SIR ALEX FERGUSON left his laundry at the dry cleaners this morning, less than 48 hours after his beloved Manchester United were taken to the dry cleaners from Brentford.
The 80-year-old appeared to be in decent spirits as he got back into his car in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
In his pomp, Ferguson would have dished out a couple of hair dryers on Saturday as United were humiliated 4-0 by Brentford.
The Red Devils legend was present for their 2-1 opening day defeat by Brighton at Old Trafford.
And he will have been disgusted to see how his beloved United played.
Erik ten Hag delivered dramatic punishment himself after his side’s recent embarrassment, forcing his players to come on on their day off yesterday.
Stars were left “in ruins” after walking 8.5 miles in Carrington in 33-degree heat.
The atmosphere at United is at an all-time low as the players reportedly clashed last Thursday.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s situation didn’t help the mood in the camp.
Ferguson was at Carrington on the day his former favorite finally returned after skipping United’s pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia for “family reasons”.
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Ronaldo, 37, reiterated his desire to leave that day – believing he had a gentleman’s agreement with the club that he could leave if they didn’t finish in the top four.
The dour star’s moody mood hasn’t helped the atmosphere in the dressing room – some of his team-mates believe things would improve if United relented and sold him.
Ronaldo returned in the 1-1 draw with Rayo Vallecano but infuriated Ten Hag by being substituted ten minutes from time.
He was then introduced off the bench against Brighton before returning to the starting XI at Brentford.
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