Johannesburg, Mar 17: Premier League title race leaders Manchester United is reportedly set to hire a fleet of private jets to fly their superstars back from their forthcoming international duty in time for their next league clash at Sunderland in two weeks.
In a bid to clinch the title in rapid style, United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said that he is spending money on private jets to get his players home in comfort as he fears that players like Antonio Valencia, Javier Hernandez and Shinji Kagawa will be drained by having to fly halfway across the world after playing for their countries, Sport24 reports.
Not wanting any danger to their title hopes which are almost successful after second placed Manchester City’s 2-0 loss at Everton on Saturday, Ferguson said that the club is making arrangements for some players to fly home by private hired jet after their matches to make sure they get home as quickly and smoothly as possible so that they are not tired.
Stating that tiredness is a great leveler, the Scot said that the club will do their best to make sure we field the freshest possible teams even though he admitted that it will cost the club a large amount to hire the private planes.
Mexico striker Hernandez and Ecuador winger Valencia will both have to fly back from South America, while Kagawa has to travel to Doha with Japan for a friendly against Canada, the report added. (ANI)