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When the press believed Liverpool were signing a fictional player

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Rumour started on an Arsenal messageboard made it into the national press. Liverpool fans believed they were set to sign Monaco left-back Didier Baptiste. The player in question, a France Under-21 international, did not actually exist. The News of the World, The Times and The Observer had all reported that Liverpool, the real-life Liverpool, were about to sign him.
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When the press believed Liverpool were signing a fictional player

In November 1999, a rumour started on an Arsenal messageboard made it into the national press and had Liverpool fans believing they were set to sign Monaco left-back Didier Baptiste.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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