counting the cost of stars

The most expensive team in the world

January 21, 2009
By Dominic Raynor
Manchester City may have failed with their £108 million bid for AC Milan star Kaka but it seems only a matter of time before the billionaire club do eventually smash the world record for a transfer fee.

Earlier this season the Abu-Dhabi United Group marked their takeover of City with the £32.5 million purchase of Robinho from Real Madrid - the first piece of what they declared would become a bona fida fantasy football team - and the ill-fated Kaka deal this January is a statement by the ...

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