At the ceremony in Marischal Square near Broad Street in the city where Law was born in 1940, Sir Alex gushed, “I think this statue definitely catches him. The only thing I don’t see is that he is wiping his sweater on his nose!
“I think Denis is a Scotsman. He showed fantastic courage at the age of 15 to go to Huddersfield as a little boy. Not many have the courage to do that.
“He had a chance to be a great player. He took the chance and his career has been amazing. He was a fantastic player. He was the greatest Scottish player of all time, no question about it.”