I was being sarcastic about Carrick and Fellani, Snoop and Harry have went into fuck fuck defend Jose at all costs mode, it's all down to injuries, well Matic is still the first choice dm and you both think Fellani and Carrick shouldn't be near the team even though Jose is blaming their absences and Pogbas for his shite defensive football that does not work anymore i.e. One shot at Liverpool.
So even you can't bring yourself to agree with the Fellani and Carrick bits so apparently it's all down to Pogba. And previously decent players all deciding to just be shite.
Nothing to do with tactics. And twisting stats instead of just watching the game, Lakaku has had the best start of any United forward ever.
Wow, just wow.
When you think of some of the forwards we've had who've looked fucking boss from the get go but haven't been the sole striker and maybe not even an out and out 9, just because the haven't scored against complete garbage and a few tap ins, Lakaku looking shocking is beyond reproach.
I want him to be class, I'd love some skills and the ball not to bounce off him, but there's two things that worry me, no matter the formation, no matter the player, under Jose, they have always dropped deep, he's said so himself, it's to also bring other attacking players into the game and usually to have a plan b when you need to get it up to a presence upfront, so I'll cut him some slack there,
But there's also Everton fans, Chelsea fans and West Bron fans, who yes the first haven't replaced him properly, fair enough, but in general, all three sets of fans will tell you that he goes misses for chunks of the season and I'm sorry, for me, Zlatan can trap a ball, can handle a long ball, can produce something from nothing, so until we sign another Pogba, another 10 apparently, and two wide men and oh a left back, then Zlatan is a better fit and at 36 coming back from a long term injury, that's a slamming indictment on Lakaku,
Because for that sort of money, when the rest of the team is playing shite, it's up to you to produce something out of nothing, it's up to you to make and take every chance, because for £75 mill plus Rooney plus Rooneys wages plus his own wages, he needs to sharpen up to fuck and start standing out way above everyone else, otherwise he's just a decent forward who's decent for a small team where the play is totally focused on him, or in a top class attacking side were again, he'll get loads of chances on a plate.
Also, have to agree, not looking like a total froot and going for 50/50 balls, jumping, and not looking like he's fucked off with the tactics when he's being told to track back by Jose,
For an athlete, with his speed and Stamina, he should be able to do that job, it just looks like he doesn't want to.
Which is worrying, he looks like he's arrived at a big club and thinks I've made it but fuck this tracking back and having to work a lot harder shite, I'll do enough to get by and if chances aren't created for me then it ain't my problem.
Which could be why Jose loves your Lingards and Fellanis, because, it doesn't matter what they lack, they look grateful and eager and will run into the ground for the team, and Jose loves that.
But, best start over any United forward ever, I'll take Rooney stepping into a team as a kid, an intimidating proper team with no guarantee of being the man and scoring a hat trick.
Or Cantonas difference to a young team.
Or a host of other legends.
Well I suppose that's the knighthood fucked.