Vidic: Ferguson won't accept second best at Man Utd

Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic admits manager Sir Alex Ferguson doesn't allow anyone at the club to rest on their laurels. Vidic told the Mirror: “The gaffer is the man who knows how to speak to players and give them confidence, to know he believes in them as players. “He is the man who set up the club in that way, that desire to win and he expects his players to play every game 100 per cent to win.

Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic admits manager Sir Alex Ferguson doesn't allow anyone at the club to rest on their laurels.

Vidic told the Mirror: “The gaffer is the man who knows how to speak to players and give them confidence, to know he believes in them as players.

“He is the man who set up the club in that way, that desire to win and he expects his players to play every game 100 per cent to win.

“But I can see that in the squad, too, in Scholesy, Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs. They have played more than 15 years at United and you can still see the same desire in their eyes, all the time, even in training, desperate to win every game we play at Carrington.

“This is what makes United and it comes from the manager, who gives it to the players. Giggsy, Scholesy and Gary make sure we follow what they have done, so we all know we have to live up to the past of the club.

“Here it’s all about the next challenge. No matter what we’ve done, no matter how big the game we’ve won, the boss just says we can celebrate what we’ve done to win a trophy.

“But the next day, it’s over, forgotten. It’s all about the next one.

“We have to put the past away and concentrate on the future.”

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