Do you dare to vote for a Player of the Season?

Have any of these three floated your boat?
Have any of these three floated your boat?
The end of the season brings with it all the awards and accolades that the performance throughout the season has merited.

The problem with this, from our perspective anyway, is that we’ve been largely awful for the second half of the season which makes it hard to nominate an NUFC Blog Player of the Season.

But we’ll try. I’ll bet most of you will be thinking that none of them deserve any recognition because I’m thinking along the same lines. However, surely someone somewhere, has performed admirably? I can think of three player who have been the best of a bad bunch throughout the course of the season, which is one of my stipulations for being considered for such a prestigious award, otherwise Yohan Cabaye would be my winner without a shadow of doubt. So who is left to consider?

Loic Remy

Now it’s extremely unlikely that we’ll see Remy in the black and white of United again. That is partly down to finance, which shouldn’t be an issue for us but apparently is for everything, but it’s also down to how he has played for us. His 14 league goals this term have reinforced the view that he can cut it at this level after signing for QPR last season and his goalscoring influence has been exceptional for us. I think we only won one game without him in the side all season although I’m prepared to be corrected on that.

Mathieu Debuchy

The former Lille right-back has been a solid performer for us this season after a shaky start to life in the Premier League previously. All in all, Debs made 32 appearances for us over the course of the season and I struggle to remember any real bad games from the lad. Of course as a full-back he’s not likely to chip in with many goals although he did manage to find the back of the net once in our defeat at Sunderland and grabbed three assists.

Cheik Tiote

Tiote hasn’t really done anything exceptional on the pitch if I’m being honest, but he has been steady and his performances as stand-in Captain in the absence of Fabricio Coloccini were impressive. No goals again and only one assist is not great but he’s kept thins ticking over in the middle of the park. However his influence waned somewhat with the departure of Yohan Cabaye.

If you’re looking for a damning enough indictment of our season then surely this is it? The fact that I can only pick out our top scorer and two other who have done alright kind of says it all. But perhaps I’ve missed something? Maybe I’ve been too harsh? Perhaps even finding a positive in three players is too much?

So you’re best option is to get involved. I’ve set out a poll below with my three suggestions and with the option of ‘other’ or ‘nobody’ but don’t forget to leave your reason as to why you’ve voted the way you have.

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232 thoughts on “Do you dare to vote for a Player of the Season?

  1. @newkie

    That’s a good point although surely you don’t consider me an Ashley fanboy?

    I was one when he first came & hope he improves buti think he is too stupid to make the right decisions on his own.

    As fans we needs to force his hand.

    It’s still one down (Kinnear), two to go (Pardew & Ashley).

    It’s easier to see a change on the pitch than see one in the boardroom

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  2. KK @ 151 so you weren’t an Ashley fan boy when you started posting on here over a yr ago ❓ As I am pretty sure you were a fan of his then telling us how well he run the club etc πŸ˜‰ or am I wrong.

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  3. @bigdave

    I’ve answered before.

    Troy is the chief cheerleader & thinks Pardew is the 5th best manager in the league!

    Stuart79 thinks Pardew is good manager that has done a good job despite the evil Mike Ashley.

    Premandup thinks we should spend a couple of years around midtable because with Pardew because Pardew is good enough to manage the 20th biggest club in the world.

    You seem to be against replacing Pardew. I’m not sure if you’re just apathetic or you actually think he has done well here?

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  4. Meant to add that I don’t know one person on here that could be described as a Pardew Fan 😯 I know there is a few that try to see things from his side that he has been screwed over by Jabba etc but I don’t think you would find one blogger that wouldn’t be in support of getting a quality manager instead which to me says they arn’t “FANS” of Pards

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  5. @bigdave

    Yep, I thought Ashley was an improvement on Freddie. I still think that.

    He has lost my respect for not sacking Pardew at the end of last season when he sacked Derek.

    I don’t blame him for hiring Pardew as Derek Llambias was the one who hired him. I do blame Ashley for keeping him on when he should have sacked him.

    Since Pardew has been here, we have strengthened our squad more ghan Everton & Atletico Madrid yet we are nowehere near as good as either – tbat’s down to Pardew & Ashley is to blame for keeping him here.

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  6. KK @ 153 > You seem to be against replacing Pardew.

