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Honestly a lot of the tweets and news stories regarding Sancho are about selling papers for the next few days on a deal that is mostly agreed. There is too much smoke for there not to be a fire. A quick resolution ends the story too quickly and leaves the papers and sky sports news nothing to talk about.
 

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Wonder if British football journos ever get sick of talking absolute drivel and getting stuff wrong.
 

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Honestly a lot of the tweets and news stories regarding Sancho are about selling papers for the next few days on a deal that is mostly agreed. There is too much smoke for there not to be a fire. A quick resolution ends the story too quickly and leaves the papers and sky sports news nothing to talk about.
Not really.
The clubs are obviously negotiating, that's not even a secret, hence why there is 'smoke'.
But my rule of thumb in football transfers is that the smoke is normally 5 times more intense than what is really happening. Simon Stones report is the real truth, no matter what twitter ITKs want you to believe.
 

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£65k was the number I saw mentioned. £40k would be ok, a bit high but not crazy. Why was up to £65k mentioned though? If it's an increasing contract where he will eventually be on £65k it doesn't really matter if it's only £40k this 1st year since we'd still be commiting to paying it.
Where were you mentioned £60k? All I've seen so far was "up to £60k".
 

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Maybe it's negotiating tactics but looks like all the UK media have been briefed the same thing from United

I still reckon it will go through but looks like we are in for a wait
 

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Oops, Athletic Journalist looking a bit like noobs here. If we wanted club briefed politics, we'd listen to other outlets. Thought they'd know better, being premium and all that.
 

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Then I will throw in my counter, think he’s a dreadful player that will not give them anything. They already have Dier as a fake tough guy in the middle compensating for his lack of ability, here’s another one. Typical Mourinho, going for someone with bite rather than technical skills.
Dreadful is a tad harsh. I do pretty much agree though. Ironic also from SOuthampton as to me he is another Schneiderlin, very average midfield work horse that does simpel things adequately. They are looking to sell a far better player in Ndombele as the exchange, poor work.
 

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Yeah always expected we would need to sell at least two CB's before buying a new one
Is a bit of a weird statement to me that twet. We need to sell centre backs regardless of purchasing a new one. We have two on loan surplass to requirements for starters. We need to buy one as three of the others cant stay fit for 5mins between them and one of the two that can is bang average
 

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In other news, Aurier has given his approval on his transfer to AC Milan:

The article also mentions that Milan will have to sell one of Calabria and Conti to make way for Aurier.
Have to say he looked a decent if mentally unstable defender at PSG, has a mistake in him pretty much every game for Tottenham though, bet ther eglad to see the back of him
 

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Not saying I necessarily believe the story, just saying I'm on board with United's stance in general on walking away from any deal if they are getting shafted. We overpaid for Maguire and the United premium BS has to stop. Somebody else can get rinsed or BVB can be left with an unsettled player.

That being said, I'm praying we get the deal over the line.
Im interested to know what the wage demands are if there is any truth in this story. TBH I think the fee is high but certainly not ludicrous when you consider other deals over recent years and what SAncho offers us
 

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In this window at least, really cant fathom why we would be looking at signing a striker over a defensive midfielder? We have Martial and Ighalo until January at which point Greenwood can become the second striker and Rashford also available as a third striker for one spot.

DM we have Matic and thats it
 

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Chiesa could potentially be a better fit for us on the right in all honesty, even if he is an inferior player to Sancho. It's obviously BS though.
 

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Chiesa could potentially be a better fit for us on the right in all honesty, even if he is an inferior player to Sancho. It's obviously BS though.
Half the player for half the price. If you can afford it, pay the the premium and get what you want, don’t settle.
 

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does anyone else read those Romano "here we goes" to the tune of the Chemical Brothers "hey boy, hey girl"?
 

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In this window at least, really cant fathom why we would be looking at signing a striker over a defensive midfielder? We have Martial and Ighalo until January at which point Greenwood can become the second striker and Rashford also available as a third striker for one spot.

DM we have Matic and thats it
He is obsessed with Scotty being a replacement despite everybody seeing from a mile off that he's not up to it to replace Matic.
 

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Chiesa could potentially be a better fit for us on the right in all honesty, even if he is an inferior player to Sancho. It's obviously BS though.
Chiesa could be more of a Grealish alternative. He’s played centrally and up front as well this season. We could potentially get Chiesa and Van de Beek for the same price as Grealish.
 

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He is obsessed with Scotty being a replacement despite everybody seeing from a mile off that he's not up to it to replace Matic.
I’m not as down on the idea of Scott eventually playing that role. I think he has struggled with it this season but that’s on the back of playing a very different role most of the season. I think with work and experience he has all the attributes to do it.

If he doesn’t do well this season and Garner doesn’t really develop on loan then we can go get a DM next summer.
 

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He is obsessed with Scotty being a replacement despite everybody seeing from a mile off that he's not up to it to replace Matic.
I think we should give him Mctominay next season to see if he can do it. Literally all of Ole Matic and Carrick (2 best DMs in different PL eras) have said they see Mctominay as a DM. I personally don't see it but Im sure I don't know better than them so I'll give them next season to see if they are all wrong
 

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Me thinks that Dortmund will untimely budge and accept €100m in total. Their financial blow due to covid19 has been far more significant and for that money they can make a couple of very good additions to the squad on top of adding Bellingham already.
 

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How many times is he going to say that? Must be in double figures now.

He'll still be saying the same thing on October 4th,

"long way off, United not bothered by deadline, long window ahead, deadline October 5"

"Simon buddy, we're worried about you, the saga ended a month ago, it's over"

"It's never over... long window ahead... no artificial deadline....october....5thhhh"