Dimitar Berbatov Could Be Set for Shock Transfer to Non-League English Club

Ryan Jones

Dimitar Berbatov who previously set the Premier League on fire with several clubs could be set for an incredible return to English football by joining non-league Salford City, report ​the Sun.

The former Tottenham, Fulham and Manchester United striker has been without a club since he left Greek side PAOK last summer, but he has insisted on many occasions that he hasn’t retired and a shock move to Salford has been spreading.

Berbatov attended the National League North match when Salford played Stockport on Saturday, which ended 1-1, and his presence could indicate a move as he weighs up his new team.

With former United players Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Phil Neville owning the non-league side, Berbatov could easily get himself signed up at the club - but with 94 Premier League goals it wouldn’t really take a lot of convincing anyway!

Manchester United's Bulgarian forward Di
Manchester United's Bulgarian forward Di

While its more likely that he was invited to the game to catch up - what with the owners attending the majority of their sides home games - Salford fans can’t help but be cautiously excited at the prospect of a world class finisher in their team.

Even if the striker was just attending as a spectator, the owners are very likely to try and bend his arm for a couple of matches at least. ​

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