Manchester United - Who Shall We Believe? Gill Or Fergie?
UK time is: 04:14:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Who Shall We Believe? Gill Or Fergie?

Only days after Sir Alex announced that United would not spend any more in the transfer market, chief executive David Gill came out saying that he expects to do some negotiations even when away on the tour.

Who should we believe now? Gill said he expected some transfer activity over there - well that could concern player sales, not necessarily new acquisitions. However, it wouldn't come as a shock if it transpired that Fergie was merely trying to sooth the market a little by claiming that United are not in for any more players.

As I noted yesterday, the feverish speculation died down a bit even though there are still a few fabulous pieces of gossip so if his aim was to create a little calm then it worked flawlessly. But then again, it does not necessarily mean that clubs will lower their prices for star assets, like Aguero who is one of the most consistently linked players.

My opinion is we have to take Fergie's declaration lightly. Gill and the Glazers would sanction more transfers, that much is obvious from the behaviour of our CEO and if the right target becomes available at a reasonable prices don't expect Fergie to pass up the chance of signing him only because of a promise made at a press conference to a bunch of hackers.

Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

For the very latest Premier League odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 16 2009

Time: 4:59PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Thought that Gill's comments were taken from a June interview...?
Report Abuse
16/07/2009 17:22:00

Here then,we have Mr.Costa's agent once again stating that Sir Alex is still monitoring his client.
Report Abuse
16/07/2009 20:45:00

Having just signed diouf, I'm gonna go with Gill....
Report Abuse
17/07/2009 12:38:00

Im still not sure... :)
Report Abuse
17/07/2009 12:55:00

I hope Gill is right, and Fergie does tend to like to do the opposite to what he tells the press, but I do have this horrible feeling that we're not gonna sign anyone else as Fergie truly believes his squad is complete, at least until January or next summer. It's a good squad, but I'm yet to be convinced that it has enough to be as successful as before. However, when Ruud left, we only added Carrick and did so much better the following season, flowing well and scoring at ease, so we shall see...
Man utd champions
Report Abuse
25/07/2009 10:46:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Arsenal v United - Stat Attack (Saturday October 3 2015)

Arsenal v United - Early Team-News (Saturday October 3 2015)

Blindfolded? (Saturday October 3 2015)

Van Gaal Praises Smalling`s Development (Saturday October 3 2015)

Martial Interested Another Club! (Saturday October 3 2015)

AUDIO: David Beckham Playlist (Friday October 2 2015)

Young Praise from van Gaal (Friday October 2 2015)

Ronaldo Linked Again, But How! (Friday October 2 2015)

Muller Rumours Were True! (Friday October 2 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 8 6 0 2 +12 18
2. Man Utd 7 5 1 1 +7 16
3. Crystal Palace 8 5 0 3 +4 15
4. Leicester City 8 4 3 1 +2 15
5. West Ham 8 4 2 2 +6 14
6. Arsenal 7 4 1 2 +3 13
7. Everton 7 3 3 1 +4 12

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

The return of Dark clouds to Chelsea FC
Chelsea : 04/10/2015 01:30:00
Pundits Predictions: Swansea City vs Tottenham Hotspur
Swansea : 03/10/2015 22:26:01
Gomes Stars As Hornets Draw At Bournemouth
Watford : 03/10/2015 21:44:01
Watford : 03/10/2015 21:43:01
Sunderland : 03/10/2015 21:04:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Wolfsburg (h)?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 6%
Valencia 0%
Smalling 8%
Blind 1%
Darmian 0%
Schneiderlin 1%
Schweinsteiger 9%
Mata 60%
Rooeny 1%
Depay 3%
Martial 9%
Young 1%
Pereira 0%
Jones 1%