There was a really particular coincidence on Tuesday as two Manchester United legends ran into one another on the road in Denmark.
Peter Schmeichel, arguably United’s best ever goalkeeper, remarkably met iconic Previous Trafford shot-stopper Edwin van der Sar on the street.
The pair of Purple Devils greats extremely crossed paths accidentally within the Danish metropolis of Herning earlier than taking a selfie to doc the coincidence.
Schmeichel performed 398 instances for the membership and wrote his identify in United folklore by serving to the membership to their historic treble in 1999.
Dutchman Van der Sar, who helped United to 10 main trophies in six years in Manchester, adopted him shortly after.
Van der Sar is now Ajax’s CEO and is getting ready for the Dutch champions’ conflict towards FC Midtjylland.
Schmeichel, in the meantime, is known to be on punditry obligation for the sport on the MCH Area to witness the Danish membership in motion.
And after rising criticism of United following their disappointing defeat to Arsenal final weekend, Schmeichel defended claims that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect are missing leaders, however conceded they didn’t flip up for the conflict at Previous Trafford.
He informed BeIN Sports activities: “We performed in a time when everybody was a pacesetter. That has all modified. You don’t see as lots of these kinds of individuals any extra.
“However I feel [Bruno] Fernandes seems to be like a pacesetter. Harry [Maguire] is a pacesetter. In fact he’s a bit harm from what he skilled over the summer time.
“I do know David [De Gea] doesn’t appear like it, however he’s a pacesetter as properly. I feel from what we noticed as we speak as properly that it’s fairly evident that [Victor] Lindelof is a pacesetter.
“I used to be in Paris for the sport towards PSG and watching that sport up shut with no crowd, you’ll be able to hear individuals.
“Rashford talks rather a lot. Marcus got here by means of the academy and he’s a younger participant. However he’s challenged the Prime Minister, his petition has bought greater than 1 million signatures. He’s a pacesetter.
“So I’m not saying Manchester United don’t have any leaders, however as we speak they didn’t step up.”