Sir Alex Ferguson finally meets Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Manchester United legend Sir Alex Ferguson and Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will have dinner together – and it’s all in the name of charity.

Ferguson has helped raise £405,000 for the NHS as a ‘thank you’ after his life-saving brain surgery in May.

The legendary Scot threw a charity event at a Manchester hotel this month, which was hosted by actor James Nesbitt and attended by the likes of Klopp.

And it’s been reported by the Sun that Fred Drone, the owner of betting company Betfred, contributed £100,000 to the cause.

He did so to have a dinner date with Ferguson and Klopp, who is the current boss of the Scot’s former club United’s fierce rivals Liverpool .

The trio are yet to confirm when they will head out for some grub, but it’s understood they will dine out in Manchester.

Scottish band The Proclaimers were also at the event to provide entertainment.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will dine out with Ferguson (Image: REUTERS)

A source, who attended, told The Sun: “Alex was in great form all night and had guests in stitches with his stories.

“It raised a lot of money but Alex was determined that all of it should go to the NHS.

“He’s always been a great supporter of them and that’s become even more the case since his health issues.”

The legendary United boss needed emergency surgery last year (Image: PA)

The legendary United boss needed emergency surgery last year when he suffered a seizure at his home in Cheshire.

Ferguson was put in an induced coma and spent four days in intensive care before he was discharged from hospital.

The 77-year-old released a video two months after his ordeal, in which he thanked the medical staff who saved his life – and he has now shown his gratitude by raising much-needed funds.

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