Sir Alex Ferguson has urged Manchester United's fans to stand by David Moyes when he takes over as manager next season.
Manchester United have confirmed David Moyes as their new manager. The 50-year-old has signed a six-year contract
Loyal, driven and fiercely competitive - the traits of the new Manchester United manager David Moyes
Sir Alex Ferguson heads into retirement with yet another award. The outgoing Manchester United boss has been named the League Managers' Association Manager of the Year after guiding the Reds to a 20th league title.
Sir Alex Ferguson has held his last ever pre-match press conference as Manchester United manager.
He was treated to a standing ovation from the media gathered at the club's training ground this morning.
His last game is at West Brom on Sunday and he says he will treasure his time at the club.
After more than 26 years at the helm of Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson is walking away to spend more time with his family.
Yesterday he made a heartfelt speech following his final match at Old Trafford.
David Chisnall reports.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand told MUTV: "It was important the club made a decision quickly and got it all sorted before people could start making rumours.
"The club have acted impeccably in that respect.
"It's great to see the new manager coming in, we've never had a problem with him here at United, he's a very honest man from the players you speak to and he's done a fantastic job at his previous club Everton.
"I'm sure he'll be very, very open and sympathetic to the traditions of the club and try and continue that and not come in and try and make crazy changes in terms of the whole characteristics of the club."