Portugal forward: Man Utd move was a joke

Portugal forward: Man Utd move was a joke

The Portugal forward put in four years in Manchester after previous director Sir Alex Ferguson paid £8million to sign him from Vitoria de Guimarares.


Ferguson broadly paid the cash regardless of the actuality he had never seen him play

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“It was a shock for me,” Bebe told The Daily Mail.

“For the week leading up to it, I thought the whole thing was a joke. I thought they were leading me on.

“Then I realised it was serious. I was surprised. I was playing in the third division in Portugal and all of a sudden one of the world’s biggest clubs wanted me? That’s not very normal.

“I remember my team-mates and family calling and asking me “What’s going on? Is it for real?”

The 25-year-old just played twice in the Premier League for United and was conveyed for a few advance spells in the wake of attempting to settle.

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Benfica in the long run took a punt by giving him a changeless contract the previous summer yet he is as of now back on credit in Spain with Rayo Vallecano.

His star gives off an impression of being in the ascent once more, then again, after footage developed of a stupendous free-kick he scored against Sevilla in La Liga.

What’s more, he has not precluded an arrival to Old Trafford later on the off chance that he keeps on inspiring

“I’ve never thought about that [returning to Man United], but nothing is impossible,” he previously told Portuguese newspaper Publico.

“If I score 10 goals in La Liga then for sure, I’ll be able to sign for a big club.

“If I score 10 goals here at Rayo Vallecano I’m going to have many big teams chasing me again next year.”