The 31-year-old told his 1.2 million followers to ignore the “lies and speculation” in the newspapers, putting another twist in the tale of where Berbatov will be come the end of the transfer window on Friday.
The rise of Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez, combined with the arrival of Robin van Persie, seemed to all but end Berbatov’s chances of regaining a spot in the first team. Despite being the Premier League’s top scorer in 2011 with 20 goals, he has still been unable to secure a starting spot in the United team. He is, unfortunately, the classic case of a great player simply in the wrong team.
Sir Alex confirmed earlier this summer that he felt Berbatov needed to move on in order to find first team football. I was happy at the thought that Dimitar would move to Fiorentina because he deserves first team football but as it stands, there has been no movement from either party to confirm their interest, so the speculation only continues.