Valencia important for our title challenge, says Alex Ferguson

Zeenews Sports Bureau

London: Manchester United’s Antonio Valencia made a successful return against Wolverhampton on Sunday after being on the sidelines for a month due to injury.

Alex Ferguson has termed his arrival as crucial for Manchester United's 20th Premier League title hunt.

“He could be very important. His form before he got the injury was outstanding. Now he is back we hope he stays back fit. He is such an honest, hardworking player,” he said.

The Ecuadorian scored a goal as United routed Wolves 5-0 stretching their lead over rivals Manchester City to four points on Sunday.