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Jordi Cruyff reveals where it went wrong for him at Manchester United

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Jordi Cruyff has explained where it went wrong for him at Manchester United during his four year spell. Son of legendary Dutch maestro Johan, Cruyff arrived at Old Trafford in 1996 having risen through the ranks at Barcelona.

At Camp Nou, Cruyff was only able to win the Spanish equivalent of the Community Shield and in the mid 90s the decision was made for him to move on.

The transfer to United saw him win the Premier League three times and the FA Cup under the management of Sir Alex Ferguson. He only made 58 appearances for the Reds before leaving to join Deportivo Alaves in La Liga in 2000. ALSO READ: Ten Hag tipped to emulate Cruyff Discussing where it went wrong in Manchester, the 48-year-old believes that injuries hampered his stay. "I was injured too often in my career and that cost me at Manchester United, where I was only a squad player," he told FourFourTwo. "I wasn’t there whenever I was needed.

I did well in pre-season, then I got injured. "I can look at the poster from the great United team I played in – the treble winners – and see that I was a squad player, but at that time I thought I was the best in the world and should play more.

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