Tag: Rio Ferdinand

Arsenal's English midfielder #41 Declan Rice celebrates with Arsenal's Italian midfielder #20 Jorginho (L) after scoring their late second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on September 3, 2023. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Declan Rice admits heavily criticised Arsenal man ‘surprised’ him

Declan Rice highlights Jorginho's skills and dedication at Arsenal, contrasting with past criticisms from figures like Rio Ferdinand.
Bukayo Saka wins England Player of the Year [photo via @England]

Jamie Carragher argues Arsenal man should start for England

Jamie Carragher believes Bukayo Saka has to be in the England starting lineup at right-wing at the World Cup.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta reacts during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on November 6, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal “made it look easy” beating Chelsea says pundit

Rio Ferdinand hailed Arsenal after they beat Chelsea saying they "made it look as easy as you can make it."
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of England replaces Phil Foden of England during the UEFA Nations League League A Group 3 match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on September 26, 2022. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Rio Ferdinand argues Arsenal star should be England starter

Rio Ferdinand thinks Bukayo Saka's form for Arsenal should make him a starter at the World Cup this winter, assuming he can keep it up.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - OCTOBER 11: Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G match between Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla FC at Signal Iduna Park on October 11, 2022 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal more attractive than Liverpool Jude Bellingham?

Joelon Lescott has come in for criticism for suggesting that Arsenal could become a more attractive destination for players than Liverpool by the end of the season.
Arsenal's Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus celebrates after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on August 13, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Jesus on being no9, injury updates & more: Arsenal news roundup 18/8/22

There isn't that much going on as we wait for Mikel Arteta's pre-Bournemouth press conference, but here's a roundup of what's making the headlines today.
Jesse Lingard of West Ham celebrates scoring the 1st goal Wolverhampton Wanderers v West Ham United, Premier League, Football, Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, 05 Apr 2021 Copyright: Paul Currie/BPI/Shutterstock

Arsenal fans relieved as Jesse Lingard Arsenal move won’t happen

Arsenal fans can breathe a sign of relief that they won't have to pretend to like Jesse Lingard with Rio Ferdinand stating the player would be 'going nowhere near Arsenal'.

Rio Ferdinand admits Thierry Henry had players shrinking away in the tunnel

Rio Ferdinand says Thierry Henry was in the heads of his opponents before they even took to the pitch, and they'd shrink away from him.

Rio Ferdinand details what this Arsenal player must say to Arsene Wenger

Rio Ferdinand has defended Alexandre Lacazette by pointing out he's a good striker but reckons the 26-year-old needs to confront Arsene Wenger if he wants to regain his starting spot at Arsenal.
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Rio Ferdinand defends Alexis Sanchez's ridiculous Manchester United wages

Rio Ferdinand has defended Alexis Sanchez amid claims the Chilean will be raking in £500k-per-month at Manchester United.
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'He has more opportunities to win trophies there' - Rio Ferdinand names which club...

Rio Ferdinand believes Alexis Sanchez should join Manchester City and not Manchester United if he wants to win trophies.
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Rio Ferdinand names one Arsenal player who should be angry at his teammates

Rio Ferdinand says that Olivier Giroud should be angry at his teammates for not putting crosses into the box, after Arsenal drew a blank against West Ham.
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Rio Ferdinand blames one person for Arsenal decline

Rio Ferdinand thinks Arsenal players are going backwards under Arsène Wenger, and says he can't see any progress at the club.
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Video: Rio Ferdinand tells Arsenal fans to “shut up and sit in your place”

Rio Ferdinand has told Arsenal fans to shut up and sit in their place, after being overtaken by Burnley on Tuesday night.
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Pundit explains which 'deceptive' Arsenal star he wants at Manchester United

Rio Ferdinand says he would definitely take Mesut Özil at Manchester United on a free transfer at the end of the season.

Pundits agree Arsenal man punished for his honesty against Manchester United

A number of TV pundits say Danny Welbeck shouldn't have got up after being fouled in the area against Manchester United, and that the striker was punished for his honesty.
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Rio Ferdinand has a bizarre theory about Arsenal's chances against Burnley

Rio Ferdinand thinks Arsenal will follow up their impressive win over Tottenham Hotspur with a loss against Burnley.
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Manchester United legend issues warning to Arsenal 28-year-old

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has warned Alexis Sanchez that he needs to show commitment or the other Arsenal players will push him out.
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Former Manchester United defender slaughtered by Arsenal supporters after making this Twitter post

Arsenal fans have mocked former Manchester United centre-back Rio Ferdinand for his unfortunate choice of nostalgic image on Twitter.

