PHOTO: Vidic gets the better of Welbeck in first start against United

Former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic played against his old side for the first time last night as Inter Milan lost to Louis van Gaal's team on penalties.

Manchester United took on Inter Milan last night which represented a first opportunity for United fans to watch Nemanja Vidic playing for another club.

The Serbian decided to switch clubs at the end of last season, but his Inter Milan side were on the receiving end of a penalty shoot-out defeat as Louis van Gaal’s perfect run in charge of United continued.

United defeated LA Galaxy 7-0, trumped Roma in a tight game 3-2 and have now edged past Inter as the Dutchman continues to develop his 3-5-2 system ahead of the new Premier League season.

Vidic was at his aggressive and robust best last night against United, often making it difficult for the likes of Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck to find any sort of space in and around the penalty area.

United have moved on as LvG debates the combination of central defenders to use, but there’s no doubt it was strange to see Vidic wearing the club badge of another team.

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