Solskjaer target 5 signings; 6 players could leave [BBC, Telegraph, Guardian]

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    Amadaeus Pochettino's mother

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    Cancelo and Dybala would be great addition. Aligns with the players I would like to have here at United next season. Bruno and Diaz, I don’t really know much about. Bruno seems more like a replacement for Pogba.
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    Kemizee New Member

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    No wonder you support Liverpool and not United. This list is hideous.
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    Mcking Full Member

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    That would be better I think. I don't think Pogba even does enough consistently in attack to be the third midfielder, so I defo wouldn't have him as the third forward, and playing him in such advanced position would restrict him. I would prefer Martial over Rashford too.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Every single one of those he mentioned starts for us
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    Sterling Archer Full Member

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    Dybala would be a worse decision than signing Bale.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    British players so we can be like England pre Southgate. Great!!!!
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    Kemizee New Member

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    Starts and achieves what? Midtable mediocrity?
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    bond19821982 Full Member

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    Meuneir - Lindeloff - Koulibaly - Chilwel
    -------------------Rice(Matic)----------------

    Tielemans(McT)---------Pogba(Fred)-----

    -------------------Bruno (Mata)-----------------------
    -- Rashford(Sanchez)-------Lukaku (Martial)--

    25 + 75 + 60 + 45 +45+ 50 = 290m

    Bailey, Shaw,Jones,Rojo can leave - will give us 40-50m .

    Net spend - 250m. Reasonable?
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    Swearing Budgie New Member

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    No good players will sign for us. Let's face it.
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    AdNani Full Member

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    How then did Liverpool get from this position to where they are now?
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    Do what come up clubs all do. Give them the money. They will sign.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    Klopp! They signed average players under Hodgson too. It never worked.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Well we finished 6th with what we got. Don't see how we regress with better players.
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    riis New Member

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    Frankly, many of those players walks into your current starting 11. You have a rebuild on your hands that is simply too big for you to be able to sign big name star players in every position you need to fill. One or two star players and three or four players of the type I suggested this summer and next summer would be the optimal realistic scenario imo.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Players I want us to sign and (alternates)

    Koulibaly (Alderwierld)
    Wan Bisakka
    Kroos (Ndidi)
    James
    Dybala (Richarlison)
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    We should do everything in our power to keep Pogba, De Gea, martial and lukaku. If solskjaer has anything about him and can improve players, then these are players who can stop the likes of Everton, Leicester etc overtaking us. Add a few additions, we will be a better side! These are not bad players.
    But the reality of it, most of these players will be sold, and we will be in the market for young unproven players who will be expected to take us forward! Not good!
    If we sell Pogba, we go for a Kroos, not a Damien rice type player. Players like rice should be additions not key players!
    In an ideal world, we need a top centre back, a promising right back, a classy central midfielder and a proven right winger! Don't know why, but Zaha would give us better options as we won't get Sancho!
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Some of those players have had terrific seasons, and who is to say that they're not the hungry young players that would be ideal for us?
    A lot are Premier league experienced too, rather than wait a year for the likes of Fred and Lindelöf to cope, and the jury is still massively out on the former, with the latter being the "Least crap" of our centre backs this season - rather than being excellent.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    I'm not that big a fan of Zaha, but as we've been massively let down by not having any sort of attack from the right side for years, maybe he might be a good idea.
    Team him up with Wan Bissaka and they'll already have a great understanding, and could revitalise our right side with tonnes of pace.
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    GledTheRed Full Member

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    It's decent and realisitic.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    I think Zaha would take great pleasure in telling us to do one.
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    Sassy Colin Death or the gladioli!

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    charlenefan Far less insightful than the other Charley

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    Mcking Full Member

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    We definitely need at least one winger. What is 442 diamond doesn't work?
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    I don't see how. A clear upgrade on what we currently have and the perfect age.
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    Does Zaha even play RW anymore? When ever I watch him he seems to
    Have complete freedom all over the pitch. He can definitely go up a level in club, I’m just not sure if he can make a Mane size jump. He’d tell us to do one though. Sounds like he had a miserable time behind the scenes at UTD. Cheers Ed.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    The big worry, is that you could easily argue we need a big signing in the 3 positions in the spine of the team. Centre back and mid - without doubt.
    centre forward - pretty likely - as none of ours are top notch.

