Nick Powell

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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    Surely a case of a young lad unable to cope with either fame and or pressure of Utd

    The glimpses we saw of him at first I thought was all very positive
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Actually I think he has a cool head on his shoulders. Has just been really unfortunate with injuries.
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    Smores Full Member

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    Never heard of him...
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    K2K Full Member

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    How many years left on his contract? I doubt we can get much for him though.
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    izec Full Member

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    one year
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    Get In Scholesy Full Member

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    Haha nearly certain thats impossible, would be some pretty cool stuff mind you.
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    Speak Step up to my misogyny soapbox

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    He doesn't. He really doesn't. Not at United.
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    K2K Full Member

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    I agree, this was a punt that ended up being a severe waste of money at the end..
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    His talent is unquestionable. Injuries and lack of effort/mentality or whatever it was, killed him. He is still young, but i dont see him having a great impact in one year to cause us to prolong his contract.
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    A matter of opinion, but if you wind the clock back to when he was 18/19, he stood out in all the right ways. Not as a central midfielder, mind you, but as an attacking player. Has not gone anywhere since, but that's not all his fault. Even if you look at the loan spell at Wigan, he did pretty well for a young player.

    The odds are always against a young player like that making to United level, but he had as good a chance as any a few years ago.
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    If he gets game time and gets on to the good side of LvG, he has a great composure and control to be a good player for us.
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    Speak Step up to my misogyny soapbox

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    I always saw this as Sir Alex trying to make up for not being more forceful and signing Aaron Ramsey, which he probably came to regret.
    Probably miles off, but that's how I interpreted this whole transfer.

    I remember him getting lots of praise in those few Champions League games, where, personally, I thought he looked really lost. Obviously he was young but his technique looked really dodgy. Lots of over-running and over/under-passing.
    I think he only comes alive near the box or when shooting. That's when he sometimes pulls out a nice touch. But his general touch and everything else is pretty 'meh' when he isn't gearing up to shoot.

    I don't see much of a footballing brain, to be honest.
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    Lewis.no.9 New Member

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    This guy will be working in Tesco in 8 years time
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    I thing he is more championship and league 1 standard..Man United is just too big a club, and I think the only reason we havent got rid is because he's injured..and that wouldnt look good on our part.
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    sun_tzu The Art of Bore

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    Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
    By all accounts he was good at Wigan playing in a more advanced role... Last season was bad and of course he has had a serious injury
    He might never reach his potential but equally the injury may have made him determined to make the most of his opportunity and he could come back and play his way into the first team
    Time will tell but I hope we get to see him play this year be that in any dead cl ties or in the league cup
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