Silvano Martina – agent

“There is nothing true in these reports. Me and Nemanja are becoming tired of such rumours. He still has two-and-a-half years left on his contract and he’s not for sale.”

Sir Alex Ferguson

“Of course we want him to stay. He is a great player. One of the best centre-backs in the world. Our players are the subject of speculation from time to time. You just have to deal with it.”