West Ham are said to be eyeing up a move for Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov after getting frustrated in their chase for Liverpool’s Andy Carroll. Dimitar Berbatov is pulling out all the stops to leave Manchester United (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) The 31-year-old is valued at between £5million and £10million but the Hammers would prefer a loan move, report the Daily Mirror. The Bulgarian is trying everything to get a move away from Old Trafford, including posting a desperate message on his Facebook page. ‘The truth is, I love this club, but I am not going to be useful to anyone if I am not playing. And I want to play, I want to help,’ he wrote on the social media site, provoking nearly 2,000 comments. ‘But for unknown reasons it’s not going to happen, or my chances will be limited, so it’s better for everyone if we say goodbay [sic].’ West Ham are losing hope in their hunt for Carroll after Newcastle and Aston Villa entered the chase. Berbatov, who joined for £30.75 million four years ago, has scored 57 goals in 143 Manchester United appearances and finished joint Premier League top scorer in 2010/11. He dropped down the pecking order last season behind Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez. The former Tottenham front man is believed to be keen on a return to London. Check out our latest daily transfer gossip live blog at metro.co.uk/transfers

A news article on 2012-07-17 11:01:34 from: The Metro

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