What a loss! – Vieira on Fergie

2013-05-08 17:07

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He thought he had two or more seasons in him, former Arsenal skipper Patrick Vieira said about Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement from football.

The Manchester United coach today announced he would step down at the end of of the season after an incredible 26 years in charge of United.

The 71-year-old has won 49 trophies during his managerial career, including a record 13 Premier League titles with United.

Vieira, Manchester City’s football development executive, who was in South Africa to announce City’s pre-season tour in July, said he thought Ferguson would continue for two or three more seasons because he “looks okay”.

“He is not just a United loss but the whole football world would suffer without him. He is one of the best in the world,” he said.

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