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Manchester United: Shinji Kagawa never did have a dig at David Moyes

by | 12th, September 2013

Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa greets manager David Moyes after a news conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

DID Manchester United’s Japanese star Shinji Kagawa really “hit out at new Manchester United boss David Moyes” ?

Is the style of things in Japan to attack your boss in public? The Daily Star says it is. The Metro agrees:

Shinji Kagawa dig at David Moyes bemuses Manchester United

ITV says Kagawa told this to reporters :

Kagawa encourages reporters to question Moyes

But only one reporter seems to have heard Kagawa’s dig “. And then all newspaper run with the same AFP quote:

“Please ask David Moyes why I’m not in the side”

Was he pleading with them to quiz Moyes?

Not one report in Japan has that quote.

Minds are cast back

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