United spending spree rumour gathers momentum

Published Add your comment

Football News

Reports are speculating that Manchester United are poised to spend over £100 million in the summer rebuilding their side.

Despite being favourites to take out the Barclays Premiership title this season, Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly wants to build a team that will continue with the success that has won him 18 titles so far.

The Sunday Express is reporting that Gareth Bale is at the top of Ferguson’s most wanted list, with an opening offer of £30 million. Bale is also rumoured to be a target for Chelsea and Inter Milan’s transfer aspirations.

Ferguson is hoping to add Aston Villa’s Ashley Young for £20 million and Sunderland’s Jordan Henderson for £15 million to the Old Trafford line up.


And Sunderland’s Michael Carrick and Everton’s Jack Rodwell are expected to be part of a dream Manchester United make up for the 2011/12 season.

The Sunday Express also claims that Ferguson has told Southampton he will pay whatever is necessary to secure up and coming 17 year old winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with his worth rumoured to be around £10 million.

With Edwin van der Sar also retiring at the end of the season, United will be looking for a replacement goalkeeper, and this will push their transfer budget to the limit.

Manchester United fans will be salivating at the thought of United securing a fresh new group of players, after Ferguson remained relatively quiet in the 2010 summer transfers.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again