Sunday, 28 June 2009

Manchester United preparing a bid for Toure

British tabloid The Daily Mirror claims that Manchester United is preparing a move for Barcelona defensive midfielder and Ivorian international Yaya Touré (26) (read more here).

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has reportedly targeted the midfielder as fears grow about Owen Hargreaves's ability to overcome the tendinitis problems that have plagued his Old Trafford career so far.

If Barcelona would sign Liverpool defensive midfielder and Argentine international Javier Mascherano (25), the English champions will be encouraged to bid for Touré, with Ferguson having become aware during the Champions League final that he needs to add a physical presence to his midfield .

Read more:
OFFICIAL: Toure renews until 2012
Meeting on Mascherano in Barcelona
Manchester United wants to sign Toure

10 comments:

skanjos said...

official toure renews until 2012 .....next please

British tabloid The Daily Mirror or crappy mirror?

barca4life said...

Pay the buyout clause of 100 million if you want him.

jazzy said...

lol.. daily BS..
this is really funny. no club would sell a player right after they renew a contract.
they can only wish to have him, looking at the YAYA owning CR there in the picture. :)

sashi said...

encouraged ???? my foot.

Anonymous said...

he just renewed his contract. this news is bullshit. they would try to buy him before he put his pen on the paper and not after his buyout clause was raised to 100 mio euro.

Anonymous said...

BS. No need to say more.

hamad_ali said...

if the guy yaya is owning in the picture is worth 92 mil then yaya is worth 100 mil

buj said...

Can someone please point Sir Fergie and the british press to http://fcbtransfers.blogspot.com if they desire any barca players, so that they don't look silly.

NC4Barca said...

Wat the F...??? I never thought any tabloid can go down to such disgusting levels..Hellooo..Toure just renewd his contract and extended his contract till 2012.

I guess, English people are sleeping..Even the clubs there are also sleeping coz all their superstars are joining La Liga. I am loving this..I dont know if certain players from Pool joins RM next year and Mascherano joins Barca, how they are going to form a team!! :P

ViscaBarcaUK said...

Is it me or is Yaya still the most underated midfielder in world football!! We dont need to spend 20/£30 mil euro on Mascherano, he's good but he's not Yaya. Lets get rid of Hleb the pleb and if we lose Eto'o then lets bring in David Silva and David Villa, get some decent cover at LB (still a possibility we can get Zhirkov) and getting Gabby Milito back from injury will be like signing a new CB.

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