    Are you for real ? if you think that you don’t know me at all 😳
    I have allways said that we deserved a quality manager, but i’m 99% sure that Jabba wont get one in simply because Pards is giving him exactly what he wants and at the same time is taking all the **** away from him

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  7. KK how do you know that he sacked Lambsass ? or is that just what you think ? as from what I can gather Lambsass was the one that left.
    As for Lambsass being the one that hired Pards I don’t believe that for one secound Jabba would have had the major say in that, but then that would help with your cause to try to deflect blame from Jabba

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  8. Dave,

    For me we don’t have the right coaches and thought process for youngsters to progress.

    If Ronaldo came to us as a youngster.he’d have ended up like Ben Arfa.

    Alex Ferguson made him the player he is.

    Carroll only made it because we dropped to the Fizzy Pop and were forced to play him.

    Chopra, Campbell, Armstrong, Airey, Coppinger. Theyv e all been prolific then flopped.

    Have no hope for our youngsters. Our coaches destroy established players. What chance do our developing players have.

    Pardew is awful.

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  9. KK did Ashley sack Llambiase though? I thought Derek walked when he heard JK was going to come in. I always thought Ashley’s plan was to let Derek run the business side with someone else running the football side. Not a bad plan either except for the fact that Kinnear was so wrong for the job.

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  10. @bigdave re the Pardew fanboys

    That’s the same as calling me a fan of Marveaux or Cisse. I see why they struggle under Pardew & stick up for them.

    That doesn’t mean i wouldn’t prefer Aguero or Ronaldo instead.

    I’m sure everyone on here would like a worldclass manager. Everyone also knows it is going to happen.

    The odd thing though is that instead of trying to improve on Pardew with a better manager, there are people on here that think he should stay as long as Mike Ashley owns the club!

    That’s the same as arguing we should keep Shola here until Mike Ashley sells the club!

    Why would Mike Ashley improve the squad if he won’t improve the manager?

    The truth is he is happy to improve both the players & manager to kerp fans quiet. The people that keep backing Pardew are playing into Ashleys hand

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  11. Dave, No worries I knew you weren’t. I was just addressing your question really. I think we should play him, gut feeling, stupid I know but reckon he could be a little belter. πŸ˜€

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  12. Best and most consistent player for me is

    Debuchy. By far. Anyone who thinks Remy has been better doesn’t understand the game.

    Remy has been good. Good player but far from brilliant. Although he started brilliantly he was soon “Pardewed”.

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  13. JJ @ 158 do you think Jabba doesn’t know all that allready πŸ˜‰

    KK @ 160 I wasn’t asking you to explain what it was like, I was just asking Who are these Pardew Fan boys you keep referring to ??.

    Kim @ 161 As I said I think they would be better than Strolla, I would like to see Campbell getting a chance as I think from what I seen of him that he has potential

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  14. KK @ 160 > The odd thing though is that instead of trying to improve on Pardew with a better manager, there are people on here that think he should stay as long as Mike Ashley owns the club!

    πŸ˜† you have a way of changing everything round to try to suit your side of a debate, Name me one person on here that thinks that we should keep Pards as long as Jabba is here ❓ ❓

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  15. Another misquote by KK. πŸ™„

    Troy thinks Pardew is the 5th best manager in the league. πŸ˜›

    Where do you get it from KK. I spend most of my time correcting you.

    Absolute lies. πŸ˜›

    You really are hard work to debate with as you constantly misquote and mislead. That was the reason I believed you were B&B for a while. πŸ˜†

    I will help you out. I said Pardew is as good as any of the other managers outside the top 4.

    That doesn’t mean I believe he’s the 5th best manager in the league. It’s a clear statement that most managers in the league are much of a muchness. All the best managers are snapped up by the best and richest clubs.

    Don’t misquote me KK. We all know you struggle with debating but stick to facts and you might get a bit more credibility.

    Regarding Pardew fanboys. Get a grip fella. As Big Dave points out. I don’t believe there are any such people on here.
    Some are just more realistic about the situation Pardew finds himself in. πŸ˜‰

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  16. @bigdave

    Do you think Pardew should be replaced by Mike Ashley, yes or no?

    We don’t know whether Derek left or was fired.

    We do know that last season was sh*t, coaches & managers were handed the longest contracts in world football, the Wonga deal was worse than the Virgin one etc.

