Football: Japan’s Kagawa joins Man Utd
Posted: 23 Jun 2012 0307 hrs
LONDON: Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa has assimilated Manchester United on a four-year understanding from German champions Borussia Dortmund, a Premier League side announced Friday.
The 23-year-old upheld a medical progressing Friday and maestro United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was assured Kagawa would suffer a successful spell with a English giants.
“Shinji is an sparkling immature midfielder with good skill, prophesy and a good eye for goal,” pronounced Ferguson.
“I am gay he has selected to come to United. we trust he will make an impact on a group unequivocally fast as he is matched to United’s character of play.
“We are all looking brazen to operative with him.”
Kagawa’s attainment was a boost for United, who were within mins of maintaining their Premier League pretension final deteriorate until a late leader on a final day for Manchester City in a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers saw their cross-town rivals crowned champions instead.
With City bankrolled by rich Abu Dhabi-based owners, and Champions League winners Chelsea, who recently kick United to a signing of French playmaker Edin Hazard, corroborated by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, fears have been voiced over Ferguson’s ongoing ability to contest in a send market.
United also indispensable to strengthen their midfield given Darren Fletcher has still to redeem from a bowel censure and there are also concerns per a aptness of Anderson.
Midfielder Paul Scholes deserted his retirement half-way by final deteriorate and, together with associate Old Trafford maestro Ryan Giggs, has sealed on for a serve year with United.
But in Kagawa a Red Devils have a rarely regarded immature player.
He helped Dortmund land unbroken German titles and scored 17 goals as they finished a domestic double final season.
Kagawa, carrying been ruled out of a Olympic football contest in London, is set to underline in United’s pre-season debate of South Africa and China.
“This is a plea we am unequivocally looking brazen to,” pronounced Kagawa.
“The Premier League is a best joining in a universe and Manchester United is such a large club.
“This is a unequivocally sparkling time for me. we can’t wait to accommodate a group and start playing.”
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