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Fergie hails versatile Jones

April 5, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Sir Alex Ferguson has described Phil Jones as "an animal for football" who is so versatile he could play as a striker.

The Manchester United manager said Jones reminded him Brian McClair, the forward who started out in attack but often featured in midfield during the second half of his career at Old Trafford.

Ferguson is sure that Jones' best position is in the centre of defence but has also used the 21-year-old England international at right-back.

And the former ...

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