Bebe reveals Manchester United transfer surprise

The Portuguese was famously snapped up by the Red Devils a few years back despite Sir Alex Ferguson never seeing him play in person for 7.4 million pounds

Not just Manchester United fans but the whole footballing world was shocked to find out when one of the greatest managers world football has ever seen, went on to buy a player whose career had not even shown anything to suggest that he would become a huge star in the future.

12A7E3F5000005DC-0-image-a-1_1420641202638Bebe arrived at Old Trafford with many people feeling that Fergie had uncovered a gem. However, as it turned out, it was just one of those mistakes that every man makes in life, great or not.

What happened with Bebe would always be a footnote in the history of the accomplishments Sir Alex has to his name at Old Trafford.

After making a few appearances that hardly inspired confidence, Bebe left and today, the winger admits that he always thought that the bid made for him was a joke and added that he is now more mature and different to the player who first arrived at Old Trafford.

“I learned a lot with Ferguson. What went wrong? Well, I was alone. I needed more experience to deal with that.

“In Manchester I was a child and was alone. I’ve grown and I am a better person, very different.”

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