Brian Kidd: Sir Alex Ferguson was unreal for Manchester United

Brian Kidd: Sir Alex Ferguson was unreal for Manchester United

Ferguson became seriously ill at his home in Cheshire on Saturday morning and was rushed to a hospital in Macclesfield before being taken to Salford Royal for the operation which may well have saved his life.

"Hang in there Sir Alex", said City captain Vincent Kompany, who has won the Premier League three times since 2012.

The Scottish legend has recently undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage and tributes have flown in from all over the footballing world.

Arsene Wenger has backed old foe Sir Alex Ferguson to make a speedy recovery after undergoing emergency surgery following a brain Haemorrhage. "His family request privacy".

"Obviously I knew it was extremely serious when I knew his son Darren didn't attend his own game", the former England boss added. Here's hoping and praying you make a full recovery/comeback from this one too.

MANCHESTER UNITED, issuing a statement on their former manager. I was hoping it wasn't true. I had a few words with him. "Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes".

Former United player David Beckham posted a picture on Instagram of himself as a fresh-faced schoolboy with Sir Alex, writing: "Keep fighting Boss".

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Television presenter Eamonn Holmes, a longtime friend of the football hero and Manchester United fan, described him as an "amazing man".

Cristiano Ronaldo: My thoughts and prayers are with you, my dear friend. Be strong boss xx.

Managers Sam Allardyce of Everton and Southampton's Mark Hughes, a former United player under the Scot, also added their best wishes following the first Premier League game after the news broke. "Thoughts are with the family and close ones". "Every brain injury is unique, as is every individual's recovery".

"You really think Sir Alex is indestructible. Edwin & Annemarie", said the couple's Twitter post.

"No updates, just an endless list of tweets from the 4 corners of the world showing support and love. Be strong. Win this one". Thoughts are with him and his family.

"Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes".

The most successful manager in the history of the British game, Ferguson's trophy haul at Old Trafford included 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League crowns, five FA Cups and four League Cups.

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