Nemanja Vidic had to sit out Manchester United’s 4-1 win against Wolves at the weekend, but the Serbian centre-back will have been delighted with the team’s display.
For only the second time since September, Sir Alex Ferguson’s men found the net more than twice in a game, as the Reds bounced back strongly from last week’s European disappointment.
It certainly made a change to the narrow wins United have eked out in recent weeks. Before the Wolves game, the Reds had scored only once in eight of the previous nine league fixtures, winning four of them 1-0.
And although a win is a win, no matter how it’s achieved, Vidic told Inside United that Manchester United players have a duty to entertain.
“I know it’s unlikely we will play entertaining football every time we go out on the pitch,” said Vidic. “We should always try, though.
“Nobody wants to be part of a team that plays boring football. When you come off the pitch you want to be proud of what you’ve done and you want to have entertained the fans.”
There were certainly no complaints after the Wolves mauling from Old Trafford’s largest crowd of the season. Two goals apiece from Wayne Rooney and
"When you come off the pitch you want to be proud of what you’ve done and you want to have entertained the fans."
- Nemanja Vidic