Leicester's James grateful for working with Man Utd boss Ferguson

Leicester City midfielder Matty James has paid tribute to his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Leicester City midfielder Matty James has paid tribute to his former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

James, 21, who joined Foxes from Manchester United a year ago, admits Fergie will always be the biggest influence on his career.

He said: “Sir Alex believed in me as a young lad. I’ll always remember my time there, two bad years with injury and the club supported me.

“He was always asking how I was getting on. I just think he has the knack of making you want to go out and play.

“When I left he wished me the best of luck and told me if I needed any help in the future he was a phone call away.”

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