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Maguire is a bit like Laurent Blanc. Without being as good on the ball. And 80m times more fucking expensive. And Rafael was better than AWB.
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dozer wrote:
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Why is Maguire getting so much stick today.
He wasn't at fault for their goals.
That's an odd thing to say. He's plainly 100% at fault for their first goal, and maybe for their third as well, though I'm a bit less certain about that. Yeah de Gea should have done better both times, but someone has to fuck up before it gets to the keeper.
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It's frustrating cos we're so close to giving City a serious title challenge, and you never know, maybe even winning the fucking thing

This disrupted, covid hit season it's our best chance in nearly a decade since Fergie left. But we'll probably be ruing the fact those cunts never bought a decent CB or CDM at any point in the last 2 years.

Things will be more normal next season, teams will be press more, and we'll struggle like we did previously, only this time hamstrung by financial problems due to covid decimating our revenue streams
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He should have brought on VDB for pogba. VDB never loses the ball. He should play deep. Fred is mediocre.
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He should have brought on VDB for pogba. VDB never loses the ball. He should play deep. Fred is mediocre.
Yeah agree with that. Did Ole even want VDB? He’s being left to rot.
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He should have brought on VDB for pogba. VDB never loses the ball. He should play deep. Fred is mediocre.
Yes! Been my argument ever since he arrived. Proof that Baggins is clueless.
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The worse thing for Van der Beek is that he's visibly run around like a headless chicken in the last few mere sniffs of opportunity he's been given. A sure sign of a player desperate to get involved but being increasingly marginalised. He's a self-fulfilling prophecy where we can all look forward to the eventual "he just wasn't able to make it work" soundbites... as if he ever had an opportunity to do so.
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Ole didn't sign Van De Beek IMO. He can't have done, cos he would have played more by now even though IMO his overall game is limited.

It's more likely he was a reactionary signing pushed by Ed who was under pressure to deliver a player in summer, and Beek was perfect cos he's quality and a straight forward buy thanks to Van Der Sar.
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Ole didn't sign Van De Beek IMO. He can't have done, cos he would have played more by now even though IMO his overall game is limited.

It's more likely he was a reactionary signing pushed by Ed who was under pressure to deliver a player in summer, and Beek was perfect cos he's quality and a straight forward buy thanks to Van Der Sar.
I can't see that any of us have seen enough of Van der Beek in a United shirt to get any real idea of what his overall game really is. He's generally been shoehorned into positions and, more often than not, less than 10 minutes to try and affect a game that's already long gone south. His biggest limitation has been, well, actually getting a game.

I'm not convinced on the he's not an Ole signing line. It's not clear that any of the signings under Ole have actually been his choice, not even Bruno. My feeling is that Ole is so utterly risk averse he's too scared to make any kind of change. We see that game in game out with his limited tactics and glacial speed at identifying or even considering the need for a change and we've seen it with his persistence in using players like Lingard for months and months despite them offering nothing bar some bizarre notion of continuity. It's taken him fucking months to work out that Cavani is the only player we've got capable of properly leading the line. It was evident to the rest of creation from the first full game he played. Everything is playing it safe and often too little too late (a metaphor for Van der Beek's United career) when it doesn't go to plan.
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FuB wrote:
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Sid wrote:
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Ole didn't sign Van De Beek IMO. He can't have done, cos he would have played more by now even though IMO his overall game is limited.

It's more likely he was a reactionary signing pushed by Ed who was under pressure to deliver a player in summer, and Beek was perfect cos he's quality and a straight forward buy thanks to Van Der Sar.
I can't see that any of us have seen enough of Van der Beek in a United shirt to get any real idea of what his overall game really is. He's generally been shoehorned into positions and, more often than not, less than 10 minutes to try and affect a game that's already long gone south. His biggest limitation has been, well, actually getting a game.

I'm not convinced on the he's not an Ole signing line. It's not clear that any of the signings under Ole have actually been his choice, not even Bruno. My feeling is that Ole is so utterly risk averse he's too scared to make any kind of change. We see that game in game out with his limited tactics and glacial speed at identifying or even considering the need for a change and we've seen it with his persistence in using players like Lingard for months and months despite them offering nothing bar some bizarre notion of continuity. It's taken him fucking months to work out that Cavani is the only player we've got capable of properly leading the line. It was evident to the rest of creation from the first full game he played. Everything is playing it safe and often too little too late (a metaphor for Van der Beek's United career) when it doesn't go to plan.
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