Ferguson admits Usain Bolt could play for Manchester United
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted sprint legend Usain Bolt could play for the club in a charity match next year.
Bolt, who won three gold medals at the recent London Olympics, including a 9.63 seconds run to retain his 100m title, has stated he wants a trial at the club.
The 26-year-old posted a video of himself playing football in his hometown recently, aimed at at the United boss.
The Red Devils manager admitted there could be opportunities to see how he plays, “It could be brilliant and next year, when we play Real Madrid’s Legends again, there could be opportunities to bring him up and see how he does.”
Bolt has become one of the most talked-about men this summer, after retaining all of his Olympic titles in London, setting a new world record as part of the dominant Jamaican 4x100m relay squad along the way.
The fastest man in the world has expressed that he is a big fan of the club and was paraded at Old Trafford before United’s 3-2 win over Fulham.
Ferguson acknowledged Bolt’s characteristics, “He’s a bit of a character and a big United fan.”
By Josh Harris