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Ex-West Ham boss Bilic: I told Payet to move to Man Utd

Former West Ham boss Slaven Bilic admits he urged Dimtri Payet to move to Manchester United in 2017.

Bilic lost Payet to Olympique Marseille in a decision which still baffles him.

He told BT Sport: "I did not understand why, but (Dimitri) Payet wanted to return to Marseille at all costs.

"I told him, 'If you have to leave, sign for Manchester United or go to Juventus, sign for them ...'.

"It was not so. He only wanted Marseille."

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