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Axel Tuanzebe 2019-20 Performances

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  1. Jul 6, 2019
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Full Name: Axel Tuanzebe
    Date of Birth: Nov 14, 1997 (21)
    Nationality: England [​IMG]
    Other: DR Congo [​IMG]
    Height: 184 cm
    Position: Defender - Centre-Back
    Foot: Right
    Player Agent: Unique Sports Management
    Current club: [​IMG] Manchester United
    Joined: Jan 1, 2017
    Contract until: 30.06.2022
    Contract option: Option for a further year
    Date of last contract extension: Jul 5, 2019​
  2. Jul 13, 2019
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    UNITED ACADEMY Full Member

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    He looks really good. Very composed, I can see he’s ready to take big part for first team XI selection this season.
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    PoTMS Full Member

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    It'll be a damn travesty if he isn't starting games for us this season. Should be promoted to 3rd choice centre back if we bring someone in.
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    Stobzilla Official Team Perv

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    He has been ready for a year in my opinion. He need a shot this season,. A Premier League loan will be a waste of time.
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    Harry190 Full Member

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    Cucumber.
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    ivaldo Mediocre Horse Whisperer, s'up wid chew?

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    Wouldn't be adverse to seeing him start next to Lindelof next season. Although we didn't see it today, he's very good at carrying the ball out from defensive, which we've struggled to do at times. Having a player that can carry the ball beyond the first press will really help our build up from the back.
  7. Jul 13, 2019
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    Thiagoal Full Member

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    He’s so sharp in the tackle- reminds me of Desailly when he was at Chelski
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    SteveW Full Member

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    Did well. Developing a good presence.
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    Ace of Spades Full Member

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    He is also very calm under pressure, that is another positive as we can keep possession better.
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    Red_toad Full Member

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    Very comfortable game for him. Done his chances no harm.
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    Mickson Full Member

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    He's majestic at times. A future leader. And legend.
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    I only wish to see him be more adventurous with his passing to speed up the tempo sometimes, he clearly has it in his locker. Otherwise, I thought Tuanzebe was better than both Jones and Smalling today.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    He is very quick, his composure is very good, something that's very important for a CB. He should be part of first team this season, good chance he will be first choice before season ends.
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    Bwuk Full Member

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    Best defender at the club apart from Lindelof.

    Completely dominant - Smalling constantly had to resort to grabbing ahold of his opponent.
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    kiristao Full Member

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    Played well. Very composed. If we don't sign a CB then I expect him to stay or else he will probably go out on loan.
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    Raven Full Member

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    If we don't get a new CB, I actually think he could be thrown in. I think he could handle it, he's got all the physical tools, his positioning is excellent and he's very technical as well. Him and Lindelof seems like a good balanced pair.
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    Harry Harries Full Member

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    In that scenario I think you're more likely to see Rojo or Bailly leave before you see Tuanzebe go out on loan.
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    dutchred Full Member

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    I hope so. No more loans. Give him a chance
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    r3idy Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Had the old man round this afternoon and he lives down Brum way. Very highly thought of down at The Villa. Thought he looked very good and composed. Captained every Utd team at all level apart from first team. Woody gets a lot of stick but to be fair, no reason why Axel can't be on the same level as Maguire within a year or two. Ideal Scenario is that we get in a decent older experienced CB and let two from Jones, Smalling and Rojo go
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    He should be paired with Maguire if we sign him.
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    This is what I’m thinking. Do like Lindelof but Tuanzebe just looks like he’s got something.
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    Freak Born a freak always a freak.

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    Agreed. Although he will probably be eased into it with Lindelof and Maguire first choice centre backs.

    If our CB options for the season are Maguire, Lindelof, Axel and Smalling I'd be confident our defence will be much much better than last season.
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    Didn’t know that. Hopefully he can step up and be a much needed leader.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    His price is a joke but Maguire really would be a huge help, there's no doubt in my mind he'd be a very good signing.

    I'm still a bit undecided with Tuanzebe, I'm torn between two minds. If he stays and wins a place in the first team then that's great, however he may not get the minutes required if he stays, especially (if we're using your hypothetical center backs) considering he'd be at best 4th choice starting the season. Whereas if he were out on loan he'd be playing weekly at Villa in the PL. I'll need to see how he does for the rest of pre-season to make a better judgement.
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    mattunited1978 Full Member

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    How tall is he?
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    United Roar New Member

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    The only youth player from the academy who has a future in the 1st team. I will be furious if he goes out on loan again it will do him more harm than good.
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    That is what I am thinking as well. At his age minutes on the field is very important. It's a bit of a risk for him to play for United if all other CBs plus maybe one more top class coming in. Rojo, Jones, Bailly... they all need to play even if they are not considered as starting players.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    I'm leaning towards one more season at Villa, personally. Honestly if we get Maguire I'd hope we move two of them on, they're just injury-riddled liabilities at this point, who are just taking up squad spaces.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Only youth player with a future here? You're talking absolute bollocks.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    There's no need to send him on loan. We're involved in the Europa league and will have more than enough games for Axel at the very least.
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    arthurka Full Member

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    Still think we need a top CDM more than a CB. Axel is looking the part to fill up at the back but that cant be said about Matic in midfield.
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    I like him. But ye are placing a lot of faith on him to be the man right now. He rushed out from the back line today and that will be punished by quicker passing at a higher level. Add that to the awful tackle he put in the first half. They said on MUTV that would be a yellow in the league. I think it bordered on red. No need to do that at all. As I said, I do like him. But he ain't perfect yet and we are building him up for a fall if we have him as a starter this season
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    SamVimes New Member

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    That is not a very hard thing to achieve! In all seriousness, it is about time he got his chance. I have a friend who is a Villa fan and he saw a lot of him playing last season and he was very impressed. He is hoping we sign a centre back so that they can take him back on loan, where he will play every week.
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    Seven Seas Sardines Full Member

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    We're pinning our hopes on Tuanzebe, McSauce and Greenwood to take the world by storm this season. Best would be to get Maguire and loan out Axel, however Villa have signed 3 CBs so I doubt going back there will make sense.
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    Trophy Room Full Member

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    He has developed very well. A few moments of inexperience but I can see him starting.
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    Mickson Full Member

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    He's better than Lindelof.
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    Acquire Me Full Member

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    He was really good. I look forward to see more of him. Could become a beast for us.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    He's become ridiculously overrated on here. He was consistently out played by Tyrone Mings last season but somehow he is now our best CB. He did no better than Smalling or Jones today either and was even caught out and put in a terrible tackle. While Jones dealt with more attacks and cut them all out with ease. He's a good talent. He's nowhere near our best CB at the moment.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Plus, Perth put very little pressure on any of our CBs today meaning anyone would've looked good there. I think he's got a bright future but I'm not convinced he should be near our first team yet.