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Monday Jan 3:

 

United are proper fucking shit aren’t they? Anyone can lose 1-0 to Wolves as they’re very much a 1-0 type of team if you aren’t quite at it, but by all accounts this should have been 4-0 as Wolves played them off the park. It’s great, the new fella hasn’t been able to get anything out of them that Solskjaer couldn’t, and that has given the “Ole Loyalists” the chance to jump on him and say he isn’t doing any better than their guy. They’re absolutely fucked and it doesn’t look like a quick fix. Until now I expected them to sneak into fourth by the end of the season but I can’t see it. They’re not as good as Arsenal or Spurs. Can you believe that? Damn.  

 

Saw some rumours today that Neco wants out. That would be a mistake. Why leave now? His Wales place isn’t under threat as they’re not going to drop him for some League One jabroni just because he’s ‘only’ on our bench. If he wants to go in the summer that would be more understandable, but leaving now when there’s a chance of winning trophies here makes no sense. And the other thing is we should not even be entertaining the idea of letting anyone leave if they might be needed.

 

So that also goes for Joe Gomez who is on the radar of Stevie. Again, we’d have to be fucking mental to let him leave now. I do think a decision is going to have to be made on him this summer and that decision will probably be to sell him. He’s fourth choice and it’s difficult to see how that changes when the other three are all better than him. His situation reminds me of where Ox was a couple of months ago. He doesn’t get many opportunities and when he does he doesn’t look good because he’s not in match shape, which in turn means less opportunities. I like Joe but his future here doesn’t look good right now.

 

I mentioned last week about us supposedly being after some lad from Benfica. I got that wrong, it wasn’t Benfica it was Porto. Luis Diaz. I vaguely remember him from the group matches we had. Isn’t he the lad who played on the right and kept throwing himself to the floor all the time? It’s a no from me, and at £60m I’m confident in saying it’s a no from FSG too. Nothing to see here, move along.

 

 

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Imagine if we had Newcastles owners or cheated on sponsorships like city I guarantee the media and fan outrage would be huge. I mean for fucksake the entire league cancelled multiple games all over the place and we cancel just one and we're public enemy and city the biggest cheats in world football being lauded.

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Henry Winter is the most pompous and smug of all the journos, I can't bear him. He used to be constantly on "which England players are singing the national anthem" watch before every match. 

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19 hours ago, Trumo said:

The Porto right winger who hit the deck 20 times in that game? Otavio, not Luis Diaz.

in that case I have no opinion on Diaz at all as I don't remember him.

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