Sir Alex Ferguson is allegedly plotting to relieve Real Madrid of giant centre back Pepe’s services. The Brazil born Portuguese defender had been expected to see out his career at the Santiago Bernabéu, but after contract talks hit the buffers recently Real maybe willing to let the player go if the price is right.
Pepe, 27, has been one of Madrid’s star performers this season apart from a few disciplinary problems. He is considered by Jose Mourinho as a key squad member and would be a major loss if he did seek pastures new.
Old Trafford would be a good replacement for the Bernabéu and with the defenders aggressive style of play there is no doubt he would fit in well with the hustle and bustle of the Premiership.
As yet there as been no comment on transfer fees involved but Sir Alex is said to be making tentative enquires into his availability.
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