Priority Signing: CB vs DM vs RW vs Striker

What position do we need to fill the most? (If you could only fill one)


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UnofficialDevil

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Martial has been terrible this season.

Rashford isn't a striker and every time he's played there for the last two seasons he's basically spent the entire time doing nothing but trying to run in behind the defenders. He's provided no hold-up play, nothing in the build-up and doesn't even attempt to win anything in the air.

Mason it's debateable which position is his best and whether he's ready to be a main striker. He's generally struggled to get involved whenever he plays there and ends up moving out to the right wing anyway.
Rashford and Mason aren’t wingers though are they? And if Martial isn’t good enough then we should sell him and use the money to replace him with another striker. But we should be looking to sign a proper first team winger as we haven’t had one since Valencia moved to right back, and that was six years ago.
 

MadDogg

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Rashford and Mason aren’t wingers though are they? And if Martial isn’t good enough then we should sell him and use the money to replace him with another striker. But we should be looking to sign a proper first team winger as we haven’t had one since Valencia moved to right back, and that was six years ago.
Rashford is a modern wide forward. In the same way that Ronaldo played there for most of his career, and that the likes of Mane and Salah are. Whether you want to call that position a winger or not is up to you, but not many classic wingers are around anymore and that's because the modern game has moved more towards playing wide forwards. Mason so far has tended to be similar, although he does play some matches in the centre and may end up playing there in the long term.
 

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I'm not surprised there are so many conflicting opinions because the truth is everyone is right, arguments involving Mata, Matic, Lingard and Jones are invalid, and a Manchester United team should not be going into another season with any of Lindelof, Fred or McTominay as starters, nor should James and Amad be our only RW options or Martial and Greenwood as our striker options, but we have the greediest, most self serving owners of the big teams in the PL, the others want to be the best, ours just want to be the most profitable so they can bleed their dividends out of the club every year. The kicker is we also have the poorest, most inexperienced manager of the top teams yet he has more holes in his team than his rivals so he can't be expected to progress from where we are.
 

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I honestly think each position is as important or lacking in quality as the next with the four options.

Problem we have is why wont the owners fund upgrades for all four positions rather than moving at a snails pace and dealing with one or two problem areas at a time, by the time we've resolved a couple of positions, other positions have become stale and become problem areas, it's abit of a shit cycle were stuck in.

Never has the need for a transfer market genius been more, somebody like Steve Walsh who Indentifies gems for fun. If Our owners are going to be tight with the purse strings we need shrewd affordable, effective options.

Andre Silva at £30m is one
Konate at £36m is another

Two problem areas solved for around £66m. Question is how much would be left over for the other two positions? Can we afford Sancho for 60/70m , do we go with Diallo and put the rest towards somebody like de Jong for 60/70m?