Manchester United given hope on Fabregas - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United saw their £26million bid for Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas rejected last week, and the fans of their fiercest rivals also laughed it off. This week however, things have changed. United have been given a glimmer of hope in the pursuit of their #1 transfer target.
Newly promoted Vice Chairman Ed Woodward, flew back home to Manchester to attend to ‘urgent transfer business’ last week. This was thought to be bid to push a deal through for the 26-year old midfielder; which started with a second bid of £30million plus various add-ons.
United’s first confidence booster came when that bid, which was made on Saturday, wasn’t immediately rejected by the Catalan side. This suggests that the La Liga champions are seriously considering selling him – probably in a bid to reduce the wage bill after spending big on Neymar.
Next came another lifeline from the man himself. He confirmed that he’d be open to...