Bye bye Bastian

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  1. Treble

    Treble Keyser Söze

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    United have agreed a deal with MLS side Chicago Fire for Schweinsteiger. Subject to medical he'll be off.

    http://www.skysports.com/football/n...hweinsteiger-move-to-chicago-fire-sky-sources

    What a shame. Personally, I think he could've been just as important to United (if not more) than Zlatan, in terms of the experience and quality he brings. Opportunity wasted.

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    This thread is dedicated to Matth, and all who sail in him.
     
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  2. glazerfodder

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    I think those early injuries sealed his fate. Shame it didn't work out for him. Hope he likes the cold............................the real cold, Chicago is the pits in winter.
     
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    I think it was the injuries with Bayern that really sealed his fate. The fact they were willing to dump him so unceremoniously after so many years at the club speaks volumes imo.

    He was always too pedestrian and didn't really seem committed to performing for us imo, possibly just saw us as a way to keep earning after Bayern dumped him. Although similar could be said about Pogba this season, so at least keeping Schweinsteiger would have achieved much the same for £89 million less.
     
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    He's joining Chicago Fire next week, It's a shame he's leaving but he needs to play games.
     
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    1 year contract according to BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/39336934

    Such a shame he didn't work out but was too broken down for our league.
     
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    True, that's 3 out of 6 LVG signings that have left the club this year.
     
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  7. Chief

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    That's funny, Trebs said this three hours ago so must be true. Thanks for the confirmation though.
     
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  8. Matth_2014

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    Fair enough, I saw it on twitter earlier.
     
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  9. Treble

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    He's got me on ignore. That's why he started another match thread as well the other day.

    What I don't get is that I've only ever teased him with a bit of sarcasm. There are some right vindictive fckers who are quite out of order towards him he's happy to converse with.
     
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  10. Chief

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    Wooooossssssssssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!
     
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    Anyway, bit of a shame this didn't work out. I believe he's been underused but truth is he's now surplus.

    We've got a lot of games to play mind, this could be badly timed.
     
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    This would mean a midifielder coming in the summer then.
     
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  13. Chief

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    Not really when he's already surplus. That means he does not need replacing.

    If anything we'll replace Carrick, as has been said in some other name thread or other.
     
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  14. Skylarker

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    Probably says more about the club that took him after being 'dumped'!
     
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    Yes that was the implication Sky, well done for spotting it.

    Subtle as a brick to the face, as usual <ok>
     
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  16. Skylarker

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    Thanks <ok>
     
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