Manchester — Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday he was "very positive" the club’s former manager Alex Ferguson would return to full health after suffering a brain haemorrhage. Ferguson had emergency surgery last weekend, which United said had gone "extremely well" and the 76-year-old is recovering from the operation in intensive care. Speaking ahead of United’s Premier League trip to West Ham United on Thursday, Mourinho was reluctant to discuss Ferguson’s health in detail out of respect for his family’s privacy but was confident the Scot would make a full recovery. "His family ask for privacy and that’s what I am going to respect," Mourinho told reporters. "But we are positive, very positive. We are confident." When asked if Ferguson’s condition would have an impact on the team, he said: "No, I can only think that if there is any relation it is a positive relation." United have already qualified for next season’s Champions League and just need a point to guarant...

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