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So which youngster is going to the pre-season tour?

Discussion in 'Reserve/Youth Forum' started by KM, Jul 5, 2018.

  1. Jul 5, 2018
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    I'd say Gomes and Chong are more or less nailed on to go. Hamilton also has a very good chance. I wouldn't be surprised if Greenwood and Garner also go with the team. Just for experience purposes.
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    unplayable Full Member

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    Garners dad already confirmed on twitter that his son is going on tour with the first team.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Is it too soon for Lee O'connor and Greenwood?

    Also if we can include player like Tuanzebe, TFM then they will also be in tour.
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    ti vu Full Member

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    Take da lot of them on tour...
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    Good question - I think Gomes and Chong will go not sure about the others.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Just searched his twitter account and couldn't find any tweet of that sort.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Wow that's very exciting and quite unprecedented I think. How many players have been taken on first team tours with just one year of u18?
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    With the World Cup still on, and the season only about 6 weeks away, the tour will have loads of kids this year of course.

    I expect Martial to be the main CF, and Sanchez, Mata, Bailly and Herrera will form an experienced core around them. I am particularly keen to see Shaw as the first choice LB on the tour.
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Is Garner any good?
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Yeah, he was class last season.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Garner is a nice surprise. He was class last season. I'd be happy with Garner, Gomes, Chong, and O'Connor going and getting good game times. Greenwood would be cool too but also wouldn't mind him just getting a full pre-season with the u23s.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Yup. England u17 captain. Plays like Michael Carrick.
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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Please take Gomes and Chong
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    Redplane Full Member

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    Very excited to see Chong :drool:
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    NickyT New Member

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    Not taking anything away from Carrick, but in terms of potential he's got abit more to his game operating in the final third than Carrick
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    NickyT New Member

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    Chong can really make a name for himself this pre season, fingers crossed
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Kind of hoping Gomes gets called up to the u19 Euros because there will be loads of dropouts for England.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Carrick was a lot more dynamic in his younger days too.
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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    I wouldn't be surprised if Dalot got a few games at LB.

    First team squad players not at the World Cup:

    Goalkeepers
    Sergio Romero (injured?)
    Lee Grant
    Joel Pereira (probably going out on loan before the tour starts)

    Defenders
    Antonio Valencia
    Matteo Darmian (might be sold before tour starts)

    Eric Bailly
    Chris Smalling
    Daley Blind (might be sold before tour starts)
    Axel Tuanzebe
    Tim Fosu-Mensah

    Luke Shaw
    Diogo Dalot (RB but can also do well at LB)

    Midfielders
    Juan Mata
    Andreas Pereira
    Ander Herrera
    Scott McTominay

    Forwards
    Alexis Sanchez
    Anthony Martial (likely to be main CF)

    Youngsters going will be mostly midfielders and forwards. Good opportunity for Chong in particular with no obvious name for the right and Garner should get some gametime as we've only really got McTominay and Herrera as midfielders and no 'proper' DM (though Herrera has done fine in that role).
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    Man Utd pre-season tour starts this month and James Garner appears to be one of the youngsters included in Jose Mourinho's squad.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Yea, sounds about right.

    Particularly excited to see Chong of course. I must say that I’m personally not as excited about Gomes as the rest of this forum. Not that’s i don’t think he’s a good player, I just don’t think he’s the nailed on star. While being the England captain at his age, I think there’s a fair few in that age group who are better players. Chong has destroyed everyone he’s played against at every level this season.

    On Dalot, I would certainly prefer him to not begin his career here as some sort of O’Shea. Let him play RB.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Going to be Alexis Sanchez's first Pre-Season in years.
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    Nickosaur Full Member

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    Outside the obvious shouts of chong, gomes and O'Connor (and garner seemingly confirmed) it would be amazing to see greenwood too. But probably too soon.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Hopefully Gribbin as well, forgot about him earlier.
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    Goalkeepers
    if Romero is injured, than I guess Pereira will get a chance on tour, and later get a loan

    Defenders
    Tuanzebe and Fosu Mensah for sure, and I would not be surprised if OConnor is involved, although we have enough options in the back (unless Darmian and Blind sold before)

    Midfielders
    Andreas Pereira, Ander Herrera, Scott McTominay - so we are short with options and beside Garner, I guess Hamilton will be taken as well.

    Forwards
    Sanchez, Martial, Mata - also short with options so I guess Gomes, Chong, Gribbin and maybe even Greenwood

    Not sure what to think about Willock, Mitchell and Wilson, doubt that they have future with us, but since we have a lot of players that will completely miss tour (Pogba, Lukaku, Fella, Lingard, Jones, Rashford, Young, Lindelof, Fred) we will maybe take some of them.
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    carpy Puff <font face="Arial"color="White"> the magic dr

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    MEN are reporting Gomes, Chong, Hamilton, Garner and most surprisingly Mason Greenwood are all going on tour with the first team.

    They also say Ro-Shaun Williams and Mitchell will be going.
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    Lash Full Member

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    wow, I will be watching this tour with a keen eye then. Great to see these guys getting this experience so early!
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    Sid234 Full Member

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    With us being so light on strikers, not surprised to see Greenwood get a call up. Deserves it for how well he played last season!