Manchester United have confirmed Sir Alex Ferguson will retire as manager at the end of the season.
The most successful manager in English football history said in statement posted in the cub’s website: “The decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about and one that I have not taken lightly.”
“It is the right time.”
Ferguson’s last game in charge will be at West Brom on May 19 and he will join the club’s football board.
“Going forward, I am delighted to take on the roles of both Director and Ambassador for the club. With these activities, along with my many other interests, I am looking forward to the future.”
Ferguson 71, has won 38 trophies since taking over from Ron Atkinson on 6 November 1986, including this season’s Premier League title.
His haul includes 13 titles, two Champions League crowns, five FA Cups and four League Cups.
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