Well that was easy.
First, the next Ronaldinho and now the next Ronaldo (C, not Fat). Tottenham supporters may have been going to bed with dreams of pinching Sporting Lisbon’s Nani away from Manchester United to join Gareth Bale on the left wing, but the more logical destination has won out.
Two incredibly talented young attacking players plundered from the Portuguese league in the same day and they, along with Owen Hargreaves, must surely take the summer’s outlay well over 30 million. Liverpool and Chelsea better get spending. If all the signings work out the way the club hopes, Manchester United may have just answered the question that gave their Premiership rivals some hope for the next few seasons,
“Yeah, but who will replace Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes?”