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Former man David May admits he 'drank a £200 bottle of champagne with a tramp' before going on a solo 12-day bender in his apartment after struggling to cope with leaving Old Trafford David May has given an astonishing insight into football life after being released The former full-back struggled immensely after let him go  May has spoken openly on how he embarked on a 12-day bender alone at home  The 49-year-old ended up 'drinking a bottle of Krug champagne with a tramp'

By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline

Published: 17:52 GMT, 19 November 2019 | Updated: 18:01 GMT, 19 November 2019


Former defender David May has given a candid and astonishing insight into the struggles he faced after leaving the famous club.

May, who made 85 appearances for United before struggling with injuries, saw his mental health take a crashing blow after he was released by the Old Trafford club.

The hardship became so much for May that he admits drinking expensive bottle of bubbly on a park bench with a homeless person in the early hours of a morning, before embarking on an alcohol-fuelled bender alone at his apartment which lasted 12 days.

David May has given a candid insight into his struggles after leaving Manchester United

David May has given a candid insight into his struggles after leaving

The darkness began to creep in when May suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon following United's success-laden 1999 season, and was sent to Huddersfield on loan.

He debuted for the Terriers, hoping to regain his form and work back into the United fold, only to then tear a

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