Man Utd legend Nemanja Vidic: How Fergie beat Rafa to my signing…

Manchester United legend Nemanja Vidic has spoken of snubbing Liverpool while still with Spartak Moscow.

Vidic admits a crucial phone call from Sir Alex Ferguson made up his mind.

Vidic said: “Yes. Rafa Benitez called me and I nearly went there. I was interested in going but my English wasn’t good and I was struggling to communicate.

“Then Manchester United came. Fergie called me at my apartment and said: ‘I watched you play for Serbia against France – I want you here’. United were decisive.

“Everything was done very quickly, within two days.”

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