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    devilish Full Member

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    Silva could have been bought but we stirred away from it. Same as Sneijder and Nasri. I repeat, its not my intention to criticize the management in here but to merely say what, in my opinion is, the major stumbling block for United on this particular issue.

    I agree with your final part. On the other hand things are getting more difficult lately. Agents are complicating things up and we're not the top of the pack in the EPL anymore(in terms of salary). Shitty and Chelsea can pay more then we do.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    We have done. It hasn't worked, though. Veron, for example.
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    CnutOfAllCnuts Bald Boring Cnut

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    Why am I a *******?

    What elite group are you on about?

    Your "friendly greetings" are the work of a retard.
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    devilish Full Member

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    You're hurting my feelings again.
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    CnutOfAllCnuts Bald Boring Cnut

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    It's madness, and it's a kind of madness which I hope United could avoid being part of.

    Pay top dollar for the top talent, such as Rooney and Rio, but find other solutions for other type of players.
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    devilish Full Member

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    Veron is a unique case though. He wanted to flee from Italy (the passport scandal) and we were at the right time at the right place.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    My apologies, I forgot about him.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    How does that alter what I just said?
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    You could probably make an argument for Rio, too. Broadly speaking, though, you are correct. We rarely do it.
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    devilish Full Member

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    It does. JSV was desperate to leave Italy as the passport case could ruin his career. You won't find many estabilished players under such circumstances.

    Under normal circumstances I reckon that it would have been easier to lure Sneijder at United last summer then JSV.
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    :lol:

    So we didn't sign him?
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    devilish Full Member

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    erm read the rest......:lol:
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    Lance Uppercut Loves turn based games

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    I repeat, how does that alter what I said? Here it is again:

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    devilish Full Member

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    You mentioned Veron and you're right on that. However if you go in the details you'll notice the reasons why (in my opinion) we managed to sign him up.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    CnutOfAllCnuts Bald Boring Cnut

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    United doesn't (with one or two exceptions) buy stars, we make 'em.

    It's part of the tradition and heritage of the club.

    A proud one too.

    Why do people change that?
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    devilish Full Member

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    CnutOfAllCnuts Bald Boring Cnut

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    Irrelevant drivel, as per usual from you.
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    What the hell is with the prices these days? 20 mill tops.
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    I was making this point the other day, in the past we have been able to still work effectively while ignoring the overpriced top established players, because we rarely sign them anyway.

    But now we are finding this madness is now seeping into the 'potential' market, which is our bread and butter. I feel this is why we have so far been unable to strengthen the midfield as soon as we would have liked.

    Bargains are becoming ever harder to find, due to the fees and wages chairman and players are now demanding due to the precedents set by the likes of City and Madrid. It is not impossible, but it is certainly getting increasingly diificult to find players with the necessary quality for prices below the ridiculous.
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    KiD MoYeS Good Craig got his c'nuppins

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    People seem to quickly forget we got a certain Mexican on the cheap, bargains are still out there.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Is Gaitan Di Maria's replacement or did they play together? Just wondering like...
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    apotheosis O'Fortuna

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    I've not forgot him Kid, but my point is that type of business is becoming more of a risk than ever before. Hernandez is one bargain that paid off, shall i counter that for you with Bebe, Diouf, Obertan. 4 punts, 1 success.

    It's all relative of course, but it is undenaible that now it will cost at least £20m for anybody of any quality or potential. Prices are now becoming inflated at every level not just at the top, that is my point.


    If you want undeniable quality or potential, then the big bucks have to be paid. Goetze will cost a fortune and will expect to be paid a fortune, because if we don't pay it City will. I am not saying we should, only that it is now getting harder to find players who are available at prices we are Willing or able to pay.

    There are simply less unknowns than there were before, because of City's ott spending. Chairman are more than happy to use the media to create a bidding war to drive prices up. How else do you explain that a club like ours is finding it so difficult to find the quality of player we want, at the prices we are willing to pay?
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    Article says he can eventually play centrally? If we buy him to play as a winger is that really needed right now? In 30m we could get a quality central midfielder and it's not like we're lacking in wingers.
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    apotheosis O'Fortuna

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    According to the article KM provided Gaitan was signed as Di Maria's replacement last year. It's a good article and well worth a read imo.
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    KiD MoYeS Good Craig got his c'nuppins

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    Agreed, we've to pay the top dollar now if you want the big player's.

    We'll spend as appropriate, hopefully. And I suppose for every Evra, Vidic, Ronaldo, Chicharito, who all tripled in value after we bought them there has been the Bebe's, Obertan's etc.

    It's got to the stage now though that I don't care how much a player costs once he's good enough. We need strengthening.
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    apotheosis O'Fortuna

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    Article claimed he is not central now only because Aimar is playing there, his contract runs out next year, so Gaitan will move central if he is still there is the premise.
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    dev1l Full Member

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    Do you have anyone in mind?
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    jojojo Moderator

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    I can't really believe that the press are talking about Gaitan at 30m Euros and then suggesting a valuation on Ozil, as a Liverpool target, of £18m. What am I missing here?
    Apart from Ozil not being for sale of course.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    apotheosis O'Fortuna

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    Benfica have set the price for Gaitan apparently, whereas Ozil's valuation will be absolute guesswork by the paper responsible for the speculation, i would imagine.
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    British papers must think it's the annual Real Madrid yard sale again
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    wr8_utd :'(

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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself

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    Wizard Keyaz Caf's Confucious

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    I wouldn't dream of having these two players in our team for that much money
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    He has potential, but how much did De Maria move for ? I think they should be around the same price.
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    RDCR07 Not a bad guy (Whale Killer)

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    25m Euros plus 11m in incentives.
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    Sorry if already posted.

    £30m Gaitan on way to United - Transfers - Football - The Independent
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    So no January signings. To the 'January midfield targets' thread!! plz!11!
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    Burrow Still enjoys cocks

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    Bebe - Gibson - Pogba - Gaitan

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