Manchester United coach, Sir Alex Ferguson, missed out on his teams Carling Cup win over Scunthrope. Admitting that Sir Alex Ferguson used this Carling Cup match to view their upcoming Champions League opponents (Valencia), rumors started to rise that he was also keen on spectating David De Gea. Phelan also went on to say that, this should not be taking in any way that would disrespect the Carling Cup campaign.
”We put a big value on the Carling Cup. We’ve never set out to demean the Carling Cup. We’re holders, we’ve done [those] two years in a row and you can see from the players’ attitude that we want to keep hold of it. It’s important after the Rangers games that we prepare properly and get a good view of Valencia, who’ve started their season very well. He chose to go and watch the Valencia game. We need to go there knowing what we’re up against. He’s the manager and he had to make a decision.”
However, a report from the Daily Mirror suggests that Ferguson actually took this opportunity to scout one player as well, Atletico Madrid goalkeeper, David De Gea. With De Gea enjoying a good season with the Spanish club, Sir Alex may have very well used this opportunity to view the Spanish keeper.
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