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Tahith Chong 2018-19 Performances

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  1. Feb 11, 2019

    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Lingard got loads of minutes on his loans...
  2. Feb 11, 2019

    izec Full Member

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    Championship loan it is next season or Eredivisie may be even better, see if he can swim. That long injury fecked him up a bit.

    He wont get games here anytime soon and he wont get better playing Reserve football next season, there is not much he can gain from that level anymore. If we keep them too long at that level, they will stagnate if they dont play in the first team. Thing is to pick out a loan at the right time at the right level or club.
  3. Feb 11, 2019

    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Shame we didn't get him some minutes against Fulham. Thought it was a great time to give him a go, not sure why we brought Bailly on instead at that point.
  4. Feb 11, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Think he wasn't on the bench.
  5. Feb 11, 2019

    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Because Ole's thiking has to be that we're going to have a tough match, not 'it's going to be easy let's give him some minutes.' He had Rash and Sanchez on the bench, that's pretty good enough to me.

    He needs games at Championship level but unfortunately we don't have anything but hard games coming up and unless it's and end of season friendlywith nothin else to play for, he's not getting on
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    3-0 up with 20 minutes to go, safe to say we would have been fine.
  7. Feb 11, 2019

    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Ole can't tell the future when he is picking the matchday squad.
  8. Feb 11, 2019

    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    The squad is picked ahead of the game mate, sometimes 2 weeks ahead.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    You mean travelling 18?
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Ah I saw he was in the travelling squad but didn't realise he wasn't on the bench. That's a shame.
  11. Feb 11, 2019

    Toad Full Member

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    I’m just saying, I doubt he will get game time on loan.
  12. Feb 11, 2019

    Toad Full Member

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    3 loan moves and in total he got 3100 minutes. I don’t class that as ‘loads’. That averages at under 12 games a season. Pretty shocking.
  13. Feb 11, 2019

    Jake Mine's too big and gay.

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    Not sure he will make it here. He looks very fragile at 20, looks like he needs atleast 2/3 years to even grow into his body.

    He’s nowhere near ready for the first team let’s be honest. I hope I’m wrong but I don’t think he will even be knocking on the door for a first team spot until he is 23/24 as he looks too weak.

    Hope I’m wrong mind.
  14. Feb 11, 2019

    TwoSheds More sheds (and tiles) than you, probably

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    Leicester 2 months, Birmingham about 6 months and Brighton about 3 months...
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He had 4 loans for a combined time of about 1.75 seasons. So no he didn't average under 12 games a season.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He had basically a 2 month one, a 3 month one, a 4 month one and and then another 4 month one. So not close to 3 seasons worth.
  17. Feb 12, 2019

    Toad Full Member

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    He did though for those seasons. The rest of the time what was he doing?
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He was at United in Manchester? What are you failing to understand here?

    You've claimed he went on 3 loans. Wrong, he went on 4.
    You've claimed he played 3100 minutes. Wrong, he played 3300.
    You've claimed he couldn't get a game on loan. Wrong, he started 100% of games available at Birmingham and Brighton.

    You haven't got a single thing correct on the subject.
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  19. Feb 12, 2019

    mariachi-19 Full Member

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    Has anybody requested that we buy back Chicharito to play along side Chong?
  20. Feb 12, 2019

    UNITED ACADEMY New Member

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    So what’s the best then?
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    Yes it was a rhetorical question, I didn’t realise you would ‘fail to understand’ that.

    Apologies, I forgot Leicester where he made a whole 5 appearances.

    Apologies again, I was 200 minutes off.

    Chong won’t get anywhere near enough game time ‘in my opinion’ (which has been the key phrase here). Some people are mentioning possibilities of premier league loan, it’s absurd to think he is ready for that. But then again it’s my opinion and I think another season in the unders is better than a loan where he will either be playing on the for a much lower team or sitting on the bench.

