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« Reply #42840 on: January 15, 2018, 10:48:14 AM »
Astounded by some of the reaction to reports Sanchez might go to United, the only reason players have joined City the last 10 years is because of money.

I haven't seen anyone mention that he'd be first choice at United and he'll play every game and be the main man whilst that won't be the case at City, I won't be surprised if City come back in with another offer.

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« Reply #42841 on: January 15, 2018, 11:00:19 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

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« Reply #42842 on: January 15, 2018, 11:11:44 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

I have no idea why United weren't in for him when he joined Arsenal, United were always linked with him before he went to Barca but United didn't have money during that period to compete.

Its hard to know as United are desperate for a right sided attacking player but Sanchez looks at his best roaming from the left. He'd certainly be the main man at OT and its hard to imagine that been the case at City. He's been one of the best players in the league since he arrived so it would be crazy United weren't trying to buy him.

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« Reply #42843 on: January 15, 2018, 11:23:45 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

I have no idea why United weren't in for him when he joined Arsenal, United were always linked with him before he went to Barca but United didn't have money during that period to compete.

Its hard to know as United are desperate for a right sided attacking player but Sanchez looks at his best roaming from the left. He'd certainly be the main man at OT and its hard to imagine that been the case at City. He's been one of the best players in the league since he arrived so it would be crazy United weren't trying to buy him.

Especially at a cut price, relatively speaking, because of his contract situation.

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« Reply #42844 on: January 15, 2018, 11:27:11 AM »
Astounded by some of the reaction to reports Sanchez might go to United, the only reason players have joined City the last 10 years is because of money.

I haven't seen anyone mention that he'd be first choice at United and he'll play every game and be the main man whilst that won't be the case at City, I won't be surprised if City come back in with another offer.

You do know United have a higher wage bill than City don't you?!!

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« Reply #42845 on: January 15, 2018, 11:35:59 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

I have no idea why United weren't in for him when he joined Arsenal, United were always linked with him before he went to Barca but United didn't have money during that period to compete.

Its hard to know as United are desperate for a right sided attacking player but Sanchez looks at his best roaming from the left. He'd certainly be the main man at OT and its hard to imagine that been the case at City. He's been one of the best players in the league since he arrived so it would be crazy United weren't trying to buy him.

City are trying to pick him  up on the cheap hoping he "wants to play for Pep". United should forget about the contract situation and think how much would they be willing to pay to acquire him if he had 3 years left on his contract and then throw the money they save in transfer fees on him into his salary.

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« Reply #42846 on: January 15, 2018, 11:51:47 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

I have no idea why United weren't in for him when he joined Arsenal, United were always linked with him before he went to Barca but United didn't have money during that period to compete.

Its hard to know as United are desperate for a right sided attacking player but Sanchez looks at his best roaming from the left. He'd certainly be the main man at OT and its hard to imagine that been the case at City. He's been one of the best players in the league since he arrived so it would be crazy United weren't trying to buy him.

City are trying to pick him  up on the cheap hoping he "wants to play for Pep". United should forget about the contract situation and think how much would they be willing to pay to acquire him if he had 3 years left on his contract and then throw the money they save in transfer fees on him into his salary.

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Do United really need him though? Mkitariyan/Zlatan/Rahsford/Lukaku/Martial/Lingard/Pogba/Mata are all excellent attacking players in their own right.

Is the issue not more with the way United play against the bigger teams in terms of formation/tactics more so than the players they have at their disposal?

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« Reply #42847 on: January 15, 2018, 11:56:07 AM »
where will he play at United? I think he's a great player, I was hoping Liverpool would get him when Suarez left.

I have no idea why United weren't in for him when he joined Arsenal, United were always linked with him before he went to Barca but United didn't have money during that period to compete.

Its hard to know as United are desperate for a right sided attacking player but Sanchez looks at his best roaming from the left. He'd certainly be the main man at OT and its hard to imagine that been the case at City. He's been one of the best players in the league since he arrived so it would be crazy United weren't trying to buy him.

