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Ex-Tottenham chairman Sugar: Sheringham move to Man Utd was right way to deal

Former Tottenham chairman Sir Alan Sugar says selling Teddy Sheringham to Manchester United was the easiest deal he did.

Sugar has complained about bungs in football.

He told the London Evening Standard: "When we sold Teddy Sheringham to United, it was very simple. Alex Ferguson knew he was available because Sheringham had handed in a transfer request. Ferguson told Martin Edwards to call me, chairman to chairman, and we did the deal.

"There was no agent involved, that's how it should be. Now, if there is someone who is a specialist in the Bulgarian market or Romanian market, and is paid for spotting talent, that's fair value for money. Why do you need them in the transfer market?"

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