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Which top clubs could hypothetically get the best out of our players?

Discussion in 'Manchester United Forum' started by Gandalf Greyhame, Sep 7, 2017.

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    Gandalf Greyhame Full Member Scout

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    Just a random thought I had, thinking about how Rashford plays from the left despite being a natural forward, and how the likes of Mata and Herrera are not getting minutes. as of now.

    Player by player, which top club do you think would get the best out of United's squad, hypothetically speaking? I'll start off with a few names:

    Herrera - Athletico Madrid
    I can imagine him in their midfield, harrying the opposition off the ball, defending resolutely and starting counter attacks by turning over the ball to the ball carriers ahead of him. His ability to arrive late at the edge of the box would also fetch him goals.

    Juan Mata - Chelsea
    It might slow down their attacks, but I can see him flourishing in the front three under Conte, with Kante to feed him, and Hazard and Morata to interlink with, and full backs to create space for him.

    Paul Pogba - Manchester City
    He is the midfielder they need, but thank god will never get. Pep's system would be great for him, he can find the long through balls to the marauding full backs, he has liberty to roam, a DMF behind him, and lots of intelligent runs to feed the ball to, not to mention the space he'll get to shoot. He'll be an assist machine there, and much better than KDB's distorted midfield role right now.

    Anthony Martial - Barcelona.
    This is the player they should have gone for to replace Neymar; obviously not on the same level, but similar style of play, linking up with Messi and Suarez, dribbling past full-backs, et al.

    And so on and so forth, go take your pick.
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    Welsh Wonder A dribbling mess on the sauce

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    Mata has started every league game so far
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    Wazza4Gaffa New Member

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    Darmian - Juve

    Always plays for Italy alongside the usual Juve stalwarts so would be a seemless fit and his style of play is much more suited to Serie A.

    De Gea - Real Madrid

    Last piece to the jigsaw of potentially/arguably the greatest club side ever.

    Lindelof - Bayern Munich

    Ball playing CB with good size? Welcome home to Bayern München.

    Angel Gomes - Barcelona

    Probably no longer the case but Barca do seem to know how to handle diminutive midfielders with exceptional talent on the ball.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Nemanja Matić - Chelsea
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    JustAFan The Adebayo Akinfenwa of football photoshoppers

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    STaphouse New Member

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    Trizy Banned

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    That Madrid side is special but the Barca squad of 2009-2012 were the best club side by a distance.
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    San Diego Red New Member

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    Lennon7 nipple flasher and door destroyer

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    First thing I thought :lol: lack of minutes? Also Herrera started most games last season too.

    Decent idea for a thread but most of our players at the moment fit in the squad quite nicely. No ones being fecked over really.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Martial - Bayern

    Pogba - Barca

    Herrera - Liverpool

    Mkhitaryan - Napoli

    Lindelof - City
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    Sereques Full Member

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    Win your first 3 games and then discuss how your rivals can the best out of your best players more than your current club. This is surely a United forum. :houllier:
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    zlatan_ish juventino

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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    Aye. Great club sides don't just win their league once in 4 years.
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    flappyjay Full Member

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    Herrera would definitely be perfect for klops pressing style
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    ti vu Full Member

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    Lingard - Tottenham

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    D4X73r Full Member

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    I heard that Lingard is better than Alli. Maybe a swap deal?
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    KirkDuyt Full Member

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    They seem to be doing rather well at United. Especially Lukaku is looking better than ever.

    Think Pogba would wreck it at Real Madrid
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    sunama Baghdad Bob

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    Agreed on all points.
    And it would be terrifying if Madrid got DDG. Best club side of all time. Quite possibly.