Manchester United are one of the few big clubs who haven't been associated with a swoop, but Amauri has a cunning plan.
"I'll have a little word with Ferguson in a bid to get him to come and watch me play a few games for Palermo," he continued. "Then it might be possible for United to join the race%uFFFD"
"Perhaps it is because of the hair," Amauri noted. "To be honest, my former teammates at Chievo used to say that I played like him."