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Fergie's personal touch captured duo

September 22, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
Sir Alex Ferguson's personal intervention halted Chris Smalling and Phil Jones's potential moves to Arsenal this summer, causing them to sign for Manchester United.

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Smalling and Jones have enjoyed rave reviews for their performances at Old Trafford and have been tipped to become the first-choice central defensive partnership at club and international level in the future.

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