Top 10: Botched transfers you might not know about
1. Michael Laudrup to Liverpool, 1983
“We went away from Anfield thinking the deal was done,” says the Danish legend who, as a 19-year-old Brondby sensation, agreed a three-year deal with the English champions. “But two weeks later they came back saying they wanted to offer the same package but for four years, because I needed time to develop. I was disappointed, so I decided not to join.” The Dane went to Juventus instead, and later played for both Barcelona and Real Madrid.
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