Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage 4 years ago

Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for brain haemorrhage

The former Manchester United manager was hospitalised earlier today.

Alex Ferguson has been rushed to hospital to undergo emergency surgery (5 May).

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An ambulance was called to the 76-year-old's home this morning, at which stage he was described as being seriously ill.

Manchester United have since issued a statement confirming that the former manager suffered a brain haemorrhage, saying:

"Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage. The procedure has gone very well but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery.

"His family request privacy in this matter."

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