    Someone had to pay the price & it wasn’t going to be Ashley

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  17. Big Dave,

    If Ashley is aware of it. Then why does he not improve the coaching system.

    If he actually managed to coach these talented youngers into decent players, they’d be worth a hell of a lot more to him when he sells them.

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  18. @mds

    It’s unknown whether Llambias was sacked or walked. Sacked is the more likely outcome as these people are like leaches.

    I doubt anyone will say Kinnear walked because big bad Ashley forced him to sell Cabaye despite him not wanting too.

    Pardew would still be at thd club if Ashley gave him minimum wage.

    All of them know that they won’t get a chance at any club bigger than ours

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  19. @Kim

    It wasn’t pointless asking the question and certainly is not impossible to answer. The reason Mark doesn’t answer is because he knows if he answered truthfully it would prove my point.

    The answer is that Luverpool would not have finished in the top 4 if they had Shola, Je Dong & Goof. It shows that you don’t get this football malarkey. πŸ˜‰

    Your comparison whether they would have won the title with Man City’s or Man Utds frontline is more of an impossible question to answer.
    They have quality front lines.

    The toons are abysmal in comparison. Don’t fall in Mark’s trap of not putting any thought into your posts. ;-). Though my real thoughts are you actually do but just don’t quite understand the game.

    I’m not targeting you. Its not that you are female. It’s just you make lots of comments and challenge others about their opinions and I genuinely believe you don’t understand football fully. πŸ˜‰

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  20. KK @ 166 so you were making it up when you said Jabba sacked Lambsass ??

    Troy KK does have a rather bad habit of making things up aswell as misquoting etc πŸ˜‰

    JJ @ 167 I think it’s simply because Jabba is happy with how thinks are

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  21. MDS @ 159 that is what I think happened from all the stories I have read but it fits KK’s agenda better to say Jabba sacked him πŸ˜†

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  22. Obviously Ashley was happy with how things were this year since he instituted the bonus structure for a top 10 finish. But if that was acceptable moving forward why would he all of the sudden take a seat on the board? Whether he’s willing to do the things necessary to progress is the bigger question

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  23. @bigdave

    No, it’s my opinion that Ashley sacked Llambias just as i think Kinnear was sacked.

    Do you think Kinnear walked because Ashley forced him to sell Cabaye or do you think he was sacked?

    You also haven’t answetex whether or not you want Mike Ashley to replace Pardew, simple yes or no? Same question to you Troy?

    @troy
    If Pardew is the best manager outside the top 4 that makes him the 5th best manager in the league – that’s where you rank him presumably because you think the ret of the managers in the league are just as rubbish?

    Pardew being joint 5th best manager in your eyes is testament to your delusion

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  24. @bigdave

    Yes, it fits my ‘agenda’ but the revese fits your agenda πŸ˜‰

    My agenda is Pardew out, Ashley out.

    Yours is Ashley out, Pardew out.

    I think my is more pragmatic

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  25. Troy, It was pointless because they obviously have a better front line than us, no one expects Pards to win the league where as Liverpool fans expect to challenge the top 3 spots if not the title ,or the ones I know do anyway. Oh wow Troy cites Liverpool as a team who wouldn’t have done as well with our front line. πŸ™„ when the real question should be could a different manager get us playing a more attacking style of football ,have a plan B and make a better job of using our more creative players?. Oh and at no point did I suggest Liverpool could finish top 2 with our attackers ,I said no one knows how well they would do under Rogers which is true. Don’t put words in my mouth Troy, I said “Ofcourse they are not of the ability of Suarez, sturridge or Sterling. ” .

    Oh yeah your comments on me not understanding football are fine mate ,being female I’m used to it πŸ™„ I know you been putting that worm on your rod for weeks now. πŸ˜‰

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  26. I notice the long awaited statement due today to confirm Pardews staying hasn’t happened. Wonder of he nutted Ashley during the meeting and got the sack… πŸ™‚

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  27. KK @ 173 > You also haven’t answetex whether or not you want Mike Ashley to replace Pardew, simple yes or no?

    As I have said many many times Jabba should get a quality manager in so for that to happen would mean that he would have to replace Pardew. I even said that he should have pushed the boat out to try to get Benetiz when he was leaving Chelski and made it clear that he loved the Prem, but that I didn’t think he would do it because IMO he was and is happy as a pig in **** with the job that Pards does.

