WINE-LOVING Sir Alex Ferguson has given up booze as he battles again to full well being.
The Man Utd legend, 76, loves classic vino and retains 800 bottles at his dwelling.
However friends in his favorite South of France vacation hideaway say he visited just lately — and by no means touched a drop.
One employee on the La Mare Germaine restaurant in Villefranche-sur-Mer, close to Good, stated: “He drank water each time he visited us, not a drop of wine touched his lips.
“Sir Alex loves his wines however he’s stopped ingesting in the intervening time — that’s not so good for us, however his well being has to come back first.
“We’ll all increase a glass to him when he feels he’s prepared to return on the pink.”
Ex-Pink Devils boss Fergie was taken to hospital in Might after a mind haemorrhage and had weeks of therapy at Salford Royal Infirmary and the Alexandra Hospital in Cheadle, Gtr Manchester.
In 2014 he offered a part of his wine assortment at a Hong Kong public sale for £2.3million.