It seems as though ever since the 20-year old Crystal Palace starlet played against us in the newly-named Capital One Cup last season, rumours linking the winger to United have been picking up speed, especially in this transfer window. The latest gossip is that the England international will sign for United within the next 48 hours.
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Speculation regarding Frank Lampard’s future as a Chelsea player has been up in the air for a few weeks now, and its widely expected that the Blue’s legend who has amassed over 500 appearances for the club, will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
With growing speculation regarding Rio’s future, the Guardian are running a story claiming that there is a ‘big chance’ Rio will be leaving United in the summer. They also state Rio is seriously considering following Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka to China for a big payday before he retires.
The summer transfer window has been one big waiting game for the Bulgarian, however with the 11pm deadline on Friday fast approaching, there is finally some concrete interest in our 31-year old striker. Italian side Fiorentina have reportedly offered £4million for him, and Berbatov is on his way to Florence to agree terms.
Yes, you heard it right, United are apparently in the market for Vitesse left back Alexander Büttner. Seeing as we look a little short in that department (with Evra being the only senior LB in the squad), this move makes sense. The 23 year old has played 107 league games for his current club, finding the net 10 times.
The Dutchman had his best season in an Arsenal shirt, scoring 37 times in 48 appearances Hat-tricks and goals were smashed into the back of the net, in big games when his team needed him most, he bailed them out of jail. Yet fans across the world continue to deny the quality and class of Robin van Persie.
According to this morning’s Sunday Express, Arsenal forward Robin van Persie is demanding a salary of £220,000 a week if he were to join Manchester United, the same as our star striker, Wayne Rooney. Along with other news sources, they also report that Old Trafford is the Dutchman’s favoured destination.
According to The Mirror, we have agreed a fee of around £26million for Sao Paulo youngster, Lucas Moura. The 19-year old came on as a second half substitute for Brazil in the Olympic warm-up game vs. Team GB, he looked extremely quick, composed, and skilful, but is he really what we need?
In an interview with MUTV this evening the boss has confirmed our interest in Arsenal’s star striker, Robin van Persie. He also hinted that Arsenal made the news public to push other clubs into making an offer for the Dutchman.
Year after year, United fans have to suffer the rumours and lies that are spread throughout the media. Last year it was Sneijder and this year it’s Hazard. Various sources claimed the stars had chosen to join United. or claimed to have inside information. Unfortunately, this just got our hopes up and in the end we were left disappointed.