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Rio Ferdinand and Patrice Evra meet up with Manchester United icon Sir Alex Ferguson

‘Always enjoy seeing The Boss in good spirits’: Rio Ferdinand catches up with Manchester United icon Sir Alex Ferguson as legendary boss shares joke with Patrice Evra in crowd

  • Rio Ferdinand made time to catch up with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson 
  • The former Manchester United pair were at Old Trafford for PSG clash
  • Patrice Evra was also in the stands near Ferguson and greeted his old manager 

Sir Alex Ferguson was greeted by a couple of his former Manchester United players at Old Trafford at Tuesday’s Champions League defeat by Paris Saint-Germain.

One was BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand, who took a selfie with his former manager.

‘Always enjoy seeing The Boss in good spirits!’ Ferdinand wrote on Instagram. ‘Great to be back at OT last night. Not the best result we were hoping for but we keep going and the reaction this weekend is key.’

Rio Ferdinand posed for a picture with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford

Rio Ferdinand posed for a picture with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford

Ferguson also saw another of his former players in Patrice Evra at the PSG match 

Ferguson also saw another of his former players in Patrice Evra at the PSG match 

Evra won the Premier League five times under Ferguson's guidance at Old Trafford 

Evra won the Premier League five times under Ferguson’s guidance at Old Trafford 

The other was Frenchman Patrice Evra, who played under Ferguson and alongside Ferdinand in United’s defence.

Ferguson signed Evra from Monaco in 2006 for £5.5million and the left-back won five Premier League titles and the 2008 Champions League in nine seasons.

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Unfortunately for the United heroes of yesterday, they were not able to see the present side emerge victorious on Tuesday night.

French champions PSG ran out 2-0 winners thanks to second-half goals from Presnel Kimbembe and Kylian Mbappe.

Paul Pogba was then sent off for a second bookable offence to compound woes for interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

‘It’s a reality check for us,’ said Solskjaer, who had won 10 of his first 11 games in charge. ‘This is another level than we’re used to.

Kylian Mbappe led PSG to an impressive 2-0 victory over United on Tuesday

Kylian Mbappe led PSG to an impressive 2-0 victory over United on Tuesday

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his team have it all to do but 'mountains are there to be climbed'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his team have it all to do but ‘mountains are there to be climbed’

‘But mountains are there to be climbed. You can’t lay down and say this is over.

‘At this club you bounce back. There is desire and determination to put this right. We will go to Paris to give it a go.’

The return leg in France is on March 6, with United’s next match coming against Chelsea in the FA Cup on Monday. 



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