There was bedlam on Tyneside when Kevin Keegan agreed to sell his star striker to United.
Looking back at the manic day when his £7m transfer to Old Trafford made world headlines, he told the Evening Chronicle: "The fans were angry because of the way it came about.
"The thing was it was massive money.
"Even a club like Newcastle couldn't turn that down.
"Certainly Newcastle weren't paying that type of money to bring people in.
"The top was about £2.7m or something.
"So to get £7m AND Keith Gillespie wasn't a bad deal was it?"
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