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And Solskjær has won it!
Oh I definitely agree, the divide in the groups was based on ability and I feel Tevez was more talented than the strikers I have put in Tier 2. Maybe he was somewhere between 1 and 2.
I liked Tevez a lot (still it was clear that he received much more money from City which we were right not to give him).
In 2007/08 he was a great player and at the same time very committed, the following year he was a different player and he didn’t turn back to a permanent hardworking professional player at City either. Preferred playing golf in Argentina than playing for them.
However if he didn’t have the contract issue with us I would have kept him and not signed Berbatov.
Attitude and unprofessional issues aside over the course of their careers Tevez was the better of the two no doubt. Just as a player i would have opted for Tevez too but Tevez is Tevez and he just wasn't so good that the hassle that comes with him would have been worth it.
 

Herschel Krustofsky

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Came across really well in that programme with Gnev, even disowning some of his goals on the basis they were ugly

Goes on the 'would have a pint with' list.

Classy player too
 

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The odd thing about Tevez and Berbatov is neither were necessarily integral to the teams success

We played better football during the 2006/2007 season than the following 2 seasons and ultimately only came unstuck in Europe due to a little bit of inexperience and injury problems.

Both were clearly world class though.

On the whole, fans do tend to relate a strikers success with that of the wider team. None of the strikers from 98/99 would get in a best United 11 if you had to pick 2 from our history. Sheringham as an example only 5 goals throughout that entire season.
 

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He had the potential to be unbelievable but never lived up to it. Too lazy for my liking I used to hate watching him stroll around. He could of been some player if he ran abit more. Oh well. I get the same frustrations with Martial. Players who think they are better than they are and won’t do the hard graft to make it to the top of their game.
 
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Both were clearly world class though.
Berbatov was never world class. Whilst I liked Tevez as a player, his reputation was often better than his performances, and it’s extremely debatable whether he was ever a world class player, I.e one of the best in the world, and I don’t think he was.

to suggest both were “clearly” world class is way off I would suggest.