Liverpool legend trolls Man United fans over Schweinsteiger signing

Jamie Carragher says he 'couldn't be happier' after Manchester United announce a deal to sign Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich

Jamie Carragher took to social media to express his views about Manchester United’s signing of Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich – and raised a few eyebrows amongst Red Devils fans.

The Red Devils confirmed that they had agreed a deal to land the World Cup winner via a statement released on Saturday afternoon as Louis van Gaal continues to bolster his squad ahead of the Dutchman’s second season in charge at the club.

Carragher aired his views about the transfer soon after it was confirmed with a post on his Twitter account:

However, the former Liverpool defender was accused of “sounding bitter” by one fan, to which the Sky Sports pundit replied:

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Schweinsteiger has one year remaining on his current Bayern contract and it is understood that he will command a transfer fee in the region of £12m.

The Germany midfielder has scored 67 goals in 500 appearances in all competitions for the Bundesliga champions.

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