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Ole Gunnar clarifies Aguero’s Manchester United transfer speculations.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar has slammed his door on Aguero’s chance of signing for The Red Devils.

The United coach said:

“When I played for Man United, if a rival club tried to sign me, and I had gone… well where’s the loyalty?

“Loyalty is one of the values I really, really put highly.

“I wouldn’t expect any player who has played for a club for 10 years to want to go to their local rivals.

“It’s not for me. I know we’re professionals, but when you play for Man United you don’t go to Man City.

“We’ve had examples of that – and I didn’t really agree with it.

“I won’t name names but you all know who I mean. Enough said.”

It is remembered how much anger arose at Old Trafford in 2010 after the player joined Manchester City from Manchester United. The same anger had also been witnessed seven years earlier when Schmeichel joined Chelsea from United.


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Schmeichel left Red Devils after assisting them to win the Champions League, FA Cup, and the Premier League in 1999, and later joined Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon after he claimed how he could no longer hold by the physicality of English Football.

Two years later, he joined Aston Villa then switched to Manchester City in 2002. In just a few months, he assisted his team in winnning its first derby against United for the first time in 13 years with an emphatic 3-1 win, with the United consolation goal being scored by Ole Gunnar.

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Dimitar Berbatov has however urged Aguero to do a reverse of what Carlos Tevez did and jump to Manchester United once his contract with City comes to an end in the summer.

Berbatov said:

“I’d welcome him at Old Trafford,

“There’s a lot of speculation about where he will go at the end of the season, I would absolutely take him at Manchester United.

“Despite his connection to City and everything he has done there, he is a player you cannot hate.

“It’s painful for City but if they are letting him go then they are deciding that he has past his peak and they will have someone to replace him.

“He’s still only 32, I left United at 31 and Rooney left at 31 but it’s a different time now and a player like Aguero can still do a lot of damage for a club like United.

“He knows how to save his strength, he knows how and when to attack and when to wait for the right moment, look at how Cavani and Ibrahimovic are performing, they are still making a big impact.

“I think Aguero would be a good addition to United but I can’t see it happening because of his loyalty to City. He is still capable of scoring goals and causing damage, but there maybe other younger strikers out there worth chasing ahead of him.”


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