Football: Macca Still On The Real Deal.
STEVE McManaman's big-money move to Real Madrid is safe - even though the Spanish side are reportedly facing a cash crisis.
Financial analysts Deloitte and Touche estimate Madrid are a massive pounds 130 million in debt, casting doubts over the Liverpool midfielder's pounds 60,000-a-week contract.
There are also concerns over the future of Real boss Guus Hiddink Guus Hiddink (born 8 November 1946 in Varsseveld) is a Dutch football manager. He managed PSV Eindhoven between 2002-2006. Throughout his entire managerial career, he is best recognised for winning the treble with PSV Eindhoven, leading South Korea to a 4th place finish in the after he received the dreaded dread
v. dread·ed, dread·ing, dreads
1. To be in terror of.
2. To anticipate with alarm, distaste, or reluctance: dreaded the long drive home. vote of confidence following the disastrous 3- 0 defeat by bitter rivals Barcelona at the weekend. It was feared that a change of manager and the growing financial crisis at the club could disrupt McManaman's move, announced earlier this month.
But the England man's advisors claim they have been reassured re·as·sure
tr.v. re·as·sured, re·as·sur·ing, re·as·sures
1. To restore confidence to.
2. To assure again.
3. To reinsure. by Real that the move is not in doubt. McManaman's agent Julian Henry Julian Henry (born 11 June, 1959 in England) is best known in the world of public relations in the UK where he is the founder of Henry's House, a marketing company that represents a range of clients and brands in the world of entertainment and business. said: "Steve will be joining Real Madrid next season. We've heard the reports but we are assured there are no concerns for his future."