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The legendary manager rarely took control of training sessions, leaving it to his coaches including Carlos Queiroz and Rene Meulensteen.
Rio Ferdinand revealed Sir Alex Ferguson would 'speak to his bookies' during training sessions
Ferdinand played under Sir Alex during one of the club's best periods in their history
And Ferdinand said on his '"Rio Ferdinand Presents Five' podcast: 'Fergie never took sessions.
'He obviously did the talking and setting up of the sessions with the coaches before we went out and trained and then he'd just stand on the sidelines and observe the individuals, team, situations, the mood, the pace and intensity of training.'
When asked if Fergie would be saying anything during his observations, Ferdinand added: 'He's speaking to his bookie about which horse he's backing. That's the person he has most conversation with.
'Every now and again before the session he'd gather us in, maybe ahead of a big game at the weekend or after a result and say "listen guys that game is out of your system now, I want a hard session". So he wouldn't be talking too