    I hope you don’t fail to understand this.
  22. Feb 12, 2019

    SAFMUTD Full Member

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    We should loan him to a lower league, portugal, neederlands or the championship. Lets see what he haves, currently he is far far away from the level required to be in the first team, but the raw talent is there.
    Lets find a team that can warrant him minutes.
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    Toad Full Member

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    The best what?
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    UNITED ACADEMY New Member

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    The best for Chong next season. If he’s not ready for loan move as what you said and if he’s not ready for our first team, what’s the best then? Stay in reserve?
  25. Feb 12, 2019

    pocco loco

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    Was it Butt that said if you're not getting chances in the first team by 21 then you never will? Reserves football is no good for him at this stage imo.
  26. Feb 12, 2019

    InfiniteBoredom Full Member

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    I think a loan to the Erevidise would be the best move. Ajax/Feyernord/PSV etc... if they would have him, maybe even a straight sale with buy back option. He needs regular games with a side trying to play football properly at his age and playing reserves or getting battered in a physical, lower-Championship side both seem unappealing.
  27. Feb 12, 2019

    crossy1686 Full Member

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    Think that's done on a player by player basis, Lingard for example was never going to be ready for the first team until he was older, but Fergie knew he would be good enough at some point. However Butt has been pretty adamant that if you haven't even been around the first team in that time or been considered, you're not going to make it at United, which is fair enough.

    I think Chong will stay and get game time next year from the bench, if he's mentally ready for it that is. If not, he'll go on loan to a lower division side. He'll develop faster as a player at United around the quality players we have not the lower leagues or Holland, however, it's the mental aspect and the nerves that need improvement if you're going to play in United's first team. Expect a loan to a lower league side with less pressure would help in that regard.
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    Toad Full Member

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    You are acting as if you know what is best for him though. You are arguing that he needs to go out on loan so clearly you know what is best for him already. All I was putting across was my opinion, which it states in my post, I didn’t say i knew because we are not all knowing like some.
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    UNITED ACADEMY New Member

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    Nope, I’m not arguing. I was just asking your opinion. You think he’s not ready for loan move. So what should the club do for him then?
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    Toad Full Member

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    I just simply don’t think he should be rushed, he has so much time. He is only 19, not everybody matured as quick as Rashford, Mbappe, Martial and co. Some people just take a lot longer and I just think he will be one of them types of players. He hasn’t been here long and didn’t develop in our youth setup so maybe that is the reason I find him pretty raw. He kind of reminds me of when Zaha came to United. He looked so raw but you could see all the potential. Now a few years later he has developed into a fantastic player. Maybe you are right, maybe not, but if it is a loan all I am saying is that a premier league club, in my opinion, would be a horrible move for him. It’s a massive step and could possibly stunt any development.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Done years ago;)
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    Your nigh unforgivable misspelling of our amazing club aside. I would love for Chong to play for us, even if it's just for a season. He seems exciting and Berghuis will probably leave at the end of the season.
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    If Chong goes on loan, I would rather it be somewhere other than England as he'll get better protected by refs. My opinion is more influenced by his current physical build. Like if he gains weight after next season, I would rather he stays in England.
  34. Feb 13, 2019

    Fracture90 Full Member

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    After last night's performances from Mata and Sanchez, I don't see why he shouldn't be moved up the pecking order ahead of them. Mata will likely not get re-signed (though with our board I'm not so sure) and Sanchez will be moved on, Chongy should get opportunities to play because even though he's inexperienced he can't be any worse than those two snails that are one foot through the door already.
  35. Feb 13, 2019

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    Why not give Greenwood a chance? He's been better than Chong this season, and can play on the wing, but also play up top. So interchanging is more fluid with him.
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    pocco loco

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    Yep, as hard as that is on Chong, Greenwood is flying past him in the pecking order. Chong has stagnated somewhat.
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    Fracture90 Full Member

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    Wasn't aware we had Greenwood dedicated thread before, but I've said it in one other thread that I prefer Chongy, Greenwood and Gomez getting Mata and Sanchez' minutes.

    Also isn't Greenwood a more of a number #9 / striker than a winger?
  38. Feb 25, 2019

    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    Any chance of minutes on Weds?
  39. Feb 25, 2019

    BluesJr Full Member

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    Big chance for him if he gets the opportunity.
  40. Feb 25, 2019

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    I'd expect to maybe see him on the bench. Palace away is a tricky, physical fixture to be blooding academy players. At least ones like Chong, where the physicality and intensity of first team PL games appear a big part of his current learning curve.