The revelations from Sir Alex Ferguson's book continue to dominate the news reports across the country.

From Rio Ferdinand on the decline to the fall-out from pizza-gate, Ferguson has lifted the lid slightly on what went on behind the scenes throughout his 26-year career at Old Trafford.

A lot of it was expected - Cristiano Ronaldo is the most gifted player he's managed, Wayne Rooney requires a little bit more work to stay in peak physical condition.

So some of the most interesting passages relate to the players Ferguson almost signed for United.

Here we recap five players Ferguson almost signed. If you're a Manchester United fan, have your say on which player you would most liked to have seen in a United shirt...

#Steven Gerrard
#Manchester United
#Sergio Torres
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