The 74-year-old Scot has backed Mourinho to be at success at Old Trafford
The Portuguese was overlooked for the job following Ferguson's retirement three years ago
The Scot believes that Mourinho was right to go with 'his own man' at Old Trafford
Ferguson praised Messi's ability but claimed that Ronaldo is better because he 'could play for Stockport County and score a hat-trick'
The Foxes have made a habit of grinding out narrow wins, like the Scotsman's teams of old
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Sir Alex Ferguson was also at the game.
Over the years Ferguson and Mourinho have become close friends
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It verged on grief tourism, but Beckham's homage to the game was beautiful
Stoke is the last place to go with players who would rather be elsewhere – it is a far cry from Ferguson’s title-winners
United are determined to give Van Gaal every chance to succeed
'But I know the guy and I know the work he has done in football and I can't see it lasting long, I can't see it'
However he has since spoken with the former Manchester United manager
Gary Neville just the latest in a long line production line of former Ferguson players to become a manager
Neville played his entire career under Ferguson's management