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Bayern Munich legend Kahn: Sir Alex 'still mad' I didn't sign for Man Utd

Bayern Munich legend Oliver Kahn has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson is still mad at him for not joining Manchester United in 2003.

The club tried tirelessly to find a replacement for Peter Schmiechel, using Fabien Barthez, Tim Howard, Mark Bosnich and Roy Carroll in between in the sticks from 1999 to 2005.

And Kahn, who is the games record holder with the Bavarians, says he knocked back Ferguson when he attempted to sign him.

"Sir Alex Ferguson is still mad at me today," Kahn told German outlet Bild.

"He thought that I would move to Manchester United in 2003 or 2004, but I was more interested in trying to define an era at Bayern.

"Looking back, I should have done it then. It would have been a nice challenge for me."

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