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Transfer Balls: Manchester United Buy Ander Herrera For Less Than They Bought Him For Last Year

by | 26th, June 2014

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TRANSFER Balls: Ander Herrera is finally a Manchester United player. Isn’t he?

On June 24, the Mail  stated:

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

The Mail would be there to shout ‘FIRST’ and salute it’s own scoop. Only, it was balls.

That same day the Mirror  also had news:

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

The  Mirror was hedging its bets. And it was also wrong.

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.

It was wrong.

The Indy  was wrong:

Marca claims Herrera is already in England and has signed a four-year deal at Old Trafford worth around

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