"The future is his," said Fergie.
"The present belongs to Edwin van der Sar, that's obvious.
"But, given that experience in a final, it strengthens my belief Ben will be England's goalkeeper for the next number of years."
"He is a very strong character. He has to be, to have come through two cruciate knee injuries. It takes a tremendous amount of sacrifice to get through that and recover to do what he did.
"It is difficult to keep them all patient. But there's no other way."