Nemanja Vidic feels his time is up for the Reds after eight very successful years at Manchester United.
After winning five Premier Leagues, three League Cups, one Champions League and one FIFA Club World Cup, Vidic has confirmed he will be leaving the club at the end of the season.
After joining the Red Devils in 2006 for a fee of around £7m, he is now aged 32, with a salary of around £100,000 per week and has been captaining the club since 2010.
The United skipper wants a new challenge and feels he is doing what is right for him and his family by leaving United.
Vidic said: “I’m now going to focus all my efforts on playing for Manchester United and do the best I can for the team until the end of the season. I hope this stops any further speculation about my future.”
The Serbian centre-back has explained that he is not even considering staying in England, as Manchester United is the only English team to have ever took his interest.
Despite Inter Milan being current favourites to sign Vidic at the end of the season, the likes of Napoli, Galatasaray and Monaco are all also very interested.
Earlier this season, United boss David Moyes, claimed the 32-year-old to be the best central defender he'd ever worked with and was confident of him signing a new contract.
Vidic is leaving the club with a high level of respect for everyone involved with Manchester United as he ends by saying: "My time at this great club will always rank as the best years of my career."
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