No - it was Manchester City who confirmed the agreement to sign David Silva on June 30, 2010.
Andy Cole signed for Manchester United (from Newcastle United) in January 1995.
Frank Stapleton joined Manchester United from Arsenal in 1981 for £900,000.
Phil Chisnall remains the only player to ever sign for Liverpool from Manchester United, and this happened in 1964
Immediately prior to playing for Manchester United, Patrice Evra played for AS Monaco.
Antonio Valencia the Ecuadorian footballer joined Manchester United from Wigan athletic.
beckham recieved nearly 120k per week when he signed for la galexy !