Sir Alex Ferguson determined to help Manchester United sign key target

Sir Alex Ferguson. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)
Sir Alex Ferguson. (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images) /

It seems the former Manchester United coach and club legend is determined to make this transfer happen for the Red Devils and is helping in any way he can.

For decades Manchester United were exemplary at identifying raw talent and developing them into world class players. From the likes of David Beckham, Eric Cantona, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney the list is endless.

At the heart of the process was the club’s legendary coach, Sir Alex Ferguson. The Scotsman had the uncanny ability to turn marble into gold.

This trait was witnessed first hand by the Red Devils’ current coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who served over a decade under Sir Alex Ferguson as a player and now the Norwegian is hoping to repeat the same formula for success.

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Quite literally it seems, as Solskjaer has turned to his former mentor for help in the club’s latest recruitment battle.

It is no secret that the Red Devils are keen to land the 16 year old teenage sensation, Jude Bellingham. Recently United even game him a tour of their training complex.

And during this said tour, according to the Telegraph via the Daily Mirror, Sir Alex Ferguson himself was present to try and convince the young talent to join the Red Devils.

The presence of such a legendary figure could be a huge pulling power.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s name in football is renowned after all. He is one of the best coaches to have ever participated in the game and when someone of his calibre is trying to convince you to come to his club, it would be hard to resist.

The presence of Ferguson also indicates that the former coach is clearly a huge admirer of Jude Bellingham and is determined to see him come to Old Trafford.

United fans will surely appreciate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer trying to use the tactics of old and maintaining the club’s ethos.

It is no surprise Solskjaer has targeted Jude Bellingham in a bid to do so. The youngster is a special talent.

The 16 year old has been incredible in the Championship this season. His pace is frightening, his stamina is relentless and his distribution is exemplary. At such a tender age he has dictated games in England’s second division.

In addition Jude Bellingham has also been able to pop up in the box and score goals for Birmingham at crucial moments of the campaign which is a sign of a true great.

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What do you think, can United convince Jude Bellingham to join the club?