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« Reply #41760 on: July 14, 2017, 10:02:49 PM »
I see Ibrahimovic may sign a new contract with Manchester United.

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« Reply #41761 on: July 15, 2017, 01:02:48 PM »
I see Ibrahimovic may sign a new contract with Manchester United.

A "paper doesn't refuse ink" story I expect.   I doubt if he'll want to warm the bench at 5 to midnight in his career but if he recovers and is prepared to do that he could give an added dimension. 

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« Reply #41762 on: July 15, 2017, 02:15:01 PM »
I see Ibrahimovic may sign a new contract with Manchester United.

A "paper doesn't refuse ink" story I expect.   I doubt if he'll want to warm the bench at 5 to midnight in his career but if he recovers and is prepared to do that he could give an added dimension.

He would likely only be staying till the end of the season..

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« Reply #41763 on: July 15, 2017, 04:41:05 PM »
I'd love to see him stay. Could be very useful especially if Lukaku got injured or fails to perform at the expected level.

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« Reply #41764 on: July 16, 2017, 01:41:52 AM »
I see Ibrahimovic may sign a new contract with Manchester United.

A "paper doesn't refuse ink" story I expect.   I doubt if he'll want to warm the bench at 5 to midnight in his career but if he recovers and is prepared to do that he could give an added dimension.
Mourinho hinted it on Fridays Sky Sports interview and he said Ibrahimovic could be fit by December

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« Reply #41765 on: July 16, 2017, 02:00:24 AM »
Still signings required. Before Zlatan got injured we needed a new striker, we now have lost him and Rooney. We obviously need steel in the DFM position too. Hoping that Martial kicks on this season though and Rashford continues to impress. Mkhitaryan needs to improve significantly too.
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« Reply #41766 on: July 20, 2017, 12:03:18 PM »

This signing would imply that Chelsea have passed on him and have someone better lined up.

Perhaps Lukaku just preferred a move to a big club?
Looks like Morata preferred a move to a big club  ;D

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« Reply #41767 on: July 20, 2017, 12:12:12 PM »
Well the fat man has finally gone and he has the cheek to question the standards of the players who've come into the club. Rooney was one of the most unprofessional players the club has had the last ten years.

Happy we bought Lukaku, not seen enough of Moratta and Lukaku has more pace and there should be no settling in period.

Mourinho saying United might only buy one more player, think he's just putting pressure on Woodward to get the deals done. I'm shocked that we're not in for a left back, its arguably our weakest position and Shaw & Rojo are both out injured for a while.

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« Reply #41768 on: July 20, 2017, 12:22:41 PM »
Well the fat man has finally gone and he has the cheek to question the standards of the players who've come into the club. Rooney was one of the most unprofessional players the club has had the last ten years.

Happy we bought Lukaku, not seen enough of Moratta and Lukaku has more pace and there should be no settling in period.

Mourinho saying United might only buy one more player, think he's just putting pressure on Woodward to get the deals done. I'm shocked that we're not in for a left back, its arguably our weakest position and Shaw & Rojo are both out injured for a while.

What is Utd's 1st choice back 4 likely to be? Valencia bailly lindelof Blind? amazed a left back wasnt top of the list

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« Reply #41769 on: July 20, 2017, 12:23:40 PM »
It will be interesting to see how Lukaku does for Utd.
I've watched him for the past 4 years at Everton and he can be the most frustrating of players at times yet he will still score you 15-20 goals a season if he gets the right supply.
As MM mentioned above, he really does have great pace and strength which he doesn't always use.
Don't expect him to be winning loads of headers from long balls or to be holding the ball up well for others.
He is very good at running with the ball at his feet though and barging his way through to score a goal from nothing.

I would imagine a lot of fans will not like him yet he will still score ye 20 goals this season. For me the question is though will Mourinho be able to get the best out of him and not get annoyed with his lazy attitude at times.

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« Reply #41770 on: July 20, 2017, 12:26:14 PM »
Well the fat man has finally gone and he has the cheek to question the standards of the players who've come into the club. Rooney was one of the most unprofessional players the club has had the last ten years.

Happy we bought Lukaku, not seen enough of Moratta and Lukaku has more pace and there should be no settling in period.

Mourinho saying United might only buy one more player, think he's just putting pressure on Woodward to get the deals done. I'm shocked that we're not in for a left back, its arguably our weakest position and Shaw & Rojo are both out injured for a while.

