Alex Ferguson was banned because his health was affected with Man United's performances

Alex Ferguson was banned because his health was affected with Man United's performances

- Sir Alex Ferguson has been following the Man United last three matches before Fulham game

- Ferguson traveled to watch Southampton, and was spotted watching Young Boys and Arsenal

- The 76-year-old led the Red Devils to 13 Premier League titles, 5 FA Cups and one Champions League

Manchester United former manager Sir Alex Ferguson was not present in United's 4-1 win over Fulham at Old Trafford because he was banned by his doctors.

The 76-year-old's medical team were concerned about his health after he was spotted watching three consecutive games.

The former Red Devils boss accepted the ban and decided not to watch his former team's emphatic victory over the Cottagers.

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Ferguson was seen in United's 2-2 draw with Southampton at St Mary's and was also available in their slim 1-0 win against Young Boys in the Champions League.

He was also spotted with in the 2-2 draw with old foes Arsenal at the Theatre of Dreams as his medics decided to serve him a one-match against Fulhamb because of growing concerns about his health.

One Old Trafford veteran revealed: “Sir Alex was nowhere to be seen and the word was he has agreed to the message from the medics – that is not to start overdoing things.

“They were concerned after seeing him on TV footage at the games – they then realised that he had been at three matches in just nine days including the lengthy trip to Southampton.

“We have been told Sir Alex took the advice on the chin and in his own inimitable style reluctantly agreed to it!

“He has done remarkably well in getting back to good health when things were really looking bleak – but even an old stubborn guy like him realises you have to listen when told what is good for you.”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Sir Alex Ferguson, was the center of attraction during the Red Devils 2-2 draw against Southampton at St. Mary's stadium.

The 76-year-old watched as the Saints scored two quick goals in the first 20 minutes of the meeting with Stuart Armstrong and Cedric Soares netting a goal each.


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