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Man United Ready to Make Summer Move for £16m Paul Scholes Replacement

Sir Alex Ferguson is readying a bid for Blackpool playmaker Charlie Adam as the Old Trafford boss looks to replace Paul Scholes, who announced his retirement from the game today. The Man United manager is known to be an admirer of the Scottish international and is confident he can beat the likes of Liverpool and Tottenham to sign the Tangerines midfielder.

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no_more_heroes3629d ago

If Charlie Adam is worth £16m, then I will stick my head up my own a$$.

Sahil3629d ago

dude.. don't be this hard on

no_more_heroes3629d ago

ok it was a bit harsh, but how is he worth £16m when Wolfsburg's Diego is rumoured to be worth £15m?

Sahil3629d ago (Edited 3629d ago )

ohh.. i meant don't be too hard on yourself, i know he isn't worth 16m.

btw, for what i've seen I find adam better than diego but still not 16m quality.

guigsy3628d ago

12 goals and 9 assists for his first season in the Premier League is impressive, plus the fact he takes free kicks and corners.

Whether he's United quality though is another matter.

Infernostew3628d ago (Edited 3628d ago )

Well said, mate. Adam has been a great player this year. If the 16mil is true, I think that's a little much but we desperately need help in the center midfield.

DiffusionE3628d ago

I wouldn't pay more than £10m for him.

Anderson83628d ago

i'd say he's worth 10 mil in a world where james milner and lescott are worth 26mil

lihuwim3628d ago

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Anderson83628d ago

he's a quality player and desrves to be at a top half of the league club.. i'm not sure if he's good enough for united though.. he may prove me wrong and be able to cut it in the champions league

xtremegamerage3627d ago

james milner and lescott 26m