Anorak News | Transfer Balls: Manchester United spend ‘Unlimited budget’ on Bale, Thiago and Bayern Munich stars

Transfer Balls: Manchester United spend ‘Unlimited budget’ on Bale, Thiago and Bayern Munich stars

by | 14th, July 2013


TRANSFER balls: A look at Manchester United in the news:

The Sun says “DAVID MOYES has been told he can spend as much as he likes“. His budget at Manchester united is “unlimited“.

Yeah, really.

The new Manchester United boss has targeted both Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo — even though they would cost over £75million EACH.

If the budget’s unlimited why stop at just £75m?

Says Moyes:

“Isn’t it great that the club says, ‘There’s no budget here, you go get who you want to get, just go and do it’. We are looking at the best players. I do think it’s important that we show people we are carrying on the traditions and trying to take the club forward.”

Lionel Messi has a £205m release clause at Barcelona.

Or how about buying Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara? Let’s lok at how that’s deal’s been reported:

July 13

Thiago Alcantara scouting report: Manchester United’s transfer target is the focal point of a team – Daily Mirror


It appears Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara, reported to have been wanted by Moyes, is instead set for a reunion with his old manager Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich – but the United manager insisted: “I never said at any time that he was [a target].” – ESPN

July 12


Manchester United to move for Antonio Candreva after Thiago snub – Daily Express

July 11

Manchester United fear losing out on Barcelona star Thiago Alcantara to Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich – The Telegraph

Manchester United target Thiago Alcantara ‘agrees deal’ with Bayern Munich – Daily Express

July 8

THIAGO ALCANTARA moved a step closer to Manchester United last night – The Sun


 July 6

Barcelona’s Thiago Alcântara likely to join Manchester United – Thiago Alcântara has a “good chance” of signing for Manchester United this week for about £17m on a five-year deal – Guardian

July 5

Barcelona sources have told Sky Sports that they have yet to receive an official approach for Thiago Alcantara – Sky Sports

July 1

Thiago Alcantara is expected to snub Manchester United and join Bayern Munich – Talk Sport

June 30

The Premier League champions have agreed terms with the Barcelona star after talks with his representatives –

June 26

Barca hold crisis talks with Thiago as United agree £5.5m-a-year deal for Spanish star – Daily Mail

Now. About that unlimited budget… why not just buy Bayern Munich as an United feeder club?

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