Date: 23rd March 2012 at 11:25am
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Ferguson has wasted little time in firing back at , after the former midfielder spoke of ’s “desperation”.

Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Vieira claimed seemed desperate bringing out of retirement and also made comments about various other facetes of the club.

But Sir Alex used his press conference this morning to address the ¬†Football Development Executive’s comments:

“Desperation? Paul Scholes is the best midfielder for the last 20 years.

had a little dig at us a couple of weeks back. We are all going to play our hand. I have plenty of ammunition that way.

“Desperation? On Wednesday they played a player who refused to go on the pitch and the manager had said would never play for them again. What is that?”

The Manchester title race is definitely heating up both on and off field!