Remember Ander Herrera? It’s hard for Manchester United fans to forget him. Transfer dealings can sometimes seem like soap operas but the situation surrounding a potential Herrera to Manchester United move last summer took things to new levels. Manchester United had been trying to sign the Athletic Bilbao midfielder and a group of lawyers were said to be working on their behalf in Spain on transfer deadline day.

It all fell to pieces, largely because Manchester United wouldn’t pay Herrera’s €36m buyout clause quickly enough and Athletic were prepared to try every trick in the book to slow things down. When the dust began to settle it was leaked from the Premier League club that the group of lawyers had nothing to do with them. The Spanish trio were painted as chancers and Manchester United put out the stance…

vía Liverpool have €36m transfer plan that will rock Manchester United – Sport Witness.