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Manchester United midfielder Fred reveals that Sir Alex Ferguson is still watching training

Manchester United midfielder Fred reveals Sir Alex Ferguson is still watching training as Brazilian label club legend is ‘the best coach in football history’

  • Fred signed for Man United in 2018 and has improved dramatically this season
  • Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager of United in 2013 after 26 years with the club
  • Brazilian midfielder Fred says he considers Ferguson very important
  • The 27-year-old said that Ferguson sometimes enters the dressing room

Manchester United midfielder Fred has opened up to the influence former boss Sir Alex Ferguson still exerts at the club, saying he is the ‘best coach in football history’.

Brazilian playmaker Fred signed with United in the summer of 2018, five years after Ferguson retired, after being at the helm of Old Trafford for almost 27 years, taking 13 Premier League titles and two Champions League crowns won.

But despite being a day, Ferguson often watches training and sometimes enters the locker room, revealed Fred, who is now led by Ferguson’s former player, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Fred signed for Manchester United in 2018 and is all too aware of the greatness of Sir Alex Ferguson

Fred signed for Manchester United in 2018 and is all too aware of the greatness of Sir Alex Ferguson

Ferguson retired in 2013, but according to Fred, he still watches training at United

Ferguson retired in 2013, but according to Fred, he still watches training at United

Ferguson retired in 2013, but according to Fred, he still watches training at United

“It was an honor to meet this gentleman. One of the guys who revolutionized football, “Fred told the Brazilian TV channel Esporte Interativo.

“And every Alex Ferguson story here is huge and it’s a man Solskjaer played for, so he’s always in the training center to watch a workout, in the stadium, sometimes he goes to the locker room to greet us. ‘

The 27-year-old, who has improved dramatically in this campaign after a difficult first season with United, also spoke of his deep admiration for Ferguson in football.

“Man, it’s an incredible feeling to meet him, to touch his hand,” admitted Fred.

Ferguson retired from United in 2013 after nearly 27 years and signed with a 13th Premier League

Ferguson retired from United in 2013 after nearly 27 years and signed with a 13th Premier League

Ferguson retired from United in 2013 after nearly 27 years and signed with a 13th Premier League

“He’s a man I think he’s in Manchester United history, I don’t think so, I’m sure he’s the best coach in football history.

“So he’s an idol not only of me but of all football, and I’m very happy to have met him and other idols here in the club. So I am very grateful for that. ‘

This season, after missing the first four Premier League games, Fred has since appeared in every league game, with a total of 39 appearances in all competitions and two goals.


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