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Copenhagen fullback Varela has no Man Utd regrets

FC Copenhagen fullback Guillermo Varela has no regrets over his time with Manchester United.

The Uruguay international admits he had to leave to establish his career.

He told The Sun: “(Louis) Van Gaal gave me the chance to play so I have to say thank you. He is a crazy coach. He was always angry with the players but it was good. I enjoyed it.

“I played 11 matches. I enjoyed every single one. I played one game in the Champions League, I played in the Europa League.

“Playing for Manchester United is amazing. Of course, it was a dream.

“Growing up, it was always about Manchester United, ahead of Real Madrid and Barcelona, because of Diego Forlan playing there. So for a player from Uruguay, it was a dream to play for Manchester United. He was my hero.

“But I had to play more. At Manchester United, playing only one or two games a month was not good. I had to play every game and at Manchester United that was difficult."

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