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Manchester United FC - Moyes' Boys

Started on 11 May 2013 by Kane
Latest Reply on 20 June 2013 by k1rups
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k1rups: Can't wait to get him going, although Raf is doing brilliantly!

Gladbach: It was a tough one to let go, but it had to be done. :(
Maybe John Terry's next? :P

Wigan Athletic Sign United Winger Bebe

Wigan Athletic have today signed Manchester United flop Bebe for a fee of £2.8 million. Manager Nigel Adkins has put his faith in the Portugese winger, who failed to perform for United despite signing for a fairly large fee. The 23-year-old signed for the English giants in 2010 for £7.5 million, but only managed to play twice during the season. He then didn't feature at all the following season, before going out on loan numerous times.

Bebe joined Turkish side Besiktas for the 2011/2012 season, and had a more successful season, playing 16 games while scoring 4 goals, and assisting a further two. However, Bebe couldn't help Besiktas win the league, being pipped by Fenerbahce. The following season he returned to Portugal, playing for Rio Ave, where he became the player of the year. He appeared in 29 games, scoring five.

Nigel Adkins has already signed a former United player on loan this year, from Celtic, and has spent no less than £13 million on improving his side, who just stayed up following a relegation scrap last year. Jordi Gomez was sold to Sunderland for a fee of £1.2 million last year following a dispute with staff and the manager Akins, so Bebe is thought to be his replacement for the upcoming season.

Bebe has become known as one of Sir Alex's worst signings in his 26 years at the club, an issue that would rarely occur, with many signings becoming very successful players at the club. David Moyes stated he likes the way Bebe plays, but would have no use with the Portugese star, meaning a sale would be the only option, unless running his contract down with the player in the reserve squad.

Bebe is now valued at £2.6 million and will earn £13.75k per week at Wigan.
'I thought, "I’m here, I’m doing well and I don’t have to try hard every day. It was my fault. I was messing around too much".'

And he laid bare the communication problems which led to difficulties in his relationship with Moyes.

'I went into the room and saw that he was looking for me, very concentrated. He told me to cut my hair, it will look better. So I cut it the same day. In the next training session, he didn’t recognise me. I went past him many times and he didn’t know me.
Decent story

Ronaldo: "My Heart Is In Manchester"

Cristiano Ronaldo in the name on the tongue of every football fan today, after he admitted his heart is still in Manchester. With the transfer window still open for another three weeks, many feel a move to United in on the cards for Ronaldo, who joined Real Madrid in 2009 for a record fee of £80 million. Cristiano is now entering his fifth season at Real Madrid, one less than his time at Manchester United. Ronaldo, who praised and thanked Sir Alex after the announcement of his retirement, has said he still feels his heart is in Manchester, and he hasn't adapted to Spain as well as he thought.

Cristiano only played 21 times last year for Los Merengues, much less than the likes of fellow winger Angel Di Maria. Suggestions have floated around for the last few years that the winger has been unhappy in Madrid, which were today confirmed. Ronaldo became a megastar at Old Trafford, playing week in, week out, getting both goals and assists, becoming one of United's greatest.

Today, Ronaldo said, "Real Madrid has done me well. I've had some great years here, but my heart isn't here. I will still be happy to play on in Spain, but I feel I don't belong here. Sir Alex is the reason I am where I am today, and I am ever so grateful. I thought he was the reason I miss England, I miss Manchester. Of course, he is one of the reasons, but I miss more than him. I miss the club, the players. In Madrid, the club isn't like it is in England, not as friendly, or welcoming. I doubt I will see my career out at Real Madrid, but where I go is unknown. What is know, is that my heart is in Manchester, and it is red, not white.

David Moyes sold Ashley Young, Antonio Valencia and Nani last year due to not wanting wingers, although throughout the season gradual changes meant that players such as Giggs and Powell would occasionally play on the wing. With Wilfried Zaha coming into the team recently, and with the possibility of Ronaldo retuning, we could see Moyes change his tactics to welcome Ronaldo back to Manchester. Nevertheless, both Real Madrid and Manchester United are yet to comment on the situation.

Cristiano Ronaldo is currently valued at £34 million, while earning a staggering £250k per week.
Ronny to return? :O
Can't afford him. :P
You'll need Ronaldo, if only to replace Bebe, the star player of your squad.
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Now that will be the biggest signing I have seen on here! I may just tell my mother it is that BIG. Make it happen Kane!!!
Louis O.: I'd bloody love him to return!

Okikos: I could if I wanted to, and the board would give me a bit extra towards him..

Blue: No one can replace Bebe, I regret the sale already.. :(

KingPadster: Don't pressure me into it! :P
oooooohhhhhhh big man. Ronaldo. DO IT DO IT DO IT DO IT. Haven't commented here for a while but they will be coming for every update now.

Manchester United Announce Hull City Link

Manchester United released a statement on their official club website today announcing nPower Championship side Hull City as the club's feeder club, meaning the Reds can send any players on loan, helping both clubs. An annual friendly will also be held every year, with Hull keeping all gate receipts. However, Manchester United won't need to play a full time, and will also pay Hull City £113k a year to do so.

The English champions previously had a similar agreement with Belgian side Antwerp, but Malcolm Glazer decided to cancel the affiliation, as he felt Antwerp were no longer at a good enough level for the club's players to gain experience on loan, being a waste of time and money for the Manchester club. Although David Moyes was left with no decision over the matter, he was given the opportunity to pick the team out of the possible options found by staff.

Malcolm Glazer suggested three possible teams to the Scot. The first, were Leicester City. The second were Birmingham City, and the third and final option, Hull City. Following Birmingham's recent relegation to the nPower League One, Moyes decided against creating a partnership with the club, meaning it was between Leicester and Hull City. David Moyes later stated two reasons on the club website as to why he chose Hull City instead.

"We are delighted to announce our new link with Hull City, and we hope to see them in the Premiership next year. We, or I, decided on Hull for two reasons. Steve Bruce is an excellent manager, who knows how to develop the youth stars, as well as being a former Manchester United player for many years, working with Sir Alex. Hull also currently field a lot of former Manchester United stars, and we want to continue that possibility for them."

Sir Alex had met with David Moyes to discuss the situation, and both agreed Hull would be best. Steve Bruce was happy to create the partnership, in which both teams hope can work brilliantly for years to come. David Moyes has already announced that Davide Petrucci and Fabio Da Silva will join Steve Bruce for the rest of the season, with another few possibly on the move for the season.
King Ronny back to United should happen whatever his age in the game :p if not now you have to sign him in 2 or 3 years :p good job with Hull as a feeder! Players will get good game time there

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