    PoTMS Full Member

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    It never rains, it pours. At least Pereira will play then, I guess.
  16. Jul 29, 2018
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    Just brilliant. And of course we got absolutely nobody to cover his position.
  17. Jul 29, 2018
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    Jacko21 Full Member

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    Fellaini says hello.
  18. Jul 29, 2018
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    littlepeasoup Full Member

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    Love the World Cup: Loathe the World Cup.
  19. Jul 29, 2018
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    R'hllor Full Member

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    To be fair he got what he wanted, wished Serbia not to pass a group so his "boy" could get more rest, now he will rest even more.

    Not sure in what universe.
  20. Jul 29, 2018
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    Henrik Larsson Still logged in at RAWK (help!)

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    I really like what Matic brings to our team so this is fecked up. Hopefully he'll recover properly and doesn't have other injury problems this season.
  21. Jul 29, 2018
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    ChaddyP Full Member

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    Matic injured
    Dalot injured
    Rojo injured
    Valencia injured / out of shape
    Bailly playing with an injury
    Smalling has a boo boo
    Too much players did well in the world cup and won't be in shape for the start of the season
    Woodward not buying the targets


    What a shambles
  22. Aug 9, 2018
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    Trizy Full Member

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    Have I missed something? He looked fine at the world cup. feck. Anyone hear when he's supposed to be back?
  23. Aug 9, 2018
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    Lowkey Full Member

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    Matic is too slow, doesn't have the legs and I don't think he is suited to play with Pogba in midfield. He just gets in the way. I would like to see a more dynamic midfield and one that is built around Pogba. Sadly, Matic does not come into this bracket
  24. Aug 9, 2018
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    FootyGirl88

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    I think Fred and Pereira could be answer.
  25. Aug 9, 2018
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    Shimo Full Member

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    It was a hernia, when he reported, they thought it wasn't going to be an issue but had him see a specialist, they realized it needed surgery and they did it that same day. Have not seen any mention of when he is expected back.
  26. Aug 9, 2018
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    TheFlagStaysDown Banned

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    agreed, could be a blessing in disguise his injury, we could set up more functioning midfield if he's out for long a Pogba comes back early to join the party. Pogba - Fred/Herrera - Pereira/Herrera certainly looks much more dynamic and agressive. Matic did well last season but you can see where we were lacking... he's way too slow to move and takes ages to release the ball, he can cover the ball well and not losing it under pressure and find a good pass but with pogba doing the same our play is way too slow. think with Pereira, Fred and Herrera who all ask for the ball and move quicker we will be better off..
  27. Aug 18, 2018
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    Returned to the first team training according to Joss. Honestly can’t wait to see him, Fred, and Pogba in action together, I do think it’s very balanced midfield with a bit of the everything.
  28. Aug 18, 2018
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    Play Pereira on the right wing when Matic comes back, and we have a very strong side.
  29. Aug 18, 2018
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    Ban Full Member

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    This.
  30. Aug 18, 2018
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    Not sure about a few comments here but Matic was for me, one of our stand out players last season and he is easily one of the top 6 DMs in world football in my opinion. I think Pogba, Herrera, Fellaini and McT were more of problems in our midfield last season than Matic was. Pogba, for all his talent, was very much injured and inconsistent last season. Moments of sheer magic were often followed by mere average performances. Matic makes up for his slow pace with an intelligent football brain. If Jose manages the team well, Perreira should still have good game time while we maximize Matic at his peak before the inevitable decline.
  31. Aug 18, 2018
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    Scarecrow Having a week off

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    Would be nice not having him play 50 fecking full games this season, now that we've got a little bit of depth in midfield. Hopefully Jose shares that view.
  32. Aug 19, 2018
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    Judging by today's game arguably the most important player at your club.

    Without him at DM teams run through your midfield.
  33. Aug 19, 2018
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Said it when everyone was thinking he'd be the odd one out - he's a lot better than Fred and Pereira. Comes straight back in once fit.
  34. Aug 19, 2018
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    Olril18 New Member

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    exactly and even Sanchez,United need both,its laughable all the praise Andreas was already getting,some even say they will take him over matic,truth is matic is so essential to the team.
  35. Aug 19, 2018
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    Ban Full Member

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    We need him dearly.
  36. Aug 19, 2018
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    Aloysius's Back 3 Full Member

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    Meh only an important player due to the way we choose to play the game.

    Play any other type of football & players like matic is not needed.
  37. Aug 19, 2018
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    Man. City, Liverpool and Chelsea all play with Dms aswell, Henderson, Fernandinho and Kante.
  38. Aug 19, 2018
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    Kag Full Member

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    If he played would we have had more than two shots on target?
  39. Aug 19, 2018
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    Rockets Redglare New Member

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    You haven’t got a clue what you’re talking about. He’s our most important player.
  40. Aug 19, 2018
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    That is Pogba and Fred job to link up attack.

    Matic is also good at defending corners with his height.