Actor David Tennant 'favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in film'

Manchester United's Scottish manager Alex Ferguson acknowledges fans at the end of the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United on May 19, 2013
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Former Doctor Who star David Tennant is reportedly the bookies' favourite to play Sir Alex Ferguson in a film about the former Manchester United boss.

Former Doctor Who star David Tennant is reportedly the bookies' favourite to play ex-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson in a film about his life.

Recent reports have emerged claiming that former USA footballer Werner Roth is keen to create a movie focusing on the Scotsman's 27-year career as manager at Old Trafford.

According to the Daily Star, Tennant is the 6/1 favourite to play Ferguson in the younger years of his life, while Paddy Power have Michael Sheen at 7/1 following his performance as Brian Clough in The Damned United.

Ferguson retired from management last year.

Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson proudly displays the FA Cup and Premier League trophies
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