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by bman2
7 hours ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

The more I think about it, the more excited I’d be if we signed Neves. The only specialist holding midfielder we have is Matic, yet we play two holding fielders. Neves is a specialist in that role and particularly good passer on top of that. So he’d go straight into the starting 11 and improve the s...
by bman2
8 hours ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: OGS.....
Replies: 1585
Views: 40884

Re: OGS.....

What Chelsea has done last season has discredited the whole long-term rebuild thing. They brought in a top manager mid-season, and he instantly turned their shitty defence into the league’s best defence, and then won them the CL. Tactics, coaching, it does actually matter.
by bman2
8 hours ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: OGS.....
Replies: 1585
Views: 40884

Re: OGS.....

I think Ole is doing well in terms of team spirit, signings, morale, and all that. But I’ve yet to see any indication that he can get us playing progressive, quality football. I’d like to see us using the ball like a top team, and see some evidence of players being coached to play in different posit...
by bman2
1 day ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

I mean people said Herrera wasn’t that special and we could easily replace him with someone better. And that was true. But we didn’t replace him. Fred and McT don’t have the movement and passing that Herrera did. Our midfield has been getting less fluid and more shitehousey. Bruno has obviously done...
by bman2
1 day ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

I actually think that’s unfair. It’s not like France and Juventus played similarly. I think he’s just had two managers at United that have been very defensive. Plus some of the players around him aren’t great. He has been consistently good when he’s not required to sit really deep. Better to sell hi...
by bman2
2 days ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

Although to be fair to McFred, neither is a holding midfielder by trade, they’re both just doing a job there and they tend to look better players when they’re able to play a bit further up the pitch.
by bman2
2 days ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

I don't understand our interest in Neves, he's another ball playing midfielder so either Ole is expecting Pogba to go and/or Donny to go. We’re Manchester United’s. Shouldn’t all our midfielders be “ball playing midfielders”??? I know what you’re saying though, shocking that Fred and McT can’t stri...
by bman2
2 days ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Assessing our squad
Replies: 12
Views: 152

Re: Assessing our squad

Sid wrote:
2 days ago
We should have kept Rojo, here he is chinning a security guard after Boca lost a game

Keano would approve. You can’t accuse him of not caring at least.
by bman2
2 days ago
Forum: Anything But United
Topic: Other Teams' Stuff
Replies: 12696
Views: 334095

Re: Other Teams' Stuff

Interesting situation at Liverpool: Salah, Mane, Firminho, Fabinho, van Dijk and Henderson's contracts all expire in 2023, and their shithead neolib yank owners are reluctant to give them new contracts cos they're all either approaching 30 or 30+. So they're going to let some leave. Henderson looks...
by bman2
2 days ago
Forum: The Rant Forum
Topic: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III
Replies: 19788
Views: 493241

Re: Unrealistic summer transfer wankfest III

I don't understand our interest in Neves, he's another ball playing midfielder so either Ole is expecting Pogba to go and/or Donny to go. Tbf neither have played that well. Donny doesn't even get to play and Pogba has been a decent player over 5 years. And of course he's expecting Pogba to go. He's...