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Bae Jun-Ho, Stoke City. 20-year old offensive allrounder (LM, CAM, RM) and has just won player of the season for his team (in his first season abroad). Technically gifted and skillful player who has a good eye for his team mates. As a South Korean, he has got marketing potential too. Looks like a player who would do even better when he's playing on a higher level.

 

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Chelsea are sleeping on the talent of a potentially great player. Kid plays left back, left wing and CAM with equal potency. Was truly baffled whe he was sent on loan after what he did at Burnley and how he killed it this past pre season. Plus with the good performances he had when given a chance before January. Now see him flying at Dortmund! If be ANY chance Chelsea were to think of selling him to raise money over PSR. IMHO we should be front of the queue for his signature.
Chelsea are almost definitely going to sell Maatsen to the highest bidder. Sigh.
 

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Didnt Poch play Maatsen as a right winger during the first half of the season once?

Hopefully Maatsen will be the left back for our national team from now on. Hartman from Feyenoord picked up a bad injury and will miss the Euros. Malacia obviously isnt an option for the Euros so that leaves the way open for Maatsen if Ake will play central. Koeman might just be stupid enough to start with Daley Blind though :(
He kinda played him all over, wherever he could slot him in. He appeared on the right wing, left wing and in the 10. Basically everywhere except the position he plays naturally. I hope for his sake he finds a good club. Ideally that would be us but ..
 

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Yaser Asprilla, Colombian attacking midfielder doing the business at Watford and breaking into an excellent Colombian national side is supposedly on our radar, along with Spuds and L' Arse. Love watching this guy play. Touting him in Colombia as the next big thing.
 

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Bae Jun-Ho, Stoke City. 20-year old offensive allrounder (LM, CAM, RM) and has just won player of the season for his team (in his first season abroad). Technically gifted and skillful player who has a good eye for his team mates. As a South Korean, he has got marketing potential too. Looks like a player who would do even better when he's playing on a higher level.

I really like him.
 

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After watching the forest Chelsea game, I'll say again, Hudson-odoi. He looks to be getting right back on track to what he was like pre-injury. Still young (23), British and still got the hunger to get back to the top. Forest will need to sell as well.

I know Ait-Nouri gets a lot of the plaudits at Wolves, but I'd look at Hugo Bueno. He seems more defensively sound, but still has that ball carrying and energy to cover the flank. Again wolves need to sell, deals will be there to be had.
 

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After watching the forest Chelsea game, I'll say again, Hudson-odoi. He looks to be getting right back on track to what he was like pre-injury. Still young (23), British and still got the hunger to get back to the top. Forest will need to sell as well.

I know Ait-Nouri gets a lot of the plaudits at Wolves, but I'd look at Hugo Bueno. He seems more defensively sound, but still has that ball carrying and energy to cover the flank. Again wolves need to sell, deals will be there to be had.
How much would it take to get either of them?
 

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How much would it take to get either of them?
Both joined their clubs for peanuts, so I would expect £25m-£30m for someone like Odoi on account of being English and Bueno would likely be a lot cheaper.
 

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Also Bruun Larsen for Burnley will be a good signing for someone. Is he permanent or on loan?
 

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Alessandro Buongiorno, 1999 born Italian CB, playing for Torino. Is kinda unknown despite having played a great season, is a very composed LCB with a good left foot, 1.90 tall, would bring stability. Could be a cheap LCB solution alongside Lucumi and Hancko, while Hincapie, and especially Lukenba or Brantwaithe would be too expensive.
 

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Alessandro Buongiorno, 1999 born Italian CB, playing for Torino. Is kinda unknown despite having played a great season, is a very composed LCB with a good left foot, 1.90 tall, would bring stability. Could be a cheap LCB solution alongside Lucumi and Hancko, while Hincapie, and especially Lukenba or Brantwaithe would be too expensive.
We're linked with Bellanova, I assume we should be aware of Buongiorno too. You got to imagine Hancko may follow Slot.
 

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Hugo Larsson , I don't watch a lot of Bundisliga. But seen a few videos on YouTube looks a bit like the swedish Declan Rice. Also think Scandinavian players on the whole adapt well at United.
 
