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United target £3m Greek ace
Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to splash £3million in January on Greek wonderkid Kyriakos Papadopoulos. Manchester United chiefs have already opened talks with the defender’s club, Olympiakos. The 16-year-old — also a target for Espanyol — holds the record as the youngest player in the Greek league.
Staff reporter, The Sun
The Sun also reports that Wayne Rooney will not be punished for his badge kissing against Everton. The FA have confirmed they will not be investigating the matter further as referee Alan Wiley saw the incident at the time and had a quiet word with Rooney.
Sir Alex Ferguson has set Cristiano Ronaldo a revised target of at least 25 goals from his injury-hit season, say the Daily Mail. "I still think he will beat 25," said Sir Alex.
Diego Tristan is facing a baptism of fire for West Ham at United tomorrow night. The ex-Spain striker, 32, hopes to make his debut at Old Trafford after Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola opted not to appeal against the red card shown to Carlton Cole against Arsenal on Sunday.