Manchester United accepted a bid from Hull for Frazier Campbell a month ago although talks were not to begin until our striker returned from the U-21 European Championships.
After spending a season long loan with Hull and helping them gain promotion to the Premiership, it is understandable why they were interested. Last summer they tried to sign him on a permanent basis but United used Campbell as part of their deal to get Berbatov, sending the young player on loan in London. Steve Bruce also came close to signing Campbell for Wigan before news broke that he was on his way to Spurs.
Now Bruce has come back in for Campbell as manager of Sunderland and had a fee agreed, but where do you think he should go?
He’s already made a name for himself at Hull and is popular amongst the fan base, which certainly should appeal to him. However, Hull escaped relegation by the skin of their teeth (after losing to a United XI made up largely of Reserves on the last day of the season), their manager is a bit of a cock and they won’t have lots of money to spend to bring in other talent.
Sunderland on the other hand have plenty of money and have been linked to lots of good Premiership players. Steve Bruce is a good manager and will have a lot of time for Campbell given their United connection and Sunderland stand more chance of moving up the table than being relegated.
The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, a Q&A with the country's top journalists about our transfer targets, articles by experts on our new signings, and so much more. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic cause.