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Meanwhile, the Mail claims Bayern Munich are ready to bid £7million for Ji-sung Park. He is contracted until 2012 and only this week said he wanted to stay at Old Trafford for the rest of his career. However, Bayern want to offer United a 90 per cent profit on the £4m they paid PSV Eindhoven for him in 2005 and that could trigger his departure.
In other news, Rio Ferdinand gave United and England a major boost after he continued his comeback from back and groin injuries to play in Tony Carr's star-studded testimonial on Wednesday night. Ferdinand partnered his brother Anton in West Ham's clash with the Academy All Stars and looked untroubled as he came through the opening 28 minutes before being substituted.