Sir Alex Ferguson out of intensive care as he continues recovery from brain surgery

Sir Alex Ferguson has been removed from intensive care at Salford Royal Hospital as he continues his recovery from brain surgery.

The former Manchester United manager will continue rehabilitation as an inpatient at the hospital after he suffered a brain haemorrhage on Saturday.

A statement from United read: “His family have been overwhelmed by the level of support and good wishes but continue to request privacy as this will be vital during this next stage of recovery.”