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The same paper also mentions that Valencia’s pairing of David Silva and David Villa are still at the top of United’s shopping list. However, it claims, the hefty £40million price tag may draw the Reds towards less expensive Wolfsburg frontman Edin Dzeko.
Nemanja Vidic has proclaimed that he and Rio Ferdinand will soon be back in action together at their “formidable best”, says The Sun. Meanwhile, The Mirror reports that “Vidic has dismissed claims Ferdinand is over the hill”.
Several newspapers allude to the contentious film ‘Fifteen Minutes That Shook The World’, about Liverpool’s dramatic 2005 Champions League final comeback. The controversy lies in its unflattering portrayal of Sir Alex Ferguson and Gary Neville.
The Mirror also reports that Tottenham are set to pip United to sign young Plymouth defender James Richards, because the teenager’s family prefer a move to London.