Manchester United, despite the bad start, looks like a serious candidate for the top of the table. Erik ten Hag brought in good reinforcements, and Rio Ferdinand is optimistic about the future. "The transfer window went from laughing stock to ‘Oh this is serious’, because of the pulling power, the badge.
It’s not as strong as it was, but Casemiro going from five Champions Leagues at Real Madrid, being comfortable there to going to United. I know there’s money involved that will sway him I am sure, but still, he’s got to think ‘I am going to Man United’, that’s a big pull.
Although Ferdinand was also disappointed at the beginning of the season and was not optimistic about the Dutch expert and reinforcements, ten Hag quickly rebuilt the team and now they look more compact. “Antony, getting him.
We chased De Jong, that got put to the side but you get Martinez and Malacia and you’re thinking ‘Hold on a minute’, the window’s closed, two games in it’s the same old story, it’s embarrassing, but all of a sudden, he’s had a little bit more time and now things are starting to look a little bit more steady”.
Rio Ferdinand: I like that Erik ten Hag has brought discipline
The former United defender is also impressed with the behavior of Erik ten Hag and the answers he has. It is about a great coach who achieved his success in Ajax.
The team is expected to continue at the same pace “I like that he has brought discipline, I just like some of the soundbites I am hearing from him. "One of the things I liked the most that he said was he was asked if he was happy with the players brought in, he said ‘I am happy with the people that I have bought’.