Ferguson tells Man City: You'll have to spend trillions to catch Man Utd

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Manchester City's Arab owners of the budget they will need to match them.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has warned Manchester City's Arab owners of the budget they will need to match them.

In a special 200th anniversary edition of the club's magazine Inside United, TV personality Patrick Kielty asked Sir Alex: How many more millions do Manchester City have to spend before they can realistically challenge, for the Carling Cup?

The Old Trafford boss said: "Oh God, Patrick… this one will get in the press. Patrick, I hope it’s trillions before they get to be as big as us!"

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