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Lucas Radabe explains why he didn't sign for MUFC


  • Lucas Radabe explains why he didn't sign for MUFC

    Lucas Radabe explains why he didn't sign for MUFC

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    "I believed in values. Coming from South Africa, our tradition and culture was embedded in me. I was lucky to be taken to the Premier League by Leeds United. So I had to be loyal to the club,"

    "I had an opportunity to go to Manchester United and I turned it down. Lazio, Roma, I turned them down too. I had settled well at Leeds and they looked after me. I wanted to grow with the club as a person and a footballer,"

    "If I had gone to Manchester United or any other club, I don't think I'd have achieved what I achieved at Leeds United," he said.

    "Forget about trophies and other things. No. To have the impact I had at that club, to be the leader I was, would I have achieved that at Manchester United?"

    "There [in Manchester] I would only have been one of the squad [members]. The way I saw it, I belonged to Leeds United,"
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