Blues look to hijack Fergie’s £6m move & United face transfer battle for Spaniard – Best of MUFC

What exactly is the objective for Manchester United this summer?  With their Premier League crown now in the clutches of bitter rivals City the aim will surely be to rebuild, reshape and prepare for the battle that lies ahead next season. Losing out to the noisy neighbours on goal difference will have irked Sir Alex Ferguson and he’ll now be intent on bringing the trophy back to Old Trafford. The 70-year-old has already begun the process of clearing out the deadwood from his squad as he closes in on a deal for Borussia Dortmund star Shinji Kagawa. The Japanese international must be viewed as a long-term replacement for Scholes who also signed on for another year with the Red Devils. The signing of Kagawa is a real statement of intent from Ferguson who has sought an attacking midfielder of his ilk for the past 12-months. Widely regarded as one of Europe’s hottest talents he’ll surely blossom under the tutelage of the United boss as he signals yet another era of change at the club he’s spent 25-years rehabilitating over and over again.

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As the months and years have gone by I think I have come round to the idea of doing some sort of coaching or being a manager.

“Obviously I love football and all the tactics but I also think I would like the day-to-day responsibility of cajoling players and bringing the best out of them. Man-management is so important these days. I think I would love that side of it.” Rio Ferdinand admits he is keen on going into management once his playing days are over


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