Just over three months ago, Ryan Ferguson guided Whitehawk to their fourth UEFA Champions League title in a row before announcing his resignation the following week. It brought an end to a twelve year tenure, and the end of an era in English football.
Markus Krösche has since succeeded Ferguson in the role, having previously won eight domestic trophies with Real Madrid, including three La Liga Santander titles. However, Krösche has struggled to inspire fans in a disappointing opening month as Whitehawk manager, suffering defeat in both the FA Community Shield and the UEFA Super Cup finals.
For Ferguson, the time since his resignation has been a quiet one for him, despite a constant interest in his services. The four-time UEFA Champions League, three-time Premier League and one-time FIFA World Cup winner has had a host of parties interested in his services, according to a source close to him.
A number of clubs across Europe has approached the Englishman, with the most notable names including FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. Following the UEFA European Championships, a number of nations have also made an approach including England, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. The latter reportedly offered Ferguson £140,000 p/w to manage the former world champions.
However, despite the heavy interest in his services, Ryan Ferguson has reportedly rejected all offers. The Englishman is said to have been enjoying his time away from football as he enjoys a long-term holiday for the first time in twelve years. A source close to him has reported that Ferguson is currently enjoying a spell in Stockholm, Sweden, and has not set foot in England since resigning from his role as Whitehawk manager.
Ryan Ferguson is not expected to return to football management any time soon, as he looks to recharge following a grueling twelve year spell in English football, and looks for new inspiration. Whenever Ferguson does decide to return to management, he will certainly have plenty of interested clubs.
, Fergie was never a fan of the easy route!
, I can think of another Ferguson who has achieved more
, one or two
, it'll be a little different to Whitehawk, I can assure you of that!
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