Silly season, in all its majesty, sure does like to throw up some odd transfer tidbits for the punters propping up the bar in the Transfer Tavern.
Well, thanks to a report in the Essex Chronicle, even the most ardent of drinkers have been shocked into an odd sense of speechlessness.
They claim that Manchester United, yes the Jose Mourinho led Manchester United, have been credited with an interest in one of arch rivals Liverpool’s players.
While that news alone is likely to shock those in the North West, the fact that it is reportedly Joe Allen has sent our drinkers into overdrive.
The Welshman, largely disappointing for much of his four years at Anfield, has recently emerged as a cult-hero for both club and country after a series of excellent performances over the past few months.
Entering the final year of his deal with the Merseyside giants, West Ham United and Swansea City are understood to be keen.
Would Allen’s signing be a masterstroke? Let us know below…..
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