UK Rio Ferdinand claims he told Manchester United to sign Ben Godfrey last minute news


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- Man Utd's defence has been scrutinised of late and they could sign a new centre-back in the summer transfer window.

UK Rio Ferdinand claims he told Manchester United to sign Ben Godfrey last minute news


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- Man Utd's defence has been scrutinised of late and they could sign a new centre-back in the summer transfer window.

UK Rio Ferdinand claims he told Manchester United to sign Ben Godfrey last minute news
23 February 2021 - 11:15

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Rio Ferdinand has claimed he urged Manchester United to sign Ben Godfrey while the defender was at Norwich City. The 23-year-old joined Everton for £25million in the summer transfer window following the Canaries' relegation to the Championship. Initially working his way into the Everton XI at left-back, Godfrey has become a regular in the heart of Everton's defence and was a key performer as Carlo Ancelotti's side beat Liverpool at Anfield at the weekend. The centre-back's performances have led to talk of a potential England call-up, with the 23-year-old seemingly possessing all the physical attributes needed in a modern-day defender. Read More Related Articles Anthony Martial's failure to respond to touchline orders shows why United want a new striker Read More Related Articles United's transfer mistake is being emphasised by Romelu Lukaku United's defensive pairing of Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire has come under scrutiny this season, with many suggesting the pair are too similar to play together, and Ferdinand believes Godfrey would've been a good addition - having recommended him to United earlier on during his time at Carrow Road. “Anyone had a chance to sign him because Norwich were going to let him go," Ferdinand told Vibe with Five. “Listen, I told you before I’d spoken to various people at different clubs, United being one of them as well.

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. He’d been there about half a season or a season. But listen, there are so many players we could look at and say, they were missed at that point and they had to pay more. “That’s just life, that’s part of it, and there are different judges. 99 people can judge a player and not like him and one just says, ‘bang, he’s for me’. "It’s just that I’ve seen these boys grow so I know what’s under their bonnet. I know what they’re carrying in their toolbox.” Read More Related Articles Rio Ferdinand gives damning verdict on Harry Maguire with Michael Keane comparison Read More Related Articles Alan Shearer says Anthony Martial lacks two traits to be United's main goal scorer

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