WATCH: How Sir Alex Ferguson Reacted After Fellaini’s Late Goal

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It may have been five years since Sir Alex Ferguson finally called time on the greatest managerial career of all time, but his love for the game and the club he managed for 26 years clearly hasn’t diminished a single bit.

That was more than evident on Sunday, as he sat in the stands and watched his beloved Man United take on Arsenal at Old Trafford.

The Red Devils took the lead through Paul Pogba, before Henrikh Mkhitaryan marked his first return to United since his move to the Gunners in January with the equalizing goal.

Marouane Fellaini then scored the winner in stoppage time to ensure that Wenger’s last visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss ended in defeat.

Before the game, the Frenchman was presented with a memento by Sir Alex and Jose Mourinho, in a tribute to all the epic battles the two clubs have played out over the years.

Sir Alex and Wenger were fierce rivals while the former was still at the club, but they enjoyed a good relationship off the pitch in the latter years.


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The legendary Scotsman even sent Wenger a personal message after it was announced that he would step down from his role as Arsenal boss at the end of the season.

However, the 70-year-old’s love for United clearly surpasses his affection for his former colleague, and he held nothing back in his celebrations as Fellaini scored the winner in what used to be known as ‘Fergie Time’.


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