Hating Lingard

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He’s clearly regressed since I made this thread. He’s on a long list of United first teamers who need replaced/upgraded
 

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Lingard scored on Thursday, Andreas put in a 'perfect' cross in for the equaliser yesterday, over to Mata!
Fair play to Pereira as the cross he put in yesterday was magnificent and would be happy if he did that all the time. I was happy for Lingard to score the other day but I feel his touch let him down in a promising position we he could have gone on to score.
 

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It's the Manager in situ who decides which players get new long-term contracts, not Ed Woodward, but then you probably knew that.
At a club run by competent owners, yes.
 

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The Dog and Duck are looking for a new attacking midfielder in January.
I don't know if they can stretch to the fee Utd are likely to want, but I reckon we should cut our losses and accept only one packet of Cheese and Onion crisps, instead of 2 packets and and some pork scratchings.
A packet of crisps will be of much more use.
 

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Nah, you just lucked out with his once in a lifetime purple patch :wenger:
Nah. It wasn’t just about the goals, it was more about his finding space, linking up well with the others, his movement and his occasional worldie. There’s no evidence of any of that this season
 

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Fair play to Pereira as the cross he put in yesterday was magnificent and would be happy if he did that all the time. I was happy for Lingard to score the other day but I feel his touch let him down in a promising position we he could have gone on to score.
That's what Pereira does best, from either flank, we just need him higher up the pitch more often which would mean a positional change, and Lingard is a bit like Nani towards the end now where he was second guessing himself all the time instead of playing on instinct, i'm chuffed he scored on Thursday but it might be time he moved on, and I think deep down he feels that too.
 

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He has had a small improvement in his last two games. Still nowhere near good enough, but hopefully he keeps improving and he gets back to being a decent squad player. I was happy enough with him in that role (not his fault that he was being played as a starter) until this season where he's been all kinds of shit.
Hopefully, improving, all those hopes for him to be a useful squad player.

Just effin sell him and get done with it.
 

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Hopefully, improving, all those hopes for him to be a useful squad player.

Just effin sell him and get done with it.
Exactly this. But knowing this club, he will get a new deal soon. December is on and he will score a goal here and there and then boom! New contract
 

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Last week against Sheffield United when we were 2-1 down Ole took off Periera and put on Greenwood. At that point we were lined up like this:

--------------------------------------De Gea---------------------------------
AWB--------------Lindeloff-------------Maguire--------Williams
Greenwood-----------Lingard----Fred----------------James
-------------------------Rashford-------Martial------------------------

It lasted for about 10 minutes and we scored 2 goals. And Lingard actually looked good. I'm not suggesting that Lingard should make that position a permanent one, however with the lack of midfielders that we have right now, and with how poor Periera was in the #6 in that game, I was surprised to see him given a shot there again vs VIlla, and not surprised in the least when Periera gave Graelish space and allowed him to curl in that first goal. For me, I would have started Lingard there for the Villa game, and I would also like to see us play a 4-4-2 more often as we completely dominated Sheffield in the short span that we did play it. Why we insist on playing a 4-2-3-1 is the biggest head scratcher for me. That is a formation that you use when you have a #10 that you want to build your team around. We don't have a #10 that is good enough for us to keep playing that formation each and every week...
 

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I have never understood, why fans can hate a player, who does his best. Lingard's work rate is really good, and it is my impression, that he gives all, he has got, when he is on the pitch. I dont't think, that he is good enough for United (and should be sold), but that is not his fault - at least he tries. The same thing goes for Young, and Fellaini also gave his best. Pogba on the other hand...