Icardi offered to Man Utd

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  1. Jun 16, 2019

    arthurka Full Member

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    Good news, money for Lukaku. Get Haller in and we will be twice as dangerous going forward.
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    FootballHQ Full Member

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    Just been sent home from Inter training camp.

    According to BBC article on this Juve have been linked with him last few weeks.
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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    They will probably transfer him to Juve and Wanda to United.
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    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Wanda Nara :drool:
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    damageinc. New Member

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    If this was true, the swap between Lukaku and Icardi was already done by about 1 month or so…. the only clear fact here is that Icardi don't want to go abroad but Inter will never accept low offers from him, if you think that Inter will accept a ridiculous low offer from Juve or Napoli you have no idea of who Suning is…. just ask to Ramires when he was in Jiangsu.
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    ::sonny:: Full Member

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    He is far better than Lukaku
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    Shark @NotShark

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    But he’s not too dissimilar. Isn’t the consensus that we need a striker with more link up play/skill outside the box? This guy isn’t that.
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    JJ12 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    We need an out and goal scorer - the service was Lukaku's issue.

    Icardi and his Mrs isn't what the club need.
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    settembrini Full Member

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    He's about as good as Lukaku but far more disruptive and toxic.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    He is far better than Lukaku but yes he is disruptive and toxic
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    ::sonny:: Full Member

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    He won’t come here, he said to his team mates that he will stay at Inter for the next two years “2 yrs of wage without doing nothing is not bad”

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    Garethw scored 25-30 goals a season as a right footed RW

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    What a shit attitude. At 26 he’s willing to write off two prime years of his career. Why would any top club go anywhere near such a personality?
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    Lash Full Member

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    I imagine this a retarded negotiating tactic from his missus and she’ll probably end up crying again when Conte freezes him out completely. This guy’s a moron, do not want him anywhere near here.
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    Bullhitter Full Member

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    If he was just a little bit less good he would be the most West Ham signing ever.
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Hes a truly natural born finisher and there's not many around. I wouldn't be against a swap with Lukaku with cash.

    The chances we could create for him it could be fruitful but at the same time it would be sensible to avoid him over his attitude issues.

    But Cantona wasn't the easiest to handle either!
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    Sir Scott McToMinay Full Member

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    I don’t think he’s even better than Lukaku, comparing him with Cantona is a travesty.

    We have enough problems as it is.
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Cantona's Premier League Record
    Appearances 156
    Goals 70
    Assists 56
    Contribution per appearance .80

    Icardi's Serie A Record
    Appearances 219
    Goals 121
    Assists 30
    Contribution per appearance .69

    Lukaku's Premier League Record
    Appearances 252
    Goals 113
    Assists 35
    Contribution per appearance .59

    Look what you made me do. I believe Icardi would be an upgrade on Lukaku. Especially in our team.
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Cantona was more than goals and assists
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    Cassidy No longer at risk of being mistaken for a Scouser

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    Hes better than Lukaku tbh but he has too much baggage
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    MrSingh2002 Full Member

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    Not debating that at all. Just saying Icardi is a better finisher than Lukaku and an upgrade on the pitch. Judging by Lukakus antics atm it might not be a downgrade off the pitch either.
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    RedDevilRoshi Full Member

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    Cantona was more than just goals and assists. He was a natural leader and someone the youngsters used to look up to for inspiration. Something Icardi is far from.
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    adexkola Arsenal supporter

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    There is nothing wrong with abiding by a contract signed.
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    George The Best Full Member

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    Agree. Bale is a good example.
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    Garethw scored 25-30 goals a season as a right footed RW

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    Yes but Bale is 29-30 years old. He’s achieved everything there is to achieve in the game.

    What has Icardi achieved exactly? He’s 26 ffs and willing to play no football for two years during the prime of his career.
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    RedRover Full Member

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    You should be banned off here for bringing up Cantona in a post with these two.
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    Fer Full Member

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    As far as I remember, Icardi has scored 20+ goals per season in the Italian League. But he just scored 11 last season (still more than Rashford) and he played less games.
    Did he was injured last season?
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Icardi isn't upgrade. He takes shit loads of penalties. In the last 7 seasons Lukaku gas outscored him in 5 seasons when it comes to non penalty goals.

    Lukaku is much better dribbler - completed 4x dribbles than Icardi and at much higher rate.

    Better in aerial duels. Wins shit loads more and at better rate.

    Better in creating chances

    Better in assists
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    He was "injured" for few games when he made himself unavailable when they took arm band from him. He scored 6 non penalty goals and went 6 months without scoring a goal from open play.

    He is good penalty taker but this "natural born goal scorer" is a myth.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    He stole his best mate's wife which he probably thinks is an achievement.
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    Then wonder why he created such a shit show along with his wife, for bigger contract when he already had a contract till 2021. He could have just respected the contract he signed.
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    He was offered to us for Lukaku, but Glazers want the cash, poor souls.
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    Decomposing In Paris Full Member

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    He's not even that good. Good striker, don't get me wrong... but the potential downside far outweighs the up... and unfortunately I think it's more likely that history repeat itself. If he was a player who would instantly have us frightening the best teams it might be different... but he's not, and never will be.
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    No it's not. He's a great striker in the mould of an Inzaghi. You watch him play and see the runs he makes and the positions he gets into, he's possibly the best around at that. Inter don't always have the midfielders to find him and he's fairly uninterested in dropping back to help them.

    Lukaku should be a better player than him but we seem to have signed an imposter. I'd happily swap them.
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    Judas Open to offers

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    Exactly why he'd struggle here. We lack creativity and he doesn't work hard enough for the team overall. It's just not a good fit.
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    We want the cash because it’s the smart play, we want to buy a replacement not take another cast off
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    It is, when his league goals are from 15-18 from open play. That's as many as Lukaku. He is only a natural born goal scorer when he takes shit loads of penalties.

    Also he doesn't drop back not because he is not interested, that's because he is limited player.

    Lukaku had issues with adding too much weight and all that, still he scored more goals than Icardi last season and Icardi went 5-6 months without scoring a goal from open play. He scored 6 league goals from open play last season and his form was poor even before he was removed as captain.

    Lukaku is better player and Icardi is a downgrade on Lukaku. Much better on and off the field.
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    Bestietom Full Member

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    More speed and movement than Lukaku, and would suit us better.
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    haram Full Member

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    You've got to be stupid to want this guy.
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    You can write last season off for Icardi. He missed half of it and when he did play it was under a cloud. His own fault but it's not some injury that cant be recovered from.

    I seem to remember you being a keen Serie A fan? Watching Inter live it's frustrating how little they manage to find Icardi. It doesn't show up on TV but he is constantly making runs off the defenders only for Vecino/Naingolan/Brozovic/Valero/whoever to pass it sideways and miss the opportunity. His chances have been particularly low because of that.

    Contrast that to Lukaku who pretty much stands still until the ball comes to him and then it's pot luck whether he actually manages to control it.
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