British transfer record?

Ferguson plotting £45m bid for striker Villa?

June 15, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Manchester United could be about to break the British transfer record by launching a £45m bid for Valencia striker David Villa.

The Daily Mirror report that Sir Alex Ferguson is hoping to beat Real Madrid in the race to sign Villa, who is almost certain to be sold this summer by debt-laden Valencia.

Villa is one of the most coveted strikers in the world game and with Barcelona, Chelsea and Real Madrid all chasing the 27-year-old it would be a major coup if Ferguson were successful ...

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