Ferguson says Amos has big chance of making it at Man Utd

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says Ben Amos has every chance of becoming a homegrown No1.

He wants to give young goalkeeper Amos the chance to prove he can be van der Sar’s long-term successor before splashing the cash, having promoted the 20-year-old to No3.

Ferguson is hopeful he can succeed where a long line of talented youngsters have failed and establish himself as a future No1 at United.

He has sent Amos a clear message that the door is open, to one day become first choice at Old Trafford.

“We think he is an outstanding young goalkeeper,” he said. “He has an incredible physique and is improving his speed.

“When it comes to experience, he will have to wait because Edwin van der Sar is still showing good form and Tomasz Kuszczak is very good too. But his time will come because he has got the ability.”

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