“They’re babies” Ferdinand reveals Ferguson’s pep talk to United players before facing Arsenal

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson always urged them to get in the face of Arsenal players during their matches because the Gunners didn’t like it.

The Londoners and United were the top clubs in England during most of Ferguson’s era, with Arsene Wenger in the opposite dugout.

United enjoyed a successful spell under Fergie, but Arsenal won some titles of their own and stopped the Red Devils from dominating the English game in some campaigns.

When both clubs met then, it was a top fixture, and Ferdinand has revealed one thing United players were asked to do to the Gunners by their manager.

He said, as quoted by The Daily Mail: ‘Sir Alex Ferguson used to say, “get in their faces. They don’t like it, they can’t deal with it. They’re babies”.’ 

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Fergie was a smart manager, and he knew his team needed something special to beat the Gunners.

Sometimes it worked, and they won the game, but Arsenal also earned huge results against them when the Scotsman was in charge at Old Trafford.

The rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester City has left behind both clubs, but they should be back at the top of English football soon.

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5 Comments

  1. The Refs were intimidated by Ferguson and let Utd get away with kicking us off the park. I watched the game that ended our unbeaten run on youtube just to refresh my memory. It was an unbelievable refereeing performance by Mike Riley who must have been running scared of Ferguson.

  2. Wtf are you giving Oxygen to the likes of Ferdinand & co.? Seriously? Is there something wrong with you? Who gives a f** k what ex Man U players,who hate us,have to say? They have an agenda against us a
    always.As for Babies that came about after 2008 when all the kids were introduced & Ferguson along with the orcs saw an opportunity to bully the kids.Everyone knows that wouldn’t have happened previously that’s for sure.

  3. Well this season United parked the bus against the babies and the babies outplayed them….the babies didn’t deserve to loose that game
    Come the reverse fixture and we’ll see what the babies will do…….☺

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