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Sir Alex Ferguson Would Rather Strangle a Player than Punch Him

by Mad Dog and Glory

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Under-performing Old Trafford stars be afraid, very afraid.

Punch a player? I’d strangle them first, says Sir Alex Ferguson
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has joked that he is sometimes tempted to ditch his famous ‘hairdryer treatment’ in favour of a more physical approach to keeping problem players in check.

Roberto Mancini, boss at local rivals Manchester City, recently humorously claimed that if he was a team-mate of striker Mario Balotelli, he would have punched him in the head by now for his on and off-field antics.
The manager went on to state that if he spoke to his Italian striker any more than every couple of days, he would need a psychologist.

And ahead of a big weekend for the two Premier League title contenders, Ferguson surprised many by taking Mancini’s side.

When asked if he had ever considered punching a player in his 55-year football career, he said: ‘Strangle them, maybe,’ before adding: ‘Players can frustrate you. But it is a difficult industry we are in.’

SOURCE: Metro

Man United players, let this be a warning to you. Sir Alex Ferguson believes punching a player is not the best way to keep them in check, he opts for the strangling method.

One which of his charges he is most likely to consider throttling?

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