Pouring scorn on Manchester United for paying millions for Alexis Sanchez? You must be joking... he's a bargain and they should be praised for stealing a march on Premier League rivals
Are Manchester United the subject of a transfer embargo? No. Have they done anything nefarious in their pursuit of the most talented footballer on the market this winter? No. Is there a rule that says just because they were England’s dominant team for much of the Nineties and 2000s that they are not allowed to do everything they can to recapture old glories? No.
So, I’m sorry, but I really don’t get the outpouring of outrage and sanctimony that has greeted their apparently imminent signing of Alexis Sanchez.
Sanchez is one of the best players in the world and United are about to get him for... read more
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