Man Utd Premier League winner looks unrecognisable 15 years later as he rides a bike outside his modest home | The Sun

THIS ex-Manchester United star and Premier League winner looks unrecognisable as he rides around on a bike outside his modest home.

The footballer ditched his gelled hair and shaved face for a slick-looking beard for his ride around on two wheels.

He was snapped taking a spin outside a modest house.

And the ex-Red Devil in question? Chris Eagles.

Eagles joined Man Utd aged just 14 in 2000, and went on to play six times for the Red Devils.

He also dated Hollyoaks star Jennifer Metcalfe during a stormy on-off relationship.

When he was 15, he was called into Sir Alex Ferguson's office for a dose of the infamous hair-dryer treatment.

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Speaking to Ladbrokes, he recalled the meeting with the legendary boss, saying: "I drove a car somewhere when I was 15 and Sir Alex found out about it and called me in his office. I was petrified.

"It’s the worst experience ever because you don’t know what he’s going to do.

"I can remember standing outside of his office, sweating, going red.

"He used to have a folder where he used to keep his notes. It was a hard-back.

"Every time he walked past me he used to just slap me on the head with it – all in good humour obviously.

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"He was just a great manager, a great guy, and that’s how he got his respect."

The dad-of-two, who won the Premier League AND Champions League, retired from professional football in January 2020.

He made 74 Premier League appearances, scoring seven goals.

Eagles played most of his games in the Championship though, featuring 223 times for Bolton among others.

His last club was Oldham Athletic, making 18 appearances for the League Two club.

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