Arsene Wenger has joined in with praising Sir Alex Ferguson after his statue was unveiled at Old Trafford earlier today.

“I don’t remember anybody else being at the top, top level for such a long time,” he said. “His commitment is always there, you never feel that his commitment is weakened. What I admire most is his forward-thinking. He is always ready to move with the times and never speaks about what he has done. He knows when to renew the team, when to make changes, and that is exceptional because you can sometimes be lazy when you have so much success. He’s never been like that, he’s always on his toes and he can renew what is needed, when it is needed. It is a job where you need to dedicate your life to football and Ferguson has done that and that deserves massive respect. He has won absolutely everything and, of course, that is something exceptional.”