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Sir Alex's harsh warning to Man Utd coach Armas

Manchester United great Sir Alex Ferguson delivered a harsh warning to Chris Armas when speaking to the American about his coaching credentials.

Armas was hired by Ralf Rangnick in December as his assistant for his interim spell in charge of the Red Devils for the second half of the season following the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Shortly after Armas' arrival at Old Trafford, he met former United boss Ferguson following the conclusion of their 1-1 draw with Swiss side Young Boys in the Champions League.

According to The Athletic, Armas told Ferguson about his playing and coaching career in North America prior to moving to Manchester, with Armas making over 250 Major League Soccer appearances for LA Galaxy and Chicago Fire, as well as playing 66 times for the United States of America.

As a coach, Armas managed Toronto, New York Red Bulls and worked in the management teams with the Red Bulls, Adelphi Panthers and former side Chicago. After Armas relayed his CV to Ferguson, the legendary United boss brutally replied: "You'll need more than that here, son."


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