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Rio Ferdinand: A MU star should be selfish and leave before

10 Feb 2022 | 05:31 | Football

 Former centre-back Rio Ferdinand said that the English star had missed the best opportunity to leave Manchester United.

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Sharing about Jesse Lingard, former center-back Rio Ferdinand said that the star is disappointed because he cannot leave Old Trafford. In addition, Ferdinand admitted he also agreed with Roy Keane, that Lingard should have decided to leave first.

Talking via Youtube channel FIVE, the Manchester United legend shared:

“I think there was frustration on the part of Jesse Lingard that I can understand. I can understand Lingard’s frustration, because he wanted to leave.”

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 Ferdinand opens up about Lingard. 

“At the time the transfer market opened, Ralf Rangnick said Lingard was allowed to leave, but Lingard and his agent decided that he wanted to stay and let his contract expire.”

“It seems, something changed in the last transfer window, and then Lingard wanted to leave. But the timing was not right for United, and the club had the right to keep his player. surname.”

“Listen, I agree with Roy Keane, Lingard should have left after joining West Ham. He had a great period there, it’s time to leave.”

“I understand, Lingard is with Man United, but sometimes you have to be selfish and think for yourself. Do you want to advance your career or stagnate?”