When Sheikh Mansour of Abu Dhabi bought City, Ronaldoâ€™s name was said to feature on their wish-list, a dazzling menu of players for whom the club were allegedly ready to make money-no-object offers.
â€śI think it included me!â€ť Ferguson hooted. â€śThey didnâ€™t know Iâ€™d retired.
â€śIt included everybody else. It was like a Christmas list that kids write saying they want this and that. In my day you took what you got.â€ť