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“I Have The Quality To Play In The Position Of Paul Scholes”

Brazilian midfielder Anderson has told United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to save his money and back him.

Brazilian midfielder Anderson has told Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to save his money and back him.

Fergie has already gone on record to say the Champions are looking to replace Paul Scholes with speculation suggesting Wesley Sneijder is on his way to Old Trafford. However Anderson thinks there is no need:

“I think I’m already there,” he told “I’ve played well for Manchester United in the past and I’m confident I have the quality to play in the position of Paul Scholes”.

Anderson was quick to praise his former team-mate but believes he learnt a lot from the former England international.

“He was an unbelievable player – of course I understand that – but I think I’ve learnt a lot from him. I think of him like my teacher. He’s helped me a lot.”

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  1. mcdonald

    July 19, 2011 at 10:36 am

    Thanks Anderson but you’re dreaming you can’t do even 55%of what Scholas was doing boy 4get and do your things .

  2. mcdonald

    July 19, 2011 at 10:41 am

    Even Carrick will never get closer to where the midfielder wizard used to do so this is a dream you can’t pass ,tackle ,create so i don’t know . but please Sir get us someone who can put a smile on our faces like this boy mata ,javi martines Gago etc and 4get about Wes.

    • Oliver

      July 20, 2011 at 2:27 pm

      I think you’ve hit the nail on the head. ‘Used to do’. Scholes used to be a completely different player, not to mention a Saturday regular starter, so if that’s what we are missing, it doesn’t seem to be a great loss because we’ve coped for the last 5 years or so. No?

  3. bobby

    July 19, 2011 at 11:09 am

    i think tha guys who r underratin’ mr Anderson r sick.they need 2 recal his 1st match against liverpool n arsenal.tha performance he had against Gerrad n Fabulous Fabregas.i hope he’s given dat chance n proov every1 wrong

  4. MS

    July 19, 2011 at 12:18 pm

    Anderson’s true position is AMF. The lad has had a lot of serious injuries hindering his progress, but those last few games last season, Anderson seemed to be adding goals to his all round play, and if he keeps that up he will do more than be good for us. Come on Anderson lad – you got my backing. United need to buy a strong box to box defensive MF, and that’s a fact!

  5. Kev

    July 19, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    He played well towards the end of the season. He should b given a good run of games.
    I can’t c us signing sneijder. I think fergie wanted modric.

  6. joe

    July 19, 2011 at 6:19 pm

    dont need anyone else we got anderson,flecher,carick,giggs,park,cleverley and bring pogba and morrison they can do the job in the weaker games all them players can eather play as a am/cm/dm no need to spend big o ye and young can play attack mid and jones can play defence mid it’ll be ok o ye anderson will be much better this season

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  7. detoy117

    July 20, 2011 at 12:50 am

    i have always loved the brazilian opppp ander-pass

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