Manchester United flop Bebe wants to join Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon. The 22-year old has made a total of 7 appearances for the club since joining from Vitoria Guimaraes for £7.4 million and his future at Old Trafford looks bleak.
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According to rumours in the European and British press Manchester United have reportedly completed a deal to bring Benfica’s Argentine centre-back Ezequiel Garay to Old Trafford next season.
The former Real Madrid defender has impressed with the Portuguese giants getting his career back on track in Lisbon after arriving in 2011 after an unfortunate two-year spell in Spain.
With pace, power, skill, stamina and two great feet; Luís Carlos Almeida da Cunha ticks all the boxes needed to succeed at the highest level in football.
However Nani, as he is known to you and I; not only flourishes with the talents that he possesses, but also invariably frustrates with them.
Manchester United fans who were dreaming of the club bringing Axel Witsel to Old Trafford can kiss their dreams goodbye what with the news late last week that the talented Belgian international has signed for Russian champions Zenit St Petersburg.
The move has come as a major shock.
In the summer of 2010, Manchester United made one of the most surprising and shocking transfers in the history of world football. Tiago Manuel Dias Correia signed for the Red Devils for a reported £7.4 million from Portuguese outfit Vitória de Guimarães.
Last season’s forgotten man has already made an impact this season, as who should be the man to score Manchester United’s equaliser against Ajax Cape Town this afternoon but Bebe.
England as we well know have a dire record on penalty shoot-outs where they have lost twice in the space of two years to Portugal in major tournaments. Portugal of course exited Euro 2012 on penalties last night to Spain in a rather odd state of affairs.
Speculation regarding the future of Manchester United winger Nani has gathered momentum over the last few weeks, with some tabloids suggesting that Sir Alex Ferguson is prepared to consider any serious offers made for the Portuguese play maker.
Frustrating is probably the word that would sum up Nani’s season. After a terrific start to the season, injuries began to creep in and after losing his place to Antonio Valencia, the Portuguese winger’s influence faded away.
With half of the world still going on about Eden Hazard’s move to Chelsea, it’s rather timely that Euro 2012 is almost upon us. It’s an extravaganza of a competition which will have Europe hooked and unlike the Eurovision Song Contest – it will actually mean something!
Manchester Untied play Benfica tonight at Old Trafford in our fifth Champions League group-stage game of the season, in what no doubt will be an exciting match of football.
It's the most fiercely fought battle for a place more so than any others. The right hand side of Manchester United’s midfield for the past 2 years has commanded consistency and no slip ups.