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Sir Alex Ferguson was a keen admirer of Christian Eriksen, according to MEN, United legend was monitoring Eriksen back in 2012 when the midfielder was playing at Ajax.
Ferguson was considering signing him and Eriksen was keen on the move. Ferguson needed to scout the midfielder for a little longer before making a bid and in the end, decided to sign Shinji Kagawa instead.
Should Solskjaer complete a transfer for Eriksen he will become the second player signed by United in the same window who was previously on Ferguson’s radar.
The first player was Harry Maguire, who caught Ferguson’s eye when he was at Sheffield United back in 2011.