Manchester United and Chelsea forwards tipped to do better than Lacazette despite one glaring...

Manchester United and Chelsea's new signings, Romelu Lukaku and Alvaro Morata, have been tipped to do better than Alexandre Lacazette this season despite the former Lyon forward actually scoring more than both of them last term.

Former Manchester United man encourages Mbappe to reject big move

According to former player and BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand, Kylian Mbappé should follow in the footsteps of his compatriot Ousmane Dembélé by snubbing lucrative moves at this stage in his career - instead focus on continuing to play regularly.
Arsenals German midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match between PFC Ludogorets and Arsenal, on November 1, 2016 at the Vassil Levski stadium in Sofia. / AFP / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Manchester United man hits out at unfair criticism of Arsenal star

Mesut Ozil has found an unlikely ally in Rio Ferdinand, who has said the German is being made a a scapegoat for problems at Arsenal.
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Manchester United hero names Arsenal defender as Premier League's best

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, believes that Laurent Koscielny is one of the two best defenders in the Premier League, with Spurs' Toby Alderweireld being the other.
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Where’s Lucas? BTSport pundit wonders where Arsenal forward went

Rio Ferdinand took UK TV punditry to new levels of ignorance on Wednesday night when he admitted he’s been wondering where Lucas Perez has been for the last few weeks.
Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrate v West Ham

Manchester United hero urges Arsenal to keep Alexis Sanchez at any cost

Rio Ferdinand, alongside Ian Wright on the BT Sport panel, has urged Arsenal to pay Alexis Sanchez whatever he wants.

Watch: Arsenal and Manchester United legends slam Mesut Ozil following Chelsea win

Ian Wright and Rio Ferdinand weren't too impressed with Mesut Ozil's selfie following Arsenal's 3-0 win over Chelsea on Saturday.

Former Manchester United man calls upon Theo Walcott to ensure Arsenal success

Rio Ferdinand believes the key to Arsenal's continued success needs to be the likes of Theo Walcott getting behind the young, more inexperienced players.

Watch: Manchester United hails 'hero' David Ospina after PSG draw

Rio Ferdinand hailed David Ospina as Arsenal's hero on Tuesday night after keeping the Gunners in their tie with PSG.

Arsenal shorts – Perez lands, Wenger set for deadline day trip + more

Here’s a round up of the Arsenal-related bits and pieces that we came across yesterday but didn’t have the time (or people-power) to cover fully.

Arsenal's new signing reveals Manchester United hero

Rob Holding has admitted that he models his game on former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand.

Manchester United legend urges Arsenal to make huge signing

Knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League on Wednesday evening, Zlatan Ibrahimović proved he still has it. The Swede may be 34 now, but out...

Manchester United hero piles pressure on Wenger to win the league

A disappointing night was to be expected on Tuesday as Arsenal met Barcelona in the Champions League, with glory in the Premier League always...

Manchester United hero claims Arsenal man is 'best defender in Premier League'

Finally others are starting to see the light. For a few seasons now, Arsenal fans have claimed that Laurent Koscielny is the best centre back...

Former Manchester United star compares new striker to Arsenal legend - not Henry

Rio Ferdinand has responded to the recent comparisons many have drawn between new Manchester United signing Anthony Martial and Thierry Henry. In fact, the former...

Manchester United legend blasts Arsenal boss for not criticising his players

Rio Ferdinand claims that Arsene Wenger's apparent inability to criticise his own players 'worries' him and that our team needs more 'big personalities'. This isn't...

Former Manchester United star slams Arsenal for not signing Swansea City defender

Rio Ferdinand reckons Arsenal (or Liverpool) should have bought Swansea City's Ashley Williams during the transfer window. A couple of seasons ago, if reports are to...

Former Manchester United man hails Ozil's left foot

Ferdinand is impressed by Ozil's left foot.

Former Man United veteran says midfielder lives and breathes Arsenal

by Nia Griffiths Rio Ferdinand took to his YouTube channel to voice his opinions on the possibility of Jack Wilshere potentially leaving Arsenal. The former Manchester...