James Maddison

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  1. Jun 22, 2019

    Jimmy Skitz Full Member

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    Which is almost all based on one incident when he was a teenager on loan at Aberdeen
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    Harry190 Full Member

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    The English Isco, but will be a better player. Has a few of the same selfish traits though.
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    DarkRed New Member

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    He will want the number 7 I guess :)
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    No one mentioned the Norwegians yet?
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    OneUnited24 Full Member

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    Not entirely sure he’s what we need. Another player who’s end product is inconsistent and will cost a arm and a leg. We need proven attackers.

    Regardless I won’t believe anything until a internet ITK tweets/posts about it.
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    BluesJr Full Member

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    Most chances created is inconsistent?
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    OneUnited24 Full Member

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    I hate stats
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet New Member

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    Would like him at the club but it ain't happening this summer unless we sell off some valuable playing staff.
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    Leicester_Loyal New Member

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    There are various incidents that have occurred as to why people have a bad opinion of Maddision, most noteably a few weeks ago back in Norwich. He seems to have matured since coming here, but like any young lad he likes to enjoy himself, but he believes he's better than us mere mortals. A lot of Leicester fans took a while to take to Maddision and he is slowly winning the majority of them over.

    On the pitch he's a very good player, last season was his first in the prem and he did well (especially with us being so poor under Puel). He'd end up costing you about 50 million though, so I highly doubt you'll purchase him.
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    Reincarnated New Member

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    Story that came out seems to be false...that he met with Ole to find out how he will fit in the structure at Man utd.
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    RedRover Full Member

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    That'd be tapping up, unless Leicester gave permission - which without a fee being agreed they wouldn't, for obvious reasons. Ridiculous story.
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    Wettergren New Member

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    What did they say?

    Can't find anything on there Facebook page.
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    Nick. Full Member

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    Is Maddison a number 10?
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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Something about Maddison due to do a medical on Friday and it’s all hush hush.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Mainly. Also played coming off the left at the start of the season for Leicester. And then 2nd half of the season he played in a 3 man midfield as the most advanced player, pretty much the Pogba role with very little defensive responsibility
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    He played quite a bit deeper in the second half of the season, more of a creative / pulling the strings role. Meant less goals and assists than earlier in the season though.
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    They also responded to someone in the comments who said it’s no news anywhere else, and said "that’s correct, just wait and see".
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    Fer Full Member

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    How much do you rate Maddison compared with Havertz, Eriksen and Fernandes? Do you think he is better than any of them?
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    andersj Nick Powell Expert

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    Where?
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    As in a deep lying playmaker role ? As that’s exactly the type of player we need and have done since Scholes and Carrick retired, we’d need an out and out defensive midfielder though if Maddison and Pogba or a Pogba replacement were in the same starting 11 together.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Thats when he was playing the Pogba role.
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    Hmm, why would they post that without actually knowing something?

    I hope it's true.
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    Jimmy Skitz Full Member

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    Why would someone on the internet post something to seem like they have inside sources?

    Attention
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    DancingPanda New Member

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    True.
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    How highly do you rate him btw? He'll stay at Leicester for sure?
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    Jimmy Skitz Full Member

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    He’ll be starting for England by Christmas, he prefers 10 but right now he’s better as part of a pair of 8s
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    Yes, I'd say so.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    I don't think it was quite the same role. From what I saw of Maddison (second half of season) he didn't really "rampage forward" much like Pogba does, more creating and then trusting the forwards to do their thing, whereas Pogba seems to want to be the one doing it all himself.
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    Remember Andre Herrera used to be attacking midfield when we signed him? I was wondering if James Maddison has sort of work rate like Herrera.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Maddison was in pretty much the same positions based on his average position maps
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    Averages can be misleading
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Not here. It shows where he appeared most often
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    FujiVice Full Member

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    I hope we get him. Looks a cultured player. You get a sense we'll regret this one if we dont get him now.
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    Sparky Rhiwabon Full Member

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    Not necessarily
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    davidmichael Full Member

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    Interesting, I wonder if Ole sees Maddison in a deep lying playmaker role dictating tempo and creating whilst allowing Pogba to do his thing further forward ? It would definitely help us creatively as I’m sure I’ve read in a few places Maddison creating more than anyone else in the league last season, could really spark our attack off from deep and quicken the pace too.
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    Ekeke Full Member

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    Yeah, he didnt play that role. Tielemens played a bit deeper than Maddison most of the time, he was the one getting on the ball more, playing more passes overall and from deeper with Maddison receiving the ball on the half turn in space further up the pitch
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    sherrinford Full Member

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    Maddison is a no.10. Pogba is the one you would have in a deeper role if they were in the same team.
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    Maddison will be better than Isco? Based on what?
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    Jeffthered Full Member

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    Disagree. He's OK, but I don't think he's anything special at all.

    How many midfielders in the Under 21s (tournament) have we seen who are at least as good or even better than him? Thing is those players do not receive the same hype.

    Over-rated, and will be overpriced. And will not improve us that much, if at all

    Save the money, scout around. There's no urgency to purchase Maddison.
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