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Henrik Larsson: Man Utd my big career regret

Henrik Larsson admits leaving Manchester United was among his biggest career regrets.

The Swedish legend made a huge impact in the six months he spent at Old Trafford.

"That's the only regret in my career that I didn't stay on," he told ITV Sport's World Cup podcast. "Not for the money, just by belonging to that great club.

"Manchester United was fantastic - the way they took care of me and the family. At the time the family lived in Sweden, they travelled back and forth. I remember I had to go to a christening of my brother's eldest son. They arranged a fantastic trip for me to be able to go there so it was a great club to be a part of even though it was a short time.

"As I said, [it was] the only regret but I promised my son and my wife, and my daughter was so young so she didn't really care that we should go home after Barcelona and we did for a short spell and then this came up and I couldn't say no because I knew it was a fantastic experience for me to go there and play among the players."

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