Is Manchester really so bad? One desperate man thinks so 6 years ago

Is Manchester really so bad? One desperate man thinks so

Manchester has a lot going for it - a famed nightlife, a leading university, great shopping, iconic music, and of course Premier League rivals United and City.

But one man was so desperate to leave the Northern Powerhouse he gave himself up to police - even though he had been living in Manchester illegally for a decade.

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The exasperated Iranian was so fed up of life there he walked into a station and asked if he could be sent back to the homeland.

Greater Manchester Police relayed the strange encounter via their official Twitter...

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It seems not everyone is enamoured with the land of Morrissey, Madchester and Martial.