Nemanja Vidic has defended his Manchester United teammate Rio Ferdinand, saying it is wrong for people to suggest the centre-back is ‘finished’, The Guardian reports.
The England international has been informed that he is no longer guaranteed a place in the United starting XI as Sir Alex Ferguson believes he has ‘lost a yard of pace’ over the last five years but Vidic believes Ferdinand still has a lot in him and will remain a key player for the Red Devils.
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“I think this is wrong and Rio showed that [against Sunderland]. Sometimes when you have been at the top a long time like Rio has, people judge you on your age and they are waiting for one bad game to say: ‘Oh, he’s finished.’ But the way Rio played was the perfect way to show he is not finished.”
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