Adrien Rabiot / completing formalities at Juventus

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  1. Jun 18, 2019

    Fer Full Member

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    Juventus could sign someone expensive like Koulibaly or Chiesa to strengthen their team with the money they saved by getting quality free midfielders.
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    Lennon Full Member

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    Or, Woody finally get his a** up and signs Rabiot - with Pogba to stay ...
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    Gandalf Full Member

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    Except it appears that ship has sailed as Rabiot to Juve looks to be done.
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    Negative Red New Member

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    Well that's another target going somewhere else. The Longstaff, MacTominay combination is looking ever more likely. Yay.
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    Gog New Member

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    If this is true I am seriously shocked. Was convinced he was coming here on the premise that if he wasn't, Ed wouldn't have let Herrera go so easily. Some things make no sense to me.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Feck's sake. This and Brandt seemed like an easy one.
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    Bratt Full Member

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    Who said that, anyone reliable?
    I’m thinking Romano/diMarzio, not spoofex.
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    Van Piorsing Lost his light sabre

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    So Juve going for both Pogba and Rabiot.

    That's ambition right there.
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    Sp00ks11 Full Member

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    Still find it funny that so many thought we had a chance of signing Rabiot. :lol:
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    passing-wind Full Member

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    For goodness sake, what is the state of our midfield going to look like next season, starting to lose faith in the direction that we are being steered towards.
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    Infordin Full Member

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    Khedira is probably gone.
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    RedorDead21 Full Member

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    Starting??
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    Lash Full Member

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    Why are we taking el Chiringuito as reliable? They're only reliable when it's Real, I thought?
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    jackal&hyde Full Member

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    :lol:

    Rabiot is a very good player, good age, free, should have been a priority. I'm starting to fear that the rumors of us being interested in players like Longstaff and Rice might be true. :nervous:
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    Judas Open to offers

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    We were barely ever really linked with him seriously in the media, not at all recently. I’m not even remotely surprised he’s going elsewhere.
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    Organic Potatoes Full Member

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    It would've been rather convenient to sign a quality midfielder on a free...
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    Freeney New Member

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    If only Juve hade the same money as city, United, real madrid and so on ,they probably would have put togheter the best squad ever. it's incredible to se the work they have done with barely any money. If they get rabiot and or Pogba they only need a good centre back to win the CL. Perhaps they also need a better striker than mandzukic ( Maybe lukaku? Knowing our board they probably would accept a fee for about 50 million quid.) Even though im not lukakus biggest fan, i still think he would dominate in the serie a.
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    nainaisson New Member

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    Yahoo France also, whose source is from Rabiot's camp -- according to Sport Witness, I think.
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    Lash Full Member

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    Ah yeah, just read the comments, the first report they did was just quoting Chiringuito. They've doubled down since.
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    Acrobat7 Full Member

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    Who in Juve‘s midfield is a „better option“ than Rabiot? He‘d probably be their best midfielder if he signs.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    Credible or non credible source? I’m still hoping out for this.
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    Gandalf Full Member

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    Pjanic, Ramsey, Bentacur, Matuidi certainly and I don't think he is any better than Can.
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    Ramshock CAF Pilib De Brún Translator

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    thats disappointing, would have been quality for us
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    angusaa07 New Member

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    Another missed opportunity to sign a top quality player, forget that he was a free transfer he was just the type of player we needed. Finding it hard to be optimistic in this transfer window getting turned down by a number of top European talents like Rabiot, De ligt and Rodri (not sure if we were in for him but was reported) is worrying. We'll end up having to pick up the scraps from clubs unwanted players. Think it's going to be a tough few years.
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    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    All aboard the Longstaff express.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Why wouldn't we? We've signed lots of big names despite being pap (just turns out they're pap for us as well), and he's not that big a name.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Ah yes. The Spanish news outlet reporting the transfer of a French player from a French club to an Italian club. Seems legit.
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    ayushreddevil9 Full Member

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    I don't know anything about what's going on behind the scenes but I can't shake off the feeling that our idiotic board did not try hard enough to land him.

    He could have been a wonderful addition to the squad. Still wishing that the rumors are false but whatever
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    Gandalf Full Member

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    Not sure we could have done much to get him here once Juve decided to move on him, we just can't compete seriously. He has been in Italy for a few weeks now schmoozing with the club and so short of them offering a derisory salary he was always likely to sign on the dotted line. Once again we were simply the fallback option to make sure that Juve didn't lowball him.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Leave Rabiot to us Juve and we will let you have a chance to sign Pogba
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    Godfather Full Member

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    We haven't been in a state like this since the old days that's why.
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    Halal Jalal New Member

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    Now watch us pursue a nobody like Longstaff when this guy would have added immediate first team quality - as a free transfer! Probably second best player after PP right away.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    Looks like we're in the same state as we've been in since Moyes to me.
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    Infra-red Full Member

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    No we've deteriorated significantly.
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    Acrobat7 Full Member

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    Not sure if serious.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    To be fair Woody has had his hands full with the Wan Bissaka negotiation, not to mention the Mata extension. Multi tasking not his strong suit and he has his hols coming up
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    I really don't think we have though. There's an argument to be made for not improving = deterioration of reputation, but we're about the same otherwise. If you'd like to explain why you think so I'm all ears.
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    elnorte Freaky fly day

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    To some extent SAF's superior managerial expertise was papering over the chasms. However, even I believe even that could only have lasted so long and the signs of decline have been there since Ronaldo's departure.
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    Seven Seas Sardines Full Member

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    If they give us Cancelo and Pjanic for Pogba as well as a free run on Rabiot, I'd be alright.
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    Lash Full Member

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    If yahoo France are actually the source, then supposedly credible. :(
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