Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has spoken out for the first time since his life-saving operation back in May.
The legendary Manchester United manager was placed into an induced coma at Salford Royal Hospital on May 5 after suffering a brain haemorrhage.
The 76-year-old was released in June following the emergency surgery, however, and has now posted a video thanking those that have supported him over the last couple of months.
“Hello. Just a quick message, first of all to thank the medical staff at Macclesfield, Salford Royal and Alexandra hospitals,” said Ferguson in the video posted on United’s official Twitter page.
“Believe me, without those people, who gave me such great care, I would not be sitting here today. So thank you from me and my family, thank you very much.
“It’s made me feel so humble, as have all the messages I’ve received from all over the world, wishing me the best. And the good wishes do resonate very, very strongly with me. So thank you for that support you’ve given me.
“Lastly, I’ll be back later in the season to watch the team. In the meantime, all the best to Jose and the players. Thank you very much.”
Sir Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies during his 26 years in charge of the Red Devils
On Saturday 5 May, the football world was rocked by the news that Sir Alex Ferguson had undergone surgery for a brain haemorrhage.
Since then, the most successful manager in English football history has battled in a way only he knows how.
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— Manchester United (@ManUtd) July 26, 2018