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Reports Emerge Of How Chelsea Actually Outbid Man United For Anthony Martial

Mark Farrelly
By Mark Farrelly
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Tony Martial ... We can call him Tony, can't we? Well, according to the Manchester Evening News, Tony Martial could well be a Chelsea player today but for the fact that he decided to follow his 'dream.'

While everyone may have thought the extortionate fee Man United paid for the striker was a sure sign of a panic buy, it would seem that in actual fact United were outbid by their rivals Chelsea, a club developing a habit of buying players just to stop others from doing so, rather than buy players they actually need.


Earlier this week, Monaco's vice president Vadim Vasilyev told reporters:

There was another club that offered even more than United. I will not say how much, but the fixed price, without variables, it was even better. And also they offered us to have him for a further year in Monaco.

But the boy wanted to go to Manchester, it was his dream. And we let him go with the bonus of €30m. Had it not been for so much money, he’d have stayed.

Maybe I'm being harsh on Chelsea and perhaps they really felt they needed someone other than Falcao or Loic Remy to deputise for Diego Costa but given their history with buying the likes of Willian it would make one wonder if they got wind of the United bid and just wanted to mess with them.

Either way it seems Martial had his heart set on Old Trafford and although it's ridiculously early into his United he's probably already very happy with that decision.


Also read: A Chelsea Fan Completely Loses His Marbles In 'Fuck Off' Ladened Rant

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