It has been something of an old boys reunion at Carrington over the past few weeks. At various points, Nicky Butt, Quinton Fortune and Dwight Yorke have been around.
Gary Neville was there with the England team on Monday and Silvestre has been using the impressive facilities until he decides his next career move.
That the old boys feel so comfortable around the place is testament to the family spirit Ferguson has moulded into one of the world's biggest sporting operations. And is why Silvestre sees no end to United's quest for honours whilst ever the legendary Scot is around.
"United will always stay the same as long as Sir Alex is in charge," said Silvestre. "The spirit in the dressing room is exactly as it was. It is still full of winners. The hunger for trophies has not changed.
"The thing with Sir Alex is that when a player arrives, he makes sure they are in a good state of mind to give their best."