15 of the best quotes on Nemanja Vidic: ‘He scared centre-forwards to death’

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Manchester United have benefitted from some world-class centre-backs over the years – but Nemanja Vidic was right up there with the best of them.

Vidic joined United in 2006 and, after a brief period of adjustment, soon established himself as one of the fiercest centre-backs in the game, going on to win five league titles, three League Cups, the Club World Cup and, of course, the Champions League.

We obviously wouldn’t hear a bad word said about big Nemanja – for fear he’d kick our heads in, mainly – but we’ve left it to those who played with and against him to explain why he was so revered.


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