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Dimitar Berbatov to Manchester City

That’ll teach the miserable Bulgar!

Surely not? As if calling themselves United wasn’t going to wind-up Red Devils fans enough, Manchester City’s new owners are now set to pip their city rivals to the signing of Dimitar Berbatov. City have had a £30 million bid for the long-term United target accepted, although the Bulgarian is believed to still be in talks with both Manchester clubs.

City manager Mark Hughes said: “”I’m stunned and excited. Both myself and the fans are very excited by what’s going on. There have been a lot of disruptions and negative publicity but that’s been put to the side in one fell swoop.”
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Football video: Paul Scholes and his Hand of God

The Ginger Maradona scores with his hand… nearly

Quiet, unassuming Paul Scholes flexed his ego in the European Super Cup final with his own version of the Hand of God. Unfortunately, Scholes’ volleyball-esque goal would have been chalked off by even the most short-sighted of match officials. And because it was deliberate handball he got booked, which was his second booking of the match. He will now miss a Champions League group game, which has probably got him (and Fergie) thinking that it was not worthwhile.

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