Transfer Balls: Arsenal And Manchester United Were The Only Clubs In For Mehdi Benatia
TRANSFER Balls: Arsenal and Manchester United never did sign Mehdi Benatia.
That’s a big shock to readers of Nick Lustig, one of the Star’s football writers:
Arsenal and Utd in two-horse race for Mehdi Benatia as Roma scrap Bayern meeting
According to Lustig, only United or Arsenal woulkd buy the Roma defender.
ARSENAL and Manchester United have received a huge boost in their pursuit of Roma defender Mehdi Benatia after the Italian club scrapped a proposed meeting with potential suitors Bayern Munich.
Lustig’s scoop was published on August 25.
On August 26, the BBC had news:
German champions Bayern Munich have reached an agreement to sign Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia from Roma for an undisclosed fee.