Di Marzio: Javier Ribalta (Juventus scouting manager) to Man Utd

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  1. Jun 23, 2017
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Juventus have confirmed on their website that Javier Ribalta has left the club for professional adventure elsehwere.

    Di Marzio said Ribalta is moving to ManUtd where he will have a significant role in scouring and recruiting players.

    Going by Di Marzio, looks like he will be DoF at ManUtd.

    http://www.juventus.com/en/news/news/2017/scouting-manager-javier-ribalta-departure-.php

    http://gianlucadimarzio.com/en/juve...a-leaves-the-club-hell-join-manchester-united
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    podurban2 Full Member

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    Good news, welcome Javier!
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    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    Hopefully true, it's long overdue we get some consistency in recruiting players.
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    TsuWave Full Member

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    cool. now first order of business, make sure we get fabinho
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Find us a Del Piero regen you cnut.
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    Will he get the number 7 shirt?
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    #CiaoJavier
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    :lol:

    While we are at it we should also ask him to find Zidane, Nedved, Buffon regen also.
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    Ali Dia Full Member

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    settembrini Full Member

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    Good scouts are underrated imo.
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    Ali Dia Full Member

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    is this why we havent been signing targets, waiting for this to go through?

    he is a signing!

    hopefully we start getting some kickass players in again over the next few years!
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    GledTheRed Full Member

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    Been well jel of juve and their recruitment for a while but no more :smirk:
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    Nedved too!
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    If true, he's going to be my favourite signing this summer. Juventus are top notch in that area and they constantly build great sides with half of our budget. Its high time we bring top professionals for the role instead of the usual manager's friends and family.
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    Womp idiot

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    Good stuff, about time we have some consistency and an identity moving forward when it comes to transfers.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    There's some top quality players in Italy coming up. Torino are asking crazy money for Belotti but thats the exception of the rule. I fancy Bernardeschi and Berardi at United and they wont cost us a fortune. Other players we should have a look at are Atalanta's Bastoni and Melegoni and Juventus bad boy Kean.
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    ilovethisgameahahah New Member

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    Playing the long game.
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    Varun Moderator Staff

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    Him being Italian should go a long way towards securing Morata.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Raiola's client isn't it. There was some contract saga last year or before that.
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    welcome ribena
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    nokillingmoths Full Member

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    Post of the year.
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    GrandJury New Member

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    Good to hear!
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    Probably the only exciting transfer we make this summer.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    Good news, it seems like Ed could do with some expert help in this area
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    VP89 Pogba's biggest fan

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    Let's get him on redcafe. He'd be a great source.

    Seriously though, we've never had a DoF have we? How does this change things?
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    If (and it is a big one) there is anything to that Italian journalist's story on Fabinho, maybe this is where it's coming from?
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    Rado_N Yaaas Broncos!

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    Can he play in a midfield 2?
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    Kostur Full Member

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    Not the first scout we've tried/signed recently, I've read about some Polish guy working for BVB that we tried to recruit but as he said he owed his career to BVB so he didn't want to move to us.
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    Fergie was pretty much our DoF, he did everything.
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    barmyarmy Full Member

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    We have top notch scouts from around the world. Getting gerado guzman (the Atletico madird scout) last summer and now this guy we are definitely moving in the right direction as a club.

    If this is woody who is behind the revamp of our academy he surely has to be the best thing happened to our club after SAF.
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    wolvored Full Member

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    Hes Spanish according to the press. Personally I haven't a clue as long as he can get the quality of players Juve have signed since hes been there
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Instead of manager having to choose all the players, DoF will chose the players based on coach's request. If they are work together then fine else scenes will be ugly when DoF signs player that coach never wanted.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    yep. When Juventus started acting as cnuts towards our bid for Pogba he threatened to strip them of Kean as well. That's how good he is. He's a bit of a risky transfer. The talent is there but he's a bit of a bad boy. We can probably sign him up for a tractor or two if we want.

    If you ask me, this is my list of players we should be interested in

    first team level

    - Bernardeschi
    - Insigne

    squad player level

    - Berardi
    - Caldara
    - Gagliardini
    - Locatelli
    - Rugani
    - Caprari
    - Federico Chiesa (Enrico's son)
    - Pezzella

    youths

    - Kean
    - Melegoni
    - Bastoni
    - Dimarco
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    Zoo Full Member

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    What Morata said when he left Juventus last summer:

    “Thanks to president Andrea Agnelli, Pavel Nedved, John Elkan, Giuseppe Marotta, Matteo Fabris and above all to Fabio Paratici and Javier Ribalta."
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    wolvored Full Member

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    His strength probably doesn't lie in convincing players to join, but as you said if he can employ others to make it happen, then I'm all for it. Just wish he would put 'football club' or even 'FC' back on the badge like he said he would 4 years ago.
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    MrPooni Full Member

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    He's Spanish.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    The debate rages on.