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Manchester United: Now Offering Money to Players To Go Away

by | 4th, November 2014

BEFORE this season, Manchester United have signed a host of players that haven’t exactly lived up to the hype. While Alex Ferguson has signed some incredible players like Cantona, Ronaldo and Denis Irwin, he’s also the man who threw money at David Bellion, Bebe, Eric Djemba-Djemba, Jordi Cruyff, Karel Poborsky, William Prunier and Kléberson.

Another one of Fergie’s Flops is Anderson, who has given Manchester United the kind of performances that suggest he’d struggle to walk into a Championship team, let alone another one of Europe’s giants.

According to the Daily Telegraph , Man United are so eager to offload the Brazilian that they are prepared to fork out around £1.4m in wages to ensure he is out of Old Trafford by the end of January.

Louis van Gaal is at his wit’s end and is reportedly willing to listen to just about any offers for the player in the winter transfer window, which means QPR or Newcastle will probably end up buying him as they’re the only clubs mad enough to do so. If no-one comes for him, then the £60,000-per-week player will have his contract ripped up by Old Trafford bosses.

Remarkably, Anderson has been at Manchester United since 2007 and, get this, is rumoured to have cost the club somewhere in the region of £26m, with add-ons.

However, Van Gaal hasn’t been at all impressed

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