Thomas Lemar

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  1. Jun 29, 2017
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    bucky Full Member

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    I think he deserves his own thread now, since he's regularly been brought up in other discussions and it's probably worth discussing whether he is available this summer.

    If we could sign just one player from Monaco, it should be him IMO.
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    If there's any justice in the world he'll go, but it's 50/50
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    bucky Full Member

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    Excellent reply, exactly what I was looking for! I think it's more like 70/40.
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    Key point is we hurry up and sign Fabinho before Lemar gets sold because they will only sell one more player.
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    I can't think of any more lemar songs
    But 50/50 was a banger!
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    Eyepopper Lowering the tone since 2006

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    don't sign old players Banned

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    He'd be an awesome signing for us.
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    :drool: If there's any justice was really well sung. Super swoon-worthy.
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    Red_Orchestra New Member

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    I think he'd be perfect on the right wing as he is left footed.

    A double swoop for him and Fabinho would be very nice.
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    Top player.
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    He's a fantastic talent and if we can't get either Sanchez or Dembele (which we probably can't) then he's who I'd like to see us sign.
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    Why has this thread been started, are United interested?
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    In my top 5 winger options, certainly preferable to the two we've been linked with mostly.
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    prtk0811 Banned

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    I dont think Monaco will be seling him at all.
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    End of the transfer window can't come quick enough for Jardim - Monaco won't have any players left at this rate.
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    Some players warrant their own thread. Don't think we have any interest in Donnarumma or Aubameyang and yet they have their own threads.

    So far they've only sold B. Silva, Germain and Dirar.
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    Come on Tommy, papa needs a new pair of wingers.
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    Bakayoko is off to Chelsea as well.
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    I just don't rate him as highly as so many here do.
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    Who do you prefer? And why do you not rate him as highly?
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    I'd take lemar over Perisic anyday.
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    RedCurry Full Member

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    Who do I prefer in what sense? There is just a huge list of players I prefer over Lemar like most people would. I don't think he is particularly great at anything. If we weren't interested in B. Silva then I doubt that we'd be interested in Lemar.
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    Okay, was just wondering whether you had a player in mind for a certain position.
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    I think I'd rather not buy anyone than buy him. Our wide options are okay, not great but then again he isn't great either so I don't see the point. He's no better than Depay.

    Off the top of my head, I'd even prefer Zaha.

    I think Martial is going to be twice the player so why restrict his playing time?
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    Woodie reads Caf a lot so the Caf has the power to make United interested in certain players we weren't linked to before. See Schneiderlin.
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    Right about now, he's probably 50/50 about moving.

    I think he should stay as it would give him some time to grow.
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    This is one of the guys Monaco DEFINITELY won't be selling.
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    While Lemar is a good talent and would offer something, I don't think he is the right fit for us currently.

    Lemar is a wide player who tends to cut in, which we have plenty (Lingard/Mata/Miki/Martial even Rashford) While I agree Lemar may be an upgrade to some of those options, I think we need a more natural wide player for the way Jose wants to play, which is why the Perisic link is so strong.

    Would only sign Lemar if for instance Mata, and/or Lingard we're being sold.

    Couple of other comments have mentioned the amount of players leaving, which may hinder this sale to us or anyone.

    Bakayoko is certainly leaving, with links that Fabinho, Mendy and Mpabbe leaving too. They can't sell them all
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    You are joking or you haven't seen him much. He's much better than either Depay or Zaha :lol:
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Lemar is a wide playmaker. A very good one at that.
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    I'm also not sure he's that good. Thought he was the weak link against England a couple of weeks ago, he's certainly nowhere near dembele and personally martial can be levels above him as well.
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    I doubt he's on this mythical 'list' we keep hearing about, just like every other player who pops up linked to other clubs that we think 'why not us?'.

    Jose seems to have cultivated a specific Grinch list of Perisič, Matic, Dier etc.
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    His discipline and ability to tuck in and play deeper allowed Dembele to bomb forward and drift into central pockets of space. It also allowed France to match our numbers in midfield and allowed Pogba space to dictate the game. Too often people just pick out flair players and don't consider the functionality of the team that allows others to flourish.

    Lemar is an excellent option for a deeper wide role in a counter attacking team. He's incomparable to Dembele or Martial.
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    Red Indian Chief Torn Rubber Thus says Kemo

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    Lemar is a tactically excellent player. The type Moutinho loves. I'm certain he is not leaving Monaco this summer though
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    He is tactically excellent. That also doesn't do him enough credit, he's also technically brilliant and extremely creative. I'm sure he creates more goalscoring opportunities than Bernardo Silva.

    He is also the type of 'wide man' who would allow us to easily play a midfield two.
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    So we've enquired for him but so have every other premier league team and Monaco don't want to sell? Not feeling confident in this one..