Adnan Januzaj | 2013/14 Performances

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    Kill 'em all Pastor of Muppets

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    If we buy Sanchez or someone similar, it will be to play him on the wing. How will it have any effect on Januzaj? Januzaj can start on left wing and Sanchez on right wing while Hernandez and Welbeck aren't wingers so they don't even come into the equation.
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    saivet Full Member

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    Welbeck isn't a winger but I suspect he will play most of his football on the left for us this season.
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    Walrus Oppressed White Male

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    We have an overcrowded attack and fewer games next season. I mention Hernandez as his gametime will likely mean Rooney/Welbeck go out wide in those games potentially, instead of Januzaj - it's all related.

    Again, we currently have Valencia, Nani, Young, Mata, Kagawa, Welbeck and Rooney potentially playing wide roles (not saying they all will, obviously). I want Januzaj to get a fair bit of gametime next season (30+ games) and so if we are buying a Sanchez then I would think at least 3 of the above players would need to go.
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    Kill 'em all Pastor of Muppets

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    Would you really care that Nani, Young, Valencia and Welbeck don't get any game time if we signed someone like Sanchez?
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    Walrus Oppressed White Male

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    Welbeck I would, and I hope most united fans would share that view.
    Kagawa also deserves to play, and personally I still hold hope for Nani, but I know I am in the minority on that one.

    So that's Januzaj, Sanchez, Welbeck, Kagawa, Mata, Rooney, RVP as our primary attack force - 7 players for 3-4 positions which is about as much as we can reasonably manage. Then we have Hernandez, Nani, Young, Valencia not to mention the youngsters like Lawrence and Wilson who may want some gametime.
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    Hmm fair enough mate. I'm sure the club will look to move some players on if we intend to bring a quality winger in. Even if we don't it would be financially prudent to cut atleast one or two given the absence of CL football (The FFP rules worry me a bit given how we might be loading an extra 500k per week or more on the summer acquisitions). Especially since the likes of Young and Nani earn around 100k per week.

    I'd love it if we wait one season and activate Reus' 30 million buyout clause in 2015.
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    Dante Bang Average but can post Blindfolded for 15 secs

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    Doesn't surprise me. OK, I went to far there. They are idiots, hope they find those guys and lock them.
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    Any word on why he's not going on the summer tour?
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    jeff_goldblum Full Member

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    I assume because Belgium got relatively far in the World Cup, Fellaini's not in the initial tour squad either and neither is Van Persie
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    He will probably join the team next week.
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    KiD MoYeS Good Craig got his c'nuppins

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    Participation in the World Cup. Any of our player's that went further than the round of sixteen have another couple of weeks off.
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    gooDevil Worst scout ever

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    Thanks guys, since he didn't play much I didn't think he'd get the same break as the other WC players that made the knockout rounds.
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