Who will be United's big signing this summer?

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    Wednesday at Stoke Full Member

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    I think we'll buy a couple of midfielders and full backs and call it a summer. No flashy additions unless Griezmann becomes available.
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    reddaz71 Full Member

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    Honestly think we will be in for Vidal, if he can recapture his previously imperious form under Mourinho then he will absolutely give us the best midfield in the EPL if not Europe!
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    Honestly don’t think we need a big signing, though the one well known name I’d go all out for is Alex Sandro.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Even he isn't a big name signing is he? An expensive signing, but not a massive name.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    When did he play for Jose?
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    If we could line up like this in August, great summer

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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    Surely you know what he meant
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    Definitely well known as one of the top 3 left backs in the world.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    It's gone over head?:)
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    I know that, I meant not a massive headline grabber like Bale, Ronaldo, Griezmann. He would be a really good signing.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    I don’t think we need a headline grabber at the moment, especially since Sanchez was effectively it. I don’t rate griezmann as highly as others, and can’t see him turning down Barcelona if they come calling. If I could have one big name it would be Bale and I’d play him behind the striker where he excelled for spurs. Injury free, he’ll be the best player in the league for a few years.
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    Norris Full Member

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    Probably need to switch Jones and Bailly's Position. But I really don't see the need for Sandro. Shaw if he keeps his head straight will convince Jose that he's the man to own that LB Spot. Young as backup is pretty good.

    Even Fabinho, I am not very convinced by. Again the brunt of the creative force will be on Pogba in midfield. We really need someone who is capable of relieving some off the pressure of Pogba, both in attack and defense.

    If I were to dream big and want an unrealistic signing, I'd like us to sign Saul. Not sure who the fancy name on everyone's keyboards are these days, so someone like Savic or Jorginho, although, I have absolutely little to no idea on their playing style.
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    Red00012 New Member

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    I’m thinking a central midfielder like Fabinho or Vidal. I’m hoping Fosu-Mensah will be 2nd choice RB next season which would mean maybe another centre back. Jones, Bailly , Smalling and Rojo can’t be relied on to stay injury free all season.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    Sandro would be a considerable upgrade on both Shaw and young. There is no need for a big attacking signing this summer, and we will be offloading a few players/salaries so the money should be spent on areas we can immediately make better. Whether it’s martial or Sanchez coming from the left, we should solidify that side of the pitch with, IMO, the best all round left back in the game.
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    SadlerMUFC Full Member

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    No...I'm basing this off of what we have now. I like Fellaini as an impact player off the bench, but we need a better option. I'm also not a big fan of Herrara. Never have been. I think that is one position we need to fill. Our attack is stacked. Just need a player to feed the attack. Matic and Pogba are great. I'd like us to find someone young who can come right in and take that position. Just not sure who that would be...
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    SadlerMUFC Full Member

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    With Sanchez being here now and Vidal already interviewed about that deal I'm surprised those rumours haven't started up already...
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    Nostradamus Can’t even predict the past

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    Must be the always reliable English press reporting such nonsense..Bayern open to sell Thiago :lol:
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    Trizy Full Member

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    We're not signing Hazard or Dybala.

    I wouldn't be surprised if Bale and De Gea moved opposite directions. Wouldn't be great business by us though but Woody seems to have a Woody for Bale.
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    SS Full Member

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    We won't be signing Bale with Sanchez already here.
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    shamans Hoser

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    Kroos and Ronaldo
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    NoPace Full Member

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    My guess is the summer looks like this:

    Left-footed winger - Bale, Sessegnon, Malcolm
    Left-back - Alex Sandro, Ghoulam
    Central Midfield - Fred, Koke (if Simeone leaves), Milinkovic-Savic, Seri, Ndombele (not rumoured but would make sense) Vidal

    and we wait on buying our RB of the future another year with Valencia being reliable and Young and Shaw doing well this year and the last month or so, respectively, which means Young can just be the backup RB. Also Tuanzebe and Lindelof are options there too.

