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newsfootballa month ago

Was not happy and that’s why I didn’t perform at Arsenal, reveals Willian

Former Arsenal star Willian, who left the club last summer, has admitted that he wasn’t happy at the club and that’s why he struggled to perform for the North London side. The Brazilian also added that he was happy at the start but things changed three months into his spell with the North Londoners.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Don't see any philosophy or identity in way Manchester United play, admits Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has admitted that he isn’t fully convinced that the Red Devils have an identity or philosophy they adhere to while on the pitch and has called for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to move on. The Norwegian is under severe scrutiny after a run of poor results.
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newsfootball3 months ago

You don't buy Cristiano Ronaldo to run and press people, proclaims Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has blasted criticism aimed at Cristiano Ronaldo for his lack of pressing by saying that you don't buy one of the greatest players in the history of the game to put pressure on the opponents. Ronaldo arrived at United in the summer from Juventus.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Raheem Sterling's lost confidence because he’s been taken out of team, claims Rio Ferdinand

In light of Raheem Sterling’s lack of game-time this season, Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he is shocked at the forward’s decline and believes that Pep Guardiola has made the wrong decision by benching him. The 26-year-old has only made two starts this season, scoring one goal so far.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Dan James isn’t Manchester United standard but will be problem at Leeds United, claims Rio Ferdinand

With Daniel James signing for Leeds United, Rio Ferdinand believes that the 23-year-old was never up to Manchester United standard but will do well at Leeds United and under Marcelo Bielsa. The Welsh winger signed for the Red Devils in the summer of 2019, and made 74 appearances for the club.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Most frustrating thing about Anthony Martial is he has gone backwards, claims Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes that Anthony Martial hasn’t improved but regressed since he has arrived at Old Trafford with the forward struggling for form. The 25-year-old signed for the Red Devils in 2015, making well over 250 appearances since then for the club.
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newsfootball9 months ago

Dominic Calvert-Lewin would be the perfect signing for Manchester United, proclaims Rio Ferdinand

Rio Ferdinand believes that Everton forward Dominic Calvert Lewin would be the perfect solution to solve all striker related problems for Manchester United especially given how well he has improved this season. The Toffees' striker has netted 19 times in 32 appearances for the club this season.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Manchester United have to give everything to get Erling Haaland, proclaims Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes that his former side need to focus all their attention on Erling Haaland and do everything possible to try and sign the forward. The 20-year-old is considered to be one of the best young prospects around and has been linked to Europe’s best.`
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newsfootballa year ago

Cruel that Robert Lewandowski won't win Ballon d'Or even if he wins Champions League, proclaims Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has opined that it’s a disgrace that France Football has cancelled the Ballon d’Or especially given the competition this season. While Lionel Messi took home the award for a record sixth time in 2019, the 2020 award had Robert Lewandowski as the favourite.
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newsfootballa year ago

Thiago Alcantara would be a dream signing for Liverpool, gushes Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has opined that Thiago Alcantara would be the dream signing for Liverpool this summer as he’s the player the Reds need in their lineup. The Spaniard is reportedly looking for a new challenge with him keen to leave Germany and try his hand somewhere else.
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