International midfielder: Why I don't regret leaving Man United over the summer
The 21-year-old joined Sunderland along with fellow United academy graduate Donald Love for a combined £5.5m in August.
McNair played 27 times for United during his five-year stay at Old Trafford and he was determined to find more regular football elsewhere during the transfer window.
Jose Mourinho took McNair on a pre-season tour of Asia with United and wanted him only to leave on loan but the Northern Ireland international was not interested in the thought of a temporary departure.
"I went on the pre-season tour and after I spoke to Mourinho and he said to me he would like me to go... read more
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