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'I've never met anyone as tough as Sir Alex he'll pull through' - Ryan Giggs

Speaking exclusively to Granada Reports - Ryan Giggs admits it was a 'huge shock' when he heard his former boss at Manchester United had suffered a brain hemorrhage.

He described Sir Alex, who's 76, as one of the greatest ever managers and says he's been told the emergency brain surgery he had on Saturday had gone well.

He says he's never met anyone as tough as Sir Alex Ferguson and he's sure he'll pull through.

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Sir Alex Ferguson: experts say coming days will be critical for good recovery

Sir Alex Ferguson is recovering in hospital after he underwent emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

The former Manchester United manager was rushed to Salford Royal for treatment over the weekend.

A consultant neurosurgeon has told ITV News that the coming days and weeks will be critical:

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WATCH: Jose's incredible 12-minute record defence

At an incredible press conference at Manchester United, manager Jose Mourinho launched into a 12 minute defence of his record.

It follows United's shock Champions League exit at home to Sevilla on Tuesday.

Using pre- prepared notes Mourinho listed each of United's European seasons since their last Champions League final in 2011.

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