Maybe a year too late, it looks as though Frazier Campbell will be leaving Manchester United this summer to join Hull, with a £6m price tag being agreed between the two clubs. All that is left is a deal on personal terms and a medical.
After enjoying a great season on loan with them, proving to be vital part of their promotion to the Premiership, Campbell came back to United.
After scoring for United during Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s testimonial, Campbell was sent off to Tottenham Hotspur on loan, as part of the deal that saw us bring Dimitar Berbatov to the club. Had Campbell not been denied what would have been a winning goal for United in his Premiership debut against Newcastle, thanks to excellent goalkeeping from Shay Given, maybe we would have kept him at least until January…?
Who knows, who cares? He went to Spurs and failed to impress, so now he looks set to rejoin the club where he enjoyed success two seasons ago. Hull offered £7m to sign him last season, whilst Steve Bruce would have at least equalled that to bring him to Wigan.
Danny Welbeck and Federico Macheda seem to be United’s future in the striking department, meaning it’s likely a bid for Campbell will be accepted. It’s a shame for the lad as he was so keen to have a career with the club, but it really doesn’t look like it’s going to happen now.
Hull are the only club he has been given permission to talk to and United are confident of striking a deal.
Best of luck, Frazier!