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Bae Jun-Ho, Stoke City. 20-year old offensive allrounder (LM, CAM, RM) and has just won player of the season for his team (in his first season abroad). Technically gifted and skillful player who has a good eye for his team mates. As a South Korean, he has got marketing potential too. Looks like a player who would do even better when he's playing on a higher level.

Good video. Tackles well from the front, works hard and got a bit of everything going forward. Some of the first time passes would definitely work with better players around him.
 

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Desiré Doué looks really interesting. Plays mainly off the left wing but has also played right wing and 10. Would not be surprised to see him move this summer as our replacement for Sancho/Greenwood/Antony.

Another interesting prospect is Lille's RB Tiago Santos. 21 years old and plays with so much confidence in and out of possesion. Was everywhere on the pitch yesterday against Villa for 120 minutes.
Must sign for me.Seen him as a dlp even in one game. 18i snt he? He already starts on either flank for me, long term starts for us as a 10 and can probably cover Mainoos role too.

In a window we need about 9 signings, fact he can play around half those roles, the versatility saves us af ortune this summer, in transfer fees, almost as much from wages of the players we can move on over a couple of windows signing him.

Most importantly, heis ready to start for us, maybe ready to star for us...and has genuine world star potential in my opinion.

Then again, I always thought the same about Giouri and he is struggling there.

Another one Ilike is the right back Seidu
 

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Bae Jun-Ho, Stoke City. 20-year old offensive allrounder (LM, CAM, RM) and has just won player of the season for his team (in his first season abroad). Technically gifted and skillful player who has a good eye for his team mates. As a South Korean, he has got marketing potential too. Looks like a player who would do even better when he's playing on a higher level.

Seems technically sound, bit of pace, unselfish, industrious. Would be on board with this for a good price considering our options are limited this summer
 

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That would be some incredible business. Bruno and Casemiro out for Thuram and Neves??
That would be great. Maybe still missing a proper 6, but a huge upgrade to our midfield in terms of balance.
 

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not a hidden gem, but an absolute steal if that truly will be his price.

https://x.com/GFFN/status/1790296196977692917
What the deal with him? Seems to not link much with us. Should be pretty easy to pick up with the link with Nice and Todibo also. Thuram is very good esp with that price. Athlectics, very good technique, pretty press resistance, and good tackling too. He should be high on the list for us.
 

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What the deal with him? Seems to not link much with us. Should be pretty easy to pick up with the link with Nice and Todibo also. Thuram is very good esp with that price. Athlectics, very good technique, pretty press resistance, and good tackling too. He should be high on the list for us.
If 15m are true then it's an absolute no brainer. I kinda think he'll cost north of 30m though (I'd take him anyway).
 

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What the deal with him? Seems to not link much with us. Should be pretty easy to pick up with the link with Nice and Todibo also. Thuram is very good esp with that price. Athlectics, very good technique, pretty press resistance, and good tackling too. He should be high on the list for us.
Most people seem to be suggesting that the market is actually going to be pretty quiet this summer. The European teams are skint and expect PL teams to buy their players, but PL teams are now being hamstrung by PSR. I imagine most people are trying to drive the price down as low as possible. I think he'll be on a lot of players radar and I think INEOS will have to walk a tightrope when selling to us, so as to not piss off Nice fans or being accused of not selling at fair value.
 

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If 15m are true then it's an absolute no brainer. I kinda think he'll cost north of 30m though (I'd take him anyway).
Agree. Around 30-35m is still good deal. Hes pretty good and fit the profile we need with his athleticism, ability on the ball (press resistance, carry the ball...etc) and can do some dirty work too by the looks of it. We have to get a couple MF in because as good as Mainoo is, we really cant pin everything on him to carry us. Its not fair to him and United. He needs otherd to come and share the burden.
 

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Most people seem to be suggesting that the market is actually going to be pretty quiet this summer. The European teams are skint and expect PL teams to buy their players, but PL teams are now being hamstrung by PSR. I imagine most people are trying to drive the price down as low as possible. I think he'll be on a lot of players radar and I think INEOS will have to walk a tightrope when selling to us, so as to not piss off Nice fans or being accused of not selling at fair value.
I swear its only us when it comes to multiple ownership to make it sound hard and difficult. Just goes with the market price (no United tax) and i think its going to be reasonable for everyone. Even if we have some discount, it should not be problems at all. Sometimes we need to stop acting or caring too much what others have to say and goes on with our business.
 

