Date: 15th November 2011 at 11:09am
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has done it again!

The former defender wanted praise for Sir Alex’s success as manager, after claiming his ‘you don’t win anything with kids’ remark acted as the catalyst to United’s younger players at the time going on to be stars.

Now he is having a little dig at Phil Jones.

The center back has been a revelation this term and  having starred at center back, right back as well as a roving midfielder.

has taken this to mean that there is a lack of faith in Jones’ ability and voiced his own concern.

“Every manager, at club and international level, is looking for the next great centre-half, but ’s reluctance to blood Phil in that position for England highlights the reality that he is still not ready for the role.

“But the fact that Capello has picked in the much softer positions of right-back and holding midfield suggests that he has his doubts over the 19 year-old as a centre-back at this early stage of his career.

“At this moment in time, I share those doubts, although I do not dispute that the Manchester youngster has massive potential as a centre-half because that is clearly his best position.

“But playing at centre-half and mastering the role takes time.”

Phil is by means the finished article and he has been used in various positions but for at least in a ever changing back line that has struggled with injuries it is beneficial.

Initially when we signed him he was lauded for his versatility now it is being used against him.

Center back is a specialist position, it takes years to learn in order to become one of the best. At just 19, is learning his game and all of the positions he plays will ultimately aid him playing at center back now and in the future.