Transfer Chat

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by Morpheus 7, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. May 18, 2019

    Fosu-Mens Full Member

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    Bound to happen. And if we are able to get a replacement (Not Cillessen) that can perform up to the standards required... Then this should not be the biggest problem.
  2. May 18, 2019

    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    I hope we give Henderson a fair shot at it before signing a replacement.
  3. May 18, 2019

    Berbaclass Full Member

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    What are you even talking about.
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    Melville Red Full Member

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    I don’t want Utd to waste money on mediocre players that won’t be much of an improvement on what we have. ie an upgrade.

    The fact is we won’t be able to get the top quality because we are not in the CL. Utd have pissed more money up the wall then any other club recently. Look at City. Their transfer record signing is that chap from Leicester Marhreze for £60 million no where near what ours is. Their wage bill is a lot less as well.

    So when I say I don’t want an upgrade I mean just that, I want top quality but we are no longer a club in a position to attract the very best.

    Ffs do you want me to draw you a picture?
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    Berbaclass Full Member

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    So you want better players but not upgrades. Those are your words :houllier:
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    That itk guy on Reddit has said that Sancho has decided to stay at Dortmund for another year and we are keeping tabs on De Ligt situation, but it'll take a massive Barca feck up for us to get seriously involved.
  7. May 19, 2019

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    Last week it was reported that there were United scouts at the Rayados stadium. Apparently, the targets are Carlos Rodriguez and Rodolfo Pizarro, both midfielders of Rayados, with Pizarro being a natural 10. There are some pics of the supposed scouts on the stadium but who knows if they really are scouts or if it's just the Mexican press making noise.
  8. May 20, 2019

    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    The media seems to have even less of a clue than normal this summer. Usually by this time we have 1-2 names who won't go away, where you feel like there's too much smoke for there not to be some kind of fire. Now it's just a new name everyday.
  9. May 20, 2019

    groovyalbert Full Member

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    If the prices being quoted for some of the players we're in for are true, then we're far better off just going for young, homegrown talent.

    If Felix is going to cost over £100m, and Napoli are rejecting over that for Koulibaly then clubs need to try and drive down the market by simply refusing to pay up.
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    Melville Red Full Member

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    Yes. It’s akin to your old ford Escort GL, you know you want better so you upgrade to an Escort Ghia, but at at the end of the day it’s still a Ford when you really should have gone to the BMW dealer.
    If we are going to replace then replace with a class above, not a Jones look a like.
  11. May 24, 2019

    gulli_G Full Member

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    Some murmurings on r/Reddevils of some news coming
  12. May 24, 2019

    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    Saying we've had a bid accepted for De Ligt and are close to the finish line.
  13. May 30, 2019

    flappyjay Full Member

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    Hopefully Wayne is bigging him up to D.C management
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    Red Dreams Full Member

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    I very much doubt we are buying a CB.
    Tuanzebe is coming back and we are not getting rid of Jones/Smalling/Baiily and Rojo if we are to believe the latest.

    Its Midfield we will be looking to strengthen for obvious reasons.
  15. Jun 2, 2019

    The Nani Full Member

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    I need new signings to calm my blood.
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    simonhch Horrible boss

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    I am certain we are buying a cb. It’s obvious the club has gone balls deep for De Ligt.
  17. Jun 3, 2019

    Wade Heighway New Member

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    I’m more concerned about our lack of movement on the so called director of football that would play a role in getting the transfers completed, Ed Woodward has to go, he’s got no clue and is clearly very slow at getting the deals done.
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  18. Jun 3, 2019

    red woppit Full Member

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    Agree, signing this guy would show the rest that we are determined to build a very good, hopefully a great, team. We can still get a sale for Rojo, Smalling, Jones or Baillie once we have signed a CB.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Pay as you play deal for Sturridge anyone?
  20. Jun 4, 2019

    Murder on Zidane's Floor You'd better not kill Giroud

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    No white text?
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    dev1l Full Member

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    A question to betting experts: do bets related to potential transfers make sense?
    According to bets I saw, we seem to be closest to signing Gareth bale and AWB.
  22. Jun 4, 2019

    Dong Fangzhuo Full Member

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    Not really. There isn't a lot of liquidity in those markets so small-ish bets can move lines. A lot of those bets also don't even offer the option of the player staying at his current club.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Once Lukaku goes we have no one who can consistently score goals. There’s no doubt he can score goals at the highest level, what’s not clear is his ability to stay fit. So I was only half joking about a pay as you play deal
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    Im red2 Prophet of Doom

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    You are 100% correct but he will not be going as he is the Glazers guy. He is our DOF right now and it can be seen on the pitch. It will become even more obvious during this transfer window after he fecks it up as he has done with every window he has been involved with.
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    El-Manos Full Member

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    We seem to be struggling once again with no plan in place. Will we ever feckin learn?
  26. Jun 4, 2019

    Nou_Camp99 Full Member

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    Not even appointed a Technical Director yet. That should have been done soon after Ole got the job. What are they waiting for?

