Friday, 17 June 2011

Alex Ferguson Defends Alex McLeish Appointment

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has lept to defence of Alex McLeish after the Scot was announced manager of Aston Villa, McLeish only quit at St Andrew's on Sunday and the prospect of him moving across the city has enraged Villa supporters.

He said: "At the end of the day what will count is this - can he do the job for Villa?

"It doesn't matter whether there are 50 against him, 500 against him or five against him because the experience and the ability he has got, believe me, he will prove that he can do the job.

"I've known him for a long time and I know his abilities. I know how conscientious he is.

"I know the determination and work ethic he's always had to make sure he does the job right."

Ferguson added: "I have known Alex since he was 18 years of age when he went to Aberdeen.

"He was always intelligent, he was always inquisitive in his nature, he was always asking questions, and these to me are essential ingredients for being a successful manager." Best Blogger Tips
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