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Manchester United Balls: Toni Kroos Signed For David Moyes But Stayed At Bayern

by | 22nd, May 2014

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YESTERDAY, the Daily Express told its readers that Toni Kroos had signed for Manchester United . That story was picked up all over the mainstream media. All the story lacked to make it ring true was: a quote from the player or his agent; a fee; a statement from either club, one of which trades on the New York Stock Exchange, where investors might be interested in what would be a multi-million dollar investment; and any named person willing to go on the record to corroborate the Express scoop.

Amongst the paper of record repeating the Express’ ball was the Daily Mirror, which reported “United have agreed deal in principle with Bayern for midfielder

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