Man Utd boss Ferguson: Portugal good for Fabio

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed loan plans for Fabio da Silva. The fullback is expected to join Benfica next season.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed loan plans for Fabio da Silva.

The fullback is expected to join Benfica next season.

"Yes, we will put him out on loan, possibly to Portugal next season," said the United boss.

"It's the best thing for him because the boy is going to be a very good player. He is not as strong as his brother but there are now signs that is becoming a bit better."

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