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Soccer News of Monday, 16 July 2001

Source: Sunday people

Man United Fail in Cheap Offer for Muntari

MANCHESTER UNITED have pulled out of the race to sign Ghana's wonder kid Sully Muntari... because they won't pay more than a paltry pounds 150,000 for him.
The 'biggest club in the world' made an offer for the 17-year-old African left-winger after he impressed on trial and even trained with Fergie's Premiership squad.
But the cash bid was so miserable for Muntari that his club threw it out.
United don't want to pay the pounds 1m asking price, because they would have to send Muntari to their Belgian feeder club Royal Antwerp while he waits for a cap and a work permit.