Vidic: I don't know why Man Utd fans love me

Nemanja Vidic says playing and training alongside Manchester United teammates Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo has made him a better player.

The Serbia defender told manutd.com: "Absolutely. Training with those players would make anybody better. And it's not just those four you mentioned. United is such a big club and there are so many great players here and people who can beat you one-on-one.

"That's fantastic from my point of view because it helps me play better and gauge where I am. There's also a lot of competition for places here, and I can do with tough challenges in training. It all helps me to improve and keep my place in the team."

Vidic, hugely popular with United fans, admits he can't explain why he's been taken to Reds hearts.

"I'm not sure. Every game I give 100 per cent - maybe sometimes I have a bad day but I always try my best. I always want to win the ball and maybe fans recognise those things and like that about me. This is my game and it's how I've always played and how I'll continue to play. I'm not sure why they like me so much… my qualities are average! To be honest, I ask myself all the time, 'What do they see in me?'."

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