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United - Fergie Plotting Revenge!

With the summer recess, for domestic football, now upon us, all eyes will be focused on the World Cup.

Managers from across Europe will be looking at the players on show with a view to deciding whether they`d be good enough to improve their sides but also weighing up the fact that a decent World Cup can dramatically increase transfer fees.

The smart managers out there will have already identified their targets and will be trying to tie up deals before the players lock themselves away in a World Cup camp.

Now whether Sir Alex falls into the former or latter category, described above, we`re not able to comment on. Sir Alex, and his assistants, have always acted thoroughly professionally when conducting transfers.

In fact we`re not even sure if the targets Sir Alex has in mind will be playing at the 2010 World Cup, some of the best talent of the last decade has never been fortunate enough to participate in a World Cup.

Someone who could easily fit into the category described above is Ryan Giggs. Approaching the veteran stage, but given a contract extension on the back of some admirable performances this season, Ryan is in the perfect position to give us an insight into what will be going on behind the scenes, at Old Trafford, as we prepare for next season.

Talking about such an objective, Ryan had this to say,

"The challenge for us now is to win the title back. I`m sure the manager is relishing that challenge even now and can`t wait for next season to get going. Like the players the manager will go away on holiday and recharge his batteries over the summer."

"It`s a tough season, it`s long and it takes a lot out of you."

"But once you`ve had a break, you can`t wait to get back and the manager`s the same."

He`ll go away, he`ll rest and he`ll be hungry next season, because he won`t have enjoyed the way this season ended."

"As a player you want challenges and to be motivated, and the manager is the same. He thrives on that, he always has done."

"A lot of people on the outside are saying 'we need to get rid of so and so` but the manager has shown he knows best."

"He doesn`t panic or make rash decisions - and he manages to get it right most times."


He does Ryan, but this season proved we`re a little light squad-wise, in quality, in some departments compared to those teams that took the major honours this season.

It promises to be an interesting summer.

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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Tuesday May 11 2010
Time: 5:00PM

Comments

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Obviously he doesn't tolerate failures and this will rank as one in spite of the developing squad. However we don't need wholesale changes, maybe a couple of players going out and a couple coming in. I like the fact that we are concentrating on youngsters who may not impact straight away but there are never any guarantees in football, Berba a case in point.
elvido
11/05/2010 17:39:00
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do you agree we need a striker to assist Rooney though, a decent one and not lazy Berbs!
Red Boy
11/05/2010 19:09:00
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I think we just need some variety to our threat. As it stands our best front six would probably be Nani, Rooney, Valencia, Carrick, Fletcher and Hargreaves. In that team only Nani and Rooney would be a reliable source of goals. Dropping carrick and valencia, whilst moving Nani to the right would allow us to bring in 2 attacking players.

At the moment our corners rarely beat the first man and when they do we have very few players who are able to head them in. We have the same problem from indirect free kicks. We also lack anyone who can score/ hit the target from direct free kicks. Most of our goals come from crosses and it would be nice to see us threading through balls to three front players with good movement. Apart from gibson, its also rare for us to see any players shooting from distance, let alone scoring.

Any 2 players that come in should be capable of scoring goals from a wide position and from distance. They should be tall enough to provide a threat from set pieces and skilled enough to score and create from them. They should have the movement and vision to create and scored goals through the middle of the pitch.

In my view we should be looking at Benzema and Luis Suarez to play from the left and Hamsik, Jovetic, Silva and Modric to play in behind Rooney.
tuscan3000
11/05/2010 19:10:00
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*I should say 'or' rather than 'and'. I dont expect us to sign those 6 players just two from that six will do.
tuscan3000
11/05/2010 19:12:00
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I think the 4-5-1 means that we need fluid skillful players who can play across the front or behind Roo. Suarez, Silva and Modric do seem perfect for the role! I think our lack of corners is also an issue, but more to do with the crosses not being good enough and the fact that our primary goal scorers from corners have either been injured for long periods or been off the boil.
elvido
11/05/2010 19:28:00
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I agree, it does my head in when giggs takes a corner and hits the first man! Im not a professional footballer but I can kick a stationary ball ffs!
tuscan3000
11/05/2010 21:24:00
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Looking at the fact that Suarez scored 49 goals in 48 games and he can play from the left he looks even more ideal than Benzema - although I still remember Kezman and Afonso Alves' scoring records which puts me off Suarez a bit!
tuscan3000
11/05/2010 21:25:00
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keep dreaming guys, suarez and modric aint walking through that door anytime soon. btw how's that berba deal working out for y'all? fancy getting reamed again by Levy so soon?
hardcore_spurs
12/05/2010 11:39:00
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I guess SAF will go for Milner,I don't know why but I just feel he will go for him.I would prefer Silva but it looks unlikely that we will get him.I hope we play 2 strikers in a 4-4-2 formation because we are so much more dangerous with 2 strikers upfront and a really creative player in the middle will atleast reduce the pressure on our wingers and will make us less predictable.
Antriksh (abmtd)
12/05/2010 12:10:00
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aww, look at the spurs fan trying to banter with the big boys! Get to the group stages and then we can trade jibes about our respective dreams.
tuscan3000
12/05/2010 12:18:00
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