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Man Utd Transfer News: Deal Agreed For Bundesliga Ace

Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund, after Fergie finally agreed a €22m (£17.m) deal for the talented ace.

With the summer transfer window set to open, we’ll keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfer news involving Man Utd. Today, the Red Devils close in on a long-term transfer target.


Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Shinji Kagawa from Borussia Dortmund, according to a report in the Guardian.

The report claims that United saw an initial bid of €18m rejected by Dortmund last week but Fergie was determined not to miss out on a second transfer target after seeing Eden Hazard reject a move in favour of Chelsea, and the Red Devil’s have finally agreed a fee worth a total of €22m (£17.m) including add-ons for the talented midfielder.

All that remains is for the player to agree personal terms, and the 23-year-old is understood to be back in Japan and has left negotiations to his agent Thomas Kroth.

The Guardian don’t believe that phase of the transfer will be a problem, as Kagawa currently earns a modest salary of around €750,000 and is understood to be intent on joining United and won’t let issues over wages stand in his way.

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Fergie has been tracking Kagawa for some time now and was in the stands to watch the Japanese international score during a 5-2 win over Bayern Munich in the German Cup final, which rounded off an impressive season that saw him score 13 goals in 31 league games to help Dortmund land the Bundesliga title.

Are you excited at the prospect of Kagawa moving to Old Trafford? Get involved in the comments section.



  1. Lisan

    May 31, 2012 at 5:31 am

    Kagawa good choice but man.united needs more players to compete the likes of city,chelsea,barcelona and madrid.needs rt.andlf.fullback,strong holding midfielder,good finsher and a centerback

  2. jeremy visagie

    May 31, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    The signing of kagawa will be great can’t wait to see him perform with our young talent with the likes of welbeck cleverley ashley young etc….GGMU!!!

  3. Brains

    May 31, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    we need kagawa to help our team because we need trophiesnext season.

  4. sanni olasunkanmi

    May 31, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    shinji kagawa is a talented player but, we need strong midfielder and central defender. Pls buy mario gotze fast to cool our mind. United 4 life!

  5. Oladele amid'u

    May 31, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    Am so excited for kagawa. So we need him we need truophy next season

  6. Biodun

    May 31, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    Go 4 Adam Johnson of man city or n sharp left winger

    • nmn

      June 2, 2012 at 4:48 am

      never for adam johnson he is a trouble child won’t fit in man u… GGMU

  7. Oskar

    May 31, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    get Marek Hamšík case closed

  8. lanre

    June 1, 2012 at 2:36 pm

    kagawa is okay, baba should buy another midfilder like shina, baba pls oooo

    • nmn

      June 2, 2012 at 4:50 am

      we need BAINES, MODRIC, LAWENDOWSKI and JORDI ALBA….case closed…. $100 M kitty….

  9. kamoga yusuf

    June 1, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    wonderful player kagawa is, but fergie dont relax, sign more players like him

  10. Dayo

    June 1, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    To compete next season we need new guys n †ђξ squad.Dayo from lagos up united

  11. chris

    June 2, 2012 at 1:48 am

    Alex kagawa is a good player wit quqlities in him…pls lets get more in our team…i wil luv 2 c modric in utd shirt fergie!!!!!

    • nmn

      June 2, 2012 at 4:51 am

      we need BAINES, MODRIC, LAWENDOWSKI and JORDI ALBA….case closed…. $100 M kitty….

      I wud purchase every one of there sorts if need be….:)


    June 2, 2012 at 7:00 am

    Kagawa great choice

  13. melese

    June 2, 2012 at 8:33 am

    kagawa u are the second cr7 glory to mu&2.

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