During those 27 years, he has watched over some of the best footballers in the world. Here contains Sir Alex Ferguson all-time best XI.
Peter Schmeichel made his 398th and final appearance for the Red devils in the 1999 champions league final against Bayern Munich. It was the best way for him to leave the club, as Schmeichel was the greatest distributor of Ball to ever put on gloves.
Right Back: Gary Neville
Neville established himself in United's first team in 1994, as he was rarely taken out of the right back slot. He played 602 games in his 19 years spell for United and he was tagged with the phrase 'a hard worker'.
Neville was always the model of focus and concentration. His work ethic was immense, and he managed to balance technical ability with raw passion.
Centre back: Rio Ferdinand
United spent £30million to bring Rio to Old Trafford in 2002 in a move a that was shocking to everyone. However, the deal proved to be worth every penny, as Ferdinand became one of the world's best defenders and won 10 major cups and title before departing in 2014.
Centre Back: Nemanja Vidic
The signing of Vidic in January 2006 goes down as one of the best premier league buys, with United paying just £7m for the Serbian's signature. His partnership with Rio Ferdinand is often looked upon as one of the all-time best defensive duo in premier league history.
He is the only United's second ever non-bristish or Irish club captain in 2011 as chosen by Ferguson.
Left Back: Denis Irwin
Denis was a rare commodity, a two footed left back with pace to burn, a fine crosser of the ball and a serious threat from set pieces. The Irishman made 511 stats for Manchester United, and it hard to think of a time he let Ferguson down.
Right Midfielder: Cristiano Ronaldo
Joining Manchester United as a raw 18 years old in 2003 from sporting Lisbon only to leave as the world's best player for a record fee then in 2009. When David Beckham left for Real Madrid, Ferguson replaced him with Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese star man then Set about dominating the premier league like no other midfielder before him. He scored a total of 118 goals in 244 stats under Ferguson. He was very much hardworking and complicit in United's 2008 Champions League triumph.
Centre Midfielder: Roy Keane
Roy Keane made 480 appearances for United between 1993 and 2005. Despite his ugly exit in 2005, English football was changed forever when Roy Keane reached his prime. He left having won seven Premier League titles under Ferguson.
His time as captain brought unlimited success and settle for nothing but the best during his time in Manchester.
Centre Midfielder: Paul Scholes
Having emerged as a teenager in 1994, Scholes made 676 appearances before retiring. He initially retired in 2011 with 10 Premier Leagues and two Champions League to his name, but came out of retirement in 2012 for another spell in which he added an 11th premier league title, and finally retired in 2013.
He was the best English creative midfielder of his generation, as he spent his entire career under Ferguson's watch.
Right Midfielder: Ryan Giggs
Ryan Giggs broke into Manchester United team in the early 1990s. It was Ferguson who convinced him to choose United over City as a schoolboy. He played a whopping 963 games for the club and was part of every single premier league wining side Ferguson ever built. In addition he scored in 21 different premier league seasons.
He started as a flying winger but evolved into the central midfield in recent years, but he will remembered as a winger.
Striker: Wayne Rooney
For some certain years, Wayne Rooney was the face of Manchester United. A 13 year career which saw him win every possible trophy, also breaking the club's goal scoring record. He is a bonafide living legend.
Rooney left in 2017 after lifting the Europa league as captain with his legacy firmly established.
Striker: Eric Cantona
United came desperately close to winning the league in 1992, but there was something Missing. That something happens to be Eric Cantona, and when he joined from Leeds United for just £1.2million. The Frenchman altered the destinies of United and their Manager.
His five years of stay yielded huge success and mysterious personality captured the heart of the fans.
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