How I knew it was right to turn down Sir Alex Ferguson

When the biggest club in the world come in for you as a youngster it's flattering. Once the dust has settled, you've got to decide, do you want immediate status or a long-term career in the game.

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GAFFER: Sir Alex Ferguson wasn't afraid to make tough decisions

The dream for most aspiring young players is to get signed by a pro club. Beyond that, if it's a Premier League club, then that's even more of a bonus. A higher level of achievement is when the actual Premier League Champions want to sign you as a pro. More again - when it's one of the biggest clubs in the world.

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