Ashley Younger 'deeply affected' by Sir Alex Ferguson's mind haemorrhage

Heather Diaz
May 10, 2018

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson who underwent brain surgery after suffering a life-threatening brain haemorrhage is sitting up and talking to his doctors about his medical conditions, according to reports.

The news was greeted with great relief and it's hoped that Ferguson will go onto to make a full recovery in the coming days.

"His family ask for privacy and that's what I am going to respect", the United boss told surrounding journalists, via the club's official website.

All of us wish Ferguson the very best in his recovery.

'Everybody on the membership is wishing him all one of the best and his household as effectively.

Asked if he'd been in contact with Ferguson, Mourinho replied: 'It's private.

The 36-year-old midfielder has won five Premier League titles, the Champions League, Europa League, FA Cup, three League Cup trophies and the Club World Cup since joining United from Tottenham Hotspur in 2006.

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It perfectly sums up both Ferguson the footballing man and Ferguson the family man.

"We are confident", said Mourinho. "I never have anything negative to say about the professionalism of my players during the season - this week was not different. He is the one who brought me to the club and gave me that opportunity to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world".

Speaking on the subject of his former manager, Rafael admitted he was crying when he heard the news and hailed Ferguson as a father figure.

"Of course he has qualities that we believe can make him a good coach and there are many ways to do the bridge between player and coaching staff".

He also confirmed Michael Carick will START United's last game of the season against the Hornets at Old Trafford.

Mourinho claimed credit for involving Ferguson in Wenger's pre-match tribute, on the grounds that the Scot was his "real rival, especially at Manchester United". "It's a tough time for everyone but I'm thinking positive and hoping he will pull through".

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