PICTURE: Spain team-mate tells Thiago ‘See you in Manchester’

by Sam Peoples

Thiago Alcantara walked away with the match ball yesterday after his text book hat-trick guided Spain’s U21s to European glory with a comfortable 4-2 victory over Italy.

His team-mates all signed the ball and in a great bit of detective work from @CheGiaevara after receiving a tip off, it seems someone left Thiago a little Manchester message on the ball.

One scribble read ‘Nos vemos in Manchester’ which translates directly as ‘See you in Manchester’.

David_de_Gea_FramedWas it David De Gea? Taking a closer look at the handwriting, possibly. As pointed out @ybthebest, the ‘W’ in the framed picture is strikingly similar to the ‘N’ and ‘V’ written on the scribbled message. This is taking investigative journalism to a whole new level.

Was it Isco ahead of a potential move to Manchester City? Your guess is as good as mine but every day, a new piece on the transfer Thiago pops up. Of course, the message may well have been tongue-in-cheek but United fans will certainly hope not.

Barcelona are desperate to hold onto their star youngster but ahead of the 2014 World Cup, he clearly wants game time to force his way into the Spain squad.

And on last night’s performance in the final, who can blame him?

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9 comments

mizoval@ 06/20/2013 - 17:12

enuff stock of talent which could take battering by barca any fine day with their head held high heh heh !!! wheres da blue print 2 beat barca dat da media claimed old scotch was preparing…

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Donbenjamin 06/19/2013 - 19:36

United is too big 4 moyes dts y he went on a holiday.Beliv me he kan nva mke a gud signin coz he’s so lazy.

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mizoval@ 06/20/2013 - 05:12

i do not think Moyes lazy, man utd have small budget and the guy needs to use it wisely…

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hismyhill 06/19/2013 - 18:40

united should get this guy

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samuel.o.samuel 06/19/2013 - 18:09

Moyes shud tri his possible best 2 bring thiago at old traford b4 it wil gt late, bcos u9td major problem now, is midfielder das wia we re lackin, let dem do knw tym 2 waist ooo.

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mizoval@ 06/19/2013 - 16:30

man utd should better splash money so that media (pro united) hype match their real signings…mark my words if bayern city real chelsea gets involved man utd always lost their target dis days !!

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matt 06/19/2013 - 19:28

Robin Van Persie? Oh that’s right he turned down Man City.

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mizoval@ 06/20/2013 - 02:52

RVP already played in EPL and United could match all others in RVP bid coz they needed a striker to survive..lets see whether they could do it again, i feel that Utd will not go for players who costs over £30 million …

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Raphael 06/20/2013 - 13:49

hmmmm United dont need to buy big nor splash we have enuff talent in stock. But when they Utd will splash ! Never shy over it ! Just get over it Utd > then Citeh, Chelsea and all the rest !

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