Capello: Fergie told me he quit 'because of stress'

Capello with Sir Alex Ferguson in 2011 Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The former England coach Fabio Capello has revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson quit Manchester United because of stress, according to the Associated Press.

It is reported he told Sky Sports Italia: "I called him and he told me that he decided this way because of excess stress."

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