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Flop of the season so far...

  • Asmir Begovic (Chelsea) £8m

  • Radamel Falcao (Chelsea) Loan

  • Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) £29m

  • Fabian Delph (Man City) £8m

  • Memphis Depay (Man Utd) £27.9m

  • Matteo Darmian (Man Utd) £12.7m

  • Xherdan Shaqiri (Stoke) £12m

  • Heung-Min Son (Spurs) £18mil

  • Serge Gnabry (WBA) Loan

  • Pedro (Chelsea) £21.4m


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So 11 games into the season, which new signing has been the biggest flop so far? There are a few players which were built up to be the next big thing but have yet to deliver.

If someone is in the list that doesn't deserve to be, or someone is missing that's had a stinker start, then let me know and I'll weigh up the options.

Who gets your vote and why?
 

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For the fanfare, Depay. Scored a couple of good goals in the Champions League but he's looked rubbish in the Prem when I've seen him so far. Firmino obviously disappointing too, but he was out injured for a bit.
 

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Firmino has definitely been disappointing, but has shown flashes of what we can expect from him when used correctly. And Klopp will no doubt do that. I reckon within 2 years the £30m will look like a decent deal. But agree with the above, Depay for me.
 
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For the fanfare, Depay. Scored a couple of good goals in the Champions League but he's looked rubbish in the Prem when I've seen him so far. Firmino obviously disappointing too, but he was out injured for a bit.

I think Depay reminds me of Gervinho, just with more hair and slightly less skill.
 

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Macclesfield Town/Manchester City. It's complicated.
For the fanfare, Depay. Scored a couple of good goals in the Champions League but he's looked rubbish in the Prem when I've seen him so far. Firmino obviously disappointing too, but he was out injured for a bit.

I thought he was the latest next George Best?

I know the fans and media tend to go massively OTT on any new United player who has a half decent first match or so, but he's gone from Ronaldo to RonAtkinson in a couple of months.
 

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Can't vote for Firminho because if I have never heard of him can i?

Not exactly setting the world alight any of them, but as he looks like a tranny i'll vote for him.
 
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Begovic? The guy has been absolute class....let down by everyone around him. I can't think of any massive mistakes by him. And he's our second goalkeeper.
 
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Begovic? The guy has been absolute class....let down by everyone around him. I can't think of any massive mistakes by him. And he's our second goalkeeper.
I personally think you shouldn't have sold Cech.
 

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Personally I'd narrow down this list to Falcao, Depay, Firmino and Pedro.
Shaqiri is starting to make an impact at Stoke, Begovic has done as well as he possible could in front of Chelsea's decomposing defence, Delph has been injured for a lot of the time I believe, Darmian and Son seem to have done alright so far and how much was really expected of Gnabry at WBA?
 
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Personally I'd narrow down this list to Falcao, Depay, Firmino and Pedro.
Shaqiri is starting to make an impact at Stoke, Begovic has done as well as he possible could in front of Chelsea's decomposing defence, Delph has been injured for a lot of the time I believe, Darmian and Son seem to have done alright so far and how much was really expected of Gnabry at WBA?
Gnabry at WBA has surprised me, he's one of Arsenal's hottest prospects but hasn't made an impact there at all. Pulis spoke out about not wanting to use him, I can only imagine he doesn't know how to get the best from him as he's got bags of potential.
 

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Gnabry at WBA has surprised me, he's one of Arsenal's hottest prospects but hasn't made an impact there at all. Pulis spoke out about not wanting to use him, I can only imagine he doesn't know how to get the best from him as he's got bags of potential.
I remember him having some good cameos at Arsenal in the past couple of seasons but I can' really see where he would fit into Pulis' system.
 

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Memphis a flop already :lol:

Reminds me when people were declaring Shaw a flop last season. Surely there has to be an element of patience with young players.

He's still played better than Firmino despite being 3 years younger and costing less money. But I wouldn't call either a flop yet as it's far too early, both have got more than enough time to come good for their clubs.
 

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Memphis a flop already :lol:

Reminds me when people were declaring Shaw a flop last season. Surely there has to be an element of patience with young players.

He's still played better than Firmino despite being 3 years younger and costing less money. But I wouldn't call either a flop yet as it's far too early, both have got more than enough time to come good for their clubs.
That means no-one can vote for anyone in the poll.
 

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I don't recall anyone labelling Shaw as a flop. Also, Shaw had previously performed well in the Premier League for Southampton whereas this is Memphis's first season in England.
 

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This idiot...

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I don't recall anyone labelling Shaw as a flop. Also, Shaw had previously performed well in the Premier League for Southampton whereas this is Memphis's first season in England.
I do. He was thought of as a waste of money by a lot of people.

And this being Memphis' first season in England means people should have even more patience with him.
 

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Worst thing I remember being said about Shaw last season was that United paid too much for him, not that he was a flop.
 

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I do. He was thought of as a waste of money by a lot of people.

And this being Memphis' first season in England means people should have even more patience with him.
The poll's question is "flop of the season so far". Stop crying.
 

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The poll's question is "flop of the season so far". Stop crying.
Stop crying about me pointing out how stupid I think this thread is.
 

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Wait, you were referring to sensationalist headlines from shitrags like The Star? That explains it then.
I'd say that headline reflected the opinion of a lot of people last season. Shaw definitely got a lot of stick during his first year at United, then shut a lot of people up after an impressive start to this season.
 

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^ It's true :ohy:
 
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I'd say that headline reflected the opinion of a lot of people last season. Shaw definitely got a lot of stick during his first year at United, then shut a lot of people up after an impressive start to this season.
If you don't think Depay is a flop, then don't vote for him. So far he has flopped, even you have to admit that he's performed terribly so far, worse than anyone expected. He may well shine in seasons to come, nobody is saying otherwise (that I know of) but right now, he's turd.
 

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Darmian, Son and Begovic? They've all been good to very good.

Depay, Falcao and Firmino have all been turd so far. I'd give it Falcao because of Mourinho's initial confidence mof getting a tune out if him.

Delph gets the Karma award.
 

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Depay or Falcao, but one cost (transparent) money.

Son has been good. Pedro deserves votes before Begovic.
 

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Pedro could come good but early signs suggest he can't hack the physical nature of the league. He's had a really poor start bar his first game against West Brom.
 

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That big c*** at the barcodes is looking like a donkey
 

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