Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Hargreaves Completes His Move

Hargreaves Completes His Move

After a year of speculation, pleading and annoying German resistence, Owen Hargreaves has finally completed his move to Manchester United.

The club agreed to a fee with Bayern Munich back at the end of May and Hargreaves passed a medical at United but then he left for a holiday.

The 26-year-old England international today finally signed a four-year deal at Old Trafford and then spoke about his delight to the official website of the club.

'It's been a long time coming,' Owen exclusively told ManUtd.com. 'It was probably the worst-kept secret in football, but it's great to be here.'

'I think it's great to finally reach a positive conclusion. Especially after all the time and energy that's been put in from everyone involved!'

Including the fans, who spent a long time debating a) do we need Hargreaves? b) when we will get Hargreaves? c) are Bayern the most annoying and stubborn bunch on Earth?

In the past year, only the possible transfer of Thierry Henry got more attention than Hargreaves' move so everyone involved should be happy that it's now officially over.

Welcome to United, Owen!



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

Writer:Zae
Date:Sunday July 1 2007
Time: 10:03AM

Comments

0
Great signing for you. The best English midfielder at the moment
worbo
01/07/2007 10:14:00
0
glad its finally finished, he will make an instant impact im sure
united4life
01/07/2007 14:19:00
0
finally a year waiting and now we have him. should be first hoice for england before lampard and gerrard
rooneyisgod
01/07/2007 16:40:00
0
He should be paired with Gerrard in the centre for England. You cant have a midfield that cant help out its defence and he certainly puts himself in the way of the opposition which can only be good for us. His work rate and commitment are phenomenal like a certain Irishman who will be returning to Old Trafford in September.
Kanchelskis
01/07/2007 17:56:00
0
totally agree with the comment bove. hargreaves in the holding with Gerrard in the AM position for England without a doubt.
dazspurs
01/07/2007 20:43:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

AUDIO: LVG defiant

Watching Louis van Gaal face the press, at either his pre-or post-match press conferences, you cannot help but feel for the Dutchman.

Sunderland (a) - Stat Attack

As Manchester United prepares to make the trip to the north-east to take on Sunderland, we've had a cruise through the record and form books.

Van Gaal Takes on the Press (Again)

This time ahead of the trip to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland.

Defining Success!

Top four or silverware?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!10%
Away Win!90%
Score Draw!0%
0-0 Bore Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:45PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 22 2016 7:45PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 6 2016 4:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)