August 16, 2022

Dimitar Berbatov has revealed he informed his agent to ‘f*** off’ when he was supplied a transfer to Manchester Metropolis on switch deadline day.

The Bulgarian striker joined Manchester United from Tottenham for £30m in September 2008 – however might have turned out for his or her fierce metropolis rivals. 

The United hero has now reaffirmed his robust bond with the membership’s followers after confirming his reply to his agent when he informed Berbatov {that a} potential transfer to Metropolis was potential.

Dimitar Berbatov has revealed he informed his agent to ‘f*** off’ when he was supplied to Man Metropolis

The Bulgarian striker joined Manchester United from Tottenham for £30m in September 2008

Ultimately, Metropolis ended up forking out £32.5million on Brazilian Robinho, which didn’t fairly go to plan, whereas Berbatov arrived at Previous Trafford. 

Berbatov had produced two stellar seasons at Spurs previous to his transfer to United, scoring 27 league objectives in simply 69 video games for the north London aspect.

The striker then spent 4 years at United, scoring 48 league objectives in 108 league video games earlier than shifting to Fulham in 2012 on the age of 31.

Robinho, nevertheless, solely made 53 appearances for Metropolis and located the web 16 instances throughout that point. 

City ended up spending £32.5million on Brazilian Robinho, while Berbatov joined United

Metropolis ended up spending £32.5million on Brazilian Robinho, whereas Berbatov joined United

‘Can I swear?’ Berbatov informed The Athletic. ‘It was a real story as a result of I may be actually direct after I need to be, and as I mentioned earlier than, I observe my very own path and alongside the best way in fact there can be people who find themselves disenchanted in my determination, just like the Spurs followers had been after I determined to go and observe my dream.

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‘However then getting near that dream we get that decision from Metropolis giving their proposition to my agent. 

‘He was taking a look at me and requested what I believed. I mentioned, “Simply f**ok off, we’re going to United.”

‘In my goals, that is the badge, the shirt, the supervisor, the gamers, the historical past.

Manchester United was always the dream move over City for the Bulgarian striker Berbatov

Manchester United was all the time the dream transfer over Metropolis for the Bulgarian striker Berbatov

‘I come from a small nation and this is a vital alternative for me, I must seize it with each arms and never let it go as a result of it’s not going to occur once more with me, it’s only one route all the best way.’

Berbatov received two Premier League titles in his time at Previous Trafford, alongside a League Cup.

Nevertheless, they’ve not received a Premier League since 2013, and are with no trophy since successful the Europa League again in 2017. 

The striker has additionally been extraordinarily vocal about his former membership’s demise this marketing campaign. 

The Pink Devils at the moment sit seventh within the Premier League and a top-four end now appears extraordinarily unlikely.