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Poll Results: Would you spend €100+ on Paul Pogba??

 
  • 48% (37)
    Yup, still very young and filled with potential...
  • 51% (39)
    Nah, no CM could be worth that much...
76 Total Votes  
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Miguel Delaney ‏@MiguelDelaney 25m25 minutes ago
The three promoted teams have a greater net spend so far this summer than Arsenal, United and Chelsea. sick.gifsick.gifsick.gif
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Wait, so why is RM in the second pot?
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Someones got to explain Financial Fair Play to me once again if City really does bring in De Bruyne for 70 Million....(adding that to the fact Otamendi was 50 million).


The ESPNFC boys, got to love them but they really disappointed me when I was listening to the podcast in the morning, Fan's asked "Who'd you rather have, Memphis or Raheem Sterling?" - All three of them said Raheem Sterling. Now I might not listen for a week - English tax is everywhere!!!!! AHHHHH!!!!!





Article of the day, from Deadspin (my fav site) - Manchester United Still Don't Realize They're Not Manchester United Anymore


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Manchester United Still Don't Realize They're Not Manchester United Anymore


It’s kind of cute, if in a sad sort of way. Manchester United, once the biggest name in the game, chasing after superstars in the press like a giddy child racing after lightning bugs in the night, hoping to nab one or two like the big clubs can but knowing deep down that it won’t actually happen.

For a good laugh, take a look at some of the headlines linking United to some of the players they’d be interested in attaining in the closing weeks of the transfer window: “United to make final Bale offer - sources”; “Is this big clue Thomas Muller is signing for Man United?”; “‘Louis van Gaal will press on with £240 million pursuit of Neymar.’” Quite the shopping list there, van Gaal. Too bad not a one of them makes a lick of sense, let alone has a chance in hell of actually happening.

While Bale’s time in Madrid has been a bit shaky—and only a bit; remember, they did win the Champions League the year before last thanks to a Bale goal that broke the draw in extra time—he still has no reason to leave. United would have you believe that Bale has yet to fully acclimate to life in Spain, doesn’t feel valued by the rest of his teammates, sees the competition for attacking midfield places, and would prefer to go where he could be the unquestioned talisman at another big club as the first name in the team sheet and first name sung by adoring fans.

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But then you remember that he’s already at the most famous club in the world, remains the pet project of the all-powerful club president who will stop at nothing to see his Chosen One succeed, has a new manager who has promised to do everything to get Bale back to his Tottenham best, and has a way, way better chance of winning hardware with Real Madrid than with Manchester United. There’s not a chance he’d give up Madrid right as they are doubling down on him.

Thomas Müller’s case makes even less sense. The given reason he’d want to leave Bayern Munich is that he reportedly doesn’t get along too well with manager Pep Guardiola and...well, that’s literally the only reason. He’s the German national team’s best player, features for his country’s best team, the only club he’s ever known, and is still regarded as a critical component of Guardiola’s Bayern team. Plus, Guardiola doesn’t look likely to stick around in Munich after this season, so even if Müller doesn’t get along with his manager (a situation I think is vastly overstated) he just has to bide his time. Everyone with the club knows Müller will be with Bayern way longer than Guardiola will, and unless United bowled over the club and the player with outlandish transfer fee and salary offers, it doesn’t even make sense why anyone would even take their call.

The Neymar rumors are probably the most laughable of all, because of the obvious reason it’s even been floated. United would naturally love to have the best young player in the world, along with all his marketability. Neymar, on the other hand, has zero realistic temptation to leave the best team in Europe, one of the best forward lines in the history of the sport, all so he can play alongside Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata.

Neymar does, however, have his own good reasons to be mentioned in headlines with United: for a little over a year now, he has been negotiating a contract extension. In the earlier parts of last season, it made sense that Barça’s leadership was cautious about giving the Brazilian a huge raise coming off his first season in Spain. As the year progressed, Neymar, Lionel Messi, and Luis Suárez reached their potential as the deadliest attacking trio in the world. Neymar began to prove all the hype surrounding him has been justified, which made Barcelona more inclined to lock him down for a couple more years. Everything we heard toward the end of the season was that Neymar’s extension was a matter of when, not if.

Since the end of the year, we haven’t heard too much about it. Next thing you know, United are “interested” in Neymar, who “would be open” to a move, and here we are. Manchester United are something like the New York Knicks are to big-name NBA free agents: they’re always there lurking in the background, supposedly ready to offer all kinds of cash and glory; an offer that’s just realistic enough to put doubt into the team the player really wants to go to. United are merely leverage; Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos have used them the same way.

