Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is not ready to write off Gabriel Obertan.

The People says he has struggled to fit in at Manchester United since his ­arrival in 2009 and made just three league starts last season.

Former Red Devils' ­favourite Laurent Blanc ­said he was surprised when Obertan moved to Old Trafford from Bordeaux and the France legend questioned whether the ­winger was capable of ­performing at the highest level.

Ferguson is ­reluctant to sell the 22-year-old, but is open to a loan move before making a final decision on his future.

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