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Shearer insists no regrets choosing Newcastle over Man Utd

Alan Shearer insists there's no regrets signing for Newcastle United.

Shearer famously rejected Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United for Newcastle when leaving Blackburn Rovers.

He stated: “I thought then that it was great to be back home.

“And without a doubt, I knew I had made the right decision. I might have won trophies if I had gone elsewhere but equally I might have snapped my leg and never played again.

“Who knows what would have happened? If I had the same decision to make again, I would have done exactly the same thing.

“It was everything I hoped it would be and a lot more. It was always my dream, it was my team.

“People always get criticised for not being loyal in today's football. Well, I went back home and stayed there for 10 years. And I had the time of my life.

“I played for my club, the club I supported — and that is every boy's dream."

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