Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage on Saturday, May 5.
According to a tweet from the club’s verified Twitter account, Ferguson’s surgery went well but the gaffer still needs time in intensive care for him to recover.
“Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to aid his recovery,” read part of the post.
Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to aid his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter.
“His family request privacy in this matter. Everyone at Manchester United sends our very best wishes,” they added.
Football figures from all over the world wished Fergie quick recovery through social media:
Prayers and love to Sir Alex Ferguson through his operation and recovery. The reaction of the entire football world speaks volumes to his impact on football, on so many different individuals throughout the world. Not just Manchester United fans, but football fans. The G.O.A.T. ? pic.twitter.com/XguHKQ18h6— Adam Joseph (@AdamJosephSport) May 6, 2018
Everyone at Everton Football Club wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a speedy and full recovery following his emergency surgery today.— Everton (@Everton) May 5, 2018
Very sorry to hear about sir Alex Ferguson being in hospital. Thoughts are with him and his family. Stay strong Boss ???? https://t.co/Fbz9I1edsp— Robin van Persie (@Persie_Official) May 5, 2018
Get well soon Sir Alex Ferguson. Hope he makes a full recovery ????????— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) May 5, 2018
Sir Alex Ferguson found a way to beat every opposition – you can beat this one – thoughts with the ultimate Gaffer. #SirAlex— Jimmy Bullard (@jimmybullard) May 5, 2018
Hope and wish Sir Alex Ferguson to stay Strong and to have a full recovery!!???????????? #PrayforSirAlex— Pepe Reina (@PReina25) May 5, 2018
God I hope Sir Alex Ferguson is ok. It’s not till something like this happens that you realise just how much you value and admire this genius.— David Schneider (@davidschneider) May 5, 2018
Get Well Soon Sir!
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