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Manchester United Balls: Klopp Replaces Van Gaal In May As Cuadrado And Vidal Arrive

by | 7th, September 2014

MANCHESTER United Balls: a glance at terrible media reporting on United.

The Daily Express’ Jamie Anderson has a triple whammy of news:

 Man Utd News: Klopp to succeed Van Gaal, Arturo Vidal transfer joy, Juan Cuadrado ignored

That headline in full.

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We’ll consider each part of the triple scoop in reverse order:

Was Juan Cuadrado “ignored”? Did he tap Louis Van Gaal on the shoulder, shout “Louis, over here, mate” and receive only the cold shoulder? No.

La Viola executive president Mario Cognini said: “The club always had a firm intention of keeping him. Fiorentina never wanted to sell him and, anyway, an official offer for the player was never made to us from any club.”

Manchester United never bid for him. They never bid for Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez. Or as Anderson would put it: “United ignored Ronaldo!”

The fact is that Manchester United did not bid for Cuadrado. Or as the Express told its readers:

 

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And:

 

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AND!

 

 

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Next up in this triple-play of balls

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