Sadness for fans as former Manchester United star dies

MANCHESTER UNITED legend Mark Pearson has passed away at the age of 83.

The forward emerged from the club’s youth ranks and played a pivotal role in the team’s reconstruction following the tragic Munich air disaster.

Manchester United issued a heartfelt tribute via Twitter, stating: “We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Red Mark Pearson, who proudly represented United during the late 1950s and 1960s.

“He will forever hold a special place in the hearts of those associated with the club.”

Their message continued: “His contribution to a unique chapter in Manchester United’s history is unforgettable, and the entire club conveys sincere sympathies to Mark’s family during this somber period.”

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