Manchester United addition, during the transfer window this morning revealed that Gilberto Silva played a huge part in convincing him to move to Old Trafford. Gilberto Silva who is a Brazilian played actively for United rival,Arsenal, during his football days.
He was part of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ side who went 49 matches unbeaten in 2003/04 league season. During his playing day, he was always having onfield spat with United team’s team and as such also commanded a great deal of respect from the United’s hierarchy.
See what Fred said below:
“Gilberto is a top guy and his advice means a lot to me.”
He played in the same position as I do and has a lot of experience under his belt.
He is somebody I inspiration from.
I listen to what he has to say and I take on board what he tells me.”
“Gilberto praises United a lot and, after he met with Jose Mourinho and other senior figures at United, we made the decision together for me to come here.
We decided it would be a good move for me.