Smashley Young

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    kouroux Full Member

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    I've never truly been convinced by him, it'll be interesting to see him play.Hopefully I'll be really wrong but I've only seen him as an overrated player
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    Chris H Full Member

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    Is he any good defensively? I'm wondering how much trachking bachk he will do.
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    johnmufc Banned

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    He will become a good member of the squad, but it is a slightly underwhelming signing. He will not improve our First XI, and he will soon be 26, so he is not a young player who can improve so much.
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    Man-United Full Member

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    Stop moaning. Welcome Young.
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    Chirag Euro '08 League Winner

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    I think his wages will be about 80-90k a week..
    12M upfront fee leading upto 15M with add-ons..

    I am sure that there is a reason these 3 figures keep popping up (12M, 17M & 20M)

    The 12 Million figure is is the fee up front.

    The 20 Million figure is probably the entire package 15 in fees (12 upfront 3 mill in add-ons) as well as 5 mill as the salary..

    Those claiming 17 are with upfront 12 million fee and 5M as the salary..
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    He can play behind a striker yes, but who is being left out then?

    Rooney? Since thats his current position

    Hernandez? So that Rooney can lead the line

    That would be on top of Berbatov, Owen, Welbeck....

    He can certainly play there as he did this season. But we dont have a space there do we?
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    johnmufc Banned

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    I pray that this signing does not restrict Welbeck's chances. We cannot allow another Rossi situation to happen. Welbeck is a superb talent and we must give him a fair chance to succeed.

    Cleverley is another player whose chances are likely to be limited now because of this signing.
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    kouroux Full Member

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    I really don't get this.
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    Welcome lad
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    Viva Ash Young, Viva, Ash Young, Running down the wing, Hear United sing, Viva Ash Young!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ALTOGETHER NOW VIVA ASH YOUNGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG
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    The Taurean looks like a chipmunk

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    Good to see new players but sad to see players like O'shea leave if the rumours are anything to go by.
    Welcome to the lad.
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    Cling Bak Hi, I'm Barry Scott

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    His full name - Ashley - would scan better.

    'Via Ash Youuu-uuuung...', doesn't have enough syllables.

    Not that it'll ever catch on.
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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    Excellent.... welcome to the next stage of your career...
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    Great addition.

    The moaners are just gutted we havent signed some overrated south americans who have barely even lit up an average Serie A.
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    Sir A1ex Full Member

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    What would posess you to drop a syllable, thus making a name that fitted the song in the first place stop fitting it?

    Am I missing something?:confused:
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    Incidentally does anyone think that Ashley Young can step it up and lift his game a bit or has he pretty much reached his level at Villa?

    What I mean is that do we just expect him to fill a dependable, reliable (squad) role or does anyone think he has the potential to step it up another level and really become a key performer for us?
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    Cling Bak Hi, I'm Barry Scott

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    Great minds.
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    I don't know if it's just getting used to the idea and looking ont he bright side, but I've gradually more adn more optimistic about Young.

    If Fergie thinks he's the man for us, then it's good enough for me!
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    Adzzz Astrophysical Genius - Hard for Grinner

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    Looks smart as feck, is there anything cooler than a suit jacket?

    Anyway, he mentioned the 20th title - go and take it Ashley - be champion.
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    Cling Bak Hi, I'm Barry Scott

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    I can see him enjoying similar success to Valencia. An excellent PL player joins and improves his game when surrounded by better quality.

    I am very pleased with this signing, he's an exciting player who can play right, left or centrally.
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    Sir A1ex Full Member

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    Yes, I totally do. He'll be playing with much better players, in a more winning environment, with better coaching.

    Plenty of players have worked their way up via a couple of other clubs, improving all the time, before playing their best football at United. No reason Young should be any different.
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    Great signing, really pleased.
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    His agent is black. So much for the claim that some posters on the Caf are racist. Turns out it was just an educated guess. :lol:
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    Sir A1ex Full Member

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    Great minds.
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    Fergie said 3 signings before we definitely lost Hargo, Gibson and Scholes. We'll be seeing at least one central midfield signing, and probably a promotion from the reserves/youth.

    Spot on.
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    Baby Faced Assassin Pastor of Muppets

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    PS: Its called a blazer. :nervous:
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    Adzzz Astrophysical Genius - Hard for Grinner

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    What has that got to do with anything in my post?

    Er, what? I wore a blazer for school, that's evidently a suit jacket.

    Are you mental?
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    That's what I was thinking aswell, though I must admit, I am a little confused as to who will play when all 4 our wingers are fit and in form. I know alot will be dependent on our opposition and formation, but I would have loved for a signing which would have improved our first XI, and not just our squad - which is exactly what signing Young feels like. (though we might still be signing another player or 2 so who knows).

    Still a great player though and happy to have him on board.
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    Escobar Poster originally known as Michel04

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    It would help if you would start reading the posts. As for CM, I would prefer a proper midfielder
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    I can't wait to see him play for United. He really is a big game player who adds a lot of pace and creativity to the team. Similar sort of signing as Valencia but I think this guy will produce more end product stuff than Valencia.

    I think he will blossom into a real quality player at United
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    Fergie's Man Suffers Snails fetish

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    I can only assume those that think this guy is average or not good enough, haven't seen much of him.


    A great player and like I said in the transfer forum, his contribution this coming season will be bigger than that of Ryan the Rascal!

    SAF, give us a Keano :keano: or Scholes type player and let's get the season started..... with De Gea obviously. :devil:
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    Welcome to the club Ashley. Good luck.
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    Fergie's Man Suffers Snails fetish

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    Quality video! :lol:
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    Young is a very good add.. But our attack is getting even smaller after that(not that I wanna Crouch to come and even it out) but could be a problem if Berba is not in the first XI..
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    Striker10 "Ronaldo and trophies > Manchester United football

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    I would think he would get better. It depends. Some shrink :p but yorke for example rose to the occasion and became a far better player at United then he had been for Villa.
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    Rado_N Grinner ruined my tagline

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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    I'm very happy with the age of the squad now and the English core it's growing. Very much set now for the future of UEFA regulations and have bought all the good players that fill that place. Don't think there's one English lad who can improve our team that's out there.

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