    KK maybe you could answer me at 152 or 164

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  28. Kim – Local journo’s were saying that the club were due to release a statement today confirming Pardew would be continuing in his job.

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  29. @ Kim

    I have no gripe with you. You are a good sport and you are entitled to your opinions and they are as valid as mine.

    The fact is for me though, I really feel some of your comments are a bit naive at times and makes me think you don’t quite have a grasp of football.

    It has nothing to do with you being female either. You make your points on here regularly so I feel obliged to criticise if I disagree.

    If it’s any consolation, you have more idea than KK who struggles with the whole concept of debating correctly. He misquotes, misreads and definitely doesn’t get the game at all. ;-). I’m being serious when I say that. I find him the most difficult to debate with.

    There’s a few others who are much of a muchness. A bit like the premier league managers. Bootsy and Sharpy have ridiculous opinions at times as well.

    Mark doesn’t put too much thought into his posts. πŸ˜‰

    Aussie is plain nuts. 😯

    Begas is starting to come round to my way of thinking. πŸ˜‰

    There’s a few more but they are beyond help. πŸ˜›

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  30. @BIGDAVE re your post @152

    ‘so you weren’t an Ashley fan boy when you started posting on here over a yr ago ❓ ‘

    I answered that question before you asked it (see 151) πŸ˜‰

    I was one of the pro Ashley guys when he first came to the club & hoped he’d improve but i think he is too stupid to make the right decisions on his own.

    As fans we needs to force his hand.

    It’s still one down (Kinnear), two to go (Pardew & Ashley).

    It’s easier to see a change on the pitch than see one in the boardroom

    I thought Ashley was an improvement on Freddie. I still think that.

    He lost my respect for not sacking Pardew at the end of last season when he sacked Derek (my opinion).

    I don’t blame him for hiring Pardew as Derek Llambias was the one who hired him (my opinion). I do blame Ashley for keeping him on when he should have sacked him.

    Since Pardew has been here, we have strengthened our squad more than Everton & Atletico Madrid yet we are nowhere near as good as either – that’s down to Pardew & Ashley is to blame for keeping him here.

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  31. @BIGDAVE

    ‘:lol: you have a way of changing everything round to try to suit your side of a debate, Name me one person on here that thinks that we should keep Pards as long as Jabba is here ‘

    πŸ˜† I thought that was the point of debate πŸ˜† πŸ˜†

    Troy is one person that thinks we should not replace Pardew as long as Mike Ashley is still here.

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  32. @troy

    I’m pleased you find me difficult – i wouldn’t want to be a pushover like Aussie πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜†

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  33. :roll – at the end of the day, Pardew over his whole career has been found out to be a decidedly average manager! He has never maintained any level of success. Troys long list of excuses may be valid but in the grand scheme of things, they are merely excuses. Nothing personal against Pardz.. he is just not that good!

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  34. I vote Debuchy, then Cabaye, then Remy.

    Congrats to Curtis Good for his inclusion in the Socceroos squad. The best of luck to him and the team (although divine intervention would help more). However, the squad is all about the Asian championship in January and the next world cup not this one, so it puts him in the driving seat for more international exposure. And ex-Toon player James Troisi in the squad as well

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  35. Stu, you can in Australia – well, sparkling whites anyway. Beer here costs about three times what it costs in Newcastle.

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  36. @KK

    Another pearler from your good self;

    Since Pardew has been here, we have strengthened our squad more than Everton & Atletico Madrid yet we are nowhere near as good as either .

    😯 😯 πŸ™‚

    Where do you get it from. πŸ˜† πŸ˜†

    If you could explain that statement and try to make it understandle and believable I will doff my cap to you sir! πŸ˜†

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  37. well the debate about is Pards a good manager or not is pointless for the next few months because we are stuck with him . Now its about getting the right players in for him too work into his playing system and see where it gets us . I believe it does not matter who he gets in , he will be gone after about 2 or 3 months of the new season and hopefully we will then have a manager that gets us playing attacking football with a bit of pride and passion thrown in .

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  38. Axel – do you think Ashley would stick with him, hand him Β£60m to spend then sack him 2-3 month later?.
    I think if he sticks with him, were stuck with him mate.

