Recent content by fastwalker

  1. Do we really need to sign Jadon Sancho to beat Palace?

    So this is how far we have fallen from any semblance of reality,
  2. Do we really need to sign Jadon Sancho to beat Palace?

    But we could schooled today at home. The entire team performance was woeful. How would Sancho have prevented that? If we cannot beat Crystal Palace at home with all of our first choice players available to us, what on earth is Jadon Sancho going to do to change that? We are deluded.
  3. Would you sack or keep Ole? (Poll reopened)

    Let's be realistic, Ole is obviously not good enough. Two seasons ago we finished with 66 points. Last season we finished with 66 points. The only material difference between both seasons is that we finished in the top four in one season and out of the top four in the other. We have been...
  4. Do we really need to sign Jadon Sancho to beat Palace?

    I am going to cut to the chase here, last season we finished in title winning form and this season we start with one of the worst performances many have seen since last year. Are we seriously saying that a side with Pogba, Bruno, Martial, Wan-Bissaka, Rashford, Maguire, De Gea and Van De Beek...
  5. Is signing nobody a possibility?

    It is impossible. Signings will be made but not the ones we are expecting. Tactically I can see exactly what the Board will do here; they will take this right to the wire and then make a couple of last minute mid to low profile signings. By that time we will be so desperate to get anyone through...
  6. Do constant comparisons with players in other teams hurt our players?

    I get the fact that it is perfectly natural to compare players. That is after all the way you assess and evaluate whether there might be better value in the market. I also understand from a small "p" perspective how comparisons are often used by fans to banter supporters of other clubs. However...
  7. Unpopular opinion time on AWB.....

    Frankly with AWB, we got the player we needed, but now realise that he is not the player we want. In simple terms, last two seasons ago we were desperate for competent and capable right-sided defender to shore up that part of our defence. That is what we needed and that is what AWB has been...
  8. What is more likely? That United get much better or that City and Liverpool get worse?

    I think you make some really interesting points here. If United do not reach 80+ points next season, with the current first 11 and possible additions coming, then there is something quite seriously wrong in my opinion. I think a 14 point improvement on this season (equivalent to four wins and...
  9. What is more likely? That United get much better or that City and Liverpool get worse?

    I really do think those days are long gone. I think 90+ is probably the minimum now for any side looking to win the EPL. If it was just one side that hit those heights over the past few years, I could well imagine that the standard would eventually drop. However, Liverpool and City are using...
  10. Players you really wanted here but failed when they joined other clubs

    Jordan Henderson. Good call by Fergie, He never had the hips to be a United player!
  11. What should be the realistic expectations for 2020-21?

    Good points. I would add one other variable and that would be Liverpool matching our 20 top flight titles.
  12. What should be the realistic expectations for 2020-21?

    I absolutely agree in-principle with this. The fact that Liverpool are not grooming natural successors to replace or seriously challenge their front three will be their undoing and will play into our hands. Unlike our front three, who still have their best years ahead of them, theirs are all at...
  13. What is more likely? That United get much better or that City and Liverpool get worse?

    All things considered, the end of last season was a genuine success for United. From New Year onwards, the team played some excellent football, we went on a terrific unbeaten run, we conceded fewer goals, Bruno has been a revelation and we qualified for the Champions League. It may yet get even...
  14. MEN: Fred identifies Manchester United's biggest problem this season

    I don't disagree with you but how do you know he hasn't already raised those issues with the manager and got nowhere? How do you know he has not raised them with Woodward as well? How do you know that he has not raised them with other players - especially the players in question? A player has...