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The Star's story continues by quoting Sir Alex Ferguson on the matter, from his column in Saturday's match programme - you can now read this on ManUtd.com.
The Manchester Evening News unwittingly juxtaposes the Hargreaves speculation with a story about Edwin van der Sar and a suggestion his remarkable career could take him into the Reds' record books. Stuart Mathieson writes, "United’s Dutch goalkeeper will be 40 in October and would anyone rule him out of replacing Billy Meredith as Old Trafford’s oldest ever player? The winger was 46 when he played his last game in 1921 for the Reds." Mathieson reminds us that van der Sar signed another 12-month contract extension last February "that will once again be reviewed sometime this season."