UK time is: 04:16:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Queiroz To Succeed Fergie?

Sir Alex declared again that he believed Carlos Queiroz to be more than capable of replacing him as manager of the Reds.

As Queiroz is credited with the cursed 4-5-1 and 4-3-3 formations and our more 'continental' approach, most United fans might not be happy to hear Fergie praising his trusted lieutenant. But his comments are pretty interesting so let's move on.

'His teaching and his work is invaluable to the success of this club,' Sir Alex told the Mail on Sunday. 'People like Carlos will always be unsung heroes at a football club. They get on with the job without the credit they deserve.

'He's one of the reasons why we are playing so well.'

Some fans will undoubtedly say he's one of the reasons why we play very badly sometimes and they would credit Fergie for our usual good displays.

'It's not my role to say who the next manager is going to be but what I would say is Carlos has the qualities to manage any top club.'

We could say he proved at Real that he hadn't possessed the qualities to manage a top club but as everyone failed at the Bernabeu in the last four years, it would be harsh on the Portuguese.

'I wouldn't like to say he should be manager because I don't want to put the pressure on anybody but all I would say is that he is capable of doing the job. He's intelligent, he's experienced and he knows the game inside out.'

He won't say Carlos should be the man because he doesn't want to put pressure on anybody? But for me that means he actually believes Queiroz should be the successor but does not declare it openly. However, he puts pressure on the decision-makers this way, too. His opinion will be taken into account and it seems he wants Queiroz.

God save us from him. But Fergie knows - or let's hope he knows better than we do, in this particular case, too.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 13 2007

Time: 11:33AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
No thanks, I don't wish to see Queiroz as manager. That would take the club into terminal decline, he's simply not the man for it, he does not fit into our traditions.
midlothian99
Report Abuse
13/03/2007 12:11:00

id prefer to see keane i dont think queiroz could do much for us
rooneyisgod
Report Abuse
13/03/2007 15:00:00

Keane will be way too young and inexperienced even in four or five years' time. To be honest, I'm sure we'll have some dire years when Sir Alex finally calls it a day. It's just natural after such a great man.
midlothian99
Report Abuse
13/03/2007 15:08:00

agree with u but keano wud at least set the team on fire. no lazy performers i bet
Vidicinho
Report Abuse
13/03/2007 15:23:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Hernandez Growing Frustrated (Monday March 30 2015)

I Should Jolly Well Hope So! (Monday March 30 2015)

Is Now Hummels Time? (Monday March 30 2015)

Ibrahimovic for United? (Sunday March 29 2015)

Nani`s Coming Back (Sunday March 29 2015)

Van Gaal Chasing a 1million Bonus! (Sunday March 29 2015)

Is Juventus the Destination? (Sunday March 29 2015)

United Set to Reject Arsenal Bid (Friday March 27 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 29 20 7 2 36 67
2. Man City 30 18 7 5 34 61
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53

Breaking League News

Trial By TV
Newcastle : 30/03/2015 22:04:01
Mind The Gap
Newcastle : 30/03/2015 21:24:00
Hasselbaink: 'Swansea City Have The Perfect Model'
Swansea : 30/03/2015 20:45:01
Wanyama - Don't Come Unstuck Against The Toffees
Southampton : 30/03/2015 19:57:01
Leicester Returning To Hong Kong
Leicester City : 30/03/2015 19:35:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Liverpool?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 3%
Valencia 1%
Jones 0%
Smalling 1%
Blind 1%
Carrick 1%
Herrera 9%
Mata 65%
Fellaini 11%
Rooney 0%
Young 0%
Di Maria 3%
Falcao 1%
Rojo 4%