Christian Eriksen

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    Brophs The one and only

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    Let’s be honest, one of the bigger Spanish teams will have a cut off him if he’s free. So unless he’s moving for the sort of money they won’t pay him, he won’t be joining us.
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    Mainoldo Full Member

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    They wouldn’t pay £50m for him are they going to offer him good wages? They will low ball him. Maybe Juve but how many more midfielders do they need.
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    I think we will go for someone else. Whether that is Maddison i dont know.
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    Thepinhead Full Member

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    Ye he won't want to come anyway. I actually think he would turn city and Liverpool down as well. He always said Spain was his dream destination so he will run his contract down and hope Real or Barca come for him.
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    Sterling Archer Full Member

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    We rejected him this summer because Ed. So makes sense we will go back in January or next summer and offer him an exorbitant wage because Ed.
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    I think we realized he wanted to go somewhere else and tried to avoid an ADM situation again.
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    Sterling Archer Full Member

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    Which would be fine. I'm surprised by the talk of him in January now.
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    sherrinford Full Member

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    I think he gets played from a wide position too often, as well as being shuttled around too much game to game - Spurs seem to constantly chop and change their shape. I can’t actually recall the last time I seen him start in a no.10 role in a 4-2-3-1 (a ‘normal’ formation).

    I think he would do really well replacing Pogba in our current team. Every Spurs game I can recall from last season where he was moved into that deeper role he changed the game.
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    ThierryHenry14 New Member

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    At this stage of his career I don't think Eriksen will be interested in joining a team in transition. He will be like Ramsey want to join a team that can challenge for title right away.
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    We already have a young squad which only looks to be getting younger within the next year so adding a 28-year old doesn't have to be something negative, especially if the player in question is one of the best players in the league and doesn't rely on speed to deliver his best football.
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    criticalanalysis Full Member

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    Yes that's exactly both the hope, that he will recapture his intensity/form and fear that he is on a physical decline that I have. It's gives me Ozil, Mata and Sanchez vibes, all three who are still very good footballers but at their stage of career need a team built around them or have the best supporting cast.

    Then I think about the fraility of Pogba playing behind another advanced midfielder when in reality he has all the tools for that job. We need to address two main things 1) play a proper fecking man midfield and 2) play a proper dedicated DM, which can only work tactically in a three with the squad we have.

    Pogba with two hard working, technically sound passers and ball carriers e.g mixture of Matic (yes I still rate him), Fred or McTomminay in a three is a much safer option than bringing in a physically declining no 10 on high wages. Then if that doesn't work, we would be getting closer to the core problem, a DM or DLP.

    Of course for that to work, we would need to some actual proactive technical and tactical coaching, something we've been hoping for since Fergie left.
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    Sterling Archer Full Member

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    Didn't Ramsey leave you guys because you pulled the contract renewal away from him?
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    I think he can replace Pogba in terms of creativity but we would still need someone behind. He would fit in well if he could get ahead of out superstar No.10
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    Havertz maybe.
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    SilentWitness ShoelessWitness Staff

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    Maddison will be the one you go for.
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    GBBQ Full Member

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    Real Madrid's interest must surely have had him hesitant about moving anywhere else, especially with the English window closing earlier. The fact that move didn't materialise could mean he's open to other moves now. I'm sure Spurs will be keen to sell in the winter window too and invest in a replacement.
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    Volumiza Full Member

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    I hope so.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    I think so as well. He's young, he's British and he's ridiculously expensive.
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    Lash Full Member

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    Doubt it. Why after the age it took to negotiate with Leicester, would we do that again. We'll find someone cheaper, our big purchase would be Sancho if we go for one.
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    If we sell Pogba then Maddison would be a wise replacement.

    United fan, talented as hell, knows the league.
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    Maddison, Sancho and whatever DM we can find with Pogba sold would really improve the team as a whole. Would probably be a net spend of about £100m. Though getting CL football will make things a lot easier.
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    Lash Full Member

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    Yeah, if we sell Pogba, potentially. Didn't think about that to be honest.
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    sherrinford Full Member

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    I think he can replace Pogba positionally. I wouldn’t be surprised if a deeper role was his best position now - he’s never been the most explosive player and is not young any more, but has a terrific brain and is a very hard worker.
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    0le Full Member

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    Its a good plan on paper and I think you are correct.

    In my opinion, I don't think it will happen. Both Sancho and Maddison will be "big" transfers because of their fees. We may make one "big" transfer, but I can't see us doing two. Do you think there is a possibility we could make these signings?
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    UNITED ACADEMY Full Member

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    No chance. The only hope to get this guy if we are somehow challenging the league this season or if we have a world class manager managing us.