UK time is: 13:50:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

No Holding Player?

Ahead of the crucial Premier League climax this afternoon, Sir Alex Ferguson has re-iterated that he`ll not be buying a defensive midfield player this summer.

Although questions about whether Darren Fletcher will ever return to the player he once was remain unanswered, Sir Alex has no intentions of sitting somebody in front of what has sometimes looked a fragile back-four this season, remarking.

"I don`t think we`ve had a holding player since I have been her. I haven`t done it for 25 years, so why should I think about it now."

Obviously the man is not for turning.



Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!










Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 13 2012

Time: 11:50AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
A tactical deficiency i'm afraid. We don't need a holding play so much just someone who's defensive ability and game outweighs their attacking game, another Fletcher sort of player. All the big teams in the world have atleast 1 holding/defensive minded player, as a tactical option if not a starter, Madrid - Diarra/Khedira, Barca - Busquets/Mascherano, Bayern - Gustavo, Dortmund - Bender, City - De Jong/Barry, Inter - Cambiasso, Liverpool - Lucas, Chelsea - Essien/Mikel, Arsenal - Song, etc, etc... The holding player doesn't have to be world class or even particularly good just decent enough to provide a solid option and with Fletcher injured we don't have that option, that ability to shut up shop. Maybe Jones but the jury is still out as to whether he's a CB or CDM.
TheFamousNo7
Report Abuse
13/05/2012 14:49:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Tweets from Two! (Sunday April 19 2015)

Newcastle Fancy Wilson (on loan) (Sunday April 19 2015)

Stats: Chelsea v United (Sunday April 19 2015)

Rooney`s View on Chelsea Defeat (Sunday April 19 2015)

Chelsea 1 United 0 (Sunday April 19 2015)

Chelsea v United - Team News (Saturday April 18 2015)

United Urged to Keep the Pressure On! (Saturday April 18 2015)

Mata on Stamford Bridge Return (Saturday April 18 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 32 23 7 2 +39 76
2. Arsenal 32 20 6 6 +31 66
3. Man Utd 33 19 8 6 +28 65
4. Man City 32 18 7 7 +31 61
5. Liverpool 32 17 6 9 +11 57
6. Southampton 33 17 5 11 +21 56
7. Spurs 32 16 6 10 +4 54

Breaking League News

A Sterling Question?
Chelsea : 19/04/2015 13:13:00
Another Pin Drops In Game Of NUFC Skittles
Newcastle : 19/04/2015 13:11:01
Martinez Linked with Hammers Job
West Ham : 19/04/2015 13:05:01
Tweets from Two!
Man Utd : 19/04/2015 12:58:00
Newcastle Fancy Wilson (on loan)
Man Utd : 19/04/2015 12:52:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Chelsea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 1%
Valencia 0%
McNair 36%
Smalling 0%
Shaw 27%
Herrera 9%
Rooney 0%
Mata 0%
Fellaini 0%
Young 0%
Falcao 9%
Blackett 0%
Di Maria 0%
Januzaj 18%