SIR Alex Ferguson has been pictured dining in a popular Italian restaurant near Glasgow.

The legendary former Manchester United manager, 79, posed up a storm with delighted staff who work at Rosso in posh South Lanarkshire town Bothwell. 

They posted the picture on their Facebook and said it was a 'privilege to welcome the Govan-born footballing legend to their eatery. 

One of their customers posted: "Genuine legend."

Another added: "Wow! Wish I was there."