Once tipped to be Man Utd's greatest ever, 24-cap ace is being overtaken by ex-League One star

Five years on from being told he could become Manchester United’s best ever player by Sir Alex Ferguson, Phil Jones’ career has reached something of a crossroads as he celebrates his 26th birthday today.

“You saw Jones tonight. Arguably, the way he is looking, he could be our best ever player.”

The victim of Jose Mourinho’s latest dressing room tirade and not necessarily part of the Red Devils’ starting XI when everybody is fit, Jones has failed to escape the almighty shadows of...

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