Which former United player do you dislike the most?

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While playing, Nani.

After they left, Tevez, Heinze, Greenwood.
 

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No dislike for Mike Owen?

Ronaldo's a good shout to be fair. fecked off after two fantastic seasons and rejoined when no club wanted him due to the ponce being well past his sell by date. I'd love to have seen Real's CR7 at United.
 

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Tevez, probably.

Money grabbing twat that could have accepted an offer to continue playing for us but spat his dummy out over timing then celebrated winning a title with the cheats with "RIP Fergie".

Have weird feelings over Ronaldo. Loved him during his first stint and didn't really begrudge him leaving, but was a complete weapon during his return.

Once he's officially gone, it'll be MG for obvious reasons.
 

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Also a bit weird given how other players affairs are overlooked and how rampant infidelity is in society. Can't think of anyone from my social group or work group who hasn't been cheated on, cheated, or both.
There’s high standards in your social circle.
 

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Greenwood we have voice recording, Ronaldo was compensation for his false allegations, but Giggs is more about his actions, and his defence is disturbing.

"Look at what these other guys did" isn't a good argument and is a questionable way to look at these things. His character should be looked at. Giggs as a whole seems like an asshole when you listen to stories about him along with the way he treated his prisoner.
Why do you say false allegations for Ronaldo but not the other 2? All 3 are scumbags.
 

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None.

While playing, if they aren't good, the fault is with the manager that keeps using them.

After they leave, they are not our players, there is no point "disliking" them.
 

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Why do you say false allegations for Ronaldo but not the other 2? All 3 are scumbags.
Because Ronaldo’s was case was dropped because it was bullshit. You should look into it. It’s another case of American women trying to scam people out of money.
 

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Because Ronaldo’s was case was dropped because it was bullshit. You should look into it. It’s another case of American women trying to scam people out of money.
You have seen the documentation from the case yeah?
 
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Di Maria by some distance, every other player mentioned here really loved being here at some point during his time, and many helped the club to success/ silverware.
Di Maria’s the only player who treated us like some dog shit small club that he was forced to play for, hated it here, constantly talked shit about it, his wife talked shit about it, he was shite, and we won feck all with him.

Oh, and for his encore the arsewipe forced a move from our shitty club by refusing to board a plane for pre-season; all so he could sign for some shitty little club in the French league. Guy made an absolute mockery of us.
 
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Surprised at the mount of Ronaldo on here.

Anyway, tevez and Michael Owen.
 

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Mostly those with R in their name:

Ronaldo
Rooney
Rio 5
Ryan G
GaRy Nev.

Heinze, Tevez etc were just mercenaries so don't bother me much. Some of the top reds are the worst, none more than Dopey Dave B currently unavoidable on every TV advert possible.
 

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Di Maria - apart from the first month, totally disrespectful of the club during his time with us.
Other honourable mentions -
Tevez
Ince
Pogba
Lingard
Hargreaves
Soon -
Sancho.
 

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Because Ronaldo’s was case was dropped because it was bullshit. You should look into it. It’s another case of American women trying to scam people out of money.
I think you're the one who needs to look into it.
 

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Of the legends, it’s between Rio and Ronaldo I’d say. Everything Rio does on social media and punditry is so cringey and talks absolute shite.
 

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More disappointment in players like Giggs after he finished playing that had a legendary career as a player. Having been a fan since the 80s I saw all Giggs moments on the pitch for us and it's still my overriding memory having not paid much attention to the newspaper stories when it started.

As for Tevez he had a big falling out with Fergie, when he played he was brilliant and I really wanted him to play more, we had huge talents up front. He has a grudge is all.

Di Maria, we knew he didn't want to come before signing and wanted a move to Paris but they could only spend so much. The silly people at the club hoped to win the rat boy over and have a high profile signing. He spoke about LVG and the bad football and it really was awful, he shown some brilliant attacking play that wasn't wanted, there was a brief time he was playing well and enjoying himself but it all went sour. Turned out to be an expensive loan.
 

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Surprised at the mount of Ronaldo on here.
I think he is mentioned a lot because despite everything he gave to us, he was still extremely disrespectful towards the club in both his first and second stints with us, and always saw himself as more important than the club. To many of us, character and respect is just as important as talent.
 

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Ronaldo, Sancho, Pogba, Owen, Antony, Sanchez, Di Maria... Most of them had a problems with attitude. Owen didn´t even want to be in United and never said anything positive about us since that.
 

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I think he is mentioned a lot because despite everything he gave to us, he was still extremely disrespectful towards the club in both his first and second stints with us, and always saw himself as more important than the club. To many of us, character and respect is just as important as talent.
When people say things like this they should look at the state of the club and what they gave him and other players. The club is currently a disgrace in terms of the way it's being run and Ronaldo only pointed that out after ditching his original plan to go to another team and come back. He scored a lot of goals and carried us at time to only get disrespected by players and some managers. Then you look at the club which isn't football focussed at all. More people than Ronaldo pointed this out but I think fans are sensitive to United being criticised and fail to see the bigger picture. This is why Ten Hag is being accepted, fans don't want to be seen going against the manager or what the club is doing so they'll stick by a guy that got an 8th place finish, knocked out of the group in the CL, and has signed some pure garbage.
 