None of this is quite United’s fault, outside of their culpability for letting their team drop from Champions League finalists just a few years ago to what they’ve become in the post-Alex Ferguson era. Before you can sign great players in their prime, you’ve got to be mentioned with them, so the rumors really do further their interests to some degree, even if they’re obviously nonsense. And if the players they have managed to bring in—guys like Memphis Depay and Ander Herrera and Morgan Schneiderlin—do continue to progress, it will be easier to convince real stars to sign up.

But that doesn’t mean we can’t laugh at them until they do get back there, though. Manchester United, the club that not that long ago was the hottest date in town, now finds itself hoping to merely get turned down by the most desirable players just so people think they’re in their league.




I agree with a lot of this article, comparing United to the Knicks in the "Player Contract" negotiations is so true, believe me I know what that feels like United fans (Knicks Fan frown.gif )
But I'll say since United is guaranteed to be in the Champions League - I'm just going to sit back here and wait to see what happens in the transfer window (I'm expecting something). No big names, not anyone who is on at least Pedro's level but they need reinforcements.
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Wait, so why is RM in the second pot?
I think only league champs get into pot 1 from now on. Rm hasn't won since 11/12. Wow, it feels like it's been a while.
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Wait, so why is RM in the second pot?

new format, league winners/ defending champions gets pot 1

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I'm watching my on Fox Sports 1 on Att U-Verse. I don't know if that makes a difference but I'm surprised they didn't translate for Iniesta. I mean I'm fine as a Mexican but still lol

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Anybody else watching the CL draw?

 

I'm watching on FoxSportsGo

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Yeah, I am watching it. God bless whoever invented tablets, app, live stream. laugh.gif
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Barca - Gorup E

So Messi is attending? That's cool
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watching, my first time. this is boring. no wonder why they don't air the nba draft lottery live 

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watching, my first time. this is boring. no wonder why they don't air the nba draft lottery live 

they do

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they do

they do? when the pick the balls out of the machine. link me please. 

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they do
they do? when the pick the balls out of the machine. link me please. 

being a wiz fan i used to watch the lottery all the time. You never saw when Dan Gilbert let his kid Represent the cavs in the last couple lotteries?
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Group A
PSG

Group B
PSV

Group C
Benfica

Group D
Juventus

Group E
FC Barcelona

Group F
Bayern Munich

Group G
Chelsea

Group H
Zenit St. Peterburg
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watching, my first time. this is boring.

Lol, what were you expecting?

 

But it's only the 1st pot... the "action" is seeing where the rest of the teams fall! 

 

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post #2357 of 50774

Watching a live stream via uefa site. Their table updates faster than their video feed lol

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being a wiz fan i used to watch the lottery all the time. You never saw when Dan Gilbert let his kid Represent the cavs in the last couple lotteries?

i seen the presentation, but i never seen a video of them picking balls (pause)

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Lol, what were you expecting?

 

But it's only the 1st pot... the "action" is seeing where the rest of the teams fall! 

:lol i know but i do enjoy watching lottery numbers being drawn, but these presenters are dull and dry 

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we're in Bayern's group? let's hope we luck out on pots 3 and 4 laugh.gif
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psg vs real  :hat

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Lol, you can hear Melanie commentating in the background... doesn't want the big teams vs her Juve. 

 

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Bleek going back to holland wink.gif
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I tweeted "Watch PSG get Madrid"


A minute later, they draw Madrid
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Bleek going back to holland wink.gif

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Where are you guys watching this live? I'm on the uefa site and it feels like they just started laugh.gif

*Nvm,just found it on the main page laugh.gif
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Group A
PSG
Real Madrid

Group B
PSV
Manchester United

Group C
Benfica
Atletico Madrid

Group D
Juventus
Manchester City

Group E
FC Barcelona
Bayer Leverkusen

Group F
Bayern Munich
Arsenal

Group G
Chelsea
Porto

Group H
Zenit St. Peterburg
Valencia
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Where are you guys watching this live? I'm on the uefa site and it feels like they just started laugh.gif

fox sports

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Fox Sports Go app on my iPad
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One of the few Barca players I truly admired,Puyol :hat

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Kate Abdo > Melanie Winiger

 

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