It’s Fergie Time: Sir Alex Ferguson Gets Top Job at Man United, He Now Has More Influence at Old Trafford

It’s Fergie Time: Sir Alex Ferguson Gets Top Job at Man United, He Now Has More Influence at Old Trafford

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
July 30, 2022 at 11:33 AM
  • Sir Alex Ferguson and iconic figures at Manchester United have been handed an official position at Old Trafford by current Chief Executive Richard Arnold
  • The 80-year-old former United boss is expected to bring his expertise and wealth of experience on board helping with all aspects of the club
  • Since Alex Ferguson's retirement almost a decade ago, Manchester United have appointed five managers substantive managers with Dutch coach Erik Ten Hag currently holding the fort at Old Trafford

Celebrated manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been handed a formal job at Manchester United, almost a decade since he called time off his coaching career.

Now 80 years, Ferguson alongside legendary Manchester United captain Bryan Robson, current football director John Murtough and David Gill have been appointed to a think-tank at the club by current Chief Executive Richard Arnold.

According to Daily Mirror, Sir Alex Ferguson will now have more influence at Old Trafford since his official retirement in 2013.

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Sir Alex Ferguson has been appointed to a think-tank at Manchester United by current Chief Executive Officer Richard Arnold. Photo credit: @ManUtd
Source: Twitter

The high-+powered ad-hoc group will advise the club on a wide range of issues such as redeveloping Carrington and Old Trafford, and the club’s relationship with its fans.

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Ferguson was sighted at the club's training grounds which coincided with Ronaldo's crunch talks with United chiefs amid the uncertainty surrounding the Portuguese captain's future.

The legendary Man United boss, who won a whopping 38 titles during his 26-year spell at the Theatre of Dreams, played a crucial role in Ronaldo's return to the Red Devils last summer.

United will hope to have an excellent 2022-23 campaign following an underwhelming season last term with the Red Devils finishing with their lowest points tally since the start of the Premier League in 1992.

Sir Alex Ferguson sighted at United training grounds

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Sir Alex Ferguson was a surprise guest at Manchester United training ground on Tuesday, July 26.

The legendary United boss pulled up at the Carrington Training Complex as Cristiano Ronaldo held talks with the club’s hierarchy over his future.

Ronaldo is said to be keen to depart Old Trafford this summer and is said to have informed United chiefs about his desire not to continue at the club.

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