Potential full back signings

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  1. Jan 3, 2019

    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Cool, is PSG willing to sell ?
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    He's a United fan and his contract is running down. PSG will look to sell if they can't come to a agreement with the player.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    He has rotated in the role with Dani Alves before Alves got injured so I don't think he'd be a primadonna about rotating some games with Dalot, obviously for the first 18 months or so he'd be first choice in the big games.
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    Juventus are strongly linked with Renan Lodi, a 20 year old LB from Atletico Paranaense for 15-20m euros. I've heard some Brazilian fans say he's an absolutely top prospect. Maybe this is the sort of player we should be in for. However, he doesn't have any Brazil caps and might struggle for a work permit.
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    bond19821982 Full Member

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    We should probably try him then. Dalot is clearly not ready
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    Cheers mate.
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    Tierney and a RB who can play as CB (Pavard? Militao?)
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    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Tbh, We need a ready to go player and not a kid who will be worldclass in 5 years.
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    There's no such thing a modern fullback. The position hasn't changed. Cafu and Irwin were doing the same things that we see current fullbacks doing.

    But something I've not seen mentioned much in this thread is how fullbacks get deployed.

    If we're going to bring up the idea of 'modern' fullbacks, then there are two models to consider. Klopp's fullbacks are fullbacks-come-wingers, whereas Pep's fullbacks are often fullbacks-come-midfielders. I see someone like Shaw used more in the second role because he has Pogba and Martial usually in front of him. Whereas the rightbacks we use tend to be in the first role.

    If we want to buy upgrades, they'll need to reflect that more than any supposed definition of what constitues a 'modern' fullback.
  10. Jan 15, 2019 at 22:02

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    Don't think we really need new full backs. I think shaw and dalot can be first choice with demi Mitchell as left sided back up and laird or maybe tuanzebe right sided back up. Definitely not fosu-mensah, he's got nothing going forward.
  11. Jan 16, 2019 at 09:21

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    I would like to see a french connection on the full back positions. And both sides need improvment.
    For the left side Hernandez from atletico is 22 years old and already one of the best in the world. He's release clause is high, but I think he is one of the players who improve our team without any risk.
    For the right side Sidibe from Monaco was set in the france national team before his injury. He has still the quality for a top team and there are less world class opportunities on the RB position. I don't know why he is out of mind just because of his injury.
    With the french players in our squad like Martial and Pogba it should be easy to integrate them and the team spirit is also important.
    In our current squad I think Dalot is the only Fullback with a future in our club. Young and Valencia are too old and no learned Fullbacks. Shaw is not good enough for a starter and too expansive as substitute. And often his fitness level is a Problem.
  12. Jan 17, 2019 at 01:42

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    We should buy on two sides but on the right is must. Wan Bisaka is good enough for me, did anyone know his prize?

    Shaw is good but miles away from the best players on his position. His not even in top 3 left backs in thr PL. But he is still young and he can make a progres and we must first strenght other positions so I see Shaw and Young there for next season.


    So on the right Wan Bisaka or someone else and Dalot and on the left Shaw and Young as his sub.
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    I think we need at least one world class full back to provide width. I like Shaw but he doesn't provide enough going forward and dalot isn't ready yet.
  14. Jan 17, 2019 at 07:44

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    We need a quality backup LB for Shaw and a Starting RB with Dalot backup.
  15. Jan 17, 2019 at 23:43

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    Seen a bit of news about us chasing Wan Bissaka gathering pace - hopefully true. Need something coming from the right flank offensively to balance us out.

    Honestly, even if we landed Wan Bissaka for RB and someone like Felipe Anderson (who I think plays either RW or LW) we'd be so so much better
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    I'd welcome that. The more promising young English players the better too.
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    This.. That guy can play.
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    Anderson's predominantly left sided I think. Seem to remember his stats when he played right sided when he was at lazio being far less impressive than when he played left. Obviously that doesn't take into account things like team chemistry.
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    He looks good but a right back pairing of wan bissaka and Dalot seems counterproductive since developmentally they're at the same stage.
  20. Jan 18, 2019 at 08:36

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    And we have Laird coming through from the youth team
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    Kenny Lala, right back from Strasbourg, is having a good season. Only saw him in highlights, as I don’t follow Ligue 1 as much as I used to, seems to have a strong engine and is capable in defensive and offensive game. Three goals this season, but that’s inflated by penalty and a free kick - he’s been taking penalties for quite a few years now, not many defenders still do that!
    Not too young though, will turn 28 this season. Wouldn’t cost us fortune - read somewhere Betis offered 8m eur for him, which was turned down, but 20-25m should be enough - and it gets you nothing these days anyway.


    I’d love to see us give Wan-Bissaka a chance and try to get him. Whenever I saw him he looks so mature and committed, lovely player. Him and Dalot could solve RB for years.
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    Dalot is so overrated by United fans.
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    ...out of the side, when you need to be playing football regularly at their age.