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Transfer Balls: Manchester United beat Liverpool to defensive winger Nicolas Gaitan

by | 6th, August 2015

nicolas-gaitan Transfer Balls: the increasingly dire Daily Telegraph  (with cover price) is copying The Metro (free). Says The DT :

“Manchester United have reached a ‘verbal agreement’ with Benfica over centre-back Nicolas Gaitan, according to The Metro”

The phrase “according to The Metro” might be one of the most meaningless in journalism. All you can deduce from it is that Gaitan has not signed for Manchester United. He’s also not signed for Liverpool, where the Liverpool Echo bills him as a playmaker “.

But who is Gaitan? The DT knows:

The Argentine will cost around £21.1m and would provide Louis van Gaal with badly needed reinforcements in defence.

He’s a defender? Maybe. Hold on a moment while the DT’s ‘expert’

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Posted: 6th, August 2015 | In: Liverpool, manchester united, Sports Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink