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Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for brain haemorrage

Sir Alex Ferguson is recovering after an emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage.

His former club Manchester United have announced the procedure has gone "very well" but he needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery.

Football fans from all over the world have sent him messages of support.

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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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