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Rio Ferdinand thinks that Manchester United has made a mistake in the transfer window

Rio Ferdinand thinks that Manchester United has made a mistake in the transfer window

Rio Ferdinand believes that Manchester United failed to bring Toby Alderweireld to Old Trafford this summer. The Tottenham striker was on the list of options that Mourinho wanted to bring during the transfer window, but the inability to negotiate a price with the London team led Belgium to remain in the national team. And former US central defender, Ferdinand, thinks that United has missed a shot by not signing an agreement for the 29-year-old. "I was in favor of bringing Toby Alderweireld from the Spurs," said the expert at BT Sport. "When I play regularly, I think he is among the country's first two or three midfielders in this league." I think he is a fantastic player, he showed it back to the World Cup after not playing so many games last season. Read more
"I thought it was definite, it would be my right choice to be honest." United was also tied to a move for Leicester's defender, Harry Maguire, but Ferdinand believes it was the right decision for the 25-year-old to stand still "Maguire had a fantastic tournament in Russia," Ferdinand said. "I think that for his development another season in Leicester, honing his profession in the Premier League, it would be better for him from the personal point of view for him." Get all the latest Manchester United news first with our new app. Download it here now.

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