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Transfer Balls: Ander Hererra Signs For Manchester United (Again)

by | 24th, June 2014

TRANSFER Balls: A look at Ander Hererra in the trusty news media:

Today the Mail  tuned into Spanish radio and yelled in a story posted online at 9:26am:

Manchester United will sign Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera for £28m TODAY

At 1:57, the Mirror  had news:

Manchester United expect to complete the signing of Ander Herrera within 48 hours.

The Mirror was hedging its bets.

By 14:32, the Mail had an update:

Ander Hererra poised to complete move to Old Trafford

But when? The Mail was no longer saying.

The Express  said the deal had been done. The money had been paid:

MANCHESTER UNITED have paid a £28m buy-out clause to sign Athletic Bilbao’s midfield maestro Ander Herrera.

The Indy  found sources to say it’s been done:

Marca claims Herrera is already in England and has signed a four-year deal at Old Trafford worth around £2.4m-per-year, while Radio Bilbao and El Larguero say the deal will be announced today.

Yep. That was the Mail’s scoop.

So. Is it a done deal or not? And mind that in September 2013, the Mail reported:

United’s bid for Herrera

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