Park Ji-Sung missed out on last year’s European Cup final after spending a large chunk of the season out injured. Sir Alex Ferguson didn’t pick the Korean as one of his seven subs which was the hardest decision our manager has had to make, he has claimed. Park joined in with the celebrations in Moscow but did not collect a medal.
After scoring our opening goal against Arsenal last night, there is no way Park will be missing out on a place in the team this time around.
“He is one of most underrated players in the game,” Ferguson said of Park after the match. “We gave him a two-week rest after his sojourn to Korea. He came back really tired. I think it was the best thing we did because when I brought him back into the team on Saturday you saw the results of that freshness. He never stopped running, His movement and his understanding of space is really, really good.”
When asked about Park’s potential to play in the final, Ferguson responded, “I don’t think he’ll be disappointed this time.”