Mark Hughes spent heavily over the summer while Alex Ferguson, Carlo Ancelotti and Arsene Wenger all sat on their cashpots
After the embarrassment of their pursuit of Kaka, Manchester City are learning to be wise in the transfer market
Liverpool to sell midfielder as Benitez lines up Barry. Tevez claims he is not wanted at Old Trafford, and Michael Owen may head to Celtic.
Sir Alex Ferguson’s team will be wary of a slip-up against their hated city rivals, knowing victory effectively seals the Premier League title
Alex Ferguson would have to start the bidding at £50m for the Brazilian, making Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit to Real Madrid more likely