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The Premier League giant Manchester United have announced legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson is set to return to the Old Trafford dugout later this year.
— Michael Carrick (@carras16) March 20, 2017
The former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is set to take touchline at Old Trafford with his managerial presence once more with the Manchester United legend to take charge at Michael Carrick's testimonial, which is set to be held on June 4, while Harry Redknapp is set to take charge of the Michael Carrick All Stars XI.
The match is set to help raise funds for Carrick’s new foundation the Michael Carrick Foundation, which aims “to create opportunities for children to feel safe, valued and inspired to achieve”, while also raising funds for the Manchester United Foundation.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) March 20, 2017
And the former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who captured 38 trophies, which included 13 Premier League crowns, during his time in the Old Trafford hotseat, a career which began in 1986 and ended in 2013 is has expressed his excitement at getting back out there and hailed Carrick's 11-year contribution to the club.
As the 75-year-old Ferguson told MUTV, “I think the best bit will be seeing the players, to be honest with you.”
'No [I don't miss managing]. I miss the big games of course but I made my decision and I'm enjoying it.
'I don't have to worry about you lads or the agents or the press conferences and having to control that press secretary of mine!
'I'm delighted Michael is getting a testimonial. It tells you Manchester United are probably the only club in England that can do that. Players do tend to stay a long time here. We don't have players here one minute and gone the next.'