British press sources confirmed today, Friday, that Scottish Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary coach of Manchester United, will return to United to take over a managerial position in the team.
According to the newspaper, “Daily Mail”, Ferguson before returning to the United board of directors.
Richard Arnold, the club’s chief executive, responded to the advice of some recently that Ferguson should be returned to the board of directors to benefit from his experience.
This will lead to a more influential role for Ferguson at Old Trafford, as was the case a decade ago when the Scotsman supervised the training of the “Red Devils”.
Ferguson, who coached Manchester United for 27 years between 1986 and 2013, is considered one of the symbols of United and is respected by the fans, management and players of the current and former teams.
Ferguson had played a major role in the return of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo to defend the colours of Manchester United for a second term in the summer of last year and is currently working on persuading him to continue with the team.