Man Utd boss Ferguson: Van der Sar return will settle back four

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is confident they will stop slipping goals with the return of No1 goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar.

The Reds haven’t managed to keep a clean sheet at Old Trafford in the league since the opening day of the season but the United boss is confident stability is just around the corner.

“I think the key is having Edwin back,” he told reporters on Friday. “He’s a marvellous goalkeeper and it’s incredible to think that at 39 years of age he still has the fitness and motivation to play all the time.

“I think his return to the side will make a big difference. That will settle things.”

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