Aberdeen legend Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency brain surgery after being rushed to hospital.
Manchester United said in a statement: “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.”
Reports say he was taken by ambulance to hospital and is currently in Salford Royal in an unknown condition.
Ferguson, 76, served as Dons boss between 1978 and 1986, winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in Gothenburg with his side in May 1983.
He left Pittodrie for Manchester United, where he went on to become the most successful manager in the history of the English Premier League, winning the title 13 times, as well as the UEFA Champions League in 1999 and 2008.