What is Utd's 1st choice back 4 likely to be? Valencia bailly lindelof Blind? amazed a left back wasnt top of the list

Perhaps Darmian in for Blind, either way can't pretend I'm a fan of them.

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« Reply #41771 on: July 20, 2017, 12:31:23 PM »
It will be interesting to see how Lukaku does for Utd.
I've watched him for the past 4 years at Everton and he can be the most frustrating of players at times yet he will still score you 15-20 goals a season if he gets the right supply.
As MM mentioned above, he really does have great pace and strength which he doesn't always use.
Don't expect him to be winning loads of headers from long balls or to be holding the ball up well for others.
He is very good at running with the ball at his feet though and barging his way through to score a goal from nothing.

I would imagine a lot of fans will not like him yet he will still score ye 20 goals this season. For me the question is though will Mourinho be able to get the best out of him and not get annoyed with his lazy attitude at times.

I'm hoping Mourinho can get more out of him in terns of his build up play, he should offer more given his size as he's a giant of a man.  He's a good finisher who will scores goals with both feet. I think he's capable of scoring 30 + in all competition.

Its his pace which excites me most though, too often last season we didn't have that out ball over the top although Zlatan was a different sort of out ball given his size and control of the ball.

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« Reply #41772 on: July 20, 2017, 01:25:11 PM »
It will be interesting to see how Lukaku does for Utd.
I've watched him for the past 4 years at Everton and he can be the most frustrating of players at times yet he will still score you 15-20 goals a season if he gets the right supply.
As MM mentioned above, he really does have great pace and strength which he doesn't always use.
Don't expect him to be winning loads of headers from long balls or to be holding the ball up well for others.
He is very good at running with the ball at his feet though and barging his way through to score a goal from nothing.

I would imagine a lot of fans will not like him yet he will still score ye 20 goals this season. For me the question is though will Mourinho be able to get the best out of him and not get annoyed with his lazy attitude at times.

I'm hoping Mourinho can get more out of him in terns of his build up play, he should offer more given his size as he's a giant of a man.  He's a good finisher who will scores goals with both feet. I think he's capable of scoring 30 + in all competition.

Its his pace which excites me most though, too often last season we didn't have that out ball over the top although Zlatan was a different sort of out ball given his size and control of the ball.


I agree and there's no doubt Jose will be looking for this. Mata, Mkhitaryan and Carrick well able to slip balls through.....think it might keep defences more honest against United and provide more space for others. The potential is significant, hopefully he can develop to the level we think he might.

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« Reply #41773 on: July 20, 2017, 02:39:13 PM »
It will be interesting to see how Lukaku does for Utd.
I've watched him for the past 4 years at Everton and he can be the most frustrating of players at times yet he will still score you 15-20 goals a season if he gets the right supply.
As MM mentioned above, he really does have great pace and strength which he doesn't always use.
Don't expect him to be winning loads of headers from long balls or to be holding the ball up well for others.
He is very good at running with the ball at his feet though and barging his way through to score a goal from nothing.

I would imagine a lot of fans will not like him yet he will still score ye 20 goals this season. For me the question is though will Mourinho be able to get the best out of him and not get annoyed with his lazy attitude at times.

I'm hoping Mourinho can get more out of him in terns of his build up play, he should offer more given his size as he's a giant of a man.  He's a good finisher who will scores goals with both feet. I think he's capable of scoring 30 + in all competition.

Its his pace which excites me most though, too often last season we didn't have that out ball over the top although Zlatan was a different sort of out ball given his size and control of the ball.

Its the pace of Lukaku that excites me too.  I know it was only LA, but there was clear difference in Pogba's intent every time he got the ball with Lukaku ahead of him.  He was constantly looking for balls in behind or over the top of the defence as he knows he has a man who will get them.  Really would like to see us get a top midfield ball winner. 
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« Reply #41774 on: July 20, 2017, 03:17:52 PM »
Is Lukaku going to be any better than Zlatan was last year? If anything it's likely he'll be doing well to match his contributions. I really don't see much to be getting excited about when all they've done is downgrade up front and added a center half that was signposted since January, defense was hardly the team's problem last year. Eric f˙ckin' Dier, a lad who isn't a first choice midfielder for Spurs is the answer in the middle? Ed Woodward and Jose must be smoking some strong ganja..