Manchester United used strong-arm tactics to try and force Bournemouth to sell striker Joshua King to them in January.
King played for United at youth level, but left Old Trafford without ever having made a senior appearance for them. He then moved to Blackburn Rovers and then to Bournemouth, where he has since scored 47 goals in 161 appearances.
That lead United to consider re-signing the Norwegian international on deadline day, but they tried to blackmail Bournemouth by giving them 15 minutes to agree to sell him for £25 million, or they would sign a striker from China instead.
Bournemouth failed to respond to the ultimatum in time and United promptly went and signed ex-Watford striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shanhua instead for the rest of the season. So much in a hurry were they to sign Ighalo that they did not even complete a proper medical for the player who made his debut as a late substitute in the win over Chelsea on Monday night.