Sir Alex Ferguson: Former Manchester United Manager Still Earns Handsome Paycheck, 9 Years After Leaving Club

Sir Alex Ferguson: Former Manchester United Manager Still Earns Handsome Paycheck, 9 Years After Leaving Club

  • Celebrated former Manchester United head coach Sir Alex Ferguson still earns a decent amount of money 9 years after retiring
  • Ferguson left United in 2013, bringing to an end a 26-year reign that saw him win several trophies with the club
  • He is currently serving as the club's ambassador, a role that sees him earn more than many of the current players

Legendary football coach Sir Alex Ferguson is still in Manchester United's paybooks. Ferguson, who retired more than 9 years ago, is the most successful coach that the club has ever had.

It has now been revealed that he continues to earn a decent amount of money even in his retirement.

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Sir Alex Ferguson attends Manchester United's game against Real Sociedad. Photo by Martin Rickett.
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Sports Bible reports that Ferguson earns close to 235,000 Euros every week for his role as the club's global ambassador.

Even more interestingly, Ferguson only has to work for 20 days the whole year.

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The figure Ferguson earns is well beyond what many Manchester United stars earn at the moment. Cristiano Ronaldo remains the best-paid player in the division with a salary of €515,000 weekly.

He is then followed by David De Gea, Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and new signing Casemiro, who all earn €300,000 or more.

According to figures from Sportrac, Antony Martial and Bruno Fernandes are next on United's list. After the duo, all the other players earn less than what Ferguson takes home weekly for his role at Old Trafford.

The Scot tactician is still a regular figure during Manchester United games.

Alex Ferguson called Arsenal players babies to fire up his players

Sports Brief had earlier reported that former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson called Arsenal players 'babies' work up his players at the height of the rivalry between the two sides.

Rio Ferdinand recalled how the legendary manager used to stir them up when things weren't going so well. The rivalry between the two sides is still talked about to this day.

Ferguson wanted to win by any means necessary and usually disparaged the Gunners to light up his players. United legend Rio Ferdinand recalls how Ferguson would use his man management skills and mojo to inspire the Red Devils who were the best team in England when he was coach.

Source: Sports Brief News