Ferguson said of Scotland, via the Liverpool Echo: “They have been playing quite well. I think it’s the old story, the scoring of goals. Their performance level has been very good, I have been impressed.
“I look at the midfield players and I think they are as good as anyone, players playing in England.
“And [Kieran] Tierney has been fantastic at Arsenal, absolutely fantastic, Robertson the last two years at Liverpool has been unbelievable.
“And [John] McGinn coming through at Aston Villa has been fantastic. [Kenny] McLean at Norwich has had a great season.”