Bastian Schweinsteiger tweets photo of himself and Sir Alex Ferguson

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Bastian Schweinsteiger has posted a photo of himself and Sir Alex Ferguson on Twitter from last night’s Euro 2016 qualifier between Germany and Scotland - and Manchester United fans are loving it.

The Germany international posted the photo, which was taken minutes before kick-off, alongside the caption: “A brief chat with the @ManUtd legend Sir Alex Ferguson at last night’s game. #mufc”

The photo has been retweeted over 3000 times and received over 4000 ‘favourites’ - and you can check out some of the best replies from Manchester United fans by scrolling down this page.


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Ferguson shook hands with all 22 players prior to the match at Hampden Park, which finished 3-2 to the reigning world champions.

Thomas Muller scored twice and provided an assist to help keep Germany on course to reach next summer’s European Championships in France.

Schweinsteiger also produced an assured performance in midfield, and the watching Ferguson will have been impressed by the Manchester United’s summer signing’s display.

United fans react on Twitter

Will Man United see the best of Schweinsteiger?

While Manchester United have already taken Schweinsteiger to their hearts, they are still yet to see the very best of the former Bayern Munich star.

Now 31, some fans are understandably a little concerned that Schweinsteiger might be past his best.

Would Pep Guardiola have allowed the experienced central midfielder to leave the Allianz Arena this summer were that not the case?

Still, if the World Cup winner can avoid injuries, Manchester United should see glimpses of Schweinsteiger at his mercurial best over the next few seasons.

Manchester United fans: are you confident Bastian Schweinsteiger is still capable of producing big performances against the best opponents? Have your say by leaving a comment in the box below!

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