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Manchester United Let Pedro Joined Chelsea And Other Fairytales

by | 19th, August 2015



Pedro was shoo-in to join Manchester United, said all the British Press. But the Barcelona winger has joined Chelsea for a fee of £21m.

Did the mainstream media see this one coming?  No.

On Augsut 13, the Indy stated:

Pedro to Manchester United: Barcelona winger verbally agrees to join United after late interest from rivals Manchester City

Sky Sports  is so behind the news curve it reports today: “Pedro and Manchester United agree personal terms.”

Maybe Sky is right and Pedro did agree terms with Man United. Maybe Pedro told them ‘no’ and Manchester United agreed not to take it personally.

But the M.E.N. says we’re wrong because “Louis Van Gaal kills Pedro deal.”



The Manchester paper reports:

United were happy to pay Pedro’s buy out clause and it appeared to be a simple transfer to complete. But LVG has decided he no longer sees the forward as the man United need.

So Ed Woodward, United’s executive vice chairman and deal maker, went to Barcalona, met the club and player’s reps, and

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