Ferdinand blasts Manchester United for failing to follow Chelsea’s lead in transfer market

Ferdinand blasts Manchester United for failing to follow Chelsea’s lead in transfer market

Ferdinand blasts Manchester United for failing to follow Chelsea’s lead in transfer market The ex-Red Devils defender says it is “so frustrating” to see the Old Trafford club struggling to get deals done while others are splashing the cash Rio Ferdinand has hit out at Manchester United’s recruitment in the current transfer window, with the Red Devils legend saying it is “so frustrating” to see Ole Gunnar Solskjaer struggling to get bodies on board while the likes of Chelsea splash the cash. Frank Lampard has had little trouble welcoming fresh faces into his ranks at Stamford Bridge. An ambitious spending spree in west London has seen the Blues tie up deals for Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Kai Havertz, Thiago Silva and Malang Sarr. In contrast, United have only Donny van de Beek to show for their efforts, with the Dutch midfielder being snapped up from Ajax. Various other targets for the Red Devils have been mooted, including Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, but no further agreements have been reached. Ferdinand is among those to have been left disappointed, as Solskjaer was expected to be busy before the next deadline. “Frank has made signing players like it's the norm, like it's easy – water off a duck's back,” Ferdinand told the Five YouTube Channel. “The difference in the way Chelsea have done their business compared to say my team Man United… there is no noise, there's nothing going on, all you're seeing is bang – deal. Little bit of ...
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