Date: 8th September 2008 at 11:57am
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Manchester United chief executive David Gill will listen to, and consider a proposed £135million bid for Portuguese ace, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim, head of the Abu Dhabi United Group, (ADUG) has gone on record to say he will give Manchester City boss Mark Hughes virtually as much money as he needs to buy the very best players in the world, included the 23-year-old United winger.

“It was an interesting comment, I think it’s a supporters-type comment,” said Gill.

“He [Al Fahim] mentioned [Fernando] Torres and [Cesc] Fabregas in the same article so I think we will treat that with a pinch of salt.”

“Ultimately we would discuss any offer with Sir Alex [Ferguson] and the owners, as that sort of money is very large for one person,” he said.

“I have never met the gentleman [Al Fahim] so I can’t believe he is serious at those sorts of levels. But that is a fantastic amount of money and would turn the industry upside down. However, we are not in the market to sell our best players.”



 

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