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Sir Alex Ferguson asked about Manchester United’s poor start to the season

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Sir Alex Ferguson might not be the manager of Manchester United anymore, but he still turns up to every home match as well as a few aways.

The legendary Scot was in attendance at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon and watched on helplessly as his former club were hammered 4-0 by Chelsea.

If only we knew what Ferguson really felt about the club’s plight since his retirement three years ago.

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Fergie, of course, left United as champions of England after winning the 2012-13 title by 11 points.

But in the three seasons since bringing an abrupt end to his glittering managerial career, the Red Devils have finished 7th, 4th, and 5th in the Premier League table.

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United have missed Ferguson - badly

Life in the post-Ferguson era, as expected, has been anything but straightforward for the English giants.

David Moyes was an unmitigated disaster who saw out just 10 months of his six-year contract; Louis van Gaal wasn’t that much better but at least he won the FA Cup, while even Jose Mourinho is having a bit of difficulty during the opening months of his tenure.

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Following their humiliating defeat in west London, United find themselves seventh in the table, six points behind league-leaders Manchester City, Arsenal and Liverpool.

Video: Fergie asked about United's start to season

It was no surprise, then, that Ferguson was asked about his former club’s situation by a reporter earlier this week.

Fast-forward to 4 mins 47 secs in the video...

The 74-year-old was at the launch of Glasgow’s Euro 2020 logo when he was asked: “What do you make of your old team’s start to the season?”

Fergie, not exactly a great fan of sports journalists, responded in a rather prickly manner.

“I’m not getting into that at all,” Ferguson hit back. “I’m here to talk about Glasgow.”

Ah, how we’ve missed him.

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