According to The Sun newspaper, Dimitar Berbatov has asked for a transfer.
A reported close friend of the striker’s told the newspaper: “Dimi’s decided to put in a transfer request.
“He can’t wait to go to Old Trafford and play for United.
“He feels he behaved professionally throughout this period.
“He has never spoken publicly on the situation out of respect for Tottenham.
“But he does not want to miss out on the start of United’s season and he feels that was his only option left.”
The Sun also report that Berbatov will be a substitute for the match at Middlesbrough.