Man Utd snubbed Thiago transfer because David Moyes didn’t know enough about him and then signed Fellaini instead

MANCHESTER UNITED have been near signing Bayern Munich star Thiago in 2013 however David Moyes vetoed it.

As an alternative the Scot signed Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini on deadline day.

David Moyes vetoed Man Utd’s signing of Thiago in 2013

The Scot as a substitute signed Marouane Fellaini from Everton

Thiago ended up signing for Bayern the place he has since received seven Bundesliga titles and a Champions League.

Whereas Fellaini solely managed an FA Cup, a League Cup and a Europa League title with United.

Sir Alex Ferguson had arrange a £17million deal to signal Thiago from Barcelona earlier than his retirement, in keeping with ESPN.

However as soon as he had left Outdated Trafford the choice fell to his alternative – and now West Ham supervisor – Moyes.

Thiago was stated to be eager on a Nou Camp exit with a purpose to play first-team soccer.

However Moyes reportedly shut the transfer down as a result of he didn’t know sufficient in regards to the Spanish worldwide.

The Scot had been advised by United chiefs they have been planning a mega transfer that summer season – with Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo being talked about.

And consequently he held off on giving the Thiago deal the inexperienced gentle.

United reportedly tried to signal Thiago’s Barca team-mate Cesc Fabregas as a substitute however that transfer additionally fell by means of.

So having missed out on a number of targets, Moyes was compelled to raid his outdated membership and signal Fellaini on the final day of the summer season switch window.

Thiago made a belated transfer to the Premier League joining Liverpool in a £25million deal in 2020.

MANCHESTER UNITED have been near signing Bayern Munich star Thiago in 2013 however David Moyes vetoed it. As an alternative the Scot signed Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini on deadline day. Thiago ended up signing for Bayern the place he has since received seven Bundesliga titles and a Champions League. Whereas Fellaini solely managed an FA Cup, a LeaguePremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar

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