Sir Alex Ferguson gets tribute from Pep Guardiola and Arsene Wenger

Arnold Nichols
May 7, 2018

An announcement from Manchester United on Saturday evening learn: 'Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgical procedure as we speak for a mind haemorrhage.

City were quick to tweet: "Everyone at Manchester City wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery after his surgery".

And Bolt joined other sporting personalities in wishing Ferguson well, posting an Instagram picture of him alongside the 13-time Premier League victor, along with the caption: "Prayers be Sir Alex".

"A great rival but also a great friend who supported this club during its most hard time (the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster), it is hoped that Sir Alex will make a full recovery", the club said.

Messages of support have flooded in for Ferguson from Manchester United players after the former boss was rushed to hospital yesterday. He's the most important person in a lot of years.

United winger Jesse Lingard wrote: "Thoughts and prayers sir alex". Employed from Aberdeen in 1986, Ferguson held on his United job despite carrying before 1993 to end the club's title burial.

Supporters inside the Etihad Stadium quickly got over the disappointment of the draw by spilling on to the pitch - a celebration which delayed the Premier League trophy presentation. Sending prayers and love to Cathy and the whole family x'.

The most successful manager in British football history, Ferguson has appeared in good health since ending his intense direct involvement in coaching.


That has been the only comment so far from the English club, where Ferguson spent nearly 27 years in charge before retiring in 2013 as the most successful manager in British football history.

Ruud van Nistelrooy: Hoping and praying for a full recovery... "Be strong, Boss!" he said.

Ronaldo was allowed to leave United - like Beckham previously - for LaLiga giants Real Madrid in 2009, but Ferguson was still held in high regard by the powerful forward.

Chelsea then threatened United's dominance but Sir Alex somehow managed to find a new level. "Thoughts with all the family".

- Manchester City (@ManCity) May 5, 2018Stay Strong Alex Ferguson!

Chris Smalling: Gutted to hear the news about Sir Alex.

David Beckham posted a picture on Instagram of him signing a contract as a teenager alongside Ferguson, accompanied by the message: "Keep fighting Boss".

Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage.

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