Are the lads back in training yet?

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These boxes are sharp as hell.

It's like watching us vs Barca in 2011. :(
 

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What I meant was if someone isn't a natural dribbler.
He's always been a great dribbler.

The fact he prefers to burn defenders for pace doesn't mean he doesn't also have excellent close control. It just means that he chooses the best strategy to get past his man, regardless of whether it's aesthetically pleasing or not.
 

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He's always been a great dribbler.

The fact he prefers to burn defenders for pace doesn't mean he doesn't also have excellent close control. It just means that he chooses the best strategy to get past his man, regardless of whether it's aesthetically pleasing or not.
Yeah watched his youth videos and he's been a good dribbler
 

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Yeah watched his youth videos and he's been a good dribbler
There was a video during lockdown when Rashford was in the youth, his dribbling was brilliant.

I think we are seing more of this now as he is getting more confident. He has come out this week and talked about how he has found consistency and he feels his game is alot better now.
 

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when are they back ?
 

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H back training for a boxing match by the looks of it, but nothing on The Onion yet about the lads returning to Carrington.
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
Solid punishment for doing well in Europe, not to mention we'll also be playing catch up all season.
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
Playing a friendly against Villa this weekend supposedly, our only friendly planned
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
Apparently we will play Aston Villa at the weekend as our only match before our season starts.
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
We're playing Villa at the weekend but we're only playing one match before the start of the season.

I fear our football may be quite disjointed until October.
 

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So our squad will have a week's training and no preseason games before our first game of the season next week?
Ideally a lot of our players would have been involved in the internationals.. but many players like Maguire, Rashford, Pogba, Greenwood, AWB couldn't join for some reason or the other. Still atleast some of our players got some match practice just before the season like Martial, Van De Beek, Sancho, Lindelof, and Bruno.
 

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Always baffled me how long professional athletes need to recover. In my mind, a week on the couch should be enough unless you have a serious injury.
 

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Always baffled me how long professional athletes need to recover. In my mind, a week on the couch should be enough unless you have a serious injury.
Do they really need that much time for physical benefit or for mental? I think they're fine. They had 3 months off, just doing gym work and they played for a couple months and then a month off. I don't think they are that tired. Most probably fatigue will be exposed towards October.

Will there be winter break this season? For some players it will be: season - Euros - half a season - World Cup - another half.
It's messed up what is coming ahead.
 

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Saw some pics on the official site as well. The boy looks well endowed in all his pics, seems he's up for the challenge and this can only mean good things are on the horizon.
Are we bringing back Lukaku chant?
 

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Saw some pics on the official site as well. The boy looks well endowed in all his pics, seems he's up for the challenge and this can only mean good things are on the horizon.
Expecting big things from him, it will be a long and hard season but hopefully he can erect us to more than a semi.
 

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Saw some pics on the official site as well. The boy looks well endowed in all his pics, seems he's up for the challenge and this can only mean good things are on the horizon.
I salute your order of priorities.
 

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Saw some pics on the official site as well. The boy looks well endowed in all his pics, seems he's up for the challenge and this can only mean good things are on the horizon.
LVG would have loved him. Horny trainer! we go for it... yes!
 

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Dunno which thread to put this in but why do we start a week later than most of the other teams? Not complaining but seems a bit unfair to get all that extra rest?!?
The two sides that got to the semis in the CL/EL have extra rest, think there is a stipulated amount of days they need to have.