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Man Utd boss Ferguson expecting warm reception from Rangers fans

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson expects a warm welcome from Rangers fans at Ibrox this week.

Ferguson hasn't always been a popular figure at Ibrox - despite spending two years there as a player in the 60s.

He failed to set the heather on fire as a Rangers striker and when he returned as manager of an all-conquering Aberdeen team, he was even less revered.

But the Old Trafford boss was delighted with the welcome he received when United came calling seven years ago and can't wait to return to Govan.

He said: "I'm looking forward to Ibrox. The last time we went there I got a really good reception and I was surprised.

"I didn't always get that when I went there at Aberdeen - I was a traitor! Yet when I went to Celtic Park I was a Hun. I couldn't win!

"Going as manager of United is different because I've been here such a long time."

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