- Oct 20, 2008
Duncan Edwards, could do everything apparently.
Ah fair enough. Yeh I loved that version of Ronaldo. I know he went onto produce insane numbers as a striker but on the wing at United was when he was at his most exciting for sure.I've went off the assumption it was Ronaldos peak at United, which he was clearly a RW who won the Balon d'Or.
I had the pleasure of watching Roy Keane including when he first came to OT.Our main problems are and have been for a decade in midfield so for that reason I’d have to say Keane as we need someone who can lift the team, take the game by the scruff of its neck, dictate and organise and lead by example.
I think a lot of people forget just how good early Keane was after signing from Nottingham Forest as he was a complete midfielder who could dominate at either end of the pitch and had a good range of passing, obviously in his later years or post Cantona he was more of an organising defensive midfielder and the best in the game at that time but early Keane would dominate the league.
Plus he'd no doubt blow up the dressing room. He'd be right, but it would still be blown up.It was between Cantona, peak Ronaldo and Rooney for me, but Rooney did it on all stages and was more of a team player which I think we need.
Keane for me wouldn't get us what we really need: Goals. He'd be a great engine and bind a lot of things together however. It's a difficult one.
He almost did exactly that.Ronaldo would walk off after 20 minutes waving his arms and moaning.
Keane wouldn't just dominate the most important area of the pitch, though. He'd improve every other position as well. He's the kind of leader our dressing room calls out forYou do understand that United are 14th in goals scored?
However, on second thought, I might pick Rooney. His workrate and ability to drop deep in addition to goals would solve a lot of problems.
Yeap, Keane would sort out that midfield hole, his work rate, speed and tackling would cover for 2 players. Then you have his passing, especially his forward passing through the lines from midfield, which imo was always his most underrated quality, but in many ways it was probably his best quality.You have to be kidding.
Roy Keane by a mile.
Not just that, he was a captain and would bollock anyone for not passing forward if it was on.Yeap, Keane would sort out that midfield hole, his work rate, speed and tackling would cover for 2 players. Then you have his passing, especially his forward passing through the lines from midfield, which imo was always his most underrated quality, but in many ways it was probably his best quality.