    As for Pardew being as good as any manager outside the top 4 – I wonder if he’s on Spurs or WBAs list?.

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  39. @Sharpy

    He wouldn’t have done any worse than the two managers sacked at Spurs and West Brom πŸ˜‰

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  40. Sharpy he is not going to get 60million to spend ,i bet the 60 million is too cover transfer fees ,agents fees and the length of contract the new players sign and not just the Transfer Fee too the selling club . The clown that owns the club wont give 60 million in transfer fees alone .

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  41. @Axel

    The club have always included those hidden costs when talking about transfers so that’ll be right.

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  42. Axel@193 Careful making points like that, Troy will soon be telling you that you don’t quite understand football πŸ˜‰

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  43. West brom refuse to pay compensation for any prospective manager, I doubt they would put a manager with 6 years left on his contract on their shortlist whether he was any good or not.

    Spurs choice of manager has been bizarre since i can remember; 2mph soho driver David Pleat, Doug Livermore, Christian Gross, Ardiles, Santini, Ramos, Sherwood. Pardew wouldnt be totally out of place with their track record

    He should have gone, He hasnt, He gets results more often than not when he has a good hand, He doesnt more often than not when he hasnt. Best hope is the club load him up with attacking flair so he cant fail and the momentum can snowball like 11-12

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  44. Troy – I hope not, Sherwood had never managed prior to achieving a 59.1% win rate in his 22 games. With the experience Pardew has, I’d hope Pardew wouldn’t do any worse than a rookie – but I’m not sure personally.

    Troy – if he’s given Β£60m to improve the squad, do you think that is enough?. What do you think Pardew needs in terms of players, for you to say right he has a strong enough team/squad now to be judged?
    I’m not asking you to name players coz I know you don’t like doing that, I’m asking how many players and in what position do you think he needs?.

    I have said before and maintain that his job has been made difficult with the sales of players and lack of recruitment. I also think that the best this team could have achieved was no higher than 8th. It’s the quality of football we are watching that has been my biggest complaint – but if he gets his players in and that improves then I will willingly hold my hands up and say I was wrong to blame Pardew. I don’t expect it though.

    Axel – yeah I expect that Β£60m will include those costs as well mate, but that would still mean a transfer spend of around Β£40m plus. Add a couple of free transfers to that and I still think that would be enough mate.

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  45. Thats my hope too CC but pardew for whatever reason did not pick our attacking players when the **** hit the fan this time round .(obertan ,Marveaux ,Hba,Armstrong) Lets hope he gets some attacking players in that he rates for the new season and they get the place rocking .

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  46. SHARPY a spend of 40 million and free transfers for Colback and Gomis would certainly boost the squad 4 ten million pound players would add quality , would just hope we are not still too threadbare . It would mean we were keeping hold of the likes of Debuchy ,Santon and Krul though and i would be surprised if that happened .

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  47. Sharpy…If it included all that I reckon it would be way less than Β£40m,
    If you took Remy as an example(I know we won’t be signing him and he was bought for Β£12m on a 5 year contract and on his current reported wage you’d be looking at around Β£30m straight away without including agents fees and signing on fees 😯
    Β£60m for me should be the bare minimum needed *not* including wages, at least in my little dreamworld anyway πŸ˜‰

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  48. Axel – I completely agree. I think if we lost Krul, Debuchy or Santon then Pardew should be given that money to replace as well.
    I think if we got Gomis and Colback then I’d want 2 attacking midfielders and either 2 CFs or 1 CF and 1 defender.

    I would like us to play either 4-3-3 or 4-3-1-2 formation coz I don’t think there has been enough support when we have played 1 up front.
    I hope that Pardew has his preferred formation already worked out, based on the players he already has and looks to strengthen around that.

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  49. Ritchie – I know mate, what WHU paid for Carroll as a total package was crazy!. I know what you mean mate but I think Remy is different case. I think the overall package for a player like Finnbogason for example would be alot less – and I think that’s the type of player we are more likely to sign to be honest.

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  50. Aye Sharpy I know, it was just an example how quickly it would go Β£60m including wages and fees but any decent player will want a decent wage and if there’s competition for players the only chance we’ll have of getting them is to top other clubs wage offers(slim chance) I just reckon if it is that figure(nae chance) and it includes fees then it just isn’t enough.

