Date: 8th July 2009 at 7:39pm
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OK, I was convinced that with Owen, Valencia and Obertan signed we’re done with strengthening the attacking department. The papers do not think so: rumours regarding Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Samuel Eto’o just won’t go away.

About Real Madrid’s Dutchman: AC Milan declared they were not interested in him anymore as they are negotiating only with Luis Fabiano of Sevilla, another player who was linked to United. Spanish papers believe this opens the door to United who are still interested in the forward. He’s not my cup of tea so I hope these rumours prove unfounded.

The Eto’o thing is very hard to believe: some of the more obscure Spanish sites and papers circulate that he’s about to join United very soon after turning down offers from his current club Barcelona and City. According to these not very credible sources (like terra.es) he’s set his heart on a 25m move to Manchester United.

Well, there you go, rumour round-up of the day. Personally I still believe we won’t sign more strikers but then I was convinced we would never go for Michael Owen so my opinion is irrelevant. We’ll see what happens but I won’t hold my breath.