Utd chief tells MUTV successor must understand club

The qualities are the ones that have been inherent at Manchester United for many years.

Our two most successful eras were with managers who got involved with all aspects of the club, from the youth team to the first team, to get that degree of loyalty and understanding of the football club.

Clearly he has to have the requisite football experience, both in terms of domestic and European experience.

It is a small pool.

– Manchester United chief executive David Gill


Sir Alex Ferguson retires

Sir Alex Ferguson has retired as manager of Manchester United.