Date: 28th October 2008 at 12:54pm
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Nemanja Vidic admitted that he’s feeling the pressure in the Premier League where United did not really make a flying start.

Though in terms of points lost we are only two behind main rivals Chelsea and five behind early pacesetters Liverpool – who’ll surely fall away – he’s already talking about losing the title.

‘We didn’t start well in the first few games and when you don’t have a good start you worry about what might happen,’ Vidic told the Mirror.

‘You begin to think, ‘If we lose one more game we could be out of the Premier League’.

‘It’s something at the back of your mind and you feel the pressure. When you have that you get worried about what you might do in a game.’


Dear oh dear, Vida. What’s up with you? Where’s your confidence? Thing is, at Goodison Park he looked like a man bereft of belief in himself which is a new thing with him. I don’t know when he looked so shaky last time.

But really, are we so much behind now that a defeat would rule us out of the title race? Rubbish. He should not even contemplate such things, no player should allow these kind of doubts to creep into their mind in my opinion.

He’s worried already – but his reasons don’t add up. Could it be the pressure of two consecutive titles? Could it be what many call ‘battle fatigue’? I hope not.