As if the current situation wasn’t embarrassing enough for Liverpool, with their manager repeatedly sounding off his supposed ‘facts’, whilst their team throws away the points. United have won every one of the nine league games they’ve played since the FSW’s little episode, whilst Liverpool have won less than than half.

Ferguson has only responded to Benitez’s ramblings once before today, calling him “disturbed” and “angry”. Today he has responded to questions about it again, making Benitez look about two inches tall.

“I would need to read more of Freud before I could really understand all that,” said Ferguson. “I don’t know where it came from and I’m not really interested. It never bothered me and it doesn’t bother me now.”

Ha ha quality!