Legendary Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed new manager Jose Mourinho, as the Portuguese boss looks to bring glory days back at Old Trafford.
The Scot has backed Mourinho and said that Jose is a vast improvement over recently sacked boss Louis Van Gaal.
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Ferguson said that the former Chelsea and Real Madrid managers record was alomost impossible to ignore.
He said: “I think there’ll be a massive improvement. I think Jose was wrong to go back to Chelsea. It’s always difficult when you go back somewhere for a second time.
“He’s won the European Cup twice with different clubs and won titles with all the clubs he’s been at. You can’t ignore his record and I think Manchester United is the right kind of club for him.”
Sir Alex also expressed his opinion on who he thinks should replace Roy Hodgson as the manager of English football team, after Hodgson stepped down after a disastrous Euro 2016 campaign.
The Scot said that Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce would be the ‘obvious choice’ for the post as the FA look to rebuild the team.
“The problem is there was an expectation England would do well and because they didn’t, it’s all a bit flat. So they need to work out what the plan B is.
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“It’s very difficult to think of the right man and there are only three English managers in the Premier League. With Sam (Allardyce)’s experience, he is the obvious choice.
“But I think they have to search wider to make sure they get the right one. If it’s Sam, fine. But they have to have someone with the capabilities, the tactical awareness and the feel for the national side.”