Malaga Hopes to Get Berbatov with Attractive Offer - Report

Sports | August 18, 2011, Thursday // 17:25|  views

West Bromwich Albion`s Youssouf Mulumbu (R) vies for the ball with Manchester United`s substitute Dimitar Berbatov (L) during a English Premier League soccer match, 14 August 2011. ManU won 2-1. EPA/BGNES

Spanish club Malaga hopes to snatch Bulgarian forward Dimitar Berbatov by tabling an offer of GBP 22 M to his team Manchester United, according to reports.

This is only the latest in a string of rumors about interest in Berba by a number of European teams, including ones from Germany and Italy, and most lately French Paris Saint-Germain.

Malaga, owned by investors from Qatar, has embarked on a campaign to attract top players and Berbatov is next on their wishlist, according to Caughtoffside.

The Spanish club hopes that a GBP 22 M offer will be attractive for ManUn, which purchased Berbatov from Tottenham Hotspur for close to GBP 31 M in 2008.

Only one year remains from the Bulgarian forward's contract with United. Since some months ago, Berbatov, who was a top scorer in the Premiership last season, has not been on his club's starting team, provoking rumors about his imminent departure.

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Tags: Qatar, paris saint-germain, tottenham hotspur, Spanish, Malaga, Dimitar Berbatov, Manchester United, top scorer


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