After a rollercoaster of a campaign, Rio Ferdinand passes his judgement on Manchester United’s performance for last season.
Rio Ferdinand is of the opinion that Manchester United fulfilled their objectives last season having finished above Liverpool. But he wants the club to focus on recruiting proper players this summer.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team climbed up into the second spot in the Premier League and were five points ahead of Jurgen Klopp’s side. If we compare this to the 2019-20 season where the Red Devils were left behind with 33 points, it shows an enormous development.
Even though the Europa League trophy could not be acquired, Ferdinand feels that the club made substantial improvement. However, the former United man thinks that the squad needs a strong centre-back.
Ferdinand told Goal: “I think in the league we’ve got what we wanted, which was an improvement.”
“I think Man United at the end of last season finished 30-odd points behind Liverpool. Liverpool are now behind us. And they’ll have their excuses and reasons why but the cold facts are that we have gained that much ground on them that we’ve gone past them this season.”
“That shows vast improvement and we’re second in the league. By no means are we the finished article but I think at the beginning of the season if you’d said you’d finish second in the league from where we were I think they’d have snapped your hand off.”