    But then we all know we need two starters out right - so straight away, that's 5 starters needed.

    And that's if Pogba and De Gea don't go, and whether we can rely on Martial and Shaw staying fit, and interested.

    What a right old mess.
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    Kemizee New Member

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    Yea it is but we need more quality than the aforementioned to come second or possibly third.
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    jderbyshire Full Member

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    Half of these line-ups would get us relegated.
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    Eh, if I was offered those as the 4 signings for the summer guaranteed, reservations aside I'd probably take it.

    Because I don't trust Ed Woodward to do that level of business over the summer.
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    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    So they've taken reports from four different media outlets and branded it as "Ole's List"? :lol:

    Most of the reports from the English papers seem to suggest Ole and Phelan want to focus on young British players this summer anyway. Hopefully it's a mix of both though, I can't think of 4-5 British signings that would really move the needle as much as we'd want.
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    It really is :lol:
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    Based Adnan New Member

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    Dybala just reeks of signing a big name for the sake of it rather then if they fit how we want to play. Ole wants to play a high speed high press system going by how the team was before they tired out. Dybala just doesn't fit into a team like that all despite how good he is. The system should always come before individual players and this Liverpool team is testament to that. Absolutely bang average midfield yet they can go up against the best because of the way Liverpool set up.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    Yes please to Cancelo. Not keen on Dybala.
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    AdNani Full Member

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    You think players like Mane and Andy Robertson only signed for Liverpool because of Klopp?
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    Huh? What has that got to do with what I said. You’re off topic
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    davidmichael Full Member

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    Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Rice and Sancho ? None are world class but all would walk into our starting 11 and fix problem positions as well as fitting the profile of players we’ve always gone for. I’d love to add Alderweireld, Tierney and N’Dombele to that list too.
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    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    Sorry, poorly worded by me. I meant I can't think of a collective of 4-5 players that would do the trick. Individually I think those you mentioned would all be decent/good signings.
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    The Irish Connection Full Member

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    Fair enough. Honestly, I haven’t seen enough of psv to judge properly, but I would be happy with us signing Lozano too as he seems to work hard for the team, is a bit of a United fan and scores goals from out wide, and wouldn’t cost a lot.
    Personally, I like players who are exciting dribblers with pace and strength. Douglas costa or robben, lads who love taking on defenders. I actually have reservations about Sancho because of this, he doesn’t drive at defenders enough but stops and looks to pass often.
    Bergwijn looks the most exciting in a dribbling sense.
    Pepe looks quick but a bit weaker and the ball seems to run away from him a bit.
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    So, what happened last Summer?
    That was arguably our most important Summer. We had an elite level manager who had managed to get us 2nd place, with a poor squad of players. Why was he not backed and told to win us the title any cost? Jose is exactly the sort of manager who you should give that sort of target to. Tell him that Pep won it this year, now you go and win it this year. Instead Woodie knew that it would cost money, so he backed out and accepted mediocrity on the football pitch. This is fact. It happened. Jose asked for players and Woodie made excuses.

    What happened in Jan 2019? How much did we spend?
    What about in Jan 2018? Again, apart from the swap deal of Sanchez, how much did we spend.

    Outspent by mid-table clubs in the Summer of 2018, when we should've opened our wallets and made an absolute statement of intent that we have an elite manager at the helm and are now willing to spend until we win the title.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    What happened last summer?

    Godin
    Boateng
    Willian
    Perisic
    Alderwiereld

    And probably 4 more OHP’s. But we did spend £50m on a Russian league midfielder. Who else was doing that?

    Jan 18? Really?!!! How much is Alexis on? Go do some research and come back to me.