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Gossip Hurl

More bad lies than Tom Watson in a play-off

Berbatov, yesterday, in training
Berbatov, yesterday, in training
Fergie: Never lies about anything. EN-EE-THING.
Fergie: Never lies about anything. EN-EE-THING.
Man: Fat, bald
Man: Fat, bald
Just when you thought it was safe to chow down on the Burrito of Truth, along comes a fresh order of Quasidillas with Guacamole and Lies to double you over with stiff, irony-based jabs of hilarious pain to your lower abdomen! That's right: harder on your colon than that Thai sauce bangers & mash we ate the other day, it's the Rumour Renderer, serving up refried rumours with a smile since roughly three weeks ago.
Get on with it!
Cinemas worldwide have been inundated with as many as some bookings for the recently-announced Dimitar Berbatov film. For the making of Berbatov: A 66th Minute Substitute, producers filmed the Bulgarian during Manchester United's Champions League final against Barcelona using eighty-five synchronised cameras to give a real-time impression of the great man's artistry in all its glory.

Moviegoers will get to see him sit imperiously on the bench, exquisitely check his reflection in the top of Mike Phelan's shiny head and beautifully balance a biro on his top lip and pretend it's a moustache.
Then, in the second half, he can be seen strolling majestically, heading a ball magnificently over the bar, strolling majestically and strolling majestically.

One critic who saw a preview told the Rumour Renderer that he openly wept when his finger got caught in the folding mechanism of his seat.

In punting news, Sir Alex Ferguson has rocked the gambling world by announcing his prediction for the top three finishing clubs in the Premier League next season. "There will be three teams to beat," he told the Guardian's Tim Rich. "Ourselves, Liverpool and Chelsea will be very close together."
Sign wars
Odds-makers have been frantically adjusting payouts since the highly-respected gaffer made the statement. As one fat bald man told the Renderer outside a decrepit William Hill in Salisbury, "I'd assumed from the blogs and papers it'd be Manchester City first with every other club going into administration. This has changed everything."

Finally: which Korean communist dictator, who scored 623 goals in his nation's domestic league alone last season, is on the verge of joining City?
The Rumour Renderer

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