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Ferguson: I always played Fletcher in big matches

6 Feb 2017
Darren Fletcher scores for West Brom

Man Utd legend praises former midfielder, who made his 300th PL appearance for West Brom on Saturday

Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Darren Fletcher as "phenomenal" after the West Bromwich Albion midfielder made his 300th Premier League appearance.

The former Manchester United manager brought Fletcher through the ranks at Old Trafford, where he won five Premier League titles and battled successfully against ulcerative colitis.

In an exclusive interview, Ferguson told West Brom of the respect he has for his fellow Scot's character.

"I love the guy; he is a fantastic professional," Ferguson said. "I always liked to play him in big games. He is a big-game player."

Discover why Sir Alex played Darren Fletcher in the big matches in West Brom's exclusive interview.

See: Sir Alex: Leaving United was Fletcher's big break

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