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Why Alex Ferguson Once Tried To Convince Barcelona To Buy Cristiano Ronaldo

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson the manager of Manchester United face the media during a press conference held at Old Trafford on April 6, 2009 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Guillem Balague has revealed the lengths that Alex Ferguson went to in order to prevent Cristiano Ronaldo from joining Real Madrid in 2009. The then-Manchester United manager’s hostility towards the Spanish giants is well-documented, and he had even insisted just months before Ronaldo’s £80m move to the Bernabéu that he “wouldn’t sell that lot a virus.” Nonetheless, the move did …

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José Mourinho Will Bring Success To Manchester United, But It’ll Likely Be A Short Reign

His man management rarely hints at long-term thinking, but José Mourinho is clearly a man with a plan. During his time in Milan and Madrid he often spoke of how he would one day return to England and, even further in the future, manage his beloved Portugal. This constant talk of the ‘Great Return’, plus his shameless hero worshipping of Sir Alex Ferguson, led …

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Serie A Side’s President Confirms Arsenal Bid For His Star Striker In The Summer

TURIN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 21: Gonzalo Higuain of Juventus FC gestures during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and Cagliari Calcio at Juventus Stadium on September 21, 2016 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

Although Arsenal have found an attacking rhythm this season, their strikeforce might could perhaps have looked markedly different. In utilising Alexis Sánchez as the main forward, Arsenal have not excatly found goals hard to come by as they reap the benefits of having a fluid, dynamic attack. However, things might have been different had they been successful in their attempt to …

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Real Madrid Star Offered £91 Million Extension To Fend Off Manchester United Interest

Manchester United’s pursuit of Paul Pogba grabbed most of the transfer headlines during the summer, resulting in the Old Trafford club’s interest in Real Madrid star Gareth Bale, to glide along almost unnoticed. Now, with the world record signing of Pogba long since concluded, news of the club’s interest in Bale has resurfaced with a bang. Unfortunately for fans however, …

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Arsenal’s Interest In Real Madrid Star Sparks Trouble For Santi Cazorla

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Santi Cazorla has yet to be offered a new contract at Arsenal. Despite being one of Arsenal’s most consistent performers over recent seasons, Santi Cazorla’s future at the Emirates Stadium looks far from certain. Although he has declared his intention to remain at the club, Arsenal have yet to even begin contract negotiations with the 31 year-old. In one sense …

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Potential Wayne Rooney Replacement Has Admitted Desire To Leave Real Madrid [Report]

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United shakes hands with Manager of Manchester United, Jose Mourinho during The FA Community Shield match between Leicester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadium on August 7, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Manchester United are planning for life without Wayne Rooney. Despite being Manchester United’s captain and a long standing member of their squad, it appears Wayne Rooney’s time as a key player at Old Trafford is coming to a close. Although numerous fans and commentators have been questioning Rooney’s performances for some time now, until recently the 30 year-old has maintained …

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