Jun 04 2007

Striker Watch: Javier Saviola

Things have quietened down understandably these days. After all the mayhem those three quick signings created. All that remained of Sunday’s news are reports that renew rumours linking Anelka to United. It’s a Sunday after all, and even your average tabloid reporter needs a day off. We had our opinions on Anelka, and we also thank you guys for your comments. Do keep them coming. Makes us writers here feel less lonely about what we think and write!

Today we will talk about another striker linked to the club. Once again, we aren’t saying if he will come to OT, but just musing on how he will fit into our scheme of things.

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Jun 03 2007

Hargreaves Facts / Nani’s Goal / And Other News Updates

Hello people.

Lots of tiny bits and pieces of news and non-news floating around. Plenty of activity did happen over the past few days making us people overuse our keyboards for writing articles and posts. Poor keyboards. Must be begging for constant pounding with Counterstrike and FIFA 07 (or Pro-Evolution) games rather than Man United blog posts.

Anyway, let’s get on with the backlog of news that got left out in the heated discussions of our transfer activity.

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Jun 02 2007

Striking Questions and Nicolas Anelka

The press has been awash with rumours that United are planning a swoop on Nicolas Anelka, which could either be a straight purchase or a swap deal depending on where you read it. We also got some comments for the last post, where people gave some of their opinions on whether Anelka would or would not fit our setup.

I had a few opinions of my own. Well, more than a few to be more exact. So I thought I could write an entire post about it. Anyway, we’ll also deal with a little more of the striking conundrum that we face here apart from discussing Le Sulk.

Of course, we are not here to discuss the veracity of the rumours that link Anelka with OT.

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Jun 01 2007

Should Saha leave Manchester United?

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:53 pm

Louis Saha’s injury problems in the second half of the season caused many Manchester United fans (and the press) to do a complete backflip in their opinion of the striker. Where Saha was once thought to be better for Manchester United than Ruud van Nistelrooy, the moment Saha got injured and took a long time to recover the fans turned on him, questioning his dedication and his value to Manchester United.

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Jun 01 2007

Does Heinze want to leave Manchester United?

Tag: Manchester United News @ 12:53 pm

The case for ‘Heinze’ leaving is made as such: he’s wanted to leave for a long time, he’s Argentinian so he’s better suited to the Italian / Spanish leagues, his first-team spot has been taken by Patrice Evra, he wants to play center-back, he wants a new challenge, he makes too many mistakes, he’s not good going forward…have I missed anything?

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May 31 2007

Man Utd Headlines 31 May 2007

On the day dominated by hard and mad transfer activity the headlines will surely be no different. We might have found the odd news snippet outside Nani, Hargreaves and Anderson, but there isn’t much else other than these to write about.

We have discussed the transfer deals in detail here and here. Go ahead and read them for the detail.

For the low attention span people, here is the roundup of United’s news headlines for the day.

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May 31 2007

Hargreaves Move Confirmed – Breaking News

The BBC’s brought up this breaking news when I saw it confirming the expected.

Owen Hargreaves has confirmed his move to Old Trafford after having passed his medical and having agreed personal terms. He will arrive in July 1 and has to only sign the contract which is reported to be a five year deal.

Alright, finally! Now breathe easy.

Ed: Someone tell Ferguson that the transfer deadline is 31st August, not 31st May…


May 31 2007

Nani and Anderson – The Future Gets Brighter

I just came back from an argument with my landlord. It was a problem with my apartment’s internet. As it happens, I was out of the loop for just a day and what a day it has been.

DAMN! So much has happened. And I thought the summer was going to be boring.

Well anyway, Nani – dubbed the next Ronaldo – and Anderson – dubbed the next Ronaldinho are coming to OT. So let’s see what this means to our team composition next season.

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