[RUMOUR] Luke Shaw - worth chasing in next window?

Discussion in 'The Transfer List' started by Ray Knight, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. Ray Knight

    Ray Knight Academy Graduate

    Several media outlets are saying Man United are willing to let Luke Shaw go in the January window. We appear to be second favourites for his signature behind his return to the Saints. Swansea and Palace are the other clubs interested. I see parallels with Kiko coming to us with Silva being a coach to get him back to where he was two seasons ago. Is he worth the risk as a Holebas replacement?
     
  2. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet First Year Pro

    Absolutely worth the risk if we can afford him. Our defence is massively letting us down at the moment and our left back position is one of the priorities to have sorted out.

    Shaw (or someone similar) and a good center back should be what the club are looking for in January.

    Then, maybe sort out a replacement striker for either Okaka or Deeney
     
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  3. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Reservist

    Bad attitude, fat and ****.

    It's a no from this pundit.
     
  4. TheHorn97

    TheHorn97 Academy Graduate

    Would happily have him on a loan with option to buy deal. As much as I like Holebas, he makes some horrendous mistakes and his positioning is woeful
     
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  5. ITKJim

    ITKJim First Year Pro

    Enough about you, this is about Luke Shaw.
     
  6. Godfather

    Godfather bricklayer extraordinaire

    I wouldn't be surprised if they're letting him go, he's really not that good
     
  7. Oscar calling

    Oscar calling Squad Player

    He is reportedly on £130k a week at United. Not worth half that figure.
     
  8. IRB

    IRB THe artist formally know as ImRonBurgundy?

    I've heard Deeney is on double that
     
  9. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    Oscar was talking about £k not kg...
     
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  10. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Another injury prone defender ?
     
  11. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    A) this should be in the suggestions thread
    B) If it was, you'd see this has already been discussed
    C) He's talented (his form before getting injured was fantastic), but he's mentally weak and has been performing awfully in the U23s. I'd want us to sign him in an instant if he genuinely wants to knuckle down, progress his career and take a pay cut. I imagine he will sign for a desperate club, which pays him 100k a week plus, and doesn't get too annoyed at him for being fat and lazy. I'd be happy with a loan, with an option to buy.
    D) if we were going to sign a player from United reserves, I'd take Tuanzebe. He's a centre back, and has all the physical attributes to be a top player, but without the lack of mental fight.
     
  12. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet First Year Pro

    Where have you got this idea that he is "fat"? He is nowhere near as big as Kolasinac - who is arguably one of the better LB's in the league
     
  13. Harrybassetthater

    Harrybassetthater Academy Graduate

    I'd rather have Patrice Evra.
     
  14. WatfordTalk

    WatfordTalk Squad Player

    Christ you’ve been done by ITKJim
     
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  15. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Remember when WFCForums members thought we should 'chase' Sigurdsson in the summer?

    Pepperidge Farms remembers.
     
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  16. Can we just cut and paste the Gibbs thread onto here. Pretty much the same arguments I think...
     
  17. Ray Knight

    Ray Knight Academy Graduate

    We will get Gibbs for half the price when WBA go down in 6 months.
     
  18. Carpster

    Carpster Reservist

    Is Shaw really all that? Seen him play a handful of times and he's not really stood out to be honest. Breaking our transfer record on a left back! Can't see it.
     
  19. Relegation Certs

    Relegation Certs Reservist

    Well, time for me to quit this forum. Outwitted by a witless terd. There's no coming back from this.
     
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  20. Jossy

    Jossy First Year Pro

    I don't think he'll come here because of the drop in wages he'd be forced to take. But in defense of his playing ability, I believe he's still struggling psychologically from his shocking leg break. On top of that, his manager has publicly hung him out to dry on numerous occasions, and repeatedly criticised him in the press which seems to have destroyed his confidence. I thought he looked excellent when playing under Pochettino at Southampton.
     
  21. ITKJim

    ITKJim First Year Pro

    Off you go.
     
  22. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Why not quit and create a brand new login but post exactly the same way?

    That's what she did.
     
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  23. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard Squad Player

    Sign him up, another home-grown player with plenty of potential.
     
  24. Bore

    Bore First Year Pro

    We have Holebas - we don’t need a replacement. Holebas never puts a foot wrong,
     
  25. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Will end up at Everton with Marco.
     
  26. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    Won't we all?
     
  27. miked2006

    miked2006 Premiership Prediction League Proprietor

    And I thought GD was the king of sarcastic hyperbole.
     
  28. Roger Irrelevant

    Roger Irrelevant Reservist

    I'd rather get Joe Bryan from Bristol City.

    Great player and would really pee them off.
     
  29. CaveManHornet

    CaveManHornet First Year Pro

    Luke Shaw crashed his car into teammate Phil Jones' 200k Bentley today.

    This guy gives me the impression that he's a clumsy Norman Wisdom type player.
     
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  30. Oscar calling

    Oscar calling Squad Player

    Jealousy!
     
  31. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Shaw couldn't shine Norman Wisdom's milk bottle.
     
  32. tonycotonstache

    tonycotonstache First Year Pro

    Agreed. It's his brain that usually is the problem....
     
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  33. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss Squad Player

    Phil Jones strikes me as more of a Renault Espace type of guy.
     
  34. Hairyfrog

    Hairyfrog Squad Player

    He looks to me like he'd be more at home in a white van.
     

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