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Late to the party but here's my 2 cents

I've always known that Ole was out of his depth but when he walked in things were so toxic and the state of the list was terrible so I didn't mind so much. A massive rebuild was clearly needed and he mostly did a good job of improving the culture and overhauling the list, so it was easy to ignore his other short comings. I think after the summer signings we made the squad improved to a point where he had now reached his shelf life and taken the club as far as he could. After Liverpool it was clear that he was undoing his good work and was taking us backwards. It was embarrassing that it took so long for the decision to be made.

I'm just blown away by the incompetence of the board at the end of the day. He should never have been offered the full time gig, certainly not that quickly into his interim role anyway. He was always out of his depth and that was such a needlessly rushed decision. Then to surround an inexperienced manager (at this level) with a coaching team of rookies and an assistant who was semi retired...How did anyone involved think that was going to lead to success?

It will be interesting to see who gets the full time job though. I'm not as crazy about Poch as most are.
 

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New trainer choice Jones and Bailly in pair 1?

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Or he choice Maguire and Varane in pair 1?

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Late to the party but here's my 2 cents

I've always known that Ole was out of his depth but when he walked in things were so toxic and the state of the list was terrible so I didn't mind so much. A massive rebuild was clearly needed and he mostly did a good job of improving the culture and overhauling the list, so it was easy to ignore his other short comings. I think after the summer signings we made the squad improved to a point where he had now reached his shelf life and taken the club as far as he could. After Liverpool it was clear that he was undoing his good work and was taking us backwards. It was embarrassing that it took so long for the decision to be made.

I'm just blown away by the incompetence of the board at the end of the day. He should never have been offered the full time gig, certainly not that quickly into his interim role anyway. He was always out of his depth and that was such a needlessly rushed decision. Then to surround an inexperienced manager (at this level) with a coaching team of rookies and an assistant who was semi retired...How did anyone involved think that was going to lead to success?

It will be interesting to see who gets the full time job though. I'm not as crazy about Poch as most are.

Wasn't Phelan completely retired as a coach? Wasn't he football dept at mariners or something?

I can understand reservations on Poch but it seems like this has been the right move several seasons late. Good manager, good person. Time for him to now be successful.
 

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It does seem like he isn’t far away from success. United & Poch could be a perfect match, we don’t know, but he is a good manager & bloke.

Need to surround him with quality coaching staff too, can’t keep what we have.

We’ve got to move on from the ‘United way’, give Poch the keys to the place and let him run things how he wants, it’s time we caught back up with City, Liverpool & Chelsea, it’s time!!!!!!!
 

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It does seem like he isn’t far away from success. United & Poch could be a perfect match, we don’t know, but he is a good manager & bloke.

Need to surround him with quality coaching staff too, can’t keep what we have.

We’ve got to move on from the ‘United way’, give Poch the keys to the place and let him run things how he wants, it’s time we caught back up with City, Liverpool & Chelsea, it’s time!!!!!!!
Would be surprised if Kieran McKenna was let go. He is very highly rated throughout football. Pretty sure he was Spurs U18s or u23s coach whilst Poch was at Spurs.

The Chelsea set piece coach we brought in over the summer can be fired immediately. We are as bad defending set pieces as we have ever been.
 

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We’re going out of the CL, if not for a miracle, can’t see Villarreal not winning this.
 

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Wasn't Phelan completely retired as a coach? Wasn't he football dept at mariners or something?

I can understand reservations on Poch but it seems like this has been the right move several seasons late. Good manager, good person. Time for him to now be successful.

At the same time… In 2019.

“My day starts now at 4am. I'm driving into Manchester, getting in for 6am and then starting work on Mariners stuff for an hour or two before I can get wired into United stuff at 8am. It works, but I'm going to bed at about 3pm now."
 

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Would be surprised if Kieran McKenna was let go. He is very highly rated throughout football. Pretty sure he was Spurs U18s or u23s coach whilst Poch was at Spurs.

The Chelsea set piece coach we brought in over the summer can be fired immediately. We are as bad defending set pieces as we have ever been.

Actually McKenna is seen as a big part of the problem, good school teacher but not very good once it comes to the real game.
 

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Have just seen a few highlights but Sancho seemed a bit more lively
 

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fu** that Mcfred partnership I'm so over it.

Maguire again can't defend took 15/16 De gea to bail us out today.
 

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We can’t sign Rice quick enough, would absolutely transform our midfield which is just trash.
 

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Valverde appears to be an option for interim manager.
 

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McTominay really is just a nothing midfielder, plays one very good game from every ten. Being British is the only thing keeping him in the side.

A lot of fans are easily impressed by a player who runs around a lot and shows a bit of passion. Although it seems like people are starting to wake up to him now.

When the team has possession he's one of the most timid players I've ever seen at the club. He actively hides from the ball when the pressure is on and it's infuriating.
 

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what on earth is all this talk about interim managers.
We get one or we dont, do it quickly
few days ago rangnick was a no, now it's back on.
And some of the names being floated around....
 

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what on earth is all this talk about interim managers.
We get one or we dont, do it quickly
few days ago rangnick was a no, now it's back on.
And some of the names being floated around....

That's because 99% of what's being reported isn't true and is guesswork for clicks.

United has a few people that you can actually rely on to give accurate info.
 

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Watched the 44min interview from Piers Morgan with Ronaldo on Stan earlier, I enjoyed it, good insight into Ronaldo as a person and what he values, he was quite funny too.

Hope he burnt that Arsenal top Piers gave to him, he looked and sounded so offended that Arsenal never signed him, tough sh*t Piers 😂
 

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