Messages of goodwill have been pouring in since news broke on Saturday that former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson underwent emergency surgery after suffering a brain haemorrhage.
Here are some of the messages:
VINCENT KOMPANY (Manchester City captain): Hang in there Sir Alex. Thoughts are with the family and close ones.
LUKE SHAW: Sending my love and best wishes to sir Alex 🙏🏽🙌🏽
JESSE LINGARD: Thoughts and prayers sir alex 🙌🏾
MICHAEL CARRICK: Absolutely devastated to hear about Sir Alex being unwell in hospital. All my thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 Be strong Boss xx
WEST BROM: We are saddened to hear Sir Alex Ferguson has been taken ill. All at West Bromwich Albion wish one of the game’s great champions a full and speedy recovery.
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR: Everybody at the Club sends their best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson for a full and speedy recovery following his emergency surgery today.
NBA UK: Everyone at the NBA would like to send our very best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson and his loved ones at this difficult time.
VALENCIA: After hearing the dreadful news this evening, everyone at @valenciacf_en would like to wish former @ManUtd manager Sir Alex Ferguson a speedy recovery. 🙏
ASTON VILLA: Everybody at Aston Villa wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery after his surgery. #FootballFamily #AVFC.
MANCHESTER CITY : Everyone at Manchester City wishes Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery after his surgery #footballfamily
CHELSEA: This evening, everybody at Chelsea FC sends our best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson for a full and swift recovery following emergency surgery.
GARY LINEKER: Very sorry to hear the news that Sir Alex Ferguson is seriously ill in hospital. Wish him all the very best.
PREMIER LEAGUE: The thoughts of everyone at the Premier League are with Sir Alex Ferguson and his family following news that he underwent emergency surgery today
SEVILLA: Everyone at Sevilla FC wants to send their best wishes and strength to those close to Sir Alex Ferguson at such a difficult time. If there’s anyone out there with the spirit to pull through it’s Sir Alex. Fuerza!
LALIGA: #LaLiga’s thoughts are with Sir Alex Ferguson, his family and friends after hearing the news he had emergency surgery today. We wish him a speedy recovery.
LEEDS UNITED: Everyone at #LUFC sends our best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson and wish him a speedy recovery following his surgery today #FootballFamily
ROBBIE FOWLER (Ex-Liverpool striker): Wishing Sir Alex Ferguson a full and speedy recovery following his emergency surgery today.
GLASGOW RANGERS (club Sir Alex played for) : Everyone at #RangersFC sends their best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson following emergency surgery this evening.
BAYER LEVERKUSEN: We’re sending our best wishes to @ManUtd and Sir Alex Ferguson! Hoping for a strong and speedy recovery 🙏
UEFA: Our thoughts and best wishes are with Sir Alex Ferguson and his family after his surgery earlier today. Everyone at UEFA wishes the former @ManUtd manager and UEFA Coaching Ambassador a full recovery.
ABERDEEN (Scottish club Sir Alex led to European Cup Winners Cup triumph in 1982): The thoughts and prayers of everyone connected with Aberdeen Football Club are with our former manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, and his family following tonight’s news.
THIERRY HENRY: Just heard the news about Sir Alex Ferguson. Wishing him and his family all the strength for a speedy recovery. #keepstrong.
THE FA: Our thoughts are with Sir Alex, his family and everyone at @ManUtd. We hope he has a full and timely recovery.
DAVID SILVA: Get well soon Sir Alex 🙏
PIERS MORGAN: Greatest manager/coach of them all – in ANY sport.
Come on Sir Alex, we’re all rooting for you.
ARSENAL: We’re all thinking of you, Sir Alex.
EDWIN VAN DER SAR: Devasted about the news about Sir Alex and knowing all to well about the situation ourselves. Stay strong and hope together with everyone you recover. Edwin & Annemarie.
FIFA: We join many across the world of football in sending our best wishes to Sir Alex Ferguson.