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Manchester United: What The Hell Do We Do Now

Started on 24 April 2014 by No1VillaFan / First Post
Latest Reply on 30 July 2014 by TVDLC123 / Last Post
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Kompany Signs For United In Mega Deal




Manchester United have made the biggest signing of the transfer window yet by pulling off an amazing Player-plus-cash deal for twenty-nine year old Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany.

They have paid Manchester City £38,500,000 plus midfielders Andriy Yarmolenko and Xherdan Shaqiri and also out of favour English striker Danny Welbeck.

Kompany was part of the Man City side who were crowned Champions in 2012.

Kompany's arrival has been greeted in Positive fashion, despite being from bitter rivals Manchester City. Supporter spokesman Jamie Rose told the local media the fans recognised that despite being a former City player that he has great determination to play for the best and this will be United's gain and they have got 3 under performing players off there wage bill.

I am delighted to be signing for this great club and I am fully happy with the way that the manager wants to take this side. They won the treble last season and it was the right time for me to move on from City. It was an amazing time I had at City but they are not the same team as I joined seven seasons ago and I can not wait to play here at United next season said Kompany.

A Man City Supporters' spokesman revealed on air of disappointment over Kompany's departure, noting that he was a fan favourite and that he was held in high regard and he would be missed. However the fans do not appreciate the fact that he has left for there rivals United, but will always be a legend to them.


Shaqiri moves as he did not like how much playing time he had

The three moving to City shows just how ruthless Brendan Rodgers can be. Xherdan Shaqiri signed for United two season's ago for £31m but has on the whole been a flop, only making 15 appearances scoring just one goal in that time. Having said that, Benitez will be pleased to have got him.


Yarmolenko was also moved on to City

Andriy Yarmolenko started off as a favourite of Rodgers, but with Townsend and Mirallas performing so well the Ukrainian found it tough to get a spot in the starting XI. He was bought for £26.5m but only made 31 appearances with 26 of them in the first season. He will provide great speed and crossing for Man City.


Welbeck moves to Manchester City as Kompany goes the other way

Danny Welbeck leaves under a big cloud, with many fans thinking that Brendan Rodgers should have gave him a bit more of a chance. Welbeck made 77 appearances for Manchester United over 8 years but was not deemed as good as the impressive Steven Naismith and Jordan Rhodes, so finds himself leaving just like Robin Van Persie did because like Welbeck, he stuggled to get ahead of Steven Naismith.
KOMPANY!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!
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I wouldn't spend that much money on him because of his age, but like you said he's the best in the game so fair play mate :D
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zapdos yes kompany

NVD yeah he is the best on the game and I think he will be awesome :)

Manchester United Awards & Tour Announcement




So after an amazing season for The Red Devils we have the awards. There was a lot of stand out performances this season with Steven Naismith one of the stand out performers again.

Steven Naismith



Naismith ended the season with 32 goals in all competitions this season. I am honoured to linked with the Club Player Of The Year but there are others that deserve it too.

John Stones



John Stones played every single match of last season, notching up an impressive 61 appearances and has fast become a fans favourite at Old Trafford. Although he is yet to make the breakthrough into the England squad much to the dismay of his manager Brendan Rodgers. It is ridiculous that John has not broke into the England Squad yet! It is actually laughable and you have to wonder why Roy Hodgson does not rate him when everyone else in the media seems to.

Tom Cleverley



What a season the England man has had. Often seen as a scapegoat under Moyes and Ferguson, he has come back to form under Rodgers and is one of the first names on both England and Manchester United's teamsheet. Cleverley's best performances came in the matches against Barcelona and Man City but has been an amazing influence on the pitch. He thoroughly deserves the nomination.

Matthias Ginter



The last nomination is for last season's winner Matthias Ginter, the Central Defender looks odds on to win it because of how much of a favourite he is at United. The defender always looks assured on the ball and will always give his all.

And The Winner Is


Third Place

In third place is.....................(Long Pause) Steven Naismith!