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I forgotten the few I really disliked, but Depay still being around is a current standout for me.
 

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There’s high standards in your social circle.

Maybe not, but I also think there is an astonishing level of hypocrisy around cheating in our society, a lot of people quite happy to tell people how terrible they are while carrying on themselves.
 

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When people say things like this they should look at the state of the club and what they gave him and other players. The club is currently a disgrace in terms of the way it's being run and Ronaldo only pointed that out after ditching his original plan to go to another team and come back. He scored a lot of goals and carried us at time to only get disrespected by players and some managers. Then you look at the club which isn't football focussed at all. More people than Ronaldo pointed this out but I think fans are sensitive to United being criticised and fail to see the bigger picture. This is why Ten Hag is being accepted, fans don't want to be seen going against the manager or what the club is doing so they'll stick by a guy that got an 8th place finish, knocked out of the group in the CL, and has signed some pure garbage.
I agree the state of the club was appalling in his second stint, but it was obvious he did that interview with Piers because he was pissed off at Ten Hag for not doing what he wanted him to do, even though Ronaldo's form was absolutely atrocious. He couldn't ever blame himself for his poor form so instead he has to blame the club and the manager. He didn't do that interview out of any genuine care and respect for the club.

Also, the club certainly was not a disgrace when he first started talking about his "dream move" in 2008 - we had the GOAT manager and a world class squad, yet he was still incredibly toxic and disrespectful by making the summer of 2008 all about himself. The way he publicly agreed with Blatter's "slave" comments was just appalling.
 

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The guy is a moronic twat, playing for a certain football team doesn’t mean I have to like someone.

I’ve had the pleasure of meeting him professionally a few times and he’s exactly the type of idiot I always assumed him to be.

Whether it’s the disgraceful way he cheated on his wife and ditched his family, his homophobic comments, or his general moronic childishness to cry as a pundit or the weird chicken video or the chicken in his boots. The whining about leaving United, his general shit performances at the end of his time here.

The list can go on and on. But really, his general man child behaviour is just frankly rather dislikable.

Louis Saha on the other hand, is a total gentleman professionally.
Had no idea about those things about Evra but you are also entitled to your opinion and I respect that.
 

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It's a tie between Alexis Sanchez and Paul Pogba

I was a big fan of Pogba whe he played well but the level of his disrespect towards United overall grew to disgusting levels
 

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Pogba

After he first left, couldn't stand him for all his attention whoring "see, I'm way better than SAF thought I was". When he came back I was indifferent, could never warm up to him. Suffice to say after he refused to accept our contract offer, just made me chuckle, but I was relieved he left.

Lukaku

Bruised ego child turned into a toxic mess once he left. Always trying to big himself up and leaking personal files from his time here. Wasn't a big fan while he was here, but happy to see him gone. These days I still enjoy looking at clips of him struggling to control the ball wit his horrendous first touch
 

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You could say that about most of the threads. We're a global club after all.

But don't take the match day fans as the barometer always. They'd probably still be clapping Moyesie on in league 1.
Without wanting to derail this thread, I am surprised by how many people don't understand that you can sing a manager's/player's name inside the ground whilst also thinking that he should be replaced. The two things aren't mutually exclusive.
 

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Pogba

After he first left, couldn't stand him for all his attention whoring "see, I'm way better than SAF thought I was". When he came back I was indifferent, could never warm up to him. Suffice to say after he refused to accept our contract offer, just made me chuckle, but I was relieved he left.

Lukaku

Bruised ego child turned into a toxic mess once he left. Always trying to big himself up and leaking personal files from his time here. Wasn't a big fan while he was here, but happy to see him gone. These days I still enjoy looking at clips of him struggling to control the ball wit his horrendous first touch
I agree with the reasoning behind both of these. Also Pogba's agent slagging off the club and manager on the eve of some of our most important games really left a sour taste in the mouth.
 

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Some I dislike for different reasons.

Pogba, for example, personality and performance.
Ronaldo, personality.
Bailly, performance.

I can make a team of players I didn’t like when they played for us, and some who I grew to dislike after they left:

Barthez

Bailly — Rojo — Heinze

Ronaldo — Lingard — Pogba — Di Maria

Greenwood — Lukaku — Tévez​

Subs: Onana, Darmian, Parker, Ince, Sancho, Sanchez, Morrison

Barthez - because he came at a time when we had a really good team but he embodied everything that I thought a keeper shouldn’t be. Eccentric, inconsistent, risk taking. He used to make me pull my hair out.

