Manchester United icon Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed he tried to sign AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini.
“I did try but, when I met his father, he was quite formidable,” Sir Alex said in New York, when asked if he ever wanted Paolo to play for United.
“I got a shake of the head and that was all. He said ‘my grandfather is Milan, my father is Milan, I am Milan and my son is Milan… forget it!’. The good part about it is that he [his father] has never talked to me about it. There was no chance though!”