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Matteo Darmian 2019-20 Performances

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  1. Jul 29, 2019
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    DoomSlayer Full Member

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    Apparently Barcelona are looking into him? :lol: I seriously can't imagine any club paying money for Darmian, he basically hasn't been playing proper football in years. What a waste of a career.
  2. Jul 29, 2019
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    Lemansky Full Member

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    He ain’t travelling to Norway so might be close to a transfer somewhere else.
  3. Jul 29, 2019
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    Andersons Dietician Full Member

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    Always remember him being able to put a better cross in on his swinger under pressure than Valencia could on his right with all the time in the world. Was a good player but for some reason he’s never solidified a place even when he was easily better than Valencia was.
  4. Jul 29, 2019
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    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018 Scout

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    He stared as first choice RB and played really well. Then he looked completely out of his depth, failing to deal with the intensity of the game. That's when Valencia was back into the team and played well.
  5. Jul 29, 2019
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    And Solskjær has won it!
    Before he came to United perhaps, been awful during his time at United though. Which is why he couldn't displace first Valencia and now Young at RB, 2 older converted wingers.

    As for his crossing we haven't seen enough of it as to cross the ball you have to get up the pitch which Darmian very rarely does.
  6. Jul 29, 2019
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    Darmian is available for £5.4M according to the Telegraph. I would be surprised if we can't find a buyer for him in the next month.
  7. Jul 29, 2019
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    No club would pay a fee for him, in my opinion.
  8. Jul 29, 2019
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    And Solskjær has won it!
    I wouldn't i doubt any club is going to pay £5-6m for a dud thats sat on his arse for 2 years when they could pick him up in 12 months for nothing and probably on a smaller wage than he is currently. The only way i see him leaving now is on loan, for a free transfer or a token transfer fee.

    If we had sold him for £10m 2 years ago when it was offered we would be about £16-17m better off right now than we currently are when you factor in his wages. More than enough to probably seal the Maguire deal.
  9. Jul 29, 2019
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    Of course they will. £5m is a very small amount for a player currently. They probably won't match his wages but he has to decide whether playing is more important.
  10. Jul 29, 2019
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    It might be small, but why would anyone realistically pay any money for Darmian? They can get him for free next summer.
  11. Jul 29, 2019
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    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    If a club needs a new right back or somebody to cover LB/RB this year - then £5m is clearly worth it.
  12. Jul 29, 2019
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    Villa should be buying him. Do they have any money left after all that spending? He’ll be probably better than any of their fullbacks they have
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    I'm sure no team is desperate for Darmian, even as cover. :lol:
  14. Jul 29, 2019
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    Tomuś Nani is crap, I tell you!

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    Waste of a career. Hope we find him a club, he's not even a bad player.
  15. Jul 29, 2019
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    Alemar Full Member

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    5m pounds they will, As his salary is not astronomical
  16. Jul 29, 2019
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    Why the feck is he still here
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    expecting a big season from him
  18. Jul 29, 2019
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    I don't agree, Darmian is literally unknown quality at the moment as he has played 14 league games in the last 2 seasons, a lot of them as a substitute as well. He has 1 year left on his contract and anyone interested can get him on a free next summer.

    Maybe for £1-£2 million some club could bite, but he is just not worth any sort of hassle.
  19. Jul 29, 2019
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    Some clubs may simply need a full back NOW. Darmian is a cheap option, he was known as a “defensive” full back and he even had caps for Italy I believe. Certainly he’s not a top club material, but for mid table teams in need of reinforcements his level of competence may suffice at a low price
  20. Jul 29, 2019
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    Always remember that Dutch fullback at Chelsea Bogarde , spent 4 years there and played something like 12 games. This is our version.
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    I'm trying to look for answers tbh, the whole thing makes no sense. He wasn't a valuable asset 2 years ago, he was never gonna get us a big transfer fee and since then his value has dropped.
  22. Jul 29, 2019
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    To any of our knowledge, there hasn't been any actual bids...There's claims certain Italian clubs wanted to loan him with us paying a % of his wages.

    It's tempting to put you in the bracket you've deemed fit for Woodward
  23. Jul 29, 2019
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    Bogarde.

    Completly different, Bogarde wouldn’t move because he was on massive wages. Darmain has previously come out to say he wants to go back to Italy - in this case it’s either no one wanting him/ or Utd asking too much.

    We all know Darmian is crap, but it’s the club holding on to him. Chelsea wanted rid of Bogarde for years.
  25. Jul 29, 2019
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    I really don't get the logic of why we renewed his contract. If we managed to sell him this summer it was never likely to be more then we would risk paying him in wages.

    If their was a chance he would contribute to the first team then i'd get, but that never seems to have been on the cards.

    I use to think Woodward was at least a smart businessman, but what he is doing with player contracts is beyond stupid.
  26. Jul 30, 2019
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    Why would he sign for another club when he can get paid his current wages for another year (which he probably wouldn't make elsewhere) and sign as a free agent next summer? I would be surprised if he agrees to any move, regardless which team. I also don't believe any big clubs are in for him given he hasn't looked that good, is approaching 30, and only has a year left on his contract. The party his transfer would benefit is United.
  27. Jul 30, 2019
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    Where have he been all these years anyway? Seems never see him play.
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    If a club can give him wages similar those his and a guarantee of more playing time, he could be interested of course.
  29. Jul 30, 2019
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    I don't see why a club would pay a transfer fee AND match his wages when he's almost 30, not that good, and only has a year left on his deal. I would imagine all the clubs who are actually capable of paying his wages would be better off taking a punt on youth prospect.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    He's not that good for us but he is interesting for some clubs in Italy.
  31. Jul 30, 2019
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    I just don't see any sane team paying a fee for a player like Damian while matching his wages. If a team in Italy wants a player like him I would be floored if there wasn't a similar player like him available for loan.
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    Just because we don't see it , doesn't mean there aren't clubs interested all over the world.
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    It's not about interest. It's about value for money. I'm sure there are many clubs that would want him to play for them, but given his age, contract situation, playing level, and potential fee I don't understand what any team would do it. At this point, United would probably accept a loan deal to get his salary off the books for a year.
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    Oh you're talking about now when I was talking about before we extended him. We should have let him on a free, not like Darmian was gonna generate a high transfer fee.
    I think we made a stupid gamble with his situation that clubs would still be interested in him for a fee rather than on free.
  35. Jul 30, 2019
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    I agree extending him was very stupid.
  37. Jul 30, 2019
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    He seemed capable at CB imo, should be tried more often ahead of Bailly, Jones and Rojo.
  38. Jul 30, 2019
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    And Solskjær has won it!
    Not interesting enough to generate a bid for his services though it seems.
  39. Jul 30, 2019
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    I reckon he is ideal as part of a back 3 but not so much in a traditional CB pairing.
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    And Solskjær has won it!
    Based on a few games?