Did Sir Alex Ferguson ever make a bad call? Find out here as we go through the five worst signings of Manchester United’s legendary manager.
Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the greatest managers in football history following his exploits at Manchester United between 1986 and 2013.
After coaching Aberdeen and the Scottish national team, Ferguson joined United during one of the club’s most difficult periods.
And while things got off to a shaky start, the Red Devils soon flourished under their coach and became a dominant force in English football.
27 years later, Ferguson retired as a 13-time Premier League winner and who had won every single club competition.
Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United:
🏟 1,500 games
✅ 895 wins
🏆 13 Premier League
🏆 5 FA Cup
🏆 4 League Cup
🏆 10 Comm’ Shield
🏆 2 Champions League
🏆 1 Super Cup
🏆 1 Club World Cup
Happy 78th Birthday. Great to see him fully fit and healthy. Legend. 👑🙌🏻 pic.twitter.com/WL9hiXXKbE
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He also had a keen eye for young talent, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Peter Schmeichel being perfect examples.
But in nearly three decades at Old Trafford, not all the 78-year-old’s decisions were spot on.
So with this in mind, we give you the five worst signings of Ferguson’s managerial career.