Jones, who has currently taken 224 appearances for nine years at United. He told reporters about a big career call and Ferguson’s influence on it: “He was there the first two years. He was the one who brought me from Blackburn – I forever thank him for that.

Ferguson’s influence at Manchester United

Phil Jones said he hit advances from Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester City. And Arsenal to join Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2011. After graduating from the Blackburn Academy, the universal operator quickly became a highly sought-after talent. Giants of the Premier League promptly put together formal approaches. While Jones had his choice of the elite of English football. In the end, he got a transition to Old Trafford, having the opportunity to go for Anfield, Stamford Bridge, Etihad Stadium, or Emirates Stadium. Jones, who has currently taken 224 appearances for nine years at United, told reporters about a big career call and Ferguson’s influence on it: “He was there the first two years, and he was the one who brought me from Blackburn – I forever thank him for that.

Each player divided him

“I had offers from other clubs. I could go to a lot of clubs: Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, and Everton.” He was the last person I talked to, and I remember leaving with my agent and saying: “I want to sign up for Man United.” We did not even discuss any personal conditions, but I knew that this was the club I wanted to sign up for.” Jones enjoyed the title glory of the Premier League under Ferguson in 2012-13, when the legendary Scot prepared to retire. That success was the 13th, used by one of the best coaches who have ever entered a duel with England international Jones added on a United icon: “His understanding of each player divided him. “His knowledge and level of communication with these players were the best I’ve ever been involved with.

“He understood everyone from the point of view:” I need to give them a break? Do I need to play with him? Give him a hand around your shoulder? Do I need to undergo a full hairdryer treatment? Should I give him some vacation? “He knew exactly how to deal with every situation.” People know that he was an excellent manager – he is one of the greatest managers ever – but people do not know how he was away from the field with players’ families. It was crucial.”