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Ex-Birmingham CEO reveals details of Manchester United offer for Jude Bellingham

Jude Bellingham turned down an offer from Manchester United in favour of Borussia Dortmund in 2020 despite the Reds offering a greater financial package than any other suitor.

The Reds offered Bellingham twice as much as other clubs were offering with Ed Woodward extremely keen bringing him to Old Trafford. Bellingham also met with former Chelsea director of football Marina Granovskai and then-manager Frank Lampard but wasn’t convinced.

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However, their efforts were in vain as he penned a long-term deal with Dortmund and Birmingham announced the number 22 jersey would be retired in his name.

Ex-Blues CEO Dong Ren has recalled how Unitedmade a concerted effort to lure Bellingham, then 16, to Old Trafford but his main focus was on his career development rather than any kind of money.

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