Wes Brown chooses 1999 Manchester United team over ‘underachieving’ 2008 side when asked which was better

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Wes Brown picked the 1999 treble-winning Manchester United team over the 2008 side purely because of trophies won. Brown was one of the few players to be involved in both great Sir Alex Ferguson side during his 15-year playing career at Old Trafford. Getty Images – Getty Man United won the treble in the 1998/99 season The Red Devils famously won the Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup in the 1998/99 season. Man United missed out on another treble in 2007/08 when they were knocked out of the FA Cup. When asked which side was better, Brown told talkSPORT: “I would always say ’99 for the simple fact we did the treble. I always think the ’08 season we underachieved by getting beaten in the FA Cup. AFP – Getty Wes Brown also helped United won the Champions League in 2008 “So disappointing to this day. If you are putting trophies together like that then you have to say ’99. “The team and squad in general in ’08 is tight to match ’99 because of the talent.” Brown also said the 2007/08 squad was one of the best he was involved with because of the incredible talent that team possessed. Berbatov on being told by Sir Alex he hadn’t made Manchester United’s Champions League final squad He added: “I just think that squad we had with the senior players and all the international players in the team it was probably up there with the best squad I’ve ever been in. “Ronaldo, Tevez and Rooney the way they performed that year was fantastic and I think it was well deserved.” The 40-year-old left United in 2011 but not before winning five league titles, two FA Cups, two League Cups and two Champions League trophies.,

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