Focus on Dimitar Berbatov

From sublime talent to sullen spectator

August 10, 2011
By Norman Hubbard
The grander the stage, the greater the scope for embarrassment. Wembley has hosted humiliation after humiliation for Dimitar Berbatov, with almost every trip there a chance for fresh indignities. The lame penalty in the shootout against Everton and the glaring misses against Manchester City formed twin disappointments in FA Cup semi-finals.

At least, however, the Bulgarian was selected then. Come May's Champions League final, Manchester United's record signing failed to make ...

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