Man Utd move for Campbell wide of the mark

Manchester United will not be offering Sol Campbell a Premier League lifeline at Old Trafford.

Reports said the 35-year-old ex-Arsenal and England centre-back was a shock target for Sir Alex Ferguson as a result of the deep defensive injury crisis at Old Trafford, suggesting the Reds were ready to offer the free agent a short-term deal until the end of the season.

However, M.E.N. Sport understands the club were dumbfounded at the stories and have dismissed the chance of a deal completely.

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