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    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    No chance Coutinho can fill Pogbas boots
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    Yes he can. Not assist for assist but Coutinho was brilliant for Liverpool and would still be brilliant for another team who don't play like Barca. If push came to shove and Pogba did leave, Id be happy with Coutinho.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    Countinho isn't a Pogba replacement, he's played the bulk of his career off the LW where Martial plays and can slot in as a #10, but Pogba gives us so much more than that, his driving runs from deep are a big part of our game.
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    He played a lot as a LCM last season for Liverpool and did an incredible job before he moved to Barca. So, he'd be a pretty decent replacement for Pogba. However, I just don't see why we'd sell Pogba.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    He wasn't there half of last season, and more often than not he was the LWF in a front 3 the season before that, it was only against cannon fodder Klopp put him at LCM behind the front 3, he can't do it week in and week out against every team like Pogba can, I'm not even against buying Coutinho but not as a Pogba replacement, he's shown at Barca he can't really play in a midfield 3, he's an attacker. .
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    Pogba has to force through a transfer if he wants it, especially if he wants it this summer. Might get ugly:nervous: and while he has been forgiven for earlier suspect behaviour I can't say I trust him to be loyal to us and if he doesn't get what he wants he might kick up a fuzz again sadly.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    I'd be surprised to see him kick up a fuss this summer, think he's finally enjoying being the star for us.
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    Glow New Member

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    No, Countinho isn't a Pogba replacement, he's more a replacement of the Sanchez we hoped to get, but never got. If RM really should buy Pogba, we should try to get Modric as partial payment.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    This is how I see it too. He's the most influencial player in the team and looks at home in Manchester.
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    MikeKing Full Member

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    I hope you both are right. I would love if he stick around and gets us to the top, I wouldn't be very happy about anything else.
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    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    Yeah can't see him going this summer, give it a year or 2 though and he'll move on for another challenge
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    I could understand it if he wanted to leave especially if we miss out on CL football,though obviously I'd hate for that scenario to happen.
    Also you have to factor in Raiola when talking about Pogba's future and he's not exactly someone who is easily read.

    It could swing either way.
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    MaxiPaxi likes to shove his mum's boiled eggs up his rectum

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    I thought I remembered that he played quite a bit deeper for liverool. I think he'd do fine for us if we were to lose pogba.

    Hopefully we don't, obviously.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    That doesn't tell the full story though, it's a 14 game sample, and Liverpool finished nowhere in the league that season as while Pogba isn't the best defensively he's better than Coutinho and can also relieve pressure by driving from deep, there's a reason Klopp played him LWF for the vast majority of his time at Liverpool. Like I said I would welcome Coutinho to play at the tip of the diamond behind our two strikers, but if Pogba goes I want a proper midfielder brought in, not a #10 that played a few games on the left.
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    He's not a like for like replacement for Pogba but I think he has some midfield attributes that are better than Pogba. I don't want Coutinho over Pogba either but this time last year few would have argued Pogba being the better player than Coutinho given their respective forms.
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    I am not arguing that. Only that he should leave for Old T.
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    I would have argued it as I was saying for ages that Mourinho's tactics and mindset and the atmosphere he created was ruining Pogba as the proof was there of how great he can be, where as Coutinho was playing for a manager who set the team up to get the most out of him and created a great unity with the players. Again I'm not doubting Coutinho's ability to add to this team if Pogba left, but I'd want another proper CM added as well as long term I don't think you can trust Coutinho in that LCM role, it's why Liverpool are now defensively much better and why Barca don't play him there, too much of a liability when you're not in possession.
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    Surprising to see more people worried about Pogba kicking up a fuss and not the guy who has ran down his contract twice and has an equally bad agent, Mendes. Have we all forgotten DDG hasn't signed? If this was another player everyone would be on his back. However, because its DDG people think he deserves better. We signed him, paid his wages and backed him when he was fumbling every shot and he repaid us how? By wanting to leave after 3 good seasons? And now the same again. What a joke. Pogba leaving is the least of our worries.
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    Its easier to replace De Gea than Pogba to be fair, De Gea is a top top GK but I would preffer to have a decent keeper and a world class midfielder than the other way around.

    In addition, except from PSG (which I dont think he would want to go) there's no place for him in the top teams, Juventus may need a better keeper but can't afford his wages, Barcelona has Ter Stegen, Madrid just signed Courtouis and haves Navas, Bayern has Neuer, Liverpool haves Allison, City haves Ederson, Atletico haves Oblak, Chelsea just signed Kepa..I just don't see in which top team he can fit in to.

    Pogba on the other hand, would pretty much be wanted by every top team around, he is a different class player and would walk into pretty much any team he would want.

    But yeah, we should be worried about them both, they are the only two real world class players we have and it would be understandable if they want to leave if they don't think we can truly compete for the big titles.
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    Talking about changing the style..
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    goin4glory Banned

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    Want Eriksen or Ndombele ahead of Coutinho.
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    I'm taking that as a no to Bale :drool:
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    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    And a yes to Sancho :smirk:
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    rotherham_red Full Member

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    I love it - 4 players and you can bet your bottom dollar it'll be 4 players who will fill roles in the squad that we've been crying out for. No airs, no graces. Just common sense management.
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    PhilQ Full Member

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    I think he meant 'for' rather than 4. Probably short on characters
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    4 as in ‘for’, not 4 players.
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    Cue Ed Woodward signing Bale,Vidal,Pepe and Giggs.
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    Scholsey2004 Full Member

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    Finally we've got someone with an iota of sense involved in the conversation over signings. Hopefully he'll be able to direct Woodward away from signing another big name whose best football is behind them.
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    rotherham_red Full Member

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    Ah, my bad :)
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    Devil may care Full Member

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    So Ole's "1 or 2 players in" was Fergie speak, he wants the 4 same as Jose in his first summer. I have no issue with the long term approach, it probably rules out Koulibaly but hopefully also rules out Bale and Alderweireld.

    *Edit, I see it's for not 4. :(
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    Personality wise.. well I’ve not heard that since Fergie was evaluating transfers here and I fecking love it.
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    EXCLUSIVE: Zidane admires United's De Gea and is believed not to be convinced by current Madrid No1 Thibaut Courtois

    This is from John Richardson so ignore the story...
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Even though it won't be to us, I do want to see the lad in a attacking side week after week.
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    Griezmann: La Decision Partie deux.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Let them spend their budget on him.