Focus on transfers

Manchester leads Merseyside in market

July 17, 2013
By Richard Jolly
It is the comparison that has always irritated one of English football's great superpowers. For 20 years, Manchester United were judged by the standards Liverpool set; invariably, they came up short. For the past two decades, after a swift, stark role reversal, the Merseysiders have been damned by appraisals against the Mancunians.

But football is comparative; otherwise, the league table would have little relevance. And a look of the two clubs' record in the transfer market ...

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