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Welcome to Manchester, Raphaël..

Manchester United is delighted to announce the club has reached agreement with Real Madrid for the transfer of French international defender and World Cup winner, RaphaΓ«l Varane, subject to a medical and to player terms being finalised.

https://www.manutd.com/en/news/detail/man-utd-reaches-agreement-for-raphael-varane-transfer-from-real-madrid

What a coup!!

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Jadon The King Sancho (U10026)
posted 17 minutes ago
Olesexual

Still cracks me up.
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And they know who they are

πŸ˜‚

comment by Prem (U7618)

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Plump Jadon Varane (U22314)
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comment by Prem (U7618)
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comment by Plump Jadon Varane (U22314)
posted 48 seconds ago
comment by Prem (U7618)
posted 2 minutes ago
I think the pandemic economic effects has affected some club's abilities to spend what they'd prefer to again.
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And we are taking advantage. Viva Pandemic!

😊
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Gotta give credit to the board for acting right and acting swiftly.
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The thing is the club was always financially sound when after being saddled with debt and Glazers using it as a cash machine.

Those struggling are paying the price for greed and spending beyond their financial needs

Good to see, for once, Real brought down to their knees.

34m! Absolute bargain. Let's hope he's stellar next season and seasons after.

I am genuinely excited about the upcoming season.
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We've been one of the fortunate clubs to have a lesser burden impact from the pandemic. But we've managed it to the best that we could.

Improvements have been made both on and off the pitch which is very pleasing to see.

The owners have 'gone back into hiding' but have kept their word (not that they haven't been stingy in the past) to help United to progress with further funds available.

As with Madrid, they've kind of been forced to do a deal with us due their own current economic mini crisis. Which has been a blessing in disguise, as it's never a bad thing to see Madrid in distress for once.

Yes, 34 million is a steal in today's market, and i personally think he would improve our defence alongside Maguire.

It's looking bright for us next season, but we have to do it on the pitch too.

comment by Prem (U7618)

posted on 27/7/21

Don't think we'll lose another 6 at home again next season (hopefully!) But we must start making Old Trafford a dreaded fortress again.

Teams should be coming to OT fearing about losing again.

posted on 27/7/21

Problem now Prem is with excitement and expectation comes immense pressure. Can Ole handle the heat? I have my doubts, hope Ole proves me wrong for his sake!

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Prem (U7618)
posted 28 seconds ago
Don't think we'll lose another 6 at home again next season (hopefully!) But we must start making Old Trafford a dreaded fortress again.

Teams should be coming to OT fearing about losing again.
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I think we are one decent CDM away from playing more with the handbrake off!

comment by Prem (U7618)

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Plump Jadon Varane (U22314)
posted 2 minutes ago
Problem now Prem is with excitement and expectation comes immense pressure. Can Ole handle the heat? I have my doubts, hope Ole proves me wrong for his sake!
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I think it's sometimes Ole's ineffective in game management that has caused him problems during his time here.

He now has better tools to cement that fortress. That being said, we've got a set piece specialist on board now. Will be quite interesting to see how we fare when we encounter these set situations during games.

comment by Prem (U7618)

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Plump Jadon Varane (U22314)
posted 3 minutes ago
comment by Prem (U7618)
posted 28 seconds ago
Don't think we'll lose another 6 at home again next season (hopefully!) But we must start making Old Trafford a dreaded fortress again.

Teams should be coming to OT fearing about losing again.
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I think we are one decent CDM away from playing more with the handbrake off!
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True, but i think it's dependant on what happens with Pogba during this window.

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Glazers_Out (SE85) (U21241)
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comment by Dwight K Schrute (U22590)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by Glazers_Out (SE85) (U21241)
posted 25 seconds ago
comment by Boris 'Inky’ Gibson (U5901)
posted 8 minutes ago
I cant remember a window like this, maybe when we got Hargreaves, nani and Anderson.

Let's hope they're equally as successful.
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All won the CL and PL in their first season didn't they?

Didn't think this one through did you Boris? πŸ˜‚
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pretty sure Anderson scored the winning penalty in the CL too
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Yeah he did. Then he starting eating 10 packs of crisps a day. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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Don't want to be pedantic but it was Giggs who scored our last pen. Anderson smacked one down the middle the kick after Terry missed.

It is a decent window thus far though it has to be said! We're really addressing problem areas with these signings.

posted on 27/7/21

comment by Diafol Coch 77 (U2462)
posted 16 minutes ago
comment by Glazers_Out (SE85) (U21241)
posted 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
comment by Dwight K Schrute (U22590)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by Glazers_Out (SE85) (U21241)
posted 25 seconds ago
comment by Boris 'Inky’ Gibson (U5901)
posted 8 minutes ago
I cant remember a window like this, maybe when we got Hargreaves, nani and Anderson.

Let's hope they're equally as successful.
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All won the CL and PL in their first season didn't they?

Didn't think this one through did you Boris? πŸ˜‚
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pretty sure Anderson scored the winning penalty in the CL too
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Yeah he did. Then he starting eating 10 packs of crisps a day. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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Don't want to be pedantic but it was Giggs who scored our last pen. Anderson smacked one down the middle the kick after Terry missed.

It is a decent window thus far though it has to be said! We're really addressing problem areas with these signings.
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Correct on the pens. Ando did score the winning penalty in the 09 League Cup final against Spurs, I think.

posted on 27/7/21

That he did. Ben Foster in goal for United that day too. Played well if I remember.

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