Man Utd Legend Sir Alex Admits Being WRONG Over Jaap Stam Sale

It has been reported that Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson concedes he was wrong to sell Jaap Stam.

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At the age of 29, Ferguson sold Stam to Lazio for £15m and signed 35-year-old French centre-back Laurent Blanc as his replacement.

In his new book entitled ‘Leading’, Fergie admits Stam’s departure was a tough decision to make.

The Scot revealed that he told Stam of his fate while at a petrol station and says it was not an easy conversation for either man.

He wrote: “I felt terrible telling Stam of the decision because I could see he was devastated.

“In retrospect, his sale was premature.”

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