Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Possible Destinations for Berbatov

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Dimitar Berbatov released a statement on the 15th July stating "I'm no use to anyone if he's sat on the bench. It would be best for everyone if I move on." So the Bulgarian feels that his services are obsolete at United and a move would be welcomed with open arms.

Berbatov played for Bayer Leverkusen between 2001 and 2006 scoring 69 goals in 154 games. It seems a link between the two parties won't go away. Leverkusen have already signed Philipp Wollscheid and Junior Fernandes but they still lack a goal scoring machine such as Berbatov. Perhaps a move to Germany is on the cards but with Dortmund instead of Leverkusen. Lewandowski was linked heavily with United and a swap deal could work nicely for both teams. They are both 20-goals-a-season strikers and this move may snowball during the United tour as Berbatov has been named in the squad.

We could see Berbatov join the French Revolution in Paris. Money bags Paris Saint-Germain have been reported to be interested in Berbatov as they need a new striker. A move to France will be new to Berbatov but he fits the mould of a PSG player already. If a move for Zlatan Ibrahimovic does fall through, Berbatov could see himself on the next plane to Paris. He would be joining Lavezzi and Thiago Silva as this year's new signings. However Berbatov may find not get a move to France if PSG decide to up the pace on the Ibrahimovic deal.

AC Milan and Juventus are both in need for a striker. Both sides have let their Italian legends go and no new striker has yet to be added to either squad. Juventus have purchased forward in Giovinco but they still lack a number nine. Last season Juventus lacked a goal scorer even though they went a whole season unbeaten. Matri was their top scorer with less than 15 goals. AC Milan could also be in need for another striker if Ibrahimovic does follow Thiago Silva out of the San Siro. However Napoli could also be in for the striker as Lavezzi left their books for PSG. Money wouldn't be a problem for Napoli as Lavezzi's deal freed up a lot of cash. Berbatov would suit Napoli's style of play and the Italian game.

A move to Spain could be a possibility for the Bulgarian. Malaga have the money and with Rudd van Nistelrooy recently departing after retiring from football, they could be in for a striker. It would also give Berbatov European football and probably a start every game. Sevilla have let Kanoute leave as a free agent. So perhaps a transfer to Seville is possible but with no European football, Berbatov may turn his nose up at it. Maybe Valencia could sign the striker as they have recently sold Aduriz to free up some space. European football is a guarantee with Valencia and a possible partnership with Soldado is probable.

Although many hadn't heard of Anzhi Makhachkala a year ago, they have become one of the richest clubs in the World. One can never rule out a big money signing when Anzhi are involved and Berbatov is no different. He has been linked with the Russian side and the Bulgarian may be interested in their project.

One has to take every transfer rumour with a pinch of salt but as the transfer window stays open, a move is always possible. Berbatov wants out at Old Trafford and Ferguson wouldn't mind losing him. You can't rule out any move but at this moment in time, Berbatov will take part in Manchester United's pre-season tour of South Africa.