Pick one player

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    Rob Full Member

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    I'm bored out of my mind at work today, so suddenly found myself thinking about this. Come January, the clubs will be open for business once again. If you could pick any player for your club, regardless of cost and availability, who'd it be?

    Two things to consider are compatibility with whatever manager who's in charge at your club, age, and perhaps if you could see yourself cheering on him. I for one would find it hard to stomach having to celebrate Neymar.

    Speaking as a Liverpool fan, I'm torn between madridistas Varane and Kroos. Not because either of them are the best in the world, but because Liverpool are in more need of a defender and a midfielder than a Messi. And while I like Modric even better than Kroos, he's just too old.

    I'd probably go for Varane as he's what we need and has the right age.
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    IronCroos37 New Member

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    Mbappe
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    Messi aside, it would be Mbappe. Perhaps it's a bit of a waste to play him on the right like PSG since it's not his best position, but still, the thought of going from Mata/Lingard to Mbappe... Plus he brings the best out of Pogba's passing.
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    SER19 Full Member

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    Mbappe

    Kane maybe though our problems are further back the pitch I feel.
    Eriksen
    Varane

    Players that are good but for a variety reasons wouldn’t want here or would find hard to support- hazard, neymar, Ramos
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    abdo99 Full Member City Lover

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    Isco. We need that creative technical midfielder that doesn't lose the ball. Massive upgrade on the likes of Lingard and Mata.
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    SadlerMUFC Full Member

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    I'm trying to figure out why you think you need a midfielder. In my mind, that's the position you definitely don't need. A central defender makes sense though. For me, I would like someone like M'Bappe but I feel it wouldn't make any difference as long as we continue to play so slow...
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    Kylian.
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    GatoLoco New Member

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    Mbappe.
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    So as to not turn this thread into an Mbappé echo of no realism at all, however, I’d say either Skriniar or Rodrigo.
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    99withaflake Full Member

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    Mbappe.

    Pogba would start putting some effort in too.

    It would be like having two new signings.
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    Bergman New Member

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    James Rodriguez. Think with the playmaker role he was playing for Jupp he'd be perfect for us to complete our team.
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    Bergman New Member

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    Not Jumping on the Gomez bandwagon yet? I'm firmly aboard.
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    We need an rvn Full Member

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    Coutinho...what we're lacking creativity wise

    but I'm really saying that because everyone has already gone for Mbappe
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Coutinho just to feck with the scouse
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    Billy Blaggs Flacco of the Blaggs tribe

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    Messi obviously.

    Mbappe

    Hazard
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    Edgar Allan Pillow Was AFC, likes them hypoallergenic - no feathers Scouse Lover

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    Deep passer. Jorginho or Kroos.

    ......Pogba.......
    Matic...Jorginho

    Would be a stellar midfield engine. Defensively sound and creativity and workrate to dominate the middle.
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    Salah is the best choice if it's the main point of the signing :)
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    Rob Full Member

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    He’s looked good in recent weeks, no doubt. But I’ve been optimistic about players in the past, only to see the aspiring star turn out to nothing:lol:

    Who’d you go for if given the choice?
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    Sigma Full Member Scouse Lover

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    Probably Salah.

    I like him as a player, and he plays in a position we desperately need.
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    Bastian Full Member

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    Of course I'd go for Mbappe too, but my second choice might be quite an unpopular choice: Sergio Ramos.
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    Ravelation Krump at me Bro

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    IAmAWinner New Member

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    Sergio Ramos easily. We need a commanding world class centreback and a leader. Ramos would be perfect.
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    MVBDX New Member

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    I think we're one Mbappe short of turning the 3-peat into a 4-peat, if not, the league should be a sure bet, I think.
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    le tard New Member

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    Mbappe or Varane. Both fills an area of need and are probably the most talented players in their position.
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    the_irish123 New Member

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    Neymar
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    Eddy_JukeZ Full Member

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    Mbappe
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    Hercules Full Member

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    We aren't playing slow this season, sorry if I'm overboard but we are pressing which I never thought we will under Moyes or LvG or Mou.
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    1. Alex Sandro.
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    Robbo's Shoulder Full Member

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    If 100% fit Bale or Mbappe even if we are in desparete need of a top quality centre back partnership.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Our on the field problems are deeper than just 1 player so I couldn't pick just one for us :(
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    endless_wheelies feeling dizzy

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    I'd prefer to see a thread that asked this question but set the realistic price at £50m.
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    Why would he be unpopular? I’m pretty sure that every United fan will be ecstatic to get him
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    BeforeKeanetherewasRobson Full Member

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    Probably Ramos. Great CH, great leader.

    There's more than one position that United need improvement in, but CH is the biggest issue for me .... we're' 'ok'/good in other areas (bar RB).

    Also think it would have biggest knock on benefit.... solidify the defence and rest of team can focus on going forward.
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    IrishGlen New Member

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    Classic SAF :D
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    giorno Full Member

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    Took all of one post to end the thread :lol:
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    Bastian Full Member

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    Yeah, maybe I'm overestimating the media hatred of him.
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