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Daily Mail Feb 21, 2017

Rio: Rooney wants to play - will leave United if he has to

Sportsmail revealed on Tuesday night that Rooney has accepted his Old Trafford career is coming to an end, and Rio Ferdinand believes he won't hesitate to move on if he has to.
The Busby Babe Feb 20, 2017
Who should partner Eric Bailly in Manchester United's defense?

Who should partner Eric Bailly in Manchester United's defense?

The Ivorian is United’s best central defender, but who is his best partner? Ever since Nemanja Vidić and Rio Ferdinand left Old Trafford, Manchester United didn't have a truly reliable and consistent center back and that was a major issue during Louis van Gaal's ill-fated tenure. Chris Smalling had a pretty good 2015/16 season but is prone to episodes of carelessness; Marcos Rojo is at his best a useful CB and at his worst a torrid time for any supporter; Daley Blind works hard and has a pretty nice touch with the ball on his feet, but is not a CB; Phil Jones cannot stay healthy even if...
ESPN FC Feb 18, 2017

John Stones affected by Pep Guardiola tactics, Kompany injury - Rio Ferdinand

Ian Darke suggests Manchester City could have trouble with Monacos attack in the Champions League. Rio Ferdinand claims John Stones progress at Manchester City has been hampered by Pep Guardiolas tactical demands and the injury-enforced absence of Vincent Kompany. Stones, 22, has endured a difficult first season at the Etihad Stadium following his 47.5 million summer arrival from Everton, with the England international at times having been forced to sit on the sidelines with Guardiola selecting left-back Aleksandar Kolarov at centre-back. Stones continues to be regarded as one of the...
The Sun Feb 18, 2017

Michael Keane can be like Paul Pogba at Manchester United, says Rio Ferdinand

MICHAEL KEANE can do a Paul Pogba at Manchester United, insists Rio Ferdinand. The ex-Old Trafford defender says the current Burnley centre-half can do the same as the world’s most expensive player and thrive at the club he left for good in 2015. Keane, like Pogba, was not given much game time after coming up through […]
Manchester United great Rio Ferdinand has changed his mind about Reds

Manchester United great Rio Ferdinand has changed his mind about Reds

Man Utd sit in sixth position in a congested top end of the Premier League table.
The Sun Feb 12, 2017

Arsene Wenger: Rio Ferdinand claims Arsenal boss is one manager he would NOT liked to have played under as a footballer

THE debate over Arsene Wenger’s future at Arsenal rages on despite a 2-0 win over Hull on Saturday. And Rio Ferdinand has now added his voice to the mix by claiming that he would NOT liked to have played under the Frenchman during his days as a centre-back.   Wenger is coming under increasing pressure from […]
Rio Ferdinand reveals talks with Manchester United player Paul Pogba after criticism

Rio Ferdinand reveals talks with Manchester United player Paul Pogba after criticism

Former Man Utd defender has revisited his criticism of Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingards social media presence.
Daily Mail Feb 11, 2017

Rio Ferdinand makes peace with Paul Pogba

Rio Ferdinand has made peace with Paul Pogba after criticising the £89million midfielder for posting light-hearted Instagram videos of goal celebration dances with Jesse Lingard.
Daily Mail Feb 11, 2017

Rio Ferdinand issues damning Arsenal verdict

Rio Ferdinand has issued a damning assessment of the current Arsenal team, insisting they are mentally weak and that their tolerance of failure means Alexis Sanchez will leave the club.
ESPN FC Feb 11, 2017

Rio Ferdinand: Arsenal lack winning mentality and are happy to be fourth

After referring to some Arsenal fans as spineless, Craig Burley expects supporters to turn up for the club against Hull. Steve Nicol breaks down Alexis Sanchezs importance to Arsenal and whether the club can hang on to him in the long-term. Arsene Wenger refuses to concede the Premier League title to Chelsea despite their 12-point lead over Arsenal. Arsene Wenger admits the only way to combat the fan frustration is to get results. Rio Ferdinand has dismissed Arsenals prospects of trophies this season and said the lack of a winning mentality is the reason the clubs...
ESPN FC Feb 11, 2017

Rio Ferdinand revises recent criticism of Paul Pogba after conversation

Craig Burley feels both Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have equal roles in Man Uniteds squad both now and the future. Relive La Masias tea time reunion, Pogbas emoji boots and one Orlando City fans dedication in The Sweeper! The FC panel answer your tweets on Jurgen Klopps sideline antics, how Dele Alli compares with Paul Pogba and much more. The FC crew arent shy in criticising Paul Pogbas form thus far, adamant that the midfielder must elevate his play. Rio Ferdinand has said his trip to last Sundays Super Bowl forced him to rethink his social media criticism...
Daily Mail Feb 7, 2017

Rio Ferdinand opens up on death of wife Rebecca to cancer

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has opened up about the heartbreak of losing his wife to breast cancer, admitting that he hasn't grieved properly since her death in May 2015.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Rio Ferdinand criticism of Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on Rio Ferdinand criticism of Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard

Former Man Utd defender criticised the pair after they filmed themselves dancing in the dressing room.
The Sun Feb 3, 2017

Jurgen Klopp has let Liverpool’s ‘best defender’ leave Anfield after Mamadou Sakho joined Crystal Palace, says Rio Ferdinand

RIO FERDINAND believes Liverpool have lost their ‘best defender’ after letting Mamdou Sakho leave. Sakho, 26, was frozen out by Kop boss Jurgen Klopp and was allowed to move on loan to Crystal Palace late on deadline day. But former Manchester United star Ferdinand reckons the Reds have lost one of their best assets. Keep […]
ESPN FC Feb 1, 2017

Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard's dancing criticised by Rio Ferdinand

Peter Schmeichel believes Jose Mourinho is starting to find the winning formula at Old Trafford. Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard should not be dancing on social media when the club are not in the Champions League positions. United midfielder Pogba posted on Instagram that he was having fun with my bro underneath a video of him and teammate Lingard dancing. Former defender Ferdinand told BT Sport: Ive just seen a video of the lads dancing in the changing room. Im all for having a bit of fun on social media and stuff. But not when youre...

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