Alex Ferguson vows he'll be back at Old Trafford in powerful video message 2 years ago

Alex Ferguson vows he'll be back at Old Trafford in powerful video message

"Believe me, without those people who gave me such great care, I would not be sitting here today."

For the first time since suffering a brain haemmorrhage in early May, Sir Alex Ferguson has addressed the public with a video message from the Manchester United Twitter account.

It is the first time Ferguson has been in the public eye since he suffered a life-threatening haemmorrhage in May.

In the video, he expresses his gratitude towards the medical staff who have taken care of him over the past two and a half months. He also promised to return to Old Trafford at some point during the upcoming season, and wished José Mourinho and the squad good luck.

The whole of the footballing world let out a sigh of relief upon the news that the iconic manager has recovered from the life-threatening incident.