Alex Ferguson set for return to Man United as manager against Bayern Munich

Alex Ferguson set for return to Man United as manager against Bayern Munich

- Alex Ferguson will be in the dugout for a rematch of the '99 Champions League final

- The rematch will commemorate the 20-year anniversary of United's Champions League triumph over the Bundesliga side

- United will be seeking to raise funds towards the Manchester United Foundation charity

Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, is scheduled to make a return to the dugout in May for a rematch of the '99 Champions League final.

The historic final saw United bag a treble after defeating the German side 2-1 at Camp Nou to lift the UEFA Champions League title.

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Incidentally, current United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, netted a late winner in the 93rd for the Red Devils to gift them a memorable victory.

United have since confirmed the special legends match which will take place at Old Trafford on the 26th May, exactly two decades after the '99 final.

Top legends including the likes of David Beckham, Ryan Giggs, Teddy Sheringham and Solskjaer are expected to feature as players.

Speaking ahead of the event, Ferguson admitted it is going to be an emotional one.

"I'm really looking forward to what will be a special day at Old Trafford," Manchester United website quoted the legendary manager.
"It will be a great catch up with some familiar faces and a great opportunity to support the work of Manchester United Foundation," he added.

All proceeds from the rematch will be channeled towards the Manchester United Foundation charity.

Ferguson won 13 English Premier League titles, five FA Cups and two Champions League trophies during his stay at Old Trafford that lasted for 27 years.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how ex-Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson is still playing a vital role in the Red Devils squad after helping interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with team selections ahead of matches.

According to the report, the 77-year-old had a close relationship with the Norwegian, winning numerous titles for 11 seasons at Old Trafford.

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