Sir Alex Ferguson was told that he should not attend Manchester United's victory at Fulham by "doctors who are concerned about his health" because the former boss attends three matches in nine days
- Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was not present at the victory over Fulham
- It is thought that he missed the game on the basis of medical advice from doctors
- De Schot was present at each of the last three games, including a draw with Arsenal
Harry Slavin for mailonline
Sir Alex Ferguson missed the Premier League clash between Manchester United and Fulham on the advice of his doctors.
De Schot, who is being returned to full health in May after having had a brain haemorrhage in May, had taken part in each of the three previous United matches in just nine days – including the one who made the tough journey to beat Southampton in the south. to see. coast.
He was also present at Old Trafford for victory in the Champions League against Young Boys, as well as the 2-2 draw with Arsenal.
Sir Alex Ferguson was not present at Manchester United's game against Fulham on medical advice
The former manager stood in the stands for the Champions League victory over Young Boys
Concerned by his hectic schedule, the former boss of United accepted medical advice to skip the visit of the Cottagers.
An old Trafford said to the sun: "Sir Alex was nowhere to be found and it was the intention that he agreed with the message of the doctors – that is not to exaggerate things.
They were worried after seeing him on TV images on the games – they realized then that he had been in three games in just nine days, including the long journey to Southampton.
& # 39; We have been told that Sir Alex has taken the advice on his chin and reluctantly agreed in his own, inimitable style! & # 39;
His absence during the Champions League meeting on Wednesday-evening with Valencia was probably also the best, as United turned into another furious show.
The Scot missed the 4-1 victory of United and looked after each of their previous three games
Jose Mourinho's party missed in first place in their group thanks to a 2-1 defeat in Spain, and Mourinho said afterwards that he expected better from his team.
& # 39; I expect (better) from my players & # 39 ;, he said after the loss. & # 39; Especially players who are in that week, week out, you ask me & # 39; why do not they play? & # 39 ;, & # 39; Why do not they start? & # 39;
& # 39; (It) was a good match to play, a match without any kind of pressure, a match in a game that everyone likes to play.
& # 39; And in the end my team improved, really, when I made the changes I did not want to make, which is a bit of frustration because I did not want to play the three players I played in the game in the second half. & # 39;
The 76-year-old even made the trip to the south coast for the 2-2 draw against Southampton