Right Winger... Who do we go for?

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  1. Dec 3, 2017

    davidmichael Full Member

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    First thing I’d do until the players we want are properly identified and scouted and then gone for in the summer is to bring Pereira back from Valencia in January and use him on the right hand side, I’d take him over either Mata or Mkhitaryan on the right.

    Pace and balance of a combination of Lukaku, Martial, Rashford, Pereira, Lingard and Pogba going forward could be mesmerising and having played with all bar Martial and Lukaku you’d think maybe Pereira would link up superbly with the others.

    In the summer Malcolm, Bailey, Mahrez etc can all be properly looked at but at least in the short term I think Pereira is certainly the way to go and much like Rashford did we may see Pereira really hit the ground running and never look back.
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    IrishRedDevil Full Member

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    I know a lot of people here are focusing on pacy right wingers, but I still think we will go for Griezmann and stick him on the RW with a license to drift centrally. His constant movement could give the team a different dimension.
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    davidmichael Full Member

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    His movement from the wing is terrible now and that’s why Griezmann hasn’t been used on the wing or as a wide forward since Euro 2016, he was awful until France moved him centrally and then he thrived.

    Paying £90 million for a player is a lot of money anyway but to pay it then play the player out of position isn’t the best use of our resources or of Griezmann himself, it’d be the same as watching Mkhitaryan or Mata on the right but just £90 million more expensive.

    If we go for Griezmann then it’s to play as a 10 or support striker but then we still need a quality right winger and a quality left back which would be hard after spending £90 million on Griezmann, I think we'll end up with Ozil as 10 as he’s on a free.
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    bosnian_red Worst scout to ever exist

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    Yeah if we get Griezmann, it has to be in the role Lingard played yesterday. Would not do well as a winger because he isn't one at all.
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    Luke1995 New Member

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    Juan Cuadrado maybe ? I remember watching him at Fiorentina and he put on some dazzling performances
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    Mcking Full Member

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    Pretty talented player, great to see him doing well. He probably lacked the fight and attitude to do it at Newcastle. Pogba's mate too.
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    didierforever New Member

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    Honestly speaking, does not bother me as much.
    Sustainability sake, we have adopted a "Spend what you earn" model when it comes to transfers. So if selling willian helps us in getting a 2nd striker (considering we are shifting to a 3-5-2 by the looks of things) or a competition for Morata, then I honestly dont care what the media outlets or the other sets of fans are saying.
    If it makes us better, then go with it.
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    Charles Miller Full Member Verified Moaner

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    And Cenk Uygur to the LW.
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    Rodrigo_UC10 New Member

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    Gonçalo Guedes I believe would be an amazing signing for United. He's got everything a coach wants for a winger. He's got pace, skills, great vision, powerful shot and he is young. At the moment he is on loan in Valencia from PSG, I reckon we could get a good price for him. People that don't know him please check him out on youtube.
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    For the free roaming RW, I would prefer Milo.
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Luke1995 New Member

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    Arsenal is interested in Nabil Fekir right ? United should make bids for him just to have a Wenger meltdown. I bet Arsene has an eye on that guy for a long time, Mourinho would be so clever to go for him
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    Nick. Full Member

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    Talk of right wingers has died down. I believe Mourinho is building toward a system with 3 at the back, 343 or a variation of 352. He is likely looking to have our width provided from the wing-backs like Valencia/Young on the right and Rose/Sandro on the left. I could see him buying a CM or AM for the midfield position instead of a right winger now.
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    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    I think you might be right, and in truth if you look at the players we've been consistently linked with, none of them are RW forwards, they are FB's, CM's and #10's.
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    I've been thinking the same thing myself.....
    Flexibility to play 3 at CB or switch to 3 in CM, with a top class #10, and as said the width coming from L/RWB...(Sandro/Rose/Shaw/Valencia/Meunier).

    If this is true, then doesn't this put the Griezmann rumours to bed, unless Jose sees him as a #10?
    Anything other than a #10 role for Griezmann would surely be detrimental to Martial & Rashford..?

