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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He’s clearly regressed since I made this thread. He’s on a long list of United first teamers who need replaced/upgraded
Nah, you just lucked out with his once in a lifetime purple patch :wenger:
 

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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...
 

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How's he anywhere near the starting 11, couldn't be anymore boring to watch.
 

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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...
Fans want the team to do well.

Fans want to watch players who put in the effort and have a high standard of technical ability and put in good performances.

It’s as simple as that.
 

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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...
It's probably an element of jealousy and frustration. How is he stealing such a grand living and costing us games from his lack of quality.

You are right it's not Lingard's fault, but you always want to clear the dead wood!

When you break it down he is getting most games in what is in theory his best position at AM and in a whole calendar year he has offered no goals or assists which is exactly what that position is all about.
 

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Can anyone remember the last time he played without holding the team back? I know the phrase gets used a lot, but we would literally be better playing with 10 men than having him in the team. Absolute waste of space.
 

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It's not Lingard's fault that Ole isn't intelligent enough to drop him, to be fair.
 

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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
Regressed. He has had about 3 months of decent football in his career. Just weird it takes some people so long to see the obvious when we are all watching the same game.
 

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Seeing him in the starting line up or on the sidelines getting ready to come on is such a demotivator. I'd hate to be playing with him.
 

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I absolutely hate him as a player. Would rather see us play with 10 men than him.
 

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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...
If I were to play for United, I'd do my best. My work rate would be high, and I'd give all I've got. This would not change the fact that I'm a shit footballer. Same applies to Lingard
 

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If I were to play for United, I'd do my best. My work rate would be high, and I'd give all I've got. This would not change the fact that I'm a shit footballer. Same applies to Lingard
I agree with Hester though that be that as it may - it's no reason to "hate" the player. He has done nothing to receive that level of dislike. It just makes us look like glory hunters who don't care about service to or love for the club.
 

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It's not even that I hate him - he's just a totally irrelevant player. I can't stand his media persona, but as a player on the pitch he tries all he can and has a fine attitude. He's just not good enough. Has no where near the required quality in almost every aspect of the game.

Fingers must be pointed at the people putting him in the team time after time, and the people not phasing him out and replacing him a long time ago.
 

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I don’t hate him, he’s just shite. Today might have been very different if Pogba was playing instead of him.
 

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Commentators are blaming the midfield not getting Lingard involved. The fault should be with Lingard as his hiding.