The Juventus legend Pavel Nedved has admitted that he regrets not making the move to Manchester United during his playing career, according to iDNES (via the Mirror).
Nedved spent eight years with the Serie A giants Juventus where he won three league titles. Per-the-source, Nedved was heavily linked with a move to Chelsea but he decided agaisnt making the switch.
However, the ex-Czech Republic star always dreamed of joining Manchester United.
“That I never played for Manchester United, I’d have liked that,” Nedved told Czech news outlet iDNES.
“The transfer was never on the table though, there was only Chelsea.
“I liked the generation of Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, who I admired. I was a little bit jealous of Karel Poborsky who played in Manchester and experienced great matches. I know he still feels that love.”
Nedved went onto finish his applying career at Juventus in 2009 after scoring 51 goals in 247 appearances. The 44-year-old also scored 18 goals in 91 appearances for the Czech Republic national team.
Manchester United have made a rocky start to the 2016-17 Premier League season and were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw with Stoke City in the previously round of games.
Jose Mourinho’s side sit in sixth place with 13 points after seven games. United take on their rivals Liverpool on October 17.