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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.
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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Sir Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care following surgery on a brain haemorrhage, Manchester United have announced.
The 76-year-old, one of the most successful football managers of all time, had surgery on Saturday and is in intensive care.