Second Place

In second place is..................(long pause) Tom Cleverley!

First Place

And the winner is..................(long pause) Matthias Ginter!

Ginter wins the award for the second year in a row and it is well deserved. He works really hard on and off the pitch but a special mention to Tom Cleverley who has worked his socks off this season to pick up second place.

Manchester United Team Of The Season



There are a couple of shocks in the team of the season for United. The back five, including the keeper was the people you expected. They made 225 appearances between them but its the central midfielders that are surprising with Schniederlin getting in alongside Eriksen. Candreva and Mirallas are the wingers with Townsend just missing out and Naismith upfront with Rhodes. They scored 52 goals between them and that is a ridiculous record.

Manchester United Overall Team



Van Persie and Rhodes are upfront in the overall side, scoring a massive 61 goals between them over 127 appearances. Sandro and Naismith are in the central on midfield, Townsend and Mirallas are in the midfield. There are five players with almost 100 appearances or over 100 appearances.

United Announce Tours To Japan & China


Manchester United can today announce that they will be going on two pre-season tours to Japan and China.

The benefits of this financially will increase the profile of this great club. Japan have always been football crazy, especially Manchester United crazy so we will be playing three matches on the 1st July, 4th July and 8th July against Hamamatsu Rafale at Hamamatsu Stadium, Sakai FC at Nagai Stadium and then finishing the tour against Guirare Yokohama at Yokohama Stadium. We this this is a really important thing to do to make sure that we keep all our international fans happy too.

The second tour is going to be of China on the 22nd July, 25th July and 29th July against Guangzhou at Tianhe Stadium, Shandong at Ji'nan Olympic Sports Centre Stadium and Jiangsu at Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre. The chance to tour these two amazing countries will hopefully give everyone the chance to see there star players in action.
nice update mate; Ginter deserves his award
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5 yearsEdited
TAT Thanks :) yeah he really deserved it and i hope he carries on :)


Authors Notes

Sorry for lack of updates i have been really busy with work back to it now
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Manchester United Pre-Season News




There has been a lot of activity inside Old Trafford over the last couple of weeks, with players leaving and others signing new contracts. Lets look at who has left, we will start with the shock departre of Italian winger Antonio Candreva. The Italian signed from Lazio two seasons ago for £19m, but the 28 year old has now moved to PSG for £30.5m.


Candreva is now a PSG player

Due to the move Italian club Ternana will receive £760k as part of a solidarity contribution, and that could keep the part timers in business for up to 7 years. Udinese receive £304k as will Juventus.

Candreva was part of the United side that won the treble last season. His departure reportedly received a mixed receptions amongst supporters, but there was a general agreement that the club did exceptionally well to receive as much as they did for him, according to the official supporters group.

This is a new chapter for me and I am very pleased to be joining PSG. They are a club close to my heart and offered me so much more money that Bayern did so I had to move to France.

So from a money grabbing player to the next departure. Julian Draxler really was not given a big enough chance if you ask me but United have decided sell him and Wolfsberg were the side to come in with an acceptable bid for the winger.


Draxler is a shock signing for Wolfsberg

They parted with £19.75m (which could rise to £34m in add-ons) to sign the 21-year-old flamboyant winger which will see Schalke get £588k as part of the deal. Draxler only made 28 appearances for the Red Devils since joining for £36.5m, costing the club a princely £600k per match.

Wolfsberg supported spokesperson Florian Lorz revealed the fans are delighted that a player of Draxler's calibre and skill has chosen to join a side like Wolfsberg and they can not wait to see him in action.

A Manchester United supporter spokesperson revealed that the fans are disappointed with Draxler's departure, particularly for such a low transfer fee, on top of that are even more frustrated the the club made a considerable loss from the sale of Draxler.

That is two out and one more to announce, and that player is the Champions League goalscorer Wilfried Bony, who has moved to Napoli for £14.5m.

Sparta Prage and Vitesse each recieve £292k in solidarity payments. Bony, who scored the two goals in the Champions League final to win it for United is said to be saddened to be leaving but understands.