City are trying to pick him  up on the cheap hoping he "wants to play for Pep". United should forget about the contract situation and think how much would they be willing to pay to acquire him if he had 3 years left on his contract and then throw the money they save in transfer fees on him into his salary.

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Do United really need him though? Mkitariyan/Zlatan/Rahsford/Lukaku/Martial/Lingard/Pogba/Mata are all excellent attacking players in their own right.

Is the issue not more with the way United play against the bigger teams in terms of formation/tactics more so than the players they have at their disposal?
Yeah, he's better currently than all those players on that list bar possibly Pogba so you get him if you have the chance. I think that's a no brainer.
Formation/tactics is another thing but I think he needs to keep Pogba ahead of the two defensive midfielders. I also wouldn't be surprised to see Sanchez played as a 9 if United signed him.

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« Reply #42848 on: January 15, 2018, 12:29:49 PM »
If I’m reading that right, you’re advocating buying Sánchez to play him as a no.9. Even though he’s a roaming, hard working player who is at his best when facing the goal. And you’d happily pay £200k a week for this too, and drop £75m Lukaku and £40m Martial to make room, because “he’s better”.

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« Reply #42849 on: January 15, 2018, 12:35:14 PM »
Better looking at it than looking for it......

Any team with any ambition will want to have a player of his quality if he becomes available... players form can change, or they pick up injuries or suspensions for that matter and when you run through your options and formations you might actually not have cover... Be stupid not to sign him, just can't see him coming if there are other options
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« Reply #42850 on: January 15, 2018, 12:48:23 PM »
If I’m reading that right, you’re advocating buying Sánchez to play him as a no.9. Even though he’s a roaming, hard working player who is at his best when facing the goal. And you’d happily pay £200k a week for this too, and drop £75m Lukaku and £40m Martial to make room, because “he’s better”.

Unbelievable Jeff.
You aren't. I did advocate buying Sanchez, still think this is an obvious no brainer. I didn't advocate buying Sanchez as a 9. I said I would be surprised to see him play as a 9 for United. Two different things.

I think if he signed Mourinho could play him as a 9 especially away from home against the big teams. In which case yes, I would envisage Lukaku being dropped for some of these games. Martial wouldn't have to be dropped.

As I said I think it's a no brainer. Any of the top Premier league teams should look to sign him if they have the chance.

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« Reply #42851 on: January 15, 2018, 12:55:46 PM »
United pay great wages and in some cases their paying several of their players above the going rate when they signed their contracts.

United's wage bill does look high based on what the players reportably earn so wouldn't be surprised if the Glazer brothers who are directors are earning a lot more than the going rate.

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« Reply #42852 on: January 15, 2018, 04:14:20 PM »
Sanchez is a brilliant player. United would be daft to not try and sign him and the points MM makes make it clear that United is a better destination (on the face of things) for Sanchez than City. He'll start at United. I think this is more of a dick measuring exercise for Jose than anything else though but hopefully Jose will be gone in the summer and Sanchez will still be here.

Screen though makes a key point - United's problem is the way they play. Liverpool showed yesterday that you have to press them up the pitch (and all over it)......not leave a big striker up there on his own for them to play doggies with. That pressing game would be aided enormously by Sanchez. His workrate is superb.

The Glazers are taking astronomical fees out of the club and have been for years.

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« Reply #42853 on: January 15, 2018, 04:23:08 PM »
Arsenal looking Martial as part of the deal.

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« Reply #42854 on: January 15, 2018, 04:24:14 PM »
The pressing game is good, and Klopp is the man for that type of game, he has the players up front to keep it going but the table doesnt lie either, goal difference is better at City and Utd and City are so many points in front its not really put a dent in City's drive to the championship..

Utd need to play to their strengths and at home they need to be the dominate team, and when playing the top 3/4 teams away you need be a bit savy ffs! Liverpools pressing game nearly came undone last night , thankfully it didnt and they seen the game out
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