    However, if we could sign Ozil for £20m and Sandro for £60m we'd have 2 top class players fitting perfectly into the system for the same money as 1 player that doesn't really fit..!!
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    Yes I did read that he would like to join a big club one day and we were mentioned but don't know if he is a fan. Anyway he is class and I would love to see him here.
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    lucas moura is clearly available. other than that theres malcolm, who's a bit robinho-esque, or willian.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    In that case, I hope we'd also be looking at an RWB. This position requires real quality too. I love Valencia but we've got to be ruthless and have our eye on the future.
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    SS Full Member

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    My thoughts exactly.
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    Walters_19_MuFc Full Member

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    I think Malcom might be the one we go for. He'd fit our current system best being an inverted RW that can beat a man, score goals and create with his left foot. That's a big upgrade on Mata imo.

    Or we may bring in Ozil as a like for like replacement for Mata that never plays as a winger at all, instead playing the channel and creating.
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    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Mahrez would be my ideal signing. He can dribble, cross and he scores goals. He has the ability to be a catalyst, I really think we should go for him.
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    gza the genius Full Member

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    Mahrez in January would be amazing. I think we can get by everywhere else until the summer but our complete lack of any option whatsoever at right wing can’t be avoided.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Is that a solid rumour or just your personal wish?

    I wish our scouts had convinced Mourinho to buy Salah in the summer. We missed out on Sane too. Thats evidence enough of some poor recruitment.
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    gza the genius Full Member

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    There were rumors in the summer but other than that it’s just my wish and I think he’d be attainable unlike most of the other names being mentioned.
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    sammsky1 Pochettino's #1 fan

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    Have not really followed him or Leicester this season. Is he ripping it up like he did during their miracle season?
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    gza the genius Full Member

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    From what I’ve seen he’s definitely getting back in to that sort of form and I personally think he’d step it up even more for us.
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    Frank Grimes Full Member

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    Mahrez may end up at Arsenal. Barca will look to get Griezmann. Mahrez would actually be a pretty decent addition for the RW. He's been turning it on at Leicester in the last 3-4 games.
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    Perisic is the one. With his crossing we can get Lukaku to score lots of headed goals against teams that are deep like he did the other night against B'mouth. Then the game will open up and we can hit those teams on the counter and score even more goals, like against B'mouth.
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    MadMike Full Member

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    Perisic is not happening.
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    AkaAkuma Full Member

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    playing behind the striker though?
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    We should bully Dortmund into selling Pulisic.

    Perisic plays on the left. If we did sign him too we’d be able to say, Perisic, Pulisic. What’s the difference.
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    UnrelatedPsuedo I pity the poor fool who stinks like I do!

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    Pulisic is going to be one of the best right sided midfielders in the world.

    Would love to see him at United.
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    notcool Banned

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    Aw, why?

    Actually, the RW is not who we need to supply the crosses. Crosses for Lukaku are best from the left hand-side since Lukaku is left-footed. So either Martial/Rashford cutting back on their right and sending a cross to the far post or Shaw getting in behind and dragging the ball back to the near. Or, of course, the RW can drift from the right over to the left and put in a cross from there e.g. Mata against B'mouth last night.
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    beingshe7don Full Member

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    Pulisic could actually reach Hazard's level. I wouldn't mind taking a punt on him. The guy is a United fan and would do well.

    I think we need to go out and get Weigl and Pulisic when Dortmund are vulnerable. Probably toss in Mhiki in the deals.

    Weigl (Matic rotation/ Carrick replacement)
    Pulisic (Difference maker on the RW)
    Savic (Pogba backup and would complement POgba as well)
    Rose (Obvious)

    Our strongest 11
    ---- Martial -------- Lukaku -------- Pulisic ----
    -------- Savic ------------------ Pogba ---------
    ------------------- Weigl ------------------------
    Rose ----------------------------------- Valencia
    ---------- Bailly ---------- Lindelof -------------
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    Inter set an asking price of £50 last summer, which we did not agree to meet. After that Perisic signed a new 4 year deal (with no release clause) and Inter started the season fantastically being first in Seria A. On top of that they have wealthy Chinese owners who want to return Inter to the good times. That means that: a) they don't have to sell and b) don't want to sell because they don't want to be seen as a selling club who loses its best players.

    So if the club didn't agree to pay £50m last summer, what makes you think they'd pay an even bigger price in the next one? With a long term contract and Inter's lofty ambitions they could well ask for a 9 figure sum.
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    Charles Miller Full Member Verified Moaner

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    In my opinion Matic is better, doesnt need a replacement and would start in that line up.
    Really underrated player btw.