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Transfer Balls: Mehdi Benatia Wants Bayern Munich, Talks To Manchester United And Hopes To Play For Chelsea

by | 20th, August 2014

TRANSFER Balls: Roma defender Mehdi Benatia has been the subject of feverish speculation. The British press have linked him with move to Manchester Untied, Cheslea and Manchester City. So far we have learned that United have bid £24 million in a bid to, er, gazump Chelsea’s £30m bid or a player who prefers to play for Manchster City.

Yesterday the Star told its readers that Benatia is going nowhere:

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But Metro says Benatia is leaving, and he’s heading to Manchester United or Chelsea.

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The Star then agrees. Yes, Benatia is not heading to the Premier League. The Star was wrong! Those editorial meetings at the Star must be frenzied. (What editorial meetings? – ed?)

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He did train, albeit lightly.

And also in the trusty Star:

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Where was he? Sky Sports knows: he’s on a plane to Manchester.

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And on to today. L’Equipe has more news. It seems that Benatia wants to play for Bayern Munich:

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To which the website GiveMeSport adds:

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Such are the facts…



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