Trainer legend Sir Alex Ferguson (79) was a total of 27 years in the English record champion Manchester United at the sideline, accordingly, has coated numerous stars of the scene and also brought many of them to the Red Devils. That this did not succeed in the English ex-national player Paul Gascoigne, the Scots wonder.
In the utd podcast Ferguson was asked for the player, whom he would like to have seen in the jersey of his heart s club in retrospect. He answered, To be honest, I really come to my mind, only and alone. He was just fantastic. I think if we had brought him, I would really get his career.
I do not want to say that he did not have a good career, says Sir Alex over the burst transfer to Manchester. With us she would just have been better.
Manchester United: Gascignes cancellation because of his mother
Manchester United wanted to pilot Gascigne in 1988 by Newcastle United to Old Trafford. As the then 21-year-old Gazza later revealed in his autobiography, he had already given his word at Ferguson. But it came differently: Gascusy changed shortly to Tottenham Hotspur and kicked four years at the PL rivals of the Red Devils.
Ferguson remembers exactly how the deal finally shattered: He had promised to sign with us, then I was on vacation and got a call to me, he would have signed at Tottenham. The reason was that she was (Tottenham s responsible, Note d. Red.) His mother bought a house for 80000 pounds. I could not believe it was such an outstanding player.
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Accordingly, Gascigne had excellently fit into the team s fabric and reinforced the squad of the Red Devils. Sir Bobby (Charlton, Note d. Red.) Would have been an excellent mentor for him, says Ferguson.