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Manchester United may start next season with only 3 players from current 1st XI


Mass Overhaul?

We don’t subscribe to the idea that Manchester united need a total overhaul this summer.

There has been talk of hundreds of millions of pounds being spent in an effort to completely rejuvenate a tiring squad.

But we are much more of the opinion that David Moyes didn’t do enough with the players that he had.

Sure there are some areas of weakness in this current roster of players. Some of Manchester United’s best are getting old and need replacing eventually.

But if Manchester United start next season with a new left back and a couple of central midfielders they will be laughing all the way to the trophy cabinet – providing Moyes gets his act together.

However, with deals already seemingly in the offing for a couple of players, the extremists might envisage a starting 11 next season which perhaps has as few as three players from the current squad.

Wayne Rooney and David de Gea are among the few who have done themselves real justice this season. They are nailed on for the first team providing they don’t get sold.

Beyond that Adnan Januzaj looks like a world-class talent in the making. But he still looks leggy and needs to add consistency to his game. He isn’t a guaranteed starter next term. Likewise Phil Jones gave some excellent performances but still needs to iron out the niggling injuries and inconsistencies in his game.

Juan Mata will, however, surely get the nod and become a central figure in this team going forward.

Apart from that you could argue the case for every other player being excluded due to age, poor form or a desire to leave Manchester United.

So here is how the team could look, come August, if the huge reshuffle does happen. We have put Jones in their because we wouldn’t call him a regular from this season, due to persistent injuries.

De Gea, Luke Shaw, Jones, Eliaquim Mangala, Seamus Coleman, William Carvalho, Toni Kroos, Marco Reus, Mata, Andros Townsend, Rooney.

Manchester United fans – discuss

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  1. peter darwin

    Apr 19, 2014 at 6:27 pm

    Kagawa makes the difference with Mata……..two or three class players in mid field, defense…………….get rid of Rooney…one more class forwrd like Reus

  2. junaith

    Apr 19, 2014 at 6:50 pm

    The report is a shit report. I don’t think so many players will come to our club in just one transfer window. A gd coach is one who gets the best out of his current side. I’m not even sure whether moyes will get another season as now glazers hv given him an untimatum. I really hope klopp comes to our club and brings the best out of janujaz, kagawa, mata, roo and rvp. I would go all out to buy carvalo and perhaps shaw and end it.

    Sell nani, n young. and keep others in case we qualify for Europa as we need a big squad.

  3. Junaith

    Apr 19, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    ferguson left a mess is just an excuse used by our rivals to cover moyes’ ineptness.

    We hv Rooney (Top class), Rvp (Top finisher, is that he needs a specialized training methods to keep away from injury) Mata (Twice the player of the year at che) Kagawa (Player of the year at dortmond) and janujaz (Upcoming talent) de gea (Spain no 1)

    So what mess u’re talking about. Very likely this could b report from rival fan in utd’s disguise.

  4. tj

    Apr 19, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    Shit team…. Will be no rubbish such as Shaw,Jones,Townsend,Coleman…it be Rafael,Evans, januzaj and a decent left back, you know an actual decent team selection.

    How bout you gossip queers just shut the f up and wait see

  5. Simfukwe5689

    Apr 19, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    This is foolish piece of writing.which big team have you ever seen buying 8 players in one transfer season and perform well?.playing football as a team is all about knowing one to know your friends qualities and weakness.cohesiveness is very vital.for example,rooney passes those long range balls to valencia because he knows he’ll be able to be in the right place and also control the ball…..anyway,the best starting eleven for manUtd next season for me should be

    De gea
    ;kagawa,mata,Marco reus

    Rafael is still very young and without injuries he is very good.his good defensive and attacking qualities keeps him in the team.smalling and Jones gets a nod for me because we have been taking about playing them in defence for some time now and for sure this is their time.They will make mistakes here and there but with time and playing together they will develop into a very compact will be a good buy but if that doesn’t go through then contrael will be an alternative signing given that he is very aggressive and mature.Carrick is the best CM we have now and I thing he is good for next season with is his good passes.he ust needs to be more defensive than he has been.but I don’t see that as a problem given that he played as a defender in some of the games this season.rooney should be amidfielder not a no 10.mata is better in that position.he should be a no 9 either because RVP is just waybetter than him when it comes to playing as a striker.rooney drops so much such that he leaves his position empty.he is good defensive and with that in mind he’s better been a midfielder.I see him as our scoles.he has all the qualities the successful in that after world cup rooney should be turned into a midfielder.besides,even england will benefit from this because both stevie and lapard won’t be around for the next world cup in 2018.mata and kagawa connects naturally.we have all seen this so I don’t need to say much.Marco reus would be a great buy given that he can compliment these two.he can also help out januzaj grow into a big star.RVP is the man for the position of lone strike.we just need to give him more balls and he will do the rest.moyes should find a good training method for him just like spurs did for their defender king.signing like song and fabregas can be of use as well.and we should sale nani,cleverly and young.promote Wilson to the first team nd give Zaha a chance.we should sale chicharito because he can be a very good sub for us.welbeck should be trained on how to be a good goal scorer.valencia can help rafael and buttner the same for we don’t need to spend much.

  6. shaddie kitum

    Apr 19, 2014 at 8:13 pm

    Man United dont lack players. it only lack a good person to lead them. I have not forgotten that Sir Alex used the same squad without mata to win the league. this means we’re even better with mata. a good person holds wht he have every well than what he doesn’t. Kagawa, harnandez, Cleverley, Anderson are very good players that evryone would like to have but see how are you using them? we have already made mistakes by letting go players go look at Pogba, Mat Daehli and others, great talents.we can make good or destroy it, choose the right way to go.

  7. gabriel smith

    Apr 19, 2014 at 8:18 pm

    Januzad to weaK on the wing we need to go back to florentina right winger juan caudrado bring him 2 old trafford his got pace his quick and he don’t delay with the ball he score goals and he gets crosses in the box nani young and valencia must go we need juan caudrado januzaj still a puppy

  8. Imran

    Apr 20, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    Man United will continue to be poor even if we managed to somehow sign Reus, Kroos, Shaw, Mangala and Carvalho. David Moyes is the major contributor to Man United’s downfall. Moyes style and play is not Man United material, today Dwight Yorke even said on skysports “this is not the United he knew and played for. Jamie Carraghar even backed his words. It has been well highlighted that Moyes training methods are also not pleasing senior players (for example Rvp) the likes of Rio are not happy about being told that he starts a game a day or two before kick off. Valencia/Hernandez/Kagawa and now even Welbeck are not happy to play under him and are using lack of starting places as an excuse. Vidic has already decided to jump the ship, while Evra is following the clubs once reliable captains footsteps. Their have also been reports of Giggs falling out with Moyes. What a mess’ can a club be sucessfull in this mist of fog? Man United have to replace Moyes with Dortmand’s Klopp who plays the great game the way we once did. We should then hand the reported £200 milliion to Klopp to rebuild our beloved club. Moyes can GO and take his backroom staff with him!

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