The legendary Scottish manager will take charge of the Red Devils at Old Trafford on June 4 for the first time since retiring back in 2013
Sir Alex Ferguson will return to the dugout and take charge of the Manchester United team for Michael Carrick’s testimonial.
The 75-year-old, who won an incredible 38 trophies during his time in charge at Old Trafford, retired from management back in 2013 having delivered the club’s 20th top-flight title.
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The legendary Scot has remained involved with the Red Devils in an ambassadorial role and is regularly in attendance to watch United matches.
Current United boss Jose Mourinho revealed recently that he has encouraged Sir Alex to travel with the first team to games and that he actively invites him to join the players in the dressing room.
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He said, as quoted by the Daily Mirror: “After I arrived, he came in again. He came back to visit the people he worked with for so many years. And he travelled with us once again.
“And that’s what I said to him, ‘It doesn’t make sense that we’re playing in London and go on a private train and you, Sir Alex, will go by car. You’re not going by car. No. Go by train, with the team’.
“But he is so respectful that he becomes even a little shy in this approach. We have to make him feel loved.