    I remember last summer was brutal. Promised so much and we ended up with Fred, Dalot n Grant which was a shocking window for us.

    I have a bad feeling this one could be even worse. Players might be actually thinking twice about signing for us given the state of our club.
  27. Jun 4, 2019

    Saint_MUFC New Member

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    The more days that pass by without us making a signing or close to signing anyone makes me worried.

    Surely after such a dreadful season we would be looking at tying up deals and giving the fans something to be happy about and some optimism for the coming season.

    Yeah, the Daniel James deal may be done (if reports to be believed) but there’s other massive areas that need improving. Are we getting given the runaround by players we’re linked with (De Ligt, AWB, Meunier etc) again like we were with Ramos, Godin, Fabregas and the like?
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    Fosu-Mens Full Member

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    [QUOTE="Nou_Camp99, post: 24236297, member: 75449"Players might be actually thinking twice about signing for us given the state of our club.[/QUOTE]

    They are definitely thinking twice about signing for us. Our best players want to leave, no CL, no likelihood of big trophies within the next 3 seasons, the club is more interested in the financial side than what happens on the pitch, inexperienced manager, few players perform or develop at the club....
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    El-Manos Full Member

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    Unfortunately you’re bang on. Worrying times indeed.
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    Trophy Room Full Member

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    I think our transfer strategy went to pot when we missed out on champions league football. Now potentially a vicious cycle. In life things have a way of working out I believe but we are going to have to be incredibly patient (may take a decade or longer). I don't even think we've seen the worst yet sadly. I think our summer will be underwhelming but this may prove a blessing as we will be forced to promote out own youth.

    The question is can we enjoy the journey? :lol::devil:
  31. Jun 5, 2019

    Svartzonker New Member

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    Today we are going to get good news! I can feel it.
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    Godfather Full Member

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    How many players have Madrid signed already? Seeing as they need just about as much of a rebuild as we do, it's clear who the better run football club is. Getting their targets in as early as possible, whilst we aren't even able to get some average guys from the Championship over the line.
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    Nou_Camp99 Full Member

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    Madrid 3 over line with 1 more very close (Mendy) and Hazard basically admitting he's going there.

    Bayern have signed 3 players. L. Hernandez, Pavard and some guy called Arp.

    Meanwhile at the club who can do anything in the market..........<tumbleweed>
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    red_de_pologne New Member

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    So that's two top clubs that made significant investment so far? Are you similarly worried about L'pool, Tottenham, Chelsea?

    About the second sentence, we already proved we can do some dumb shit in the market but definitely nothing others dream about :lol:
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    Litch Full Member

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    Thing ive never understood, if I go shopping at Tesco, whilst I know it opens at 8am, I can decided what I want and how much its gonna cost me before it opens? In principle, utd could have entered into discussions with clubs and players before it opened and then sign them the day it opens officially. Am I being too simplistic. Germans seem to manage it...
  36. Jun 5, 2019

    Nou_Camp99 Full Member

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    They don't need a huge rebuild though.
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    SaintMuppet New Member

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    How many ‘threads of doom’ does the caf need?

    Whilst there are clearly serious issues at the club it’s becoming dull and tedious listening to the same folks whining about the same sh1t under differing guises.
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    Red since 76 New Member

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    We have turned in a laughing stock now when it comes to transfers.
    We sell cheap and have to pay well over the odds for players.

    Other clubs are laughing at us. This summer is the last chance for Woodward to redeem himself and make up for the terrible transfer sagas the last couple of years.
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    El-Manos Full Member

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    Time to panic? This time last year when people came out with similar “premature” statements, they were laughed at. The panic however was justified. Once again it seems we have no plan and no solid transfer strategy in place. I remember ole saying he wanted his new signings finalised early, in order to get a solid pre season in. Not looking likely is it?