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Sir Alex reveals his pain over missing out on "tremendous" Bale

Sir Alex Ferguson hopes Gareth Bale will not come back to haunt him tomorrow after conceding he was the one that got away for Manchester United.

When Fergie wants a player, he usually gets his man, such is the unique pull of United and playing for the most successful boss in the history of English football.

But United lost out to Tottenham in their pursuit of Bale four years ago, the then 17-year-old Southampton prodigy choosing White Hart Lane over Old Trafford in a £10million deal.

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rafay4929d ago

United would have been so far out of reach of all the other PL teams, if they had him this season.