    So, Bale, I guess.
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    Dennis Viollet New Member

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    Cal? CR7 fan

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    Not Bale, Ronaldo's appeal in terms of marketing makes that a possibility.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    So would a 50 years younger Bobby Charlton.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    All the options available, and Fabinho is the answer? I don't agree, especially playing him alongside Matic.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    I think he’s an attainable target for a fair price that will offer cover in several positions. It’s a no brainer for me.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    What does that have to do with anything?
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    Norris Full Member

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    Currently, yes, Sandro is definitely much better than the other options we have. However, I just don't see the need to upgrade on that position, if Shaw keeps doing what he's doing. There's a 5 year age difference between the two. I'm being a bit optimistic in thinking that Shaw will only get better, especially defensively, under someone like Mourinho. I'd much rather prefer we bring in someone like Sessegnon who is young and raw but will give adequate competition to Shaw.

    Wages will definitely be freed up, but also at the same time, we are likely to lose 3 players in Carrick, Fellaini and Zlatan and it's almost imperative we replace two of them (Unless McTominay is going to be trusted more or if Pereira will be given a chance in that position next season). So, for me priority is definitely midfield. It doesn't have to be a big name signing, but I do feel more resources will be allocated to strengthen the position. Mourinho's stance on Shaw has also softened over the last few months, so maybe he doesn't see it as big a priority as before.
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    antohan gets aroused by tagline boobs

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    It's as realistic as an injury free Bale.
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    i think most marquee signing will be CM but dont need to be reputation name of superstar. We have really good team, few very good additions and fantastic midfielder will do magic
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    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Why aren't we signing Dybala? Don't we have Agent P on the matter? Hazard is a non starter imo. Doubt Chelsea will sell him and if they do it won't be inside the borders.
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    Arbitrium Taking a year off

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    Haha now I get you :lol:
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    Thank you. Don’t care if Shaw is showing promise for a couple of matches, if there is an opportunity to significantly strengthen the first team then we should take it.

    Sandro is a huge upgrade both attacking and defending. Massive upgrade to our left side.
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    After Mourinho has put so much time and effort into getting Shaw to where he's showing good attitude and solid performance, I can't see him tossing that effort aside for Sandro. Mo's a prideful man. I think TFM returns as an EPL proven RB having played about 2000 minutes there for mid table Crystal Palace. Solid cover for Valencia as RB in a back 4 or RCB in a back 3.

    Summer additions something like:
    Mesut Ozil on a free; quality left footed #10 and set piece taker much needed.
    Arturo Vidal for 30m euros; solid experienced midfield depth for a midfield 2 or starter in a midfield 3.
    Leon Bailey for 60m euros; 20 year old left footed winger who is taking the BL by storm for 2nd place Bayer.
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    Nuts Full Member

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    Care to revisit this in light of last night? They're not good enough if United want to get back to being the best in Europe.
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    sully1 Full Member

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    Fred is the only player ive seen this season boss the city midfield
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    pocco loco

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    It'll be a midfielder and some sort of defender. Which won't solve our clueless attack and we'll be stuck for another 12 months scratching our heads as to why we are still a bit rubbish.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Same. It's the only time I've really seen him, but he didn't look out of his depth at all dealing with City. Same goes for Shakhtar as a whole, really.
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    Mr H Full Member

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    Our best defender wasn't playing last night. Bailly wasn't in the team and he is great at holding the ball. we already spent on Lindelof this season and hopefully he comes good. Smalling and Jones panic a lot when they have the ball, everybody knows that but they're good enough as back up, and most often than not, they are enough, we don't play top 6 teams every week. don't forget that we also have Rojo who was very good before his injury.

    We definitly don't need more defenders, there are other areas of the pitch that needs adressing first. mainly RB, Valencia didn't offer anything yesterday, it was a coward display from him? so i maintain that an RB is the priority, followed by an LB if shaw doesn't come good and a back up for Pogba or someone that plays alongside him. we saw yesterday that if Pogba doesn't deliver there's abolustely no one that does.
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    bebeanderson Banned

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    I know it’s an unpopular opinion but the best signing would be a coach like Pochettino, or one of these hungry young modern ones like that Hoffenheim one.. team needs intensity and faster, one touch build up and ruptures of opposing defensive system.