Manchester United have announced the planned unveiling of Sir Alex Ferguson's statue outside of Old Trafford will be held later this month.

The 9ft bronze statue created by award-winning sculptor Philip Jackson will be unveiled 'in a prominent position' outside the stand named after Ferguson on Friday, November 23, at 2pm.

The unveiling comes the day before United welcome QPR who, coincidentally, were the same opponents Ferguson faced in his first home game in charge on November 22, 1986.