Well-wishes flood in for Sir Alex Ferguson after emergency surgery 1 year ago

Well-wishes flood in for Sir Alex Ferguson after emergency surgery

Sir Alex Ferguson is recovering in hospital after undergoing emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

Ferguson remains in a serious condition, having been rushed to hospital on Friday after complaining about feeling unwell.

The legendary Manchester United manager was initially taken toΒ Macclesfield district hospital before being transported toΒ Salford Royal.

In a short statement, Manchester United announced that the procedure had "gone very wellΒ but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery. His family request privacy in this matter."

The 76-year-old remains one of the most respected figures in football and news of his condition has prompted a wave of well-wishes from former players, former rivals and anyone who has encountered Ferguson.