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Saha Plus Cash For Berbatov?

Saha Plus Cash For Berbatov?

Oh my god. A terrible rumour appeared in today's tabloids: led by the Sun, they suggested United would buy Dimitar Berbatov for Ł27,5M PLUS Louis Saha...

I decided to publish it out of our usual rumour mill because it's such obvious nonsense that I could not ignore.

Berbatov's had an exceptional first season in the Premiership, that's true. The Ł11M Spurs had paid for him looks like a real bargain - but Ł27,5M for a striker?

The last man who commanded such a fee at United was Wayne Rooney - ROONEY! Please, I'd like to ask all the tabloids to get a grip.

And of course that 27,5M is not the full amount. You must add the value of Saha into the equation. I think he's worth Ł10M despite all his injury problems so that means that according to the Sun we offer Ł37,5M for a single striker.

What I'd like to know that when they write such things what are their intentions? I just can't believe they seriously think United would spend so much on Berbatov - but then why do they have to print things like that?

Of course, a story of 'Berbatov going to United for Ł17M would not sell the paper very well... but at least it would have a touch of realism.



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

Writer:Zae
Date:Friday May 25 2007
Time: 8:33PM

Comments

0
Saha is worth £10 mill. You're having a laugh mate. We don't want Mr. Glass, you can keep him and we'll keep the god that is Berbatov. Oh and before I forget thanks for not having the good sense to pay Southampton's asking price and letting an incredible talent like Bale fall right into our hands. COYS!!!!
Officer X
25/05/2007 20:49:00
0
firstly i think saha is worth more then 10 million and second i would much prefer evra then bale
rooneyisgod
25/05/2007 21:41:00
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true, with evra and heinze bake would never had played - he would be just another theo walcott
united4life
25/05/2007 21:59:00
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*bale* even.................sorry
united4life
25/05/2007 22:00:00
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Theo Walcott played 29 games for Arsenal last season. Bet thats more than Mr Glass Saha.
iceman10
25/05/2007 23:28:00
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theo walcott payed 29 games?? how many of them matches WASNT he complete and utter *****, umm.......... 0 i think!!!!!!!! p.s - hw many goals did walcott score, saha scored over 15
united4life
26/05/2007 01:15:00
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Saha is an excellent player, but is far too injury prone to make him a serious consideration for either man u or spurs as a major long term influance on the team thru the season. His goal ratio pre xmas was top quality but he does seem to be a player who also doesnt like playing unless he is 100% fit. Regarding Bale, I am delighted he came to spurs above man utd, no disrespect to you guys but as you say he would not have got a chance to play regular football in a position you are strong, at spurs he will get a chance to shine pre season onwards then it is up to him.
oxfordspur
26/05/2007 09:34:00
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yeah and if bale does well we will just have to sign him in a few seasons
rooneyisgod
26/05/2007 15:13:00
0
27million ha what a stupid amount of money, and saha, wat a rip off!
green giant 12
27/05/2007 10:27:00
0
We need an out and out striker for Rooney to work off.
SweetLeftFoot
27/05/2007 10:46:00
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