Best XI now?

MyBloodIsRed

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So what’s our strongest lineup now with CR7 back????

Ronaldo
pogba Bruno Sancho
Fred McT
Shaw Maguire Varane AWB
De Gea

bench
Rashford
Greenwood
Cavani
 

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Go nuclear with a 442....Cavani and Ronaldo; Rashford-Pogba-Bruno-Sancho; Shaw-Maguire-Varane-AWB...swap Greenwood with either Cavani or Ronaldo...ooof
 

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Henderson
AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw
McTominay - Fred
Sancho - Bruno - Pogba
Ronaldo

Bench: De Gea, Lindelof, Telles, Matić, Van de Beek, Rashford, Cavani, Martial, Greenwood
 

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DE GEA

AWB -------------- VARANE ------------ MAGUIRE -------------- SHAW

McTOMINAY

BRUNO --------------- POGBA

GREENWOOD -------------- RONALDO ------------- SANCHO
 

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Deano
AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw
Sancho - Pogba - Bruno - Rashford
Greenwood - Ronaldo​
 

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midfield of Pogba Mctominay Fred Bruno
With Ronaldo and Cavani up top

4-4-2
 

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-----------------------------Henderson--------------------------------

--AWB-----------Varane----------Maguire---------Shaw------

---------------------------------McT---------------------------------------

-----------------Bruno-----------------Pogba--------------------------

---Sancho--------------Ronaldo------------------Rashford----


Pogba will have to play more centrally like he does for France. And I think he may be inclined to do so with Ronnie back.
 

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cant anyone definitively answer if ronaldo played centre forward for juve?

obviously if he plays left wing he isn't doing so conventionally, isn't tracking back etc. but where did he actually line up?
 

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Henderson

AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw

McTominay - Fred
Bruno - Pogba

Greenwood - Cavani

Still this. Not that narrow though.
 

Grylte

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Feck it, all out attack!!!!

-----------------------------DDG
Sancho-----Varane-----Maguire-----Shaw
-------------Pogba--------------Cavani
Greenwood--------Bruno------------Rashford
--------------------------Ronaldo


Can swap Ronaldo and Cavani.
 

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Henderson
AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw
McTominay - Fred
Sancho - Bruno - Pogba
Ronaldo
Midfield sticks out like a sore thumb in terms of quality but I guess we know that already.
 

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De Gea
AWB Varane Maguire Shaw
McTominay Pogba
Greenwood Fernandes Sancho
CR7​
 

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...................DDG
AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw
..............McT - Pogba
Greenwood - Bruno - Sancho
...............Ronaldo
 

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probably

---------------ddg
awb varane maguire shaw
-----------fred mctom
sancho bruno pogba
-------------ronaldo
This on current form but I expect Rashford to displace Pogba over the course of the season if he stays fit once he's recovered from his op.
 

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Deano
AWB - Varane - Maguire - Shaw
Sancho - Pogba - Bruno - Rashford
Greenwood - Ronaldo​
Honestly, there is no reason why we shouldn’t play this at home to Newcastle. They will probably score on the counter but who gives a feck when we score 8?
 

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2 - 0 - 4 - 4

- Maguire Varane

- (Fresh Air)

- Sancho Bruno Pogba Rashford

- Greenwood Ronaldo Cavani Martial


Attack! Attack! Attack!
 

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cant anyone definitively answer if ronaldo played centre forward for juve?

obviously if he plays left wing he isn't doing so conventionally, isn't tracking back etc. but where did he actually line up?
Not officially as that on the team sheet they put him on the left wing

But he would always practically drift into positions you expect your n9 to be and he's been fulfilling that since 2015 so we should be fine
 

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Some of these more…erm..optimistic lineups remind me of Spurs’ ‘famous five’ forward line in 94/95.

Goals scored: 66 (5th highest that season)
Goals conceded: 58

:nervous:
 

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Ronaldo

Pogba Bruno Sancho

Thoughts & Prayers

Shaw, Maguire, Varane, AWB

DDG
 
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--------------------De Gea-------------------

Wan-Bisaka---Maguire---Varane---Shaw

--------------------McTominay-------------------

------------Fernandes------Pogba------------

Ronaldo-------Cavani----------Sancho



Then we have Rashford, Martial, Greenwood, Fred, Matic to rotate with
 

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Tough one, I think we should go 433 now:

De Gea
AWB Varane Maguire Shaw
Bruno Mctominay Pogba
Greenwood Ronaldo Sancho
If Rashford is back to his best, maybe Rashford rotate with Greenwood and play on the left

But if we want to play safe:
De Gea
AWB Varane Maguire Shaw
McFred
Sancho Bruno Pogba
Ronaldo
If Rashford is back to his best, maybe Rashford on left, Pogba replace Fred in DM
 

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DDG

AWB --------------Varane------------Maguire------------Shaw

McTominay-------------FFred

-------------------------
Bruno---------------------Pogba
Sancho--------------------------------------------------------
Cavani
...would probably be my default XI before signing Ronaldo, not considering anything in particular.

So - replace Cavani with Ronaldo, I guess. Use him as a pure CF at any rate, exploit his finishing and movement (purely in an attacking sense).
 

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-—————De Gea————————
—Varane Maguire Shaw————
———Lindelöf McTom—————
Sancho Bruno Pogba Rashford
—————Ronaldo———————
 

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Assuming no new midfielder, of course:

De Gea
AWB Varane Maguire Shaw
McTominay Pogba
Sancho Bruno Rashford
Ronaldo

Yes, a Fredless McFred in front a backline that sports Varane, who should not be forgotten on this glorious Good Friday. We can take our chances with a Fredless McFred with the vast upgrade over Lindelof we've brought in. And most of the time opponents will park the bus against us. It's not that hard to see even Chelsea sit back.

And with an attacking five of Pogba, Sancho, Bruno, Rashford and Ronaldo it's really hard to see us struggling to score goals against even top opponents.

Fingers crossed we've sorted out the set piece defending problem and that De Gea returns to his insane self of three seasons ago. Should that come to pass, oh my.
 

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Some of these more…erm..optimistic lineups remind me of Spurs’ ‘famous five’ forward line in 94/95.

Goals scored: 66 (5th highest that season)
Goals conceded: 58

:nervous:
At least half of these teams are completely nuts.

Who was in that Spurs side? Before my time but I'll probably know the names.
 

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-----------------------------Henderson--------------------------------

--AWB-----------Varane----------Maguire---------Shaw------

--------------------Bruno-----------------Pogba-----------------------

---Sancho----------------Ronaldo-----------------Rashford-----

--------------------------------Cavani--------------------------------------
 
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