Joshua King

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Never expected him to break into our team to be fair. Good luck to him.
 

Wumminator

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Good luck to him. Any idea of the fee we received?

I remember when we sold Shawcross, Pulis said something like Fergie wanted Ryan to get games, so he made him availible really cheap, with big bonuses if Stoke ever got promoted/if Shawcross ever played many games.

I imagine it's something similar with King.
 

Elliott

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Best of luck, Josh. You're gonna need it at that freak show of a club.
 

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Good luck to him.
 

Joemo

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Only signed a 2 and a half year deal, so should it all go wrong he's not tied down there for ages. I don't see how it's a bad move for him, he's played 8 times since joining in November, as long as the new manager isn't a total feckwit and somehow doesn't see that King is better than what they've already got then he'll get a load of game time. Although he's looked bright in reserve matches, no Premiership club is going to sign him permanently on that basis, ex-reserve players pretty much always start in the Championship and work their way upwards.
 

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Good luck to him.

Surely, he could have gotten another club at that level except Blackburn though? Still a chance to make it as a premiership striker.
 

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I wish we'd put buy back clauses in our deals. We've a ton of striking talent. If he can get consistency in his game, he'll be a very good player. Goodluck luck to him.
 

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Shame to see him go, searing pace he just lacked a bit of composure/final third and was eager to get games so fair play to him, best of luck
 

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If he discovers the art of finishing he could be a very good player.

Fastest player I have ever seen at United.
 
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I saw this transfer coming. He's a very capable young striker but he just hasn't looked like joining our first team. Either way good luck to him at Blackburn. They're a good club, under some dodgy management, and in time he may help them back to the Premier League.
 

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C'mon guys, of course he was going to leave. No need to overrate our reserves this much. He's 20 and he's got about a season in total, mostly in subs, of games under his belt, from 4 different loan spells. Has hardly impressed at the top level. Was only a matter of time before he left.
 

KingEric7

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Really did have very high hopes for him at one point, shame about the injuries. Would agree with the comment about his pace. I remember seeing him live a few years back at Moss Lane and thinking no-one on earth could possibly be faster than that, and that was with the ball at his feet!
 

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Was always going to be very difficult for him to break through here, so no surprise that we have let him go. Hope he does well