Blackburn's Bentley for Man United!
Today's rumour mill is linking Manchester United with a potential surprise move for in form Blackburn Rovers winger David Bentley.
The Daily Mirror is reporting that should United boss Sir Alex Ferguson miss out on his long term Bayern Munich and England International transfer target Owen Hargreaves then Bentley's form this, and last season might have caught his eye with a £5 million bid an option?
22-year-old Bentley has been a revelation since his loan move to Ewood Park from Arsenal was made permanent twelve months ago being in fine form for Rovers this season scoring a string of fantastic (and vital!) goals which have brought him into the mentioning for an England squad place. His hat trick at Ewood in last season's 4-3 win and his form this season are believed to have caught the attention of Fergie.
If linked to a club like United (which with all due respect to Tottenham Hotspur who were previously linked with Bentley would be more appealing) it is bound to turn your head and maybe this could be an option down the line but do people really see this happening now? Would Bents really want to give up a guaranteed first team place with Rovers on the up and a potential England place on the horizon even with the chance of playing for one of Europe's top club sides in the offering...
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