Wednesday, August 1, 2007


Rossi joins Villareal.

Manchester United forward Giuseppe Rossi has joined Villarreal for a dee reported to be £6.7m.But United have inserted a clause in Giuseppe Rossi's contract which would allow the Reds to buy the striker back from Villarreal.

Rossi spent last season on loan at Newcastle and then Parma, where he scored nine goals in 19 matches to keep them in Seria A. Parma also reportedly £5.4m bid for rossi but the deal could not be agreed.

Villarreal who sold Diego Forlan, an ex-United player to Atletico Madrid for £14m, needed a striker for new season.

Rossi scored 13 goals in 19 starts for the reserve team in his first season at Old Trafford and was highly rated by Sir Alex Ferguson.