Hannibal Mejbri - Manchester United Player

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  1. Aug 14, 2019
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    Adcuth Full Member

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    I mean the under 18s game. The first team plays on Monday
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    that makes more sense! judging by some of the people in this thread, they're expecting him to start on Monday.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Don't think he got clearance, at least when Manutd.com mentioned all the deals, they mentioned few players are waiting for clearance and Mejbri was one among them.

    Maybe @jb8521 @khoazany knows latest on this.
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    Noticed this interview with him hasn't been posted too.









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    Mejbri & Hardley are waiting for clearance. All the other signings have got theirs
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    Like the way he talks in there with absolute confidence
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Thank you.
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    No problem
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    He's already 5'9-5'10 at 16.
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    Are people watching the videos of him from 4 years ago & thinking he's still that size or mixing him up with Xavi Simons because of the hair or where has this idea that he's small come from?
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    I think they're mate. I watched some of Monaco's games at u17 level via their YouTube channel which took place within the last 6 months and Hannibal looked surprisingly quite tall for a 16 year old. If I was to guesstimate I'd say around 5'10 which is above average height and he's still 16.
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    Oh great! I'm happy to hear that. There's not a lot of videos around of him so clearly what I saw was from further back.
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    Is he a center mid ?
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Angel Gomes seems to have some people completely and utterly obsessed with height in youth players, worst part is we don't actually have any evidence that it's even going to hold Gomes back. Who fecking cares how tall Mejbri is, one of the best players ever is 5'7 and currently playing and still smashing records.
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    He was deployed as a playmaking #8 for Monaco from what I saw in 3 full games at u17 level. A very elegant player whose play style is very reminiscent of the classic tempo controlling midfielders from years gone by.
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    We've actually got evidence that it may infact be a advantage instead.
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    Yeah I thought the same when I watched him, he looked a bit lanky if anything
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    What's he referring to in that interview about his family conflicts?
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    Contract dispute with Monaco
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    Have we?

    If he was 5'10 he'd have 25 first team appearances by now. Either way he'll make it and his height will soon stop being the focus.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    That’s just pure speculation.
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    mat85 New Member

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    What do you mean?
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    Coaches and even Rashford this week have suggested his size has meant his breakthrough is taking longer than it might otherwise have.

    Pure speculation is suggesting his size is actually some sort of an advantage. How could that possibly be true?
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Clearly you have not watched Antman! :rolleyes:
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    Who’s Hardley?
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    A 19 year old Paul Pogba who was over 6ft at the time made only 3 appearances for the first team.
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    Adnan Full Member

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    Modric, Xavi, Iniesta, Sneijder, Banega, Scholes, Moutinho and the greatest of them all Lionel Messi were all techno midgets. Their low centre of gravity has been a advantage to them rather than a hinderance.
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    He's a 16 year old CB that United have signed from NAC Breda in the Netherlands.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    You forgot Maradona; 5' 5" hardly a giant
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    How could I forget him, my bad. He was another great example of a player that used his low centre of gravity to full effect.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Massive legs!:lol:
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    He didn't skip leg day..
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    “Techno midgets” thats a new one on me :houllier:

    Sounds like how you’d describe small people who like going to Ibiza.
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    Inigo Montoya Leave Wayne Rooney alone!!

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    Great name for a band
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    And all taller than Gomes. It's pretty obvious he'd find things at least a small bit easier if he was 5'8 than 5'4. In the overall scheme of things it's not a huge deal because he's a terrific player who plays in a position where height is not hugely important. I think he'll adapt easily to first team football.

    But let's just stop trying to convince people it's an advantage to be smaller than just about every single player in the league though. Jesus, the lad said himself he wishes he was a few inches taller. Rashford said this week he'd probably have broke through quicker if he wasn't so tiny. Being 5'4 is not an advantage in football.

    If you don't mind I'd like to leave it at that for this discussion. It's already been done to death and the last thing anyone needs is to make the Hannibal thread about it as well. If you have to respond do it in the Angel thread. Thanks
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    Relevated fixated with venom and phalluses

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    What did rashford say?
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    Great that we are signing some of Europes supposed best young talents but lets calm down, he is 16 and a long way away from first team football if he ever makes it at all, these are calculated gambles. If one of 20 of these players goes on to be a star its money well spent
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    He's got mountains of talent.
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    'Techno midgets' has been used on the Caf for many years describing short technically gifted footballers.
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    Techno midgets :lol: