How Arsene Wenger sent his respect to Sir Alex Ferguson

Rivals of old, friends at present.

Arsene Wenger showed his class on Sunday when he wished Sir Alex Ferguson well in his recovery from brain surgery, before addressing the Arsenal fans in his farewell speech.

Wenger is leaving Arsenal after 22-years in charge and he oversaw his final game at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon in a 5-0 win over Burnley.

The Frenchman took a moment to mention his friend and former rival, who remains in hospital following a brain haemorrhage over the weekend.

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“Firstly, because at Arsenal we care, we would like to wish Sir Alex Ferguson to get well very quickly.”

Ferguson presented Wenger with a present before his side took on United at Old Trafford last week. The Reds won, 2-1, thanks to a late winner from Marouane Fellaini.

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