Owen Hargreaves has shed light on a story which perfectly encapsulates the way Sir Alex Ferguson extracted everything possible from his players at Manchester United.
The Scot presided over the most successful era in the club’s history, including 13 titles and two Champions League victories, over a 27-year period.
Almost five years on from his retirement, United have won three major honours and, despite the horror against West Bromwich Albion, look set to record their best league finish since the gaffer’s final campaign.
Speaking on BT Sport, Hargreaves made note of how Ferguson would tell players of a list – most likely imaginary – of players he did not fully trust ahead of a campaign to engender a sense of fight among every player.
“I remember when I first sig...
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