Bony has left United for Napoli

A Man Utd supported spokesman revealed we as fans are very, very disappointed with Bony's departure, claiming that he should have either commanded a bigger transfer fee, or was given one more season to get to his best form and again the fans are disappointed that the club have made a considerable loss from the sale of Bony.

De Gea Signs New Contract




Twenty-four year old David De Gea put pen to paper on a 4 year deal worth £27m. The Keeper, who almost had Marc Ter Stegen sign to take his place showed Brendan Rodgers that he was right not to persue the German keeper by putting in a string of amazing performances to help his side to the treble. He will be on £125k a week and has become synonymous with the club since signing for £17.25m in 2011.

Rejected Transfer Offers


Manchester United have rejected four bids for there players in Pre-Season too including PSG bidding £29m for Brazilian super youth Cadao. The Brazilian, 17 has already been capped four times for Brazil insists he is happy at United.


Stones bid rejected by United

John Stones was subject to a £5m bid from Hull, in which Brendan Rodgers dismissed out of hand straight away and slapped a £18.5m price-tag on Stones' head. Stones then came on record and stated Why would I move from a side who just won a treble all because Kompany was bought in, in this match you must have a rotation system because I can not play 60 matches a season again.

Finally Matthias Ginter, Player Of The Season for the last two years was subject to a £29m bid from Real Madrid but again this was rejected and told that he was not for sale at any price. It is also understood that Bayern are interested but Rodgers is not interested. I have been told by my board if I want to reject the offers then I can, so it could be a £100m and I will also reject the offer.
Incredible profits from Candreva, and a shame that Draxler left, if you buy Stones, he'll be worth every penny, trust me ;)
2014-06-15 15:53#180003 Jack : Incredible profits from Candreva, and a shame that Draxler left, if you buy Stones, he'll be worth every penny, trust me ;)
Jack I already have stones I rejected hull bid lol
2014-06-15 16:05#180005 jasonvilla4ever :
2014-06-15 15:53#180003 Jack : Incredible profits from Candreva, and a shame that Draxler left, if you buy Stones, he'll be worth every penny, trust me ;)
Jack I already have stones I rejected hull bid lol
Oops, sorry my bad :)) in that case, well done on rejecting ;)
Some interesting sales, wonder who you will get in to replace them? ;)

Buttner Finally Signs New Contract




Alexander Buttner today put pen to paper on a multi-year £72k a week deal. The Dutchman, 26 was on a deal worth only £20k a week but with his team-mates were on a lot more than him so Brendan Rodgers has rewarded him by giving him a pay rise of £52k a week.

I am very, very happy with this new contract and it shows just how much my manager believes in me. This squad of players are absolutely awesome and we can not wait to get this season started. So players have left but we have the signing of the season in Vincent Kompany and we will with this squad win the treble under Brendan again!
You've done amazing making Buttner reach his potential and I'm sure he deserves this contract boost! :)

United Launch Bid For Lionel Messi




Manchester United have sold a lot of players this pre-season with Welbeck, Yarmolenko, Candreva to just name three that have gone. So with just Kompany coming in you have to ask yourself, who else could they buy to help this side.

Lionel Messi has been voted the World Golden Ball winner for 5 of the last 6 years and World Player Of The Year for 4 of the last 6 years. He has become increasingly frustrated at Camp Nou and was thought to be looking for a new challenge. When Manchester United were speculated to be interested in him, Barcelona did not really expect a bid to be made but not only was a bid made but Rodgers new exactly what he was doing by selling the players he did as he wanted enough money to place the right bid.

Manchester United are looking to smash the club's and the World's transfer record with an astonishing bid of £197m for Messi.



The offer includes £40m spread over 42 months, £25m based on appearances and £25m once Messi scores 30 goals for United. If successful this will go down as a major coup for Manchester United who, for Messi are going outside the policy of only signing players 25 or younger.

There will be mor eon this sensational transfer as we get it.

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