Man Utd legend Ruud van Nistelrooy believed toughest four-man defence he ever faced would kill’ him

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Ruud van Nistelrooy has admitted that he faced the toughest test in his Manchester United playing career when he came up against one incredible four-man defence. Sir Alex Ferguson paid a then-British record transfer fee of £19m to bring Van Nistelrooy to Old Trafford in 2001 from PSV Eindhoven. Van Nistelrooy, who is widely regarded as one of the best strikers of all time, left an incredible long-lasting legacy during his prolific run with United. The 47-year-old Dutch former striker scored a whopping 150 times in 219 appearances for United, with Van Nistelrooy becoming an instant fan favourit…

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