Sir Alex Ferguson believes the future of Manchester United will be healthy when he eventually departs as manager.
Ferguson has been in charge since 1986 in a record-breaking reign but he does not feel it is an impossible job to replace him.
In fact, he is convinced the quality of young players at Old Trafford means the team will be successful for years to come.
Asked if there will be life after Ferguson for United, he said: "Of course, Manchester United are an institution and the history here forces everything."
When questioned whether he would have liked to follow someone as successful as himself, he added: "Yes, definitely. Why not? It cannot be an impossible job with the structure we have at this club.
"I don't think the club will choose a young manager because it is a job that demands experience. The future is absolutely solid.
"If you look at the team I could play all under 22 or 23, (David) De Gea, Rafael, (Chris) Smalling, (Phil) Jones, (Jonny) Evans, (Tom) Cleverley, (Nick) Powell, Chicharito, (Jesse) Lingard, (Danny) Welbeck, (Shinji) Kagawa.
"These players will become the United team for the next three or four years.
"It would not be a daunting prospect to follow me."