Liverpool hero McManaman sympathises with Man Utd over Heinze row

Anfield hero Steve McManaman can sympathize with Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson over his battle not to sell Gaby Heinze to Liverpool.

McManaman feels the whole thing has become a farce and that Liverpool would do everything in their power to stop the Red Devils signing one of their players.

He said: "As soon as someone says the lawyers are involved it takes it to another level.

"I understand where Fergie's coming from, I wouldn't want to strengthen a rival. But you can see why Liverpool want to buy such a good, tough-tackling defender."

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