Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Vidic The Enthusiast

Vidic The Enthusiast

I think we all agree wholeheartedly with the assessment that Nemanja Vidic is a vital asset of our defence. But United skipper Gary Neville revealed an interesing side of the Serbian's successes.

Gary thinks Vidic's playing style suits all of those around him and he's infectious...

'Nemanja has been nothing short of fantastic over the last two or three months,' said the Bury-born man.

'He has been an outstanding performer, a good old-fashioned defender who loves to head the ball and loves to tackle.

'He is infectious in the way he makes everybody around him want to defend in the same manner.

'It is great to have defenders like that who never take a backward step.'

United have conceded only 9 goals in the current campaign, an astonishingly low amount given our defensive record over the years. So, in spite of our attacking brilliance I'd vote for Vidic as player of the first 17 games. Therefore, of course, I agree with Gary's assessment of him. His fantastic workrate and ability helped Rio to raise the standard of his game and that's another thing we should be grateful for.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday December 13 2006
Time: 5:58PM

Comments

0
vidic and ferdinand together are brillaint and brown isnt a bad player to have to come and fill in if needed
rooneyisgod
13/12/2006 21:11:00
0
Vidic has stood out to me as certainly being United's best defender so far this season. We'll see if he can keep that up.
getintoem
14/12/2006 10:47:00
0
Been impressed with vidic this year, he and ferdinand complement each other well! He's very uncomprimising, not afraid to get stuck in!!
BaldyYid
14/12/2006 15:12:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

EFL Cup Ball Numbers Known (20/9/17)

With the announcement of the EFL Cup fourth round draw later this evening, the all important ball numbers have been decided.

EFL 3rd Round - United v Burton - Stat Attack

What have we uncovered?

EFL Cup 3rd Round - United v Burton - Early Team News

Tonight, Manchester United start their defence of the EFL Cup they won last season.

2017/18 EFL Cup Fourth Round Draw On Wednesday

The fourth round draw for this year's League Cup will take place on Wednesday September 20.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFL 3rd Round - United v Burton?
Suggested By: Red Boy
United to go through!75%
Burton Albion to go through!25%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.olapeace13
2.Evyskid2
3.Baklay371
Vital Football Comment