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Saint-Maximine is rocking the right side of Newcastle. He’s really good player.
No wonder why Lazaro has been demoted to the bench. No way he gets redeemed by Newcastle.
 

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Kane badly needs a goal. He hasnt been in such a poor form for ages.
 

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Liverpool are Champions, Klopp has done an amazing job!
 

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Liverpool are Champions, Klopp has done an amazing job!

Congrats guys. I am happy for you. You deserved it.

I have been saying it since 2016. Klopp is the best coach in the world. He inherited a Dortmund fighting to avoid relegation and he led them to two consecutive Bundesliga titles and a CL final. He went to Liverpool where he inherited a team that hadn't won anything since 2012. In less than 5 years he led them to two CL finals, won one of them, and to an EPL title for the the first time since 1990. Only Klopp could break the Liverpool curse.
 

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But had we hired him in 2016 he most probably would have been sacked in January due to players not understanding him
 

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Klopp is probably the most charismatic coach I've seen, single handedly turned one of the most despised clubs (great history and obnoxious fans come hand in hand) to one of the most beloved.
 

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There are specific coaches needed to turn around specific clubs. Klopp at Liverpool, and Mourinho at Inter.
 

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Like City wanted a revenge for such an early earned title by Liverpool :lol:
 

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Bruno has been massive for Manu. No CL for Chelsea with Werner and Ziyech?
 

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Refs in England are fucking disatrous. They VAR every damn thing and even then they get it wrong.
 

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Bruno has been massive for Manu. No CL for Chelsea with Werner and Ziyech?

Pulisic is going to pull drag them across the finish line #falcaolaw
 

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Bruno has been massive for Manu. No CL for Chelsea with Werner and Ziyech?

Even the most optimistic ManUtd fan wouldn't have imagined he would be this good. Unbelievable player, always looks for creating chances, very positive in his play and insane work rate.
 

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Even the most optimistic ManUtd fan wouldn't have imagined he would be this good. Unbelievable player, always looks for creating chances, very positive in his play and insane work rate.

ManU are simply SIGNIFICANTLY better without kaku and sanchez. They just don't fit the model of extremely quick (acceleration), quick decision making, and highly technical attackers. They already got 80M + ~7M/yr off the books with Kaku. If they can offload Sanchez's salary + 15-20M, that'd be pretty good business getting rid of those players.

That said, Rashford really needs to take the next step next season, like Sterling @ City. He is a much better natural finisher than Sterling but has been pretty awful this year. Quite frankly, has the tools to be a much better player than Sterling.
 

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ManU are simply SIGNIFICANTLY better without kaku and sanchez. They just don't fit the model of extremely quick (acceleration), quick decision making, and highly technical attackers. They already got 80M + ~7M/yr off the books with Kaku. If they can offload Sanchez's salary + 15-20M, that'd be pretty good business getting rid of those players.

That said, Rashford really needs to take the next step next season, like Sterling @ City. He is a much better natural finisher than Sterling but has been pretty awful this year. Quite frankly, has the tools to be a much better player than Sterling.

Yeah, Martial, Rashford, Greenwood fits the team better than Lukaku, we dont even cross the ball much now. It's more through ball and quick counters.

Rashford had very good season tbf then he got awful injury which ruled him out for the rest of the season in Jan, I don't think he is playing to his full potential (physically) after the restart, he has become more of playmaker than the player he was (always taking on defenders). His passing has improved a lot but he should start to combine this with how he played before, take on defenders and go for goal. I think he is still taking it slow as he has just recovered from serious back injury.

For me the biggest surprise is Greenwood. IIRC I posted about him few times but I never thought he would step up so quickly and so awesomely. Before the lockdown, he was fragile boy, now he has added muscles and looks very strong player. For youth team he used to score free kicks from both feet and he is proper two footed player (like 51 vs 49 left footed)

This season has been mixed bag with so many injuries. We lost Pogba for almost whole season, Shaw missed few months, Rashford and Martial missed few months. We started the season well and then pure crap with great games in between. Bruno just changed the season completely. He is proper Ole player, I remember in one of the interview with Neville Ole said he don't want players to pass for the sake of it, they should try to move the ball forward quickly, Bruno is perfect for that. Every pass he receives, his first thinking is to hurt the defense, no wonder his pass completion is always around 75%.

Lukaku deal is win-win for both clubs IMO. We got rid of player who didn't want to be here, which means Rashford and Martial were sure starters and also more chances for Greenwood, Inter replaced their goal scorer for good fee and also player who was always wanted by Conte.
 

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Even the most optimistic ManUtd fan wouldn't have imagined he would be this good. Unbelievable player, always looks for creating chances, very positive in his play and insane work rate.

Not going to lie I thought he would be a bust. Never impressed me with Portugal or at Sampdoria and you know your can’t trust Portuguese league stats. I think that’s why so many teams were hesitant to pay the quoted fee including United initially. However it’s a good thing you guys did. Been a huge difference maker.
 

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Not going to lie I thought he would be a bust. Never impressed me with Portugal or at Sampdoria and you know your can’t trust Portuguese league stats. I think that’s why so many teams were hesitant to pay the quoted fee including United initially. However it’s a good thing you guys did. Been a huge difference maker.

Yeah good that others clubs were not interested, at least made it easier for us. He agreed everything with Spurs last summer and they didn't meet the asking price.

By luck or good planning, things are falling in right places for us finally. Hopefully we make few more right additions next season.
 

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Yeah good that others clubs were not interested, at least made it easier for us. He agreed everything with Spurs last summer and they didn't meet the asking price.

By luck or good planning, things are falling in right places for us finally. Hopefully we make few more right additions next season.

Yous just need to sort your backline out this summer. Attack looks fine, midfield if you keep pobga should be OK, another very good CB and LB and yous will look solid again.
 

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Honestly, ManU needs at least one, if not both rashford and martial to deliver at world class level next season, for the whole season, if they want to have a realistic shot at the title. Going back quite a while, all EPL winners have had stonewalled world class strikers, or players performing at a world class level. Last 3 winners had aguero, sterling, mane, salah. Before that was diego costa and hazard.

manU should definitely break the bank for Kane this summer and that should be priority #1.
 
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