- Manchester United have announced that former manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care
- The veteran Scot was rushed to hospital on Saturday May 5 with a life-threatening brain haemorrhage
- But Fergie who is now out of intensive care joked about attending the Champions League finals
Premier League giant, Manchester United, have announced that former manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care after the veteran Scot suffering a brain haemorrhage.
The 76-year-old Scot, was rushed to hospital on Saturday May 5, with a life-threatening brain haemorrhage but is already awake and talking.
Ferguson surprised fans by making football his first discussion as he got off from coma.
Friends of Sir Alex said his first words on waking at Salford Royal Hospital, Gtr Manchester, were: “So, how did Doncaster get on?”
He fell critically ill hours before son Darren’s Doncaster Rovers played host to Wigan in the final match of the season — and lost 1-0.
Sir Alex also joked about flying to Kiev in two weeks time in time for the Champions League Final.
Manchester United took to Twitter to announce the good news in a tweet which reads: "Sir Alex no longer needs intensive care and will continue rehabilitation as an inpatient.
"His family have been overwhelmed by the level of support and good wishes but continue to request privacy as this will be vital during this next stage of recovery."
The legendary Scottish manager was last seen in public at Old Trafford last month when he presented outgoing Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger with a commemorative trophy.
The SUN reports that Arsene Wenger called his recovery “fantastic news”, adding: “He has worked very hard and deserves a long period of enjoying life.
“Hopefully he can do that in good shape."
The Scot retired as United manager in May 2013 after winning 38 trophies during 26 years in charge.
Legit.ng previously reported that Legendary Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson's first words after his successful emergency brain surgery were reportedly on Doncaster Rovers' result.
Fergie was rushed to hospital after suffering from a brain haemorrhage and he underwent emergency surgery and is now believed to be showing early signs of recovery.
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