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Fergie Confirms Berba Bid!

Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed today the player we have put a bid in for. Surprise, surprise, it's Berbatov!

Talking to 'The Sun', Ferguson confirmed the bid, but refused to go into details of the proposed deal.

'We have made Tottenham an offer on Berbatov...'

He then went on to state his confidence in prising the Bulgarian away from White Hart Lane.

'...and we have good expectations that this deal will go through.'

There is no doubting how much Berbatov would improve our attack, something Fergie was quick to point out.

'Berbatov has been impressive during a long time and would be a great addition to our attack.'

Fergie spoke before the squad jetted off to South Africa to take part in a pre-season tournament, and reports over the weekend had suggested United were going to play a waiting game to get their man; which has now been all but confirmed by Ferguson.

'I think time will work for us more than against us. We will not stress this situation. We are hoping to have a constructive conversation with Tottenham in the near future.'

So, like him or not; it looks like Berbatov is going to be our one signing this summer. It is no secret we have been tracking him for along time, and I for one cant wait for the deal to go through.

If he can play so well with Robbie Keane, imagine what he could achieve with the likes of Rooney, Tevez, Nani and Anderson.

What do YOU think? Would Berbatov aid our cause?

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: United4Life  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 18 2008

Time: 12:00PM

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i reaaaally hope we get him! our offence will be superb!
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18/07/2008 12:06:00

finally!!! we've started "moving"!!!
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18/07/2008 12:06:00

he's lazy and his attitute stinks - i hope you do get him
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18/07/2008 12:58:00

Manchester United just like Real Madrid always get their target. :-)
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18/07/2008 13:33:00

hope we get him, amazin player
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18/07/2008 13:55:00

He'll link up great with Dong! Glad we got him.
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18/07/2008 14:36:00

tevez and rooney to play off him. amazing.
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18/07/2008 15:15:00

No, its gonna be him with Tevez OR Rooney. Also ferguson has confirmed that Ronaldo will stay after having talks with him
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18/07/2008 16:07:00

What is it with you and Dong Tosswink, you bring him into every conversation!! :)
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18/07/2008 17:05:00

I've developed a Dong fixation! It's this transfer saga taking it's toll... :)
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18/07/2008 17:23:00

Sorry chaps he'll be off to Barca unless your willing to pay an obscene amount of money
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18/07/2008 17:44:00

Hahah, to a simple bystander the words "DONG FIXATION" could be misconstrued to mean something different! :)
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18/07/2008 18:32:00

Oh and CoxintheBox, where is the conformation of Barca's interest? If the Ronaldo saga has taught us anything it is that tabloids, esecially those of Spanish persuasion cannot be trusted. A team liek Barcelona get linked with any and every player and there is just as much of a chance they will get Adebayor, Drogba or any other striker out there. Face facts mate, Berbatov is coming to OT and you are beginiing to become our feeder club. Anyone up for a treble next year?
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18/07/2008 18:36:00

'Sir' Alex???? Read our chairman's statement on our website. The closest thing to class for your chairman will be drinking beer from a glass instead of a bottle. Berbatov will no doubt come to you but your manager stinks!
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18/07/2008 19:53:00

that's it - just go out and buy success!
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18/07/2008 19:59:00

get him
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18/07/2008 22:39:00

We've decided to take a leaf out of your book Merlin!
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18/07/2008 23:04:00

u spend 18 mil on ***** like carrick , who we paid 4 million for just 2 years b4 that . Also if u do get berbs it will b 30 million. when we paid just 11 milion 2 years ago . think you should spot talent and get it cheap m8.
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19/07/2008 10:46:00

Jess433, you are the second highest spenders after chelsea over the past 3 years, so dont talk about buying cheap. Your north london rivals can say that, but not you.
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19/07/2008 12:01:00

yh we brought players like carrick cheaply , i no we brought flops , bent kaboul boateng , but we retrieve in sales
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19/07/2008 12:23:00

any team that spends 16 million on bent can talk about beingshrewd in the tranfer market.
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19/07/2008 16:53:00

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19/07/2008 16:53:00

Cooor, some many Manure fans getting excited over Berba..
Yiddo Benj
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23/07/2008 04:15:00


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