20 Feb '12, 1pm

Ferguson regrets not having a change of Hart

Ferguson regrets not having a change of Hart

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has recognised he missed a golden opportunity when he failed to sign England goalkeeper Joe Hart (above) for a bargain 100,000 pounds (S$198,500) earlier in his career. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON (REUTERS) - Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has recognised he missed a golden opportunity when he failed to sign England goalkeeper Joe Hart for a bargain 100,000 pounds (S$198,500) earlier in his career. Hart, now 24, joined wealthy rivals Manchester City in 2006 from League Two (fourth division) Shrewsbury Town after United passed up the opportunity to secure his services. 'I could have bought Joe Hart for 100,000 so we all make mistakes,' Ferguson told BBC radio in an interview to be broadcast later on Monday. 'If you look at the England goalkeeper situation for the last 20 years, I would think he's easily the best,' added the Scot who ...

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