Hannibal Mejbri | Joined the club subject to FIFA approval

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  1. May 16, 2019

    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Always sounds good in theory, but imagine them all being 18/19 here. They will basically be competing with each other for scraps.

    I’d love us to have all, but integrating 5 18 year old forwards into the first team at the same time seems highly unlikely.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    The class of 2022..:drool:
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Inshallah
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    BalanceUnAutreJoint New Member

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    Speaking of French prospects, the one I could see us try to go for is Lucien Agoume.
    Similarly to Pogba back in the days he is a highly rated teenager who happens to not play for a Ligue 1 club and therefore he is very likely to be sold to a 1st division club in the near future.
    He is from the 2002 generation and already has Ligue 2 experience.

    He's been compared to Pogba a lot although I'll admit I haven't seen much of him.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Insha'Allah..
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Looks a carbon copy of Pogba from the vids on YouTube.
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    Tomuś Nani is crap, I tell you!

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    When do you vote for posts of the year?
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    Based Adnan New Member

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    Nice to see someone at the club is doing their job well
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Most scouts would know about them players. It seems like the club have adopted a aggressive strategy now in bringing in the cream of the crop at youth level.

    Maybe that itk from reddit is correct in saying that Nicky Butt has a big budget to bring in the best young players around the world.
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    Infestissumam Full Member

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    it's a good sign for sure. If there's one person in Uniteds structural clusterfeck that I trust, it's Nicky Butt.
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Well at that point in time, Greenwood would be 20, Rashford 24/25, and Martial 26/27. Chong will probably be gone or a squad player. It's possible 1 or 2 can make it from that group of Shoretire, Cherki,and Emeran.

    I think the midfield group will be harder to break into. Forson and Mejbri will be potentially competing with Gomes, Garner, Levitt, and Puigmal.
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    haram Full Member

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    Butt is one of the good things about this club atm.
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    I wasn't a fan of Butt initially because there was this indoor tournament where he acted unprofessional. Apologies if my memory got the best of me.

    I turned into a fan when he said this about Gomes
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Well I agree.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Except for the fact it took him about 8 months to find Sbragia and seems to thinks 2 years straight of dogshit is acceptable. Butt has done good stuff but at the same time as absolutely ruined the u23s and fecking up players' development.
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    Harry Harries Full Member

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    What was the indoor tournament incident out of curiosity?
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    If I remember right, he had our players stop playing for a long time in order to see us through. It was pretty embarrassing and poor use of the kids time in the tournament.
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Both teams just needed a draw so we played to a draw. It was pretty standard that practically every coach would do.
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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Here's what Rayan Cherki is capable of. I watched his other performances and this one was probably his best. He's #23 in the video.
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    Mylock New Member

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    I would agree with you a 100%, watched him playing for France in the u17's and was very impressed. Looks a serious talent. These are the type of players we should be buying. Cheap with alot of potential and can be moled in 1st team players.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Easy to say. Pogba needed a loan to Italy to become the player he is. These scraps that the kids get here won’t cut it. It’s very hard to break through at a big club, never mind the 7 or 8 (if we add all these Frenchmen) that people want to see in the team.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Who is Cherki? Isn't this thread about Mejbri?
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    This is probably a better video as the one you posted is the entire match, over an hour.

    Shows the ability he has. I perhaps expected a little more considering what some have said about him, but then I remember he’s 15 there playing U19 football, and it really is impressive. Especially how he handles himself physically.

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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Good looking out. Yeah, he does a good job of dragging the ball back to him in tight spaces to keep it away from defenders. Also protects the ball with his body while doing that skill.

    We're rumored with both French youngsters. Cherki is the more highly rated of the two.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Where are we on these two lads? Is it just the rumour mill cranking up as usual or is there really mileage in it?
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    Lash Full Member

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    we are definitely in for Hannibal, we tried in January. Cherki is a new one, but seems like it might have a bit of legs. If he’s as talented as we’re led to believe, I think we’ll have a battle to get him away from Lyon.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    That’s my reservation;Lyon don’t have to sell and if they do, it’ll be for big money
    Cherki is more talented isn’t he?
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    limerickcitykid There once was a kid from Toronto...

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    Hannibal definitely wants out but it comes down to the legal issues of his contract and those details being worked out. There is no future at Monaco for him though.

    I'd say Cherki is a bit more unlikely. He is basically the highest rated player in the world in his age group so no doubt we are interested but then every club in the world will also be interested and Lyon will be making huge promises as well.
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    Lash Full Member

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    According to @BalanceUnAutreJoint, generational talent. He is only 15 though, so I think he has to decide his first professional deal? Might be wrong.
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    BalanceUnAutreJoint New Member

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    Mejbri is very likely to come here, wants out and we've been the only club linked with him as far as I know.
    Cherki It's impossible to tell yet as he could very well sign his contract for Lyon, if he leaves though we've got as much of a chance as anyone I guess, link says his clan visited our youth facilities

    @Inigo Montoya Yes he is more talented, that's the kind of goals he is used to score
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    Edit: Scratch that.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    We've held a meeting to sign Cherki but so has Zidane apparantly. On Mejbri, we seem to be the favourites to get him.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Well, that's great then. Zidane is football royalty for these French kids.

    Good to hear about the other one.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    Doesn't seem to have that exceptional acceleration but the technical quality looks terrific. More of a 10 or second striker than a forward?
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    MDFC Manager Full Member

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    He's of Algerian descent like Zidane, so must be an easy sell.
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    jb8521 Full Member

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    Yeah we brought in Mathieu Seckinger as our main academy scout in France. He's very good.
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    ArjenIsM3 Full Member

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    Great name. Sign him.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    He's busy winning silverware with us already. The #10 in the vid.:D

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    Number 9 is Shola Shoretires little brother
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