The Brazilian once cost over £20m and could now be paid to leave.
The Telegraph has reported that Manchester United are considering terminating Anderson’s contract in January bringing to an end seven-and-a-half unsuccessful and expensive years at Old Trafford.
Manchester United set to sensationally terminate contract of £26m signing.
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It could cost £1.4m to buy the Brazilian out of his current deal, but with no interest in the midfielder the Red Devils are weighing up the possibility of this drastic solution.
So in light of that CaughtOffside picks out the 10 worst United signings of the Premier League era.
Starting with the current culprit, Anderson arrived at the Theatre of Dreams back in the summer of 2007 from FC Porto as one of the hottest prospects in world football. Yet with weight issues and a lack of form the 26-year-old has never established himself in England and who knows which club will take him on now.