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  51. We wouldn’t be talking such big sums if the fat **** had just opened his wallet in the previous two seasons, now he faces a massive outlay right on top of a WC year πŸ™„ his incompetence as a football club owner knows no bounds. He will stick with Pards and panic come January when or if we are in the ****. That he can’t foresee this is a distinct possibility is truly frightening .

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  52. “We wouldn’t be talking such big sums if the fat **** had just opened his wallet in the previous two seasons”… exactly Kim πŸ˜‰

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  53. KK is frantically researching Athletico Madrids squad to try and justify his ridiculous comment above. πŸ˜†

    How can I explain to Troy how Athletico are better than us yet we have recruited more than them since Pardew arrived. πŸ˜†

    Anything to do with the quality of players at Athletico before Pards took over at the toon KK?

    Anything to do with the better wages they offer?

    Anything to do with CL football which attracts better players there. ?

    KK must be expecting the toon to be in the CL final and win it. πŸ˜›

    He doesn’t have leave banana skins around that lad. πŸ˜›

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  54. Remy’s and De Jong will be finishing there loan spells soon! Ameobi’s leaving on a free and Cisse is injured for most of next season! Great situation to be in you fat stingy *******.

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  55. Troy everyone knows a player would pick a champions league side over us. It’s the greatest cup ever with all the money and hype that comes with it.

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  56. KK If you think we will get the best players and finish 4th next season then not all your dogs are barking. I admire the optimism though and hope your right.

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  57. God I was just looking at our squad. I just can’t comprehend that people can’t see just how poor it is.
    Our best striker is leaving in a few weeks – leaving an injured striker that scored one goal from open play in 15 starts last year.
    Our best midfielder… well. Who would you pick out of that mess? The hard-worker Tiote? All engine, now end product Sissoko? Our creative genius shies away from taking any risks with passing and is visibly terrified every time the chance to shoot comes up. Maybe one of the temperamental French ****wits that are supposedly world class yet have a non-existent list of suitors chasing for them.
    Our captain is 32 and wants to go home.
    Our goalkeeper has a Shay Given look about him and seems to be crumbling under the pressure.
    We are ****.

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  58. Pardew on the other hand is a very poor manager. Anyone defending him needs there heads testing. After being humiliated like that at home shameful.

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  59. Yeah, didn’t Rooney Signing on for 4/5 years cost Man united like 104 million anyway? And he was free! We need 60 mil in transfer fees alone imo to keep pace with the rest of the league. We’ll never get it though πŸ˜‰

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  60. Salano your get free transfers and cheap frenchies and no more. We don’t want europe ? We don’t want to win the Capital one cup or the F.A cup when the extra games could get us relegated. Ashley would lose million’s if that happened. As long as Jabba gets a profit that’s all that matters.

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  61. JJ
    May 13, 2014 at 20:26

    Best and most consistent player for me is

    Debuchy. By far. Anyone who thinks Remy has been better doesn’t understand the game.

    God love you JJ, still not taking prisoners I see? πŸ˜€

    I would agree to the extent that I think Debuchy has been a better right back in the league-certainly one of the best, than Remy has been a striker in the league, if that makes sense. He could walk into a lot of top teams where Remy might struggle.

    However I’m looking at it from the angle where, if we didn’t have Debuchy, we may have been able to scrape by with Santon or Haidara at right back and rotating with Mbiwa and Dummett and Anita at the other positions. However, if we didn’t have Remy, we would have been toast. There is not a chance that Cisse would have stepped up to the plate and delivered so many goals/wins let alone opening up space/passing to others. Don’t even get me started on Shola, and those suggesting Armstrong well, he would have needed to be a mircale worker to have anywhere near the same impact imo. Debuchy is probably the better player but Remy was more important to us.

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  62. Solano-didn’t you hear, Anita was better than Remy for us this season. And apparently Ben Arfa can take free kicks just as well as Cabaye….. 😐

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  63. I could just imagine Mike Ashley on a charity advert, acting poor and hard done by ? With that fat cheesy smile with a wad of money in his hand.

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  64. We need at least 2 strikers, an attacking centre mid, couple of widemen and a couple of centre halves who can play.

    Not much to ask after the last 18 months of piss poor signings – or not!

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  65. Newkie – that guy is like a cat with all the lives he’s had. One of these days his luck will run out and he’ll end up working in McDs

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