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Transfer Balls: Barcelona’s Pedro joins Manchester United from Inter Milan for £4m less than Arsenal paid for him

by | 29th, July 2015

pedro manchester unitedTransfer Balls: Pedro is leaving Barcelona for Manchester United. Maybe. The media seem undecided. These news reports on the great Pedro are all from the mainstream media:

Apr 16, Daily Express: “Liverpool, Arsenal and Man Utd frustrated as Pedro AGREES Inter Milan switch.”

He did? No. He didn’t.

May 10, Metro: “Arsenal ‘ready to sign £26m Pedro”

Why £26m when the release clause in his contract says anyone can have him for £22m?

July 12, Daily Express: “Pedro wants to join Chelsea ahead of Man United, Arsenal and Liverpool”

Jul 15, Daily Express: “Chelsea Transfer News: Pedro deal imminent”

Imminent is defined by the Daily Express Bumper Books of Words as: ‘never’.

July 22, Evening Standard: “Manchester United set to confirm Pedro signing within 48 hours”

July 23, Daily Express: “Barcelona president confirms Pedro will not be joining Man United, Chelsea or Arsenal”

Just 24 hours to go, then, until Pedro signs.

July 24, Daily Star: “Pedro desperate for Chelsea, Liverpool or Man Utd switch”

24 hour passes. Pedro remains at Barcelona.

July 29, Daily Express: “Manchester United rocked as Bayern Munich launch bid for Barcelona’s Pedro”

Have United actually made a bid for Pedro?

July 29, Daily Mail: “Manchester United to wait on Angel di Maria before bidding for Pedro”

No. They have not.

July 29, Daily Express: “PEDRO is set to wear a Manchester United shirt this season”

July 29, The Herald: “Man United deal for Pedro could be done by weekend”

July 29, The Telegraph: Pedro has told those close to him that he will be moving to Old Trafford.

July 29, The Metro: “Pedro ‘agrees personal terms with Manchester United”

Pedro rem,ins a Barcelona player.



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