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I swear its only us when it comes to multiple ownership to make it sound hard and difficult. Just goes with the market price (no United tax) and i think its going to be reasonable for everyone. Even if we have some discount, it should not be problems at all. Sometimes we need to stop acting or caring too much what others have to say and goes on with our business.
Too close ties/transfers between clubs sharing ownership might lead to a ban from UEFA competitions for one or both involved clubs. For example Leipzig and Salzburg had to reduce their ties and transfer business to be both allowed into the CL. So it's less about the fans and more about the UEFA clause about the "integrity of the competition" which isn't very precisely defined but might be a cause for concern.
 

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Atakan Karazor - Stuttgart defensive midfielder.

He's class 27 years old and 2 years left on current deal, think he could be a perfect foil for Mainoo.
 

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De Rossi put in Svilar, their youth/reserve GK, to replace Jose's favourite Rui Patricio (who had been awful).

I watch Roma highlights and based on those, he has been almost flawless and an absolutely excellent shot-stopper in his half season. His talent was obvious by his second or third game itself. DDG-esque at times, actually. But I don't know what his kicking and claiming is like. Has anyone watched the full games?

And is he still a "hidden gem"?
 

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De Rossi put in Svilar, their youth/reserve GK, to replace Jose's favourite Rui Patricio (who had been awful).

I watch Roma highlights and based on those, he has been almost flawless and an absolutely excellent shot-stopper in his half season. His talent was obvious by his second or third game itself. DDG-esque at times, actually. But I don't know what his kicking and claiming is like. Has anyone watched the full games?

And is he still a "hidden gem"?
I think he was quite poor against Leverkusen. Looks like he still makes a couple of mistakes each game. But he’s still young and the talent is there.
 

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De Rossi put in Svilar, their youth/reserve GK, to replace Jose's favourite Rui Patricio (who had been awful).

I watch Roma highlights and based on those, he has been almost flawless and an absolutely excellent shot-stopper in his half season. His talent was obvious by his second or third game itself. DDG-esque at times, actually. But I don't know what his kicking and claiming is like. Has anyone watched the full games?

And is he still a "hidden gem"?
Is he the lad who dropped a clanger against us playing for Benfica? I remember he was only 18 at the time, but had obvious qualities.
 

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Tiago Santos (21, Lille) seems a really talented RB to keep an eye on.
 

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He’s been mentioned a lot but Scalvini I thought looked very good in the Europa final tonight.

Apparently Koopmeiners has said he wants to leave Atalanta this summer, he looked the sort of midfielder we lack.
 

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Maybe he’s been mentioned already but I like the look of Murillo at CB for Forest, been very impressive whenever I’ve seen him, strong and good on the ball, and only 21
 

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Jordan James at Birmingham looks a talent. Them going into League 1 should make it much cheaper than what it ordinarily would be. There would be no shortage of Championship suitors for a loan as well. Sort of signing that Palace have been making and doing really well on recently so we should just step in ahead of them on this.
 

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I really like Mbeumo from Brentford. Such a powerful forward and can be used in any of the attacking positions. He’s only 24 and I think can make the step up.
 

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Jordan James at Birmingham looks a talent. Them going into League 1 should make it much cheaper than what it ordinarily would be. There would be no shortage of Championship suitors for a loan as well. Sort of signing that Palace have been making and doing really well on recently so we should just step in ahead of them on this.

Agreed.
 

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Maybe he’s been mentioned already but I like the look of Murillo at CB for Forest, been very impressive whenever I’ve seen him, strong and good on the ball, and only 21
I think he is very talented and is probably fun to watch each week, but I would say he's not a good fit for United since we already have a left footed, shorter than average CB.

But personally, I appreciate how Murillo looks kinda heavy but is still a prem CB.
 

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Johnny Cardoso from Real Betis seem to be a decent midfielder talent. He has a lot of similarities to Bruno Guimaraes, which is exactly the type of midfielder we need in our squad.