Exclusive with Alex Ferguson

Don't miss this week's edition of the New Statesman. Guest edited by Alastair Campbell it contains a

In the most remarkable and wide-ranging interview he has given for many years, Alex Ferguson talks to Tony Blair's former communications chief about life, football and politics.

Alex Ferguson:

  • Names the players who would feature in his best Manchester United team
  • He names the other managers he admires most in the Premier League
  • He hints at when he might step down as manager of Manchester United
  • He reveals exactly what he thinks of Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez
  • He talks about his philosophy of management and much, much more

Don't miss Alex Ferguson in the next issue of the New Statesman, in all good newsagents from Thursday 19 March