Ninis blanks Real Madrid for Man Utd move

Real Madrid have been blanked by Panathinaikos whizkid Sotirios Ninis.

Real Madrid have been blanked by Panathinaikos whizkid Sotirios Ninis.

Madrid sources say while Real are keen on the 20 year-old attacking midfielder, Ninis has made it clear through intermediaries that his first choice when leaving Panathinaikos will be Manchester United.

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is considering Ninis as a successor for Paul Scholes and knows the midfielder's contract carries a foreign buyout clause of £8 million.

 
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