Valencia management still fuming losing out to Man Utd for Chicharito
Superdeporte reveals Valencia had a deal in place for Chicharito with Chivas before United managed to step in and sign the striker.
Valencia were willing to pay the £6 million Chivas were demanding as they saw Chicharito as a readymade replacement for the Barcelona-bound David Villa. Valencia chiefs also knew the Mexican's arrival would open the door to a new merchandising opportunity in his country.
But dithering from Valencia over personal terms opened the door to United, which swooped for the striker in April - two months before the actual opening of the summer transfer window.
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