There are some interesting reports emerging in the Football Transfer Tavern this evening.
The Daily Star reports that Manchester United manager David Moyes has told Brazilian midfielder Anderson that he can leave the Premier League champions
Anderson arrived at Old Trafford for a reported £27 million from Porto six years ago, rated as one of the promising players in Europe, however he has only since made 102 league appearances as injuries and a poor attitude have failed to see him fulfill his massive promise for both club and country.
United are understood to be looking for around £8 million for the 25-year-old with the club desperate to keep him off the wage bill.
His departure would help to release £60,000-a-week in wages for Moyes and could mean that the former Everton boss has funds to finance a top quality midfielder arriving.
Anderson has made just four appearances this season and the paper claims a ‘club source’ said: “Anderson isn’t up to the standards required. He just hasn’t fulfilled his potential. If someone makes a decent bid for him in January he will be sold.”
As one punter points out we’ve seen glimpses of quality from the midfielder but not consistency and that’s why Moyes is correct to move him on. Hard to disagree with that assessment.
Is Moyes right to end Anderson’s spell at Old Trafford? Let us know your thoughts below.
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