Off to Dubai - 2019 edition

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    Nate Dogg Don't Make Me Angry

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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    I'm interested in what benefits warm weather training actually give you when you go home to play in Manchester freezing your balls off.

    Fitness ? Or is it just an excuse for a midseason holiday.
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    Handré1990 Full Member

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    Some team building maybe? Away from their normal routine.
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Individual mental boost, team camaraderie. Cold weather usually increases likelihood of muscle issues (so the opposite (warm weather) decreases that likelihood).

    And gives them a chance to work on new goal celebrations.
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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    I suppose they deserve a holiday after putting up with Jose for 2 and a half years.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    To train twice per day is better and makes more fun in Dubai than in Manchester during January.
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    BigBebe Full Member

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    I think that this has come at a good time for us. The players will be elated but knackered but it is much easier to get up for proper training when you've got the sun on your back.

    Also, it gives Ole and his staff, a chance to get some proper time with the team. I guess they will take some of the youngsters as well.

    All good.
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    reddevil80 New Member

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    I would say a huge reward for their adapting to OGS' new regime and essential team building.
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    jymufc20 Full Member

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    Yeah it seems like a good idea i was just wondering on the fitness benefit side of things to be honest.
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    You should try have a sun bath once if you get a chance. It's addictive.
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    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    Few teams in Dubai... Celtic hibs n Aberdeen aswell
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    I might even go as far as to assume that because of the Dubai attitude to alcohol, training in that heat and humidity, your body has full range of movement which can expose any sort of muscle or tissue damage but has the speedy recovery time you can't get back here in old blighty. Your lung capacity can increase when working hard in that atmosphere which would be a good thing for our boys. Harder working lungs creates more oxygen which will speed muscle recovery too.
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    What’s alcohol got to do with it? Alcohol is readily available in hotels in Dubai.
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    What we've got here right now is described as winters. :wenger:
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    What a dreadful existence for Ole lounging around at that hotel as United manager when he could be home in Molde for the winter.
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    It's closely monitored and any disrespect shown, specifically as a direct result of alcohol is punished. Much like in SAF's days is my point regarding alcohol.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Winters can get pretty grey and depressing. A quick getaway to a warm and sunny location can do wonders for your mentality.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Is it possible to achieve all that in 4 days? I think its more about team bonding and Ole getting his tactical work across.
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    Any fellow uae caftards here who know if they'll have an open training session? So wanna visit and see them
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    Different countries. Bayern are in Qatar (Doha).
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    Players that were seen boarding the flight were the following:

    Goalkeeper: De Gea, Grant;

    Defenders: Bailly, Shaw, Lindelof, Jones, Dalot, Young, Smalling, Valencia;

    Midfielders: Herrera, Pereira, Garner, Matic, McTominay, Gomes, Fellaini, Mata, Lingard;

    Attackers: Sanchez, Greenwood, Chong, Rashford, Martial, Lukaku.



    Fred, Marcos Rojo, Matteo Darmian, Sergio Romero, Paul Pogba were not spotted by the MEN photographers. It is understood Pogba may already be in Dubai. The others could travel separately.
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    Who is the youth player to the right hand side of Garner?

    Is it DJ Buffonge?

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    Will be a nice experience for Garner, Greenwood, Chong and Gomes anyway.
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    Mason Greenwood.
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    When flying with Jones, you need all the protection you can get.
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    Why is Lindelöf still wearing his backpack?
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    Chairman Steve Full Member

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    I'd love to see the staff of Hibernian and Aberdeen say they're going to Dubai for 'warm weather training' with completely straight faces.
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    red4ever 79 Full Member

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    Lindelof looks like he is going on a school trip with that backpack on, either that or he has smuggled his missus in there
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Glad those are the 4 youth players being prioritized
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    How long is Pogba out for?