Veron - who is leading Argentina's World Cup charge - moved to Manchester United from Lazio in 2001 before swapping Old Trafford for Chelsea two years later.
The 35-year-old arrived in England with a massive reputation - but he failed to live up to expectations before Chelsea loaned him to Inter Milan in 2004.
The middle man: Argentina midfielder Juan Sebastian Veron
But Veron is quoted as saying in the News of the World: 'I wandered around Europe like a gypsy, without ever finding happiness or somebody who understood me.
'That's why I went back to Estudiantes. I was tired of being a wanderer.
'England has a spectacular Premier League but that's it. They don't train very much and there were no proper warm-ups at Manchester United.
Unhappy: Juan Veron didn't enjoy his time in England
'Paul Scholes would turn up and fire off a shot, without warming up, from 50 metres towards the goal even when it was minus five degrees.
'I did that once and I pulled a muscle from my knee to my hip.
'I was never happy in England and my time there made me question my desire to continue playing.'
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