Bailly - because I always felt like he was about to do something phenomenally stupid. Could be briefly brilliant, then utter garbage. Would injure himself by flying in at 100mph to every tackle.

Rojo - Was just a liability. A walking red card waiting to happen. Loved his spirit to be honest, but he was a donkey, and he was dirty.

Heinze - Never particularly rated him. Was okay at left back, but was a terrible CB. Tried to force a move to Liverpool and was often a liability.

Ronaldo - because he’s the biggest bell end in football. A 40 year old teenager. Shit on the club twice.

Lingard - because of his ridiculous brand and videos when his performances were terrible. More interested in commercial activities than football. Had promise at one point.

Pogba - one of the laziest footballers I’ve ever seen. Great technique, but couldn’t do the simplest things right. Absolute waste of a fortune. Walked out on the club for free, twice.

Di Maria - didn’t want to be here and it showed. One of the softest cnuts I’ve ever seen play. Wife is demon spawn too.

Tevez - Complete twat. Played the fans against Fergie claiming he wasn’t getting the contract offer. But United tried to sign him on the pre-agreed price but he and his agent, Kia whatshisface, had a secret deal with City. Scumbag.

Lukaku - The worst, whiniest striker I’ve seen in a United shirt. Toxic. Full of excuses.

Greenwood - Don’t need to explain this one.

Subs:

Onana - such a liability. Mistake after mistake after mistake. Infuriating.

Darmian - just a nothing footballer

Parker - loved him as a kid but has always talked so much bollocks whenever I’ve seen him as an adult. Strangely out of touch views and rather weirdly anti-United on many occasions.

Ince - Adored him at United and for England. But had a cult of personality I came to dislike, and then went to Liverpool. Seems pretty thick.

Sancho - Self entitled, lazy, disrespectful little toe rag.

Morrison - Unpleasant character, wasted an almost biblical level of ability.

Sanchez - Just a crushing disappointment. Paid so much, did so little. Had to pay him a fortune to leave, and that never ever sat well with me,
 

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I agree the state of the club was appalling in his second stint, but it was obvious he did that interview with Piers because he was pissed off at Ten Hag for not doing what he wanted him to do, even though Ronaldo's form was absolutely atrocious. He couldn't ever blame himself for his poor form so instead he has to blame the club and the manager. He didn't do that interview out of any genuine care and respect for the club.

Also, the club certainly was not a disgrace when he first started talking about his "dream move" in 2008 - we had the GOAT manager and a world-class squad, yet he was still incredibly toxic and disrespectful by making the summer of 2008 all about himself. The way he publicly agreed with Blatter's "slave" comments was just appalling.
"Also, the club certainly was not a disgrace when he first started talking about his "dream move" in 2008 - we had the GOAT manager and a world-class squad, yet he was still incredibly toxic and disrespectful by making the summer of 2008 all about himself. The way he publicly agreed with Blatter's "slave" comments was just appalling."

Weird complaint, and clutching at straws really, says it all. That summer wasn't a huge deal, you're just trying to find something to be mad at, there are real issues in the world other than a player wanting to leave, which is standard.

"I agree the state of the club was appalling in his second stint, but it was obvious he did that interview with Piers because he was pissed off at Ten Hag for not doing what he wanted him to do, even though Ronaldo's form was absolutely atrocious. He couldn't ever blame himself for his poor form so instead he has to blame the club and the manager. He didn't do that interview out of any genuine care and respect for the club."

Of course not, he did that so he could get out the club and as someone who's been in toxic jobs in the past I get it. United is a very toxic environment, it drove many players to do weird things, look at Sancho as the latest. People forget that football is a job and not a kid's fantasy world. When you go into a toxic job every day and have to put up with toxic people and management, you end up changing as a person. I don't think people realise how bad it actually was here, some of the stories coming out are disgusting and it all comes from the top.

Ten Hag said he wanted Ronaldo with his mouth then with his actions said he didn't want him. Whether he wants him is his business, but he's not been genuine in the way he's gone about it. He's tried to freeze other players out whilst saying that he wants them as well. Like Maguire before our entire defence got injured. Once we sign some new CBs, Maguire will probably be frozen out again and not treated with respect like before.
 

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Without wanting to derail this thread, I am surprised by how many people don't understand that you can sing a manager's/player's name inside the ground whilst also thinking that he should be replaced. The two things aren't mutually exclusive.
Even people who work in football don't get this. The fans on match day want the team to do well and will support them even if they hate them.
 

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I think people are harsh on Ronaldo. He was so good in his first spell here I just can't hold a grudge against him.

I think my least favourite ex-player is Sancho. At least a lot of the other players mentioned in this thread contributed to something. Jadon arrived, sulked for 3 years, did nothing, complained, refused to elaborate and went to kiss the badge at Dortmund and talk about how good it was to be home.
All this he did after costing us a small fortune and being paid an enormous salary.