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Sir Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care

Sir Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care following surgery on a brain haemorrhage, Manchester United have announced.

The 76-year-old former United manager is to continue his rehabilitation in hospital in Salford.

United said: "Sir Alex no longer needs intensive care and will continue rehabilitation as an inpatient.

"His family have been overwhelmed by the level of support and good wishes but continue to request privacy as this will be vital during this next stage of recovery.

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United manager Jose Mourinho says everyone at the club is "very positive" about Sir Alex's recovery from brain surgery.

"His family asked for privacy and that is what I am going to respect," Mourinho said.

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