Thomas Partey| Time to get the partey started?

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  1. Apr 2, 2019
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    SSSSnake Full Member

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    What's his passing like? Personally I want a Neves type midfielder. We lack players who can pass well since Carrick retired.
  2. Apr 2, 2019
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    Morpheus 7 Full Member

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    This is a random link, feels like there could be something in it. Now again United get linked with someone like Lindelof for example. Not going to pretend I've seen him play. Least it's not fecking Willian from Chelsea.
  3. Apr 2, 2019
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    Rolaholic Full Member

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    Well they just signed Rodri last summer so highly doubt they'd be looking to sell already especially given all the departures they're already expecting
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    P-a-r-t-e-y?

    Cos I gotta!
  5. Apr 2, 2019
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    Hoof The Ball Full Member

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    He's not got a large Par-tey play in Simeone's team, though.
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Anybody made a party joke yet or am I late to the Partey?
  7. Apr 2, 2019
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    No Partey and Atletico loses 3-0 away at Juve. Coincidence?
  8. Apr 2, 2019
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    If he bosses our midfield will he be the Chef de Partie?

    He will love the Indian and subcontinent food especially the chaPARTEYS
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    Inter Yer Nan Full Member

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    Not that good really. He's got a great engine, he's strong as an ox and he gets stuck in but offers little in the way of creativity and passing IMO. He's a good player, but we should set our sights higher IMO.
  10. Apr 2, 2019
    #50

    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Doesnt seem the player to elevate us to the next level.
  11. Apr 2, 2019
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    He'd be alright as a Matic replacement, with two more creative, passing midfielders in front of him. Doesn't offer much on the ball though.

    There are probably better solutions out there at both #6 and #8.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Alongside a more creative midfielder wouldn’t he be good?

    Matic isn’t exactly a passing genius but reads the game well

    Herrera has good ability to read and intercept.

    Neither are genuine passers. With Herrera likely leaving, that leaves the door open for 2 players alongside Pogba
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    ErranMorad New Member

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    You mean No Thomas, No Partey?
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    Should sign the lad from Brighton as well: Pröpper Partey Pogba as a midfield three.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    The type of player we need depends on us getting UCL, otherwise we are looking at youngsters with potential, players with the ambition to join Utd because it’s Utd like Matic did when he left a good Chelsea side or players who are a bit under the radar
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    He's a good player. Don't think he's very bad at anything, just a solid all-around footballer.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    We aren't looking for a single player to take us to the next level but players that Ole thinks are going to fit into the way he wants us playing which ultimately will take us to the 'next level'.
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    If this guy is a "destroyer" with a good engine and has a decent pass on him, could it mean that we are planning on getting another creative type midfielder, or using Fred, along with Partey and Pogba in our midfield three? Or may be Ole is planning on playing 4231/442 next season with Pogba a little deeper and this guy to cover the pitch for him? Hence the links to Bruno Fernandez or Joao Felix, two players who are good centrally behind the striker.
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    Well, he can replace Herera. I like him. Get him, Ed!
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Yes, I know that. I don't see what new he offers even from a jigsaw standpoint. The energetic engines at top level clubs seem to have greater technical ability to match. Partey has always seemed decent for a squad perspective, but we need more than that if we don't want to be overrun in too many games.
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    Partey, Paul Pogba and Fred...

    Song still works.
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    We could move Fred out wide... he could be right side Fred..... I'd be deeply dippy about that
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    Is he any better than Ndidi or Wanyama ? Isn't he very limited?
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    I wonder how Ole see's him working in our midfield? Seems like a real powerhouse.
    I'd prefer Houssem Aouar to be honest. Lad is going to be immense in my opinion, such a balanced player, seems to always have time on the ball and can certainly pick a pass.
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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Wanyama is finished.
  26. Apr 2, 2019
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    Well, peak Wanyama?

    A peak Wanyama itself was a limited player. Just trying to understand what type of player are we getting .
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    He's different and better than Wanyama. Similar to Ndidi I'd say. I'd be happy with Ndidi or Partey.

    It's all paper talk though.
  28. Apr 2, 2019
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    Rocknrolla69er New Member

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    Kings of Leon song milk

    There’s a chant in their somewhere

    But I think Partey could be what we need at the base of our midfield ie mobility. What’s he like compared to Fernandinho are they similar
  29. Apr 2, 2019
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    Every time I’ve seen Atletico play he comes on as an 85th min defensive substitute.
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    Gopher Brown Full Member

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    “My Party” surely?
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    Would be a great signing and allow to play Pogba next to another attacking midfielder. Not really a flair player that would massively elevate the team but it would open up space for a more special player to play next to him and Pogba. Sort of like Fernandinho allows City to play both De Bruyne and Silva.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    He's our Partey
    And we'll do what we want to
    Do what we want to
    Do what we want to
    We're Man United
    We'll do what we want to!
  33. Apr 2, 2019
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    This guy is an absolute beast in the CDM role, the kind of cvnt *never get carded bellend* We need to inject fear into our oppo. We need him, get him asap.

    I swear this guy will bring Fernandinho kinda impact to this team.
  34. Apr 2, 2019
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    Pogba-Aouar
    ---Partey---

    looks good to me! Fred, McTominay/Matic and Pereira as backups. Either sell Matic or keep him for one more year and let Mctominay get 30 starts somewhere on loan as a 6 so he can come back in 2020 as a more experienced backup 6.

    But more likely I'd guess Partey is being rumoured because he's similar to Herrera. Good mobility and tenacity for an 8, technically able to keep up on a top Spanish midfield but not quite as technically good as his teammates (Benat was better than Herrera technically at Bilbao), not so creatively brilliant (better long shot than Herrera but neither are offensively so special).
  35. Apr 2, 2019
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    He's starting for them as we speak
  36. Apr 2, 2019
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    Gopher Brown Full Member

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    Oh I have no doubt he does, just saying I wasn’t aware he was a regular for them.
  37. Apr 2, 2019
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    Quite an underrated player. From what I've seen and read about Atletico, he's probably been their best midfielder this season.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    I know it was just good timing :D

    He seems to be playing in a similar position to Herrera to be honest.
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    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    Only two games at DM this season according to whoscored, so prob more of a Herrera replacement?
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    Atletico play 4-4-2 almost always so there's no DM. He's the most defensive midfielder though