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Just learned that Prince williams is a Villa fan. Must be nice to have royalty as fans.
 

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Doesn’t mean we should spend 50m or plus for him.
You've just spent that on a right back.:lol:

Said it a few weeks back he'd be a great fit for your central midfield that lacks drive and energy on the days Pogba isn't feeling it.
 

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You've just spent that on a right back.:lol:

Said it a few weeks back he'd be a great fit for your central midfield that lacks drive and energy on the days Pogba isn't feeling it.
Not sure what’s the issue of spending that on Bissaka.

I do have an issue of spending 50m plus on McGinn when we have Gomes, Garner & McTomminay for our future midfield option.
 

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Who's their number 23? Looks decent.
 

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Not sure what’s the issue of spending that on Bissaka.

I do have an issue of spending 50m plus on McGinn when we have Gomes, Garner & McTomminay for our future midfield option.
If he continues this sort of form for the rest of the season £50m will start to look like a bargain. Considering how chronically short we are in midfield, I don't think we have the privilege of worrying about how signing a suitable first team midfielder will impact the development of players six years younger and not very similar.

On ths subject of Villa, watching them on Sky tonight reminded me how glad I am to see them back in the PL. Proper club with proper fans and a proper stadium. Depending on how I fair in the away ticket lottery I might have to blag some of the Villa fans on here for home tickets as it's been years since I've been to Villa Park. I was there as a teenager for the pitch invasion in 2002 and remember being carried about four rows down in the madness of the celebrations for Ruud's winner.
 

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If he continues this sort of form for the rest of the season £50m will start to look like a bargain. Considering how chronically short we are in midfield, I don't think we have the privilege of worrying about how signing a suitable first team midfielder will impact the development of players six years younger and not very similar.

On ths subject of Villa, watching them on Sky tonight reminded me how glad I am to see them back in the PL. Proper club with proper fans and a proper stadium. Depending on how I fair in the away ticket lottery I might have to blag some of the Villa fans on here for home tickets as it's been years since I've been to Villa Park. I was there as a teenager for the pitch invasion in 2002 and remember being carried about four rows down in the madness of the celebrations for Ruud's winner.
Spend the money on players that can improve us. If we are playing 433, McTomminay will be likely to be the box to box no 8. If we are playing 4231 then we need a new no 10.
 

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Spend the money on players that can improve us. If we are playing 433, McTomminay will be likely to be the box to box no 8. If we are playing 4231 then we need a new no 10.
We've got two passable midfielders at the club. One has made it very clear he wants to leave and the other is a young player who has shown glimpses of being a competent but very limited player. I don't want to derail the thread too much by making it into a discussion of United's midfielders, but it surprises me that you don't think we should sign a new midfielder like McGuinn because we have academy kids who might one day be good enough to start.

I'm not saying McGuinn is the second coming of Keane, but looking at our current midfield options, the extra quality, creativity, work-rate and ability to drive the ball forward he would have provided would be welcome.
 

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We've got two passable midfielders at the club. One has made it very clear he wants to leave and the other is a young player who has shown glimpses of being a competent but very limited player. I don't want to derail the thread too much by making it into a discussion of United's midfielders, but it surprises me that you don't think we should sign a new midfielder like McGuinn because we have academy kids who might one day be good enough to start.

I'm not saying McGuinn is the second coming of Keane, but looking at our current midfield options, the extra quality, creativity, work-rate and ability to drive the ball forward he would have provided would be welcome.
I don’t see McGinn as suitable replacement of Pogba’s role and I don’t see his 50m value to be worthy to replace McTomminay. And in additional of my first sentence we have some other talented young players will be coming from academy.

Yes, I don’t think we should spend 50m for a player at caliber of McGinn. I don’t think we need him, we should spend that much of money on type players that we need as per what I mentioned in my previous post.
 

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I don’t see McGinn as suitable replacement of Pogba’s role and I don’t see his 50m value to be worthy to replace McTomminay. And in additional of my first sentence we have some other talented young players will be coming from academy.

Yes, I don’t think we should spend 50m for a player at caliber of McGinn. I don’t think we need him, we should spend that much of money on type players that we need as per what I mentioned in my previous post.
Is it specifically McGinn you wouldn't want us to sign or do you think we don't need a new midfielder full stop?

I can't claim to have watched Villa every week, so I'm not saying McGinn is definitely the answer to our midfield issues, but our midfield options at the moment are non-existent so I can't understand the objection to another addition in this area.
 

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Is it specifically McGinn you wouldn't want us to sign or do you think we don't need a new midfielder full stop?

I can't claim to have watched Villa every week, so I'm not saying McGinn is definitely the answer to our midfield issues, but our midfield options at the moment are non-existent so I can't understand the objection to another addition in this area.
Pretty sure I made it clear enough in my previous 2 posts regarding to your question. Don’t know why are you still asking the question unless you didn’t read them.
 

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I'd take McGinn over McTominay and Pereira anyday of the week.
Got so much more talent and ability than both of them combined.
 

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I would take him in a heartbeat.
 

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John John McGinn has dipped a little recently, think a bit of fatigue as he gets through a ridiculous amount of work during a match and played about 70 games for club and country in last year.

My worry is if Leicester get CL they'll come in for him as Rodgers really wanted to sign him for Celtic.