David Brooks

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We can sign Championship players until mid-October, right?

Would strongly imagine we'll sign him after October 5th if we fail with Sancho/Bale
Could it be more exciting to play Tony Elanga in some League Cup matches ?

I'm still not sure how Brooks will respond with prerformances after nasty injury.
 

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Nobody thinks we should sign Brooks to start or because he's world class. He's a clear improvement to our squad depth and the deal should be absolutely simple to do. I'd definitely sign him.
He wouldn’t be simple to do that’s the problem. Apparently Leicester were quoted £50m for him.
 

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He wouldn’t be simple to do that’s the problem. Apparently Leicester were quoted £50m for him.
If United were in for him and he wanted to come the player can make life difficult for a club already relegated and without fans for the foreseeable future. Genuinely think they'd snap your hand off for 35m if he were to request to leave but of course that's just my gut feeling
 

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Quite amusing reading the OP “developments could happen very quickly”. 4 weeks on there hasn’t been a murmur.
 

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Could it be more exciting to play Tony Elanga in some League Cup matches ?

I'm still not sure how Brooks will respond with prerformances after nasty injury.
Not sure he's ever played RW? Might be wrong but he's usually up front or LW when I've seen him.
 

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Quite amusing reading the OP “developments could happen very quickly”. 4 weeks on there hasn’t been a murmur.
"Could"
 

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Not sure he's ever played RW? Might be wrong but he's usually up front or LW when I've seen him.
He’s played both LW and RW. He’s more effective coming off the right on to his left foot but he can play through the middle .
 

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He’s played both LW and RW. He’s more effective coming off the right on to his left foot but he can play through the middle .
Oh nice. I've never seen him on the right, he's a talent for sure, but he's quite a way off the first team I'd have thought
 

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If tomorrow never comes..

Then we have more time to sign sancho. Meanwhile Ed’s off to buy tickets to see David brooks in concert
 

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It’s like heading out to restaurant for a fillet steak,
balking at the high cost, walking out and then settling on a Big Mac on the way home.
 

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It’s like heading out to restaurant for a fillet steak,
balking at the high cost, walking out and then settling on a Big Mac on the way home.
Big Mac does the job though and is still tasty
 

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He wouldn’t be simple to do that’s the problem. Apparently Leicester were quoted £50m for him.
Exactly.
£50M to Leicester means £60M to United.
Brooks is a decent player, but you have just got to be joking at these prices.

Having said that, I could see a final day double panic signing of Brooks and King for whatever Bournemouth want...!!
 

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The thing with David Brooks...if we are not getting Sancho there is no justification in getting Brooks. 40 mil for Brooks is far more expensive than 120 for Sancho.
There are players of Brooks' quality in places like Portugal, Croatia etc that can be had for 10-15 mil. So no no way should we get Brooks
 

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Praying that time slows down and enables us to finally get a resolution with Sancho whilst also praying the window ends in 10 minutes so we don't have time to sign Brooks.
 

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Just seen that Twitter ITK account has said we’re after Brooks now :lol: would have to be a loan with option to buy if so cause we’re skint now surely. Won’t get my hopes up over sketchy rumours though ;) actually, I will
 

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Just seen that Twitter ITK account has said we’re after Brooks now :lol: would have to be a loan with option to buy if so cause we’re skint now surely. Won’t get my hopes up over sketchy rumours though ;) actually, I will
Hope you do buy him mate so he can stay away from United as an option
 

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Just seen that Twitter ITK account has said we’re after Brooks now :lol: would have to be a loan with option to buy if so cause we’re skint now surely. Won’t get my hopes up over sketchy rumours though ;) actually, I will
Didn’t Bournemouth buy him from you originally?
 

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Brooks does not fill a need and the rumor being quoted is about him going to Sheffield not us. Time to take a cold shower lads, we are not signing anyone else.
 

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We truly have become Liverpool in the Roy Hodgson era if this happens
I remember many similar sneering comments when we were heavily linked with Mane.

Brooks is a good player. Hope we pick him up.