Guardiola: Manchester United can't afford Bayern Munich's players

Wednesday September 17th, 2014

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola said Manchester United can't afford to sign his players, according to the BBC.

United's offseason included spending more than £150 million on new players, including a British record £59.7 million to sign Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid.

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Guardiola said he is confident none of his players will be leaving for a larger salary from United.

"They don't have enough money, I am sorry," said the 43-year-old Spaniard.

"I saw they (United) spent a lot of money. It is part of the game. It just basically depends on the player. When the player wants to move - they are going to move."

Bayern, the two-time Bundesliga defending champion, has started the season 2-1-0.

United has opened 1-2-1 in the Premier League under new manager Louis van Gaal following a seventh-place finish last season.

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