MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 13: The Sir Matt Busby statue is seen at the front of Old Trafford during the Manchester United Premier League Winners Parade on May 13, 2013 in Manchester, England.
I was shafted by some of the players, and by Matt Busby's willingness to listen to them all the time. They were going to him with this constant drip-drip of complaints.
It has always placed a great emphasis on youth long before I came. Sir Matt Busby started that and took Manchester United into Europe, the first English club to do so. It's always been there and I have tried to maintain that though it is more difficult in the present climate - you have to scout abroad now but you are still looking for young people who can do well.More quotes »
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