Former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Fergus on has revealed the announcing that he would retire at the end of the season in 2001 was his biggest mistake. Sir Alex Ferguson had planned to retire from coaching at the end of the 2001/2002 season, a decision which he made public. He has claimed that the announcement had drastic effects on his coaching staff and players. According to him, he changed his mind in January after seeing that the club still needed him very much. Sir Alex Ferguson later went on to become Manchester United’s longest serving coach And later retired in the 2013.
During his 26 years reign at Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson won a staggering 38 trophies including trebles at some point in his career. After his departure there was a lot of debate about who was going to fill the shoes and the plan. Then came David Moyes, who left Everton to take over United. David Moyes came to the club with a good plan lasted only 10 months as United lost out on a Champions league spot that season because they finished seventh on the table.
After the 2014 world cup, Manchester United hire former Netherlands, Barcelona and Ajax manager Louis van Gaal. He helped the club back to wining ways and secured a place in the champions league. But that’s not enough as the club has spent so much during the transfer market to have a squad like what they currently have.