Speaking with Paddy Crerand in an interview for MUTV, Dimitar Berbatov has again reaffirmed his love for Manchester United.
“My mind was always set on joining Manchester United,” he said. “How can you not go to United? I don’t play for money. I play for glory and winning championships. I’m happy here. My family is together in Manchester. I hear people complain about the weather, there’s nothing to do and the food. But, for me, it’s not like that. I play for a club I love, the biggest club, and everything else doesn’t matter.”
Reflecting on United’s initial interest in signing him from Tottenham, the 30-year-old was contacted by his agent Emil Danchev.
“He called me to say we have interest from Manchester United,” added Berbatov. “I said: ‘Don’t joke with me’ but he said he was serious. So I was speechless. When the biggest club contact you, it’s a big deal for me coming from a small country like Bulgaria.”
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