Anderson a flop at Man Utd, say Goal Singapore readers

The Brazilian midfielder arrived at Old Trafford in 2007 but has failed to establish himself and is now on the verge of a loan move to Serie A side Fiorentina
"Anderson-son-son, he's our midfield magician" - those are two lines from a chant by Manchester United supporters about their Brazilian midfielder.

Unfortunately, the latter part of that has never come to fruition despite Anderson having had six years to prove his worth since his move to Old Trafford in 2007. With just nine goals in 179 games for United, it is fair to say he has not turned into the Paul Scholes successor United were hoping for.

Now 25, the midfielder has played only four league games for the Red Devils so far this season and is set to be shipped out on loan to Serie A side Fiorentina as David Moyes plans to overhaul his squad.

The former Porto player is expected to be unveiled in Florence after a medical, with United having vetoed a permanent transfer in favour of a set £5.4 million fee in the summer.

The majority of Goal Singapore readers have labelled Anderson a flop, with 84.1% perhaps feeling that the Brazilian has disappointed at the club and underwhelmed by not grabbing the numerous opportunities given to him to fulfil his potential.

Anderson has clearly struggled to make his mark in England but with his peak years still ahead of him, Italy could be the place for him to revive his career.