Teddy Sheringham left Tottenham Hotspur in 1997 to change into a Manchester United footballer, however he was not fairly conscious of how huge the Crimson Devils had been.
Sir Alex Ferguson signed the striker in June that 12 months for £3.5million, because of his eight targets in 30 appearances for Spurs.
The Englishman has now remembered an event the place Sir Alex promised him that taking part in for United might be nothing like he has skilled earlier than.
“Fergie nonetheless stated to me: ‘You will not imagine what it’s like [to play for Man United]’ and I assumed ‘I’ve performed for England and I have been world wide with my membership, Tottenham.’ However no, he stated: ‘I am telling you,’” he stated by way of Sky Sports activities.
“He was proper, with out a shadow of a doubt.
“We went to Hong Kong with Tottenham and there was about three individuals on the airport. We went to Hong Kong with England and there was about ten individuals on the airport.
“We went to Hong Kong with United and there was f*****g hundreds of them, all turned up with their autographs, asking for us to signal this and that and Becks [David Beckham] to present us that.
“Man United, anyplace on the planet, is completely large and that’s the eye opener that he was attempting to inform me. I used to be 31 then, so you are taking it on and you are like: ‘Wow, it is a soccer membership, by the best way’.”
In the meantime, Sherringham and Fergie are anticipated to comply with the Crimson Devils within the UEFA Champions League this week in opposition to Villarreal.