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Transfer Balls: Moyes says ‘disgusting’ Manchester United are trying to ‘destabilise’ Everton over Baines and Fellaini

by | 23rd, August 2013

TRANSFER Balls: How’s David Moyes getting on at Manchester United? Well, he’s after Everton’s best players. The BBC reports:

Everton have described Manchester United’s £28m joint bid for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines as “derisory and insulting”.

United have already seen a £12m bid of Baines rejected earlier in the summer. And Fellaini was reported to be worth in excess of £24m , once his buy-out clause expired (which it has, apparently ).

“Those bids were rejected out of hand as derisory and insulting,” said director of communications Alan Myers.

Not too far back (August 2009), when Moyes was manager of Everton, Manchester City were after the club’s Joleon Lescott:

David Moyes’s irritation with Mark Hughes erupted again yesterday when he accused Manchester City of seeking to destabilise Everton with their “disgusting” pursuit of Joleon Lescott. He also insisted City’s handling of the transfer saga had destroyed any chance they had of signing the England international this summer…

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