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Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:17 pm
by Lazarus
Greaseman to Barca....... :)) Remember when he was coming here to be besties with Pogba..... good times!

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:19 pm
by fat maradona
sheesh wrote:
3 months ago
There really is fuck all happening at United, isn't there? (-|
No, actually, we are probably signing a galoot, or is that a galah....oh, who fucking cares.

Word on the street is that Fernandes wants to come to United and if that fails, we are willing to pay £30m for an unknown 21 year old Turkish lad who scored four (yes, 4!) goals and made two (hell yeh, that's right, TWO) assists last season. If that doesn't send shivers down the spine of our competitors, I don't know what else would.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:52 pm
by bman2
Sid wrote:
3 months ago
bman2 wrote:
3 months ago
It’s a rich language innit

Galoot is a bit like a nice way of saying Jose style player
So it is

"Galoot" is an old word used, primarily in Scotland, that means a person with an ungainly, cumbersome, and clumsy personality.

So Phil Jones then
By my understanding of the term, Phil Jones really is the epitome of galootness.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:57 pm
by Sid
Lazarus wrote:
3 months ago
Greaseman to Barca....... :)) Remember when he was coming here to be besties with Pogba..... good times!
And how Griezmann was going to propel Mourinho's United to the league title and european cup

Those were simpler times

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:41 pm
by Sid
Inter can't afford Lukaku, that's why there's been all this talk of including players and 10 year finance deals

We're going to be stuck with the 100m Everton CF ffs

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:41 pm
by bman2
We’re stuck with two bloody anchors in Lukaku and Sanchez. Jose’s legacy. Mind you, the club hasn’t been any better at shifting other duff players in recent years, so it’s not all on Jose. Players leave United when they want to these days, the club doesn’t seem to have much say in it.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 6:05 pm
by bman2
Reports saying we've signed Maguire. He's a good player. That ought to improve our defence. Not speedy though, which can be a liability in this era of playing a high line.

So two solid defensive signings then, that's good, but we're crying out for some quality in midfield and attack, especially someone who's good on the right hand side. James seems like a bit of a punt to me -- he's quick and keen but not sure he has the quality, so I'm looking at him as more of a bonus than a real improvement to the attack.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:15 pm
by Sid
I hope the reports that we've paid 70/80m are wrong. For that money you'd want a CB with pace and who isn't a bit gormless like he is.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:40 pm
by marlon
Yeah that's rubbish. Most expensive defender ever? Is he even in the top 10/20 CBs in the world.

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:49 am
by dozer
Reported initial fee of 60m with addons rising to 80m. That's okay.
It's better to overpay for a prem defender who knows the league rather than having a foreigner struggling to adapt. We've been struggling at CB so might as well shell out more to reduce the risk. He's at a good age as well.