Nemanja Vidic has heaped praise on Manchester United full-back Antonio Valencia, saying the Ecuadorian is a "great player".
The former Red Devils captain, who won five Premier League titles and the Champions League during his time at Old Trafford, is convinced Valencia has been one of the club's most consistent and important players this season.
‘I love Valencia and I have to say he was one of my favourite players because he is honest and always gives his best,’ Vidic told manutd.com.
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‘He is good on the ball, strong and fast and he can play in different positions so he is a great player.
‘I hope he will play for many more years on the level he is at now especially after the injury he had,’ the 35-year-old added.
‘It’s not easy to come back after that so that shows his character and the spirit he has.’
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