Sir Alex Ferguson is taking part in Manchester United's summer market campaign. The Mirror says Louis van Gaal and Ferguson are working together to help Manchester United recruit the world's best players.
Van Gaal has received boardroom approval for a £200 million summer spending spree and is tapping into Fergie's know-how and contacts to help United get their men.
Far from keeping United's legendary manager at arm's length, Van Gaal and Ferguson have been spotted dining with their wives in Manchester at the end of the domestic season.
The famous bosses had dinner at Van Gaal's favourite Chinese restaurant with Truus van Gaal and Lady Cathy Ferguson joining the party.
Ferguson has been careful about controlling his Old Trafford profile. But he has made it clear to Van Gaal he will help in any way he can to continue the Dutchman's ambitious rebuilding plans.