While the blue half of Manchester failed with an audacious bid of £35 million for Dimitar Berbatov on Monday, they managed to pinch Robinho from under the noses of Chelsea, something which will no doubt irk Peter Kenyon and Roman Abramovich. The Red Devils have landed the Bulgarian striker for £30.7 million and we ask, which club has got the best deal?
City have forked out £32.5 million for their Brazilian forward, and it had looked for weeks as though Chelsea was the obvious destination for him. The 24-year-old managed 25 goals in 101 matches for Real Madrid and 11 in 42 internationals for his country. He’s sure to give his new team an added dimension!
United’s big money signing is 27-years-old and has been a revelation at Tottenham over the past two seasons. 27 goals in 70 games don’t tell the full story with the Bulgarian, who is a brilliant link-up man, creating many assists for his fellow strikers.
So which Manchester club’s set of fans will be most happiest today? Is Berbatov the final piece in the jigsaw for United? Is Robinho set to help ensure that City finish in the top four of the Premier League?