Real Madrid chief Florentino Perez has blasted Manchester United following the deadline day fiasco surrounding David de Gea.
De Gea looked set to for a dream move to the Bernabeu, however, the required paperwork to complete the deal is understood to have been submitted a minute past the European transfer deadline on Monday night.
Perez is fuming with Manchester United’s top brass, telling Spanish radio station Cadena SER that they “lack experience”.
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“Those who are running United lack experience. What happened was a disgrace,” Perez is quoted as saying by The Sun.
It appears Perez is aiming his words at United transfer chief Ed Woodward after praising the previous efforts of Peter Kenyon and David Gill.
“What is shocking is that if someone wants to do a deal they decide to do it 12 hours before the deadline,” Perez said.
“I was telling people this won’t happen.
“Because I knew the lack of experience of their managing team.
“I think they lack experience because the same happened to us last year with Fabio Coentrao. With Manchester United exactly the same.
“And it happened with Athletic Bilbao with Ander Herrera.
“I know United very well. I had worked with them for many years, with Peter Kenyon and David Gill.”
De Gea is in the final year of his contract at Old Trafford and looks set to join Real Madrid on a free transfer next summer.
The Spaniard is eligible to sign a pre-contract with the Spanish giants in January, however.
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