SIR ALEX FERGUSON joined the Manchester United squad AGAIN at training to inspire them ahead of Sunday’s clash against Tottenham.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been working very closely with the Old Trafford legend since he took over from Jose Mourinho last month.
The Norwegian boss will be hoping that the 77-year-old’s presence at Carrington on Saturday will give his team a huge boost.
Ferguson also returned to the training ground before the 4-1 win over Bournemouth last month.
SunSport exclusively revealed that during that visit he gave a rousing speech, telling them: “You can make this club great again.”
Following his last visit, Solskjaer said: “He enjoyed his time at the training ground. He had a few nice chats with the staff and he encouraged us.”
Solskjaer played under the management of Ferguson for 11 years and he is keen to mimic his managerial approach.
SunSport exclusively revealed that the interim boss has even planned to reintroduce Ferguson’s famous quiz night.
The squad will feel revitalised as they return to Carrington after their warm-weather training camp in Dubai this week.
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United stars took the chance to lap up the Middle East sunshine following last week’s 2-0 win over Reading in the FA Cup.
Fred missed out on the trip to Dubai because his partner was due to give birth, but he was spotted with the squad on Saturday.
The Reds have now won five games on the bounce since Solskjaer took the reigns.
But the interim boss faces his toughest test to date when they travel to Wembley to take on Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
When asked how important it has been to have Ferguson in his corner, Solskjaer said: “Of course.
“I think it’s good for him as well. He is, for me, what Man United it about.
“I’ve had him for 15 years: 11 as a player and four as a [United youth-team] coach before I went back to Norway.
“Of course we’ve kept in touch all the way through and now even more so because this is his club as well.”
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