Football legend Sir Alex Ferguson remains in a critical condition following a brain haemorrhage.
According to various reports, the 76-year-old icon of British sport, has recovered sufficiently enough to communicate with loved ones, but doctors have stressed the former United boss is entering a crucial period for his recovery.
Sir Alex Ferguson once fined his Aberdeen players for a prank in a hotel. And the gruff Glaswegian told them about their punishment in verse! pic.twitter.com/Vz1xuXJr8C
— Neil Drysdale (@NeilDrysdale) 6 May 2018
Ferguson, 76, is one of football’s greatest ever managers having won 13 Premier League titles during his 26 years in the Old Trafford dugout.
Thoughts are with the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson right now.. Hearing he’s in hospital so hope he’s ok. The greatest manager I’ve ever seen.. #GetWellSirAlex
— Tony Bellew (@TonyBellew) 6 May 2018
He also won 25 other pieces of silverware for United, including five FA Cup titles and two Champions Leagues.
A Manchester United statement on Saturday read: “Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage.
Football united. 💙❤ pic.twitter.com/r3ZjGIzVPn
— SPORF (@Sporf) 6 May 2018
“The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter.”
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) 7 May 2018