A bid tabled by the Reds for Heinze met United´s £6.8million asking price but was give short shrift by boss Sir Alex Ferguson only for reports to later surface the Argentinian full-back was considering legal action to push through the move.
And Benitez indicated that the affair seemed destined to end up in the courts, saying: "We made the offer and they rejected it. Now the lawyers are working on it and we have to wait."
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