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WGS says leaving Saints was best

Wee Gordon Strachan has said that Scott McDonald's decision to leave Southampton was the best move he could make.

Many Southampton fans have questioned the move to release McDonald on a free to Bournemouth, when just a few years later he has completed to move to Celtic for 750,000.

Strachan said to the Echo: 'Everything was right about the move and the only thing people might worry about is that he left Southampton while I was the club's manager.

''But if you ask Scott, he will say that it was the best thing that happened to him - he needed to move on.

''During that time at Southampton, we had four strikers in Marian Pahars, who was valued at 8million back then, James Beattie, who was playing for England, Kevin Davies, who's now doing so well for Bolton, and Brett Ormerod.

''It was very hard for him to get a game and if you ask Scott, he will tell you that the best thing that happened to him was moving to Motherwell and joining the real world.

''He's now got a better appreciation of his team-mates and, at 23, he's got plenty of time to learn even more about the game.'

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Date:Thursday April 5 2007

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