Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay believes he's missed out on a move to Manchester United because of David Moyes. Garay has claimed he was due to join Manchester United for £18m - until Moyes blocked it.

He said: "I believed I was going to join Manchester United in the summer. The deal was nearly closed but finally Benfica did not accept the offer.

"I believe the exit of (Sir Alex) Ferguson has influenced the deal. Moyes did not believe in me as much but that's not a problem.

"I am happy at Benfica and have a lot of dreams and ambitions for this season. Now I only think about the present which is Benfica but it's never possible to discard anything in the future."

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