Nemanja Matic to Man United?

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  1. May 19, 2017 at 19:13
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    MaxiPaxi Full Member

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    I would prefer Nianggolan myself but at least we have a song for the fecker.
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    Keeps It tidy Hates Messi

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    These transfer rumors writers need to be a little more creative.
  3. May 19, 2017 at 19:24
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    LawCharltonBest dog poo sniffer

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    When they say we want a holding midfielder in order to get the best out of Pogba. Does that mean Mourinho wants Pogba as a #8 or #10?

    Pogba and Matic in a 2, with a #10 ahead?
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    zeekey Full Member

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    Ready made song and nothing really rhymes with Niangollan.
  5. May 19, 2017 at 19:29
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Luckhurst is shite, and Chelsea won't sell him to us anyway.

    The article says Dier is a target and that Levy is going to be difficult to negotiate with... What, we think Chelsea are going to be any easier?
  6. May 19, 2017 at 19:31
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    EyeInTheSky Full Member

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    Silly season here we go-again?
  7. May 19, 2017 at 19:31
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    2 Man Midfield Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    There is Belgian centre mid
    Called Radja Nainggolan
    If he's as bad as Marouane
    I'll eat my f*cking colon
  8. May 19, 2017 at 19:32
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    Pexbo Feels privalidged to be permernant caf member

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    "He scores goals Nemanja, he scores goals"

    "Put him on a plane, bring him back from Zrenjani"

    "Nemanja Matic, Nemanja Matic, running down the wing..."
  9. May 19, 2017 at 19:35
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Would rather Matic than most other midfielders, he's really good but can't see Chelsea selling to us, he's too important to them.
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    MaxiPaxi Full Member

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    Er :lol:
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Half Member

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    Just don't see what reason Chelsea would have for selling Matic.
  12. May 19, 2017 at 19:40
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Didn't Mourinho throw Matic under the bus at Chelsea in his last season? :lol:
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    Imagine Pogba, Matic and N'Zonzi in one midfield..
  14. May 19, 2017 at 20:13
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    septic Full Member

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    He's 28, edging towards being too old if we're trying to build a team around Pogba, Rashford, Martial etc.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Di Marzio linked him to us last season and nothing happened.

    I think we can go for better choices tbf.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    A few years ago it was an obsession with signing anyone from Barcelona/Real/Bayern, and now we're flooded with tonnes of impossible to believe rumours to top Premier league team rivals.
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Brought him on at halftime against Southampton. Substituted him 28 minutes later.
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    Radja radja radja radja radja radja radja Naing-golan.
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    :lol:
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    zeekey Full Member

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    Ouch.
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    Chelsea are going to fleece us.
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    Liver_bird Full Member

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    Unless he suddenly becomes surplus they wont sell you him, hes been an integral cog in two title winning sides for them.

    Radja would be far easier to acquire and is a much better player to boot.
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    sullydnl Ross Kemp's caf ID

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    Yes please. Especially if the alternative is Dier.
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    The only chelsea player I want is Willian.
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    To the tune of what??!!!
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    Vito Corleone Full Member

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    Nainggolan isn't a holding midfielder, playing him or Herrera there would be a waste of either/both of their abilities.
  28. May 19, 2017 at 21:52
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    AllezLesDiables Full Member

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    Well it is Levy. Mata was sold, no reason to believe that Matic couldn't be had. Not sure the cost.
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    Jed I. Knight The Mos Eisley Hillbilly

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    The "manager in for player he previously managed" is the least inspired of all transfer rumour tropes.
  30. May 19, 2017 at 22:31
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    Mata was warming the bench. 40M for a player who sat on the bench every week was a deal Chelsea would have been stupid to turn down.

    Matic, on the other hand, has been a mainstay in the Chelsea team this season, starting 30 out of a possible 38 games in the Premier League.
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    LawCharltonBest dog poo sniffer

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    I agree that I don't think Matic will actually sign for United

    But I definitely think Matic would hypothetically be easier to sign. Conte will probably want to assert his authority and sign his own CMs this Summer. Kante is untouchable but I don't think Matic is
  32. May 19, 2017 at 22:34
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    Mihai Full Member

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    :lol: It's Matic you know, it's hard to believe it's not Scholes
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Mata wasn't wanted by his manager. Matic is a first choice central midfielder in a side that just won the league -- not to mention they sold Mata to us when David Moyes was manager. Would Chelsea be happy to sell their starting central midfielder to Mourinho's Manchester United?
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    ThomasEmil Invisible Herrera Watcher

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    Same issue as with Kane. Facial appearance just doesn't provide the same commercial value as puppy loving Mata and Broken Brokes Jones
  35. May 20, 2017 at 02:01
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    Reafer Full Member

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    Naah, doubt Matic is interested.

    Besides, his playtime at Chelsea is more insured.
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    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    OohAahMartial Full Member

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    Surely Matic won't be starting if they sign Bakayoko?
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Half Member

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    Bouhafsi, as we know, is as official as a club announcement.


    Manchester United & Chelsea are ahead in the race to land Tiemoué Bakayoko, with the latter side set to table a €45m bid imminently.

    Might mean Matic is actually available.
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    SamVimes New Member

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    FFS his agent puts this out and everyone laps it up. At this stage we are buying every player who ever worked with Mourinho. The same thing happened with Van Gaal.
  40. May 20, 2017 at 04:31
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    Conte has been trying to find a replacement for Matic even before he joined them, Chelsea have been consistently linked with a new DM for a while now so there maybe some legs in this rumor. Assuming Fabinho isn't keen on us, surely folks would prefer Matic over Dier?

    On Nainggolan, he is an absolute monster of a midfielder and can play a variety of role at a very high level but this season he is absolutely killing it playing as a 10 in front of two sitting midfielders. Do we want to sign another mid and assign him to a role which doesn't maximize his talent? We need a holding midfielder to play alongside Pogba in a midfield two, Matic/Dier would be a better fit for that role than box to box mids like Bakayoko and Nainggolan.