Dwight McNeil

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  1. Nov 8, 2019 at 01:26
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    Name:
    Dwight James Matthew McNeil
    Date of birth: Nov 22, 1999
    Place of birth: Rochdale [​IMG]
    Height: 1,83 m
    Position: Forward - Left/Right Winger
    Foot: left
    Player agent: Unique Sports Management
    Current club: [​IMG] Burnley FC
    Joined: Jul 1, 2018
    Contract expires: 30.06.2023
    Contract option: Option for a further year​
  2. Nov 8, 2019 at 01:28
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  3. Nov 8, 2019 at 01:29
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    Harry190 Full Member

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    Super player. I'd be all in for him. He is so much better than the rest of his team that it's funny. And he has progressed tremendously since last year. A bona-fide prodigy. Surprised he isn't on the England shortlist.
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    Started the last under-21 game, which considering the talent that England has at the minute, shows he's highly rated.
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    He's ex-academy and has United DNA, therefore we must sign him.
  7. Nov 8, 2019 at 01:51
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Going by footage in this video, he's definitely been around the senior team.

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    Obiorahking_ Full Member

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    Would be a solid back up RW for now but if im being honest that wasn't the best highlight vid.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Agreed it doesn't do him justice. He's much better than the limited clips out there of him.
  10. Nov 8, 2019 at 02:45
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    Snow Somewhere down the lane, a licky boom boom down

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    I think we're good in the "promising, maybe they'll be good" department. We're desperate for top class players.
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    Obiorahking_ Full Member

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    We need both..especially left footed wingers.
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    Watch him against Chelsea from last week. He's not just promising. He's already there. His mastery of the basics sets him apart.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    He's a good player but I've not been blown away by him, I've not seen him much on the right as he seems to be on the left whenever I've seen him.
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    He's a very good player imo. I'd put him next to Brooks as some of the best younger wide players in the league.
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    I can see he's a good player but what do we actually want him for? Backup for rashford on the left? Convert him to a right winger?
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    We need another natural winger. Period.
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    He’s a good player although I’m not sure he’s good enough for what we want. He’d be a decent squad option but Burnley will want big money for him.
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    Going by that highlights reel his epitaph will read 'Bang fecking Average'.
  19. Nov 8, 2019 at 06:40
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    Could Ole want a 442 or 4411 without inverted wingers? James on right, this guy on left - what it would do is give us the option.

    1 Goal and 3 Assets this season, he a Utd fan so he'd want to come.

    He wasn't poached he was released because of his set pieces, ironically one of his strongest abilities now.
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    I like him but left wing is not our issue
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    So if we sign this guy, are we signing him to give competition to Rashford and as his backup? What will happen to Tahit Chong then?

    Rashford/ McNeil / Chong on left
    Martial / Greenwood / Mandzukic (let's assume) in the middle
    James / McNeil / Greenwood On the right?
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Reminds me of the old Spurs winger Tony Galvin. Decent but not top class
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    Galvin's goal was to head for the corner flag then decide what to do once he got there.
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    Boring name. It's a no from me.

    Seriously though, been very impressed with him. Didn't know he was in our academy.
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    Would be crazy if we signed him, I was in school with his dad !

    His dad was an excellent player, played for Macclesfield and Stockport. He used to play on a Sunday morning and go in goal and the team he played for were rubbish we'd beat them about 6-0....then he'd come out of goal and it would finish 6-5 or something.

    Personally this would be the weirdest United signing ever.
  26. Nov 8, 2019 at 08:14
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    Think he'd be decent like James if you could get him for £15m or such like because he could do a job for us. He's very disciplined works hard and has some quality.
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    I don't see it with him TBH.

    He'll be a left back in a few years.
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    Burnely didn't poach McNeil, we let him go.

    I think he's a decent prospect, reminds me a lot of Stuart Downing. He's a left winger which we don't need at all but at least he's left footed so would offer something different to James and Rashford. We could also try him on the right if he's good at cutting in.

    If he's cheap and available in January then I wouldn't mind this signing. If he's expensive or we have to wait until summer then look for someone better.
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    Would be an odd signing seeing as he only seems to play exclusively on the left. All for young english talent though.
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    :lol:

    He's caught the eye this year but we can't keep every single half-decent talent in the North West on our books. He looks good to be fair to him.
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    Tbh, I think he’d be brilliant in the Oxlade-Chanberlain or De Bruyne type of role as an inside winger more than a traditional wide man. If wide men can’t get 15-25 goals in the modern game they need to play somewhere else. I think he can be a CM in the long run, left of a three. Sort of similar to the role Di Maria played in the latter stages of his Madrid career.
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    It seems like his agent is talking a lot about leaving. If that's the case it wouldn't be that harmful bringing McNeil in.
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    That’s the first thing I’ve thought whenever I’ve seen him - ceiling could be much higher at leftback/wingback.

    Good player, regardless.
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    Yep I've used that exact comparison. Has a good cross on him, but not blessed with outstanding pace.
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    More of a dribbler and crosser than our recent left wing options. Certainly wouldnt be a game changer for us especially in a position where we already have multiple options, but he does play differently and would be good enough as a squad option who might improve and become a starter in time. He's clearly ahead of Chong in development
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    Holy cow, if this guy is deemed 'average', this place really is filled with 'football professors'.

    That, and/or, they don't really watch him play.
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    Pretty sure most posters watch United and then just highlights. Maybe just highlights
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    Definitely adds something different to our attack. I think there's a lot to like about this guy.