Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson lost his rag with one reporter after the Champions League final defeat to Barcelona.

The Daily Express says when asked on Saturday night which one of Barca's super talents he would sign if he had a blank cheque, his exasperated response bristled with indignation at his inquisitor.

"That's one of the most stupid questions I've heard. I'll go with Javier Mascherano.

"You're testing my patience," said Ferguson.

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