Like most observers of a Red Devils persuasion, he was left shattered by Manchester City's injury-time triumph.
"Whilst I don't think they anticipated becoming champions, the disappointment at those final two or three minutes would have been great," he said.
"If you look at it, they did quite well. They got more points than last year and kept a lot of clean sheets, even with Nemanja Vidic out for so long.
"To lose it in the last seconds must have hurt so much.
"I remember a couple of years ago we seemed to have a run of games where we beat them in the last minute. They just got a very big one back."