Manchester United are planning another costly buyback, this time its for 70 million Wilfried Zaha.
Wilfried Zaha was Sir Alex Ferguson’s final signing, although he didn’t arrive at the club until the David Moyes tenure began.
United paid 12 million Euros for the Ivory Coast winger.
His 18-month spell at United was nothing short of a nightmare for the player.
He featured four times for the Red Devils, and talk of a falling out with manager Moyes saw him cast aside.
Moyes’s successor Louis van gall had no use for him either, and he was subsequently loaned out and then sold back to Crystal Palace for less than four million Euros.
Since his return to Palace, Zaha has rediscovered the kind of form that prompted Ferguson to bring to United.
There was even the talk of a return in the summer after he was spotted sporting a United jersey.
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It appears now though that United are serious and have realized the error of their ways.
According to the Express, Ed Woodward is the man behind wanting Zaha back.
The fee this time is considerably more than what they paid the first time, and what they sold him for.
It will apparently take an offer in the region of 70 million to get the deal done.
If United do pay that kind of figure, the fee would actually equate to significantly more.
There is a 25 percent sell-on clause in place with Crystal Palace, that United would have to forgo.
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