Man Utd boss Ferguson delighted with Fletcher playing comeback

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with Darren Fletcher's comeback in last night’s friendly defeat at Aberdeen.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was delighted with Darren Fletcher's comeback in last night’s friendly defeat at Aberdeen.

The 28-year-old played the final 30 minutes in front of a packed Pittodrie that saw goals from Jonny Hayes and Joe Shaughnessy give the Dons victory over Sir Alex Ferguson's men, who netted a consolation through Anderson in the closing stages.

Speaking about Fletcher's return, Ferguson told MUTV: "It's been quiet progress for the boy.

"He joined in training a couple of weeks ago and it's one of those situations where you say: 'Let's see how he does because he has had a really difficult time in the last year'.

"Therefore, I wasn't really placing too much hope in it but let's see how he does. He's got to the stage now where he feels he needs a game. I let him join Scotland this week but he wanted a game so I said: 'Come to Aberdeen and join up afterwards'. I'll give him 20 to 25 minutes."

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