Kevin Keegan wanted this star to replace James Milner at Newcastle: He's now at Man United
Kevin Keegan, then in charge at St James' Park, sold midfielder James Milner to Premier League rivals Aston Villa for £15million and was looking for a replacement.
Newcastle approached Bayern Munich for the Germany World Cup winner, but were stunned when they came back with a valuation of £50m.
The 32-year-old veteran spent 17 successful years at Bayern before leaving for Manchester United in the summer of 2015, but has since been demoted to the reserves by boss Jose Mourinho.
While Milner, now at Liverpool, went on to win two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and League Cup during a... read more
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