Tottenham target Forlan heaps praise on Man Utd boss Ferguson

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan says he still has great respect for Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Forlan says he still has great respect for Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Forlan, a target for Tottenham, has admitted he is keen on a return to England.

On his time at United, Forlan said of Ferguson: "The way he treated me from the first time I arrived at Manchester was great.

"He was waiting for me in the stadium, took me to the hotel and showed me the facilities at the training ground. I really appreciated that.

"In private he is a very nice person and I have a lot of good memories of Sir Alex. He spent a lot of time with me and he taught me a lot of things."

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