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Phil Jones 2017-18 Performances

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5 Appearances
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  1. Jul 9, 2017
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    Chip Full Member

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    The photos in these threads :lol:
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    The United Irishman "Martial is championship material at best"

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    Very useful squad player but also extremely injury prone. I don't expect him to be a first choice for Mourinho this season, but a trusty player to call upon when needed.
  8. Jul 9, 2017
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    Impulse Full Member

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    The Played Positions pic is missing AM and LWB.
  9. Jul 13, 2017
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    andersj Nick Powell Expert

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    Just me or does he look slimmer than ever on the pictures from LA?
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    AP88 Full Member

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    Perhaps, being bulky could/probably did play a part his perpetual injury issues.
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    One of the best angles...and look at this right index finger, all bent out of shape like his body and face.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    How can a player who is always injured be a trusty player to call upon when needed?

    9/10 when he's needed he's injured.
  13. Jul 14, 2017
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    Marcus Couldn't buy a clue

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    I know why he makes those faces. He is gutsy enough to keep his eyes open even when heading the ball and tackling. My guess.
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    The United Irishman "Martial is championship material at best"

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    Did you read my post?? Are you telling me that he isn't a useful squad player when fit...I'd rather have him in the squad than not.
  15. Jul 16, 2017
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    I'm saying he's not fit enough on a regular basis to be useful.
  16. Jul 16, 2017
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    red_devil83 Full Member

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    This is why I love Phil Jones and really hope he can overcome this injury nightmare.
  17. Jul 16, 2017
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    Stadjer Full Member

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    Everyone has been hoping that for years now.. he is a decent defender and could be a good defender but he is just injured way too often
  18. Jul 16, 2017
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    Reafer Full Member

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    Not bad today.. actually very comfortable with the ball, passing around freely.
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    Very good today especially on the ball. I wasn't expecting it. I had Jones expression when he passed the ball today :lol:

    But I doubt he can overcome his injury.

    Please prove me wrong ;)
  20. Jul 17, 2017
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    I'd go as far as saying he's England's best senior centreback; he's a better defender than Stones (and more productive with the ball too), better footballer than Smalling, more complete than Cahill. He's just been hindered by chaotic positional/managerial changes and injuries; had he got 3/4 years under Ferguson/Capello, he'd be a much steadier player now, but Jose might just be able to salvage something.

    Has to be said as well he looks very good in a back 3; was decent for England as well. Maybe lacks the reading and positional composure to play as part of a 2 sometimes, but he's always covered in a 3. The hybrid centre/full-back role that formation entails allows him to finally indulge his defensive instincts without a detrimental impact on the team, as he's always been something in between both positions.

    Even so, I can see him having some kind of positive impact this season.
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    catmandeu New Member

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    If he is injured all the time, no, i would not have him in the team.
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    klayton88 Full Member

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    Will not buy in to the "he's over the injury phase" hype when he plays two back to back 90mins and then is out for months because he did his cruicate playing Fifa.
  23. Jul 17, 2017
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    I find it amazing that he signed for us in 2011. Poor chap hasn't made too much progress since then, with his injury record. Sir Alex spoke highly of him and i think he's showed more than a few glimpses of his talent. Just hope this season works in his favor or it's curtains for him at United.
  24. Jul 18, 2017
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    Comfortably the worst player in first half with Blind I think ? Caught very easily in the goal and couldn't do anything with their attacker.

    He's part of a group of players here who can look like a beast in one game then terrible in the next one. Pretty inconsistent.
  25. Jul 18, 2017
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    Nate Dogg Don't Make Me Angry

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    He was very poor today, lets hope he is at best a squad player in fact Axel is given games ahead of him.
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    Wilson Litchmore Full Member

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    Honestly, great squad player but I hope he's no where near the starting 11....
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    Sums United up as a whole recently tbh.
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    For a well built guy he really has no strength
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    Represents the folly of over paying on contracts and the problem with the home grown quota. I've nothing against the guy but at this rate he's going to end up getting a testimonial. Year after year after year he pops in for the occasional appearance, gives us a mixture of decent to abysmal and then goes back to spending the odd hour a day with the clubs physio.
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    Oldyella New Member

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    Have seen a few comments about him being a good squad player, but really? Whats the point of a squad player who is never fit? I would prefer he is moved on and any minutes he would have got go to Axel/TFM instead.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    This!!!

    He's in no way a good squad player.
  32. Jul 18, 2017
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    devilish Phil Neville's #1 fan

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    But the facial expressions?
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    Zoo Full Member

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    If Smalling had defended like Jones for on goal last night there would probably be 3 extra pages of posts.
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    That´s true..
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    SouthPredators4 Full Member

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    Its time to put aside sentiments and get rid of both him and Smalling. I think Rojo, Lindelof, Bailly and Tuanzebe would suffice with Blind as a last resort.
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    It's funny when people say he is better defender than smalling. Jones is a walking calamity , he sometimes defends like schoolboys and make silly errors. He doesn't have the ability to read the game well. It will be a shock if our club sells smalling or blind but keep this clown.
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    Varun Moderator

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    Yeah, I've never understood him being rated above Smalling either. Smalling's comfortably the better defender.
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    Young and learning at the age of 25. Since he's relatively healthy for now, the rehab gang will never be the same.
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  39. Jul 24, 2017
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    Dazzmondo Full Member

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    Great performance by him today. Seemed to form a great partnership with Bailly. Might end up playing himself into the first XI against West Ham. Prone to the odd mistake but overall he's looked good in pre-season so far imo.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Yeah, he was fantastic today. Great anticipation for some of the chances. Wishful thinking but maybe this could be his season.