“He is a legend at the club,"

"He is up there with likes of Bobby Charlton and Denis Law. He is well respected with all the players and supporters and he will get the atmosphere better on the training ground and at Old Trafford.

“The players will go into training at Carrington relishing the sessions and they will be flying at Old Trafford."

"I used to call him a football nut because he took everything on board. He has got a chance [to be a top manager].”