One of the greatest managerial rivalries in English footballing history has to be Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger.
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The two legends reigned over their respective clubs – Manchester United and Arsenal – for more than two decades together, and shared some of the most thrilling moments in top-flight history.
They had a mutual respect for each other but rarely displayed it due to the passionate rivalry between themselves and their teams, but now the pair are no longer in the hot seat at Old Trafford or the Emirates, that respect is free to flow effortlessly between the two legends of the game without interference.
Former Gunners boss Wenger – who only parted company with the north Londoners in 2018 – was attending the Nordoff Robbins Legends of Football charity night on Monday evening, and though his former nemesis in the dugout, Sir Alex Ferguson, was not there to pass on his best wishes in person, he did send a short video to the Frenchman which has today surfaced on Twitter.
Unsurprisingly, the Scot’s kind words have gone down a storm with United fans:
Won’t ever see managers like them anymore
— Saidur Rahman (@SaidurR02) October 8, 2019
Two great people and managers who revolutionized the premier league.
And they gave us some of the greatest premier league moments the intensity when each team played and one of the best rivalries in premier league history for sure.
— Jay (@NotoriousManc) October 8, 2019
Two game changers. Will never see anyone like that again 🤕💔
— ᔕᕼEᘔᘔY 🇵🇰🏴 (@Shezzy_10) October 8, 2019
— Universal Soldier (@AdamsonAhmed) October 8, 2019
Come back to UNITED FERGI♂
— ̲ k̅ ̲ l̅ ̲ i̅ ̲ n̅ ̲ ᖇ I ᐯ E ᖇ I ᑎ E♘ (@MandatedJ) October 8, 2019
They will go down as the 2 greatest PL managers in history. Their rivalry over the years was mammoth but they have the utmost respect for each other.
— Tracey Cull (@TraceyCull1) October 8, 2019
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