Rio Ferdinand comments on Moyes sacking on Twitter and can't wait for one thing

Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has broken ranks to speak out since David Moyes' dismissal.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand just can't wait to get playing again.

Manager David Moyes was sacked this week, replaced by long-serving midfielder Ryan Giggs.

He has been joined on the coaching staff by Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt, reuniting several of the class of '92 to take United through until the end of the season.

Yet speculation remains over the club's next boss, with Dutch manager Louis van Gaal the bookies favourite.

Ferdinand and the rest of his teammates have themselves had to listen to a variety of pundits blaming the players for Moyes' dismissal, with former captain Roy Keane adamant that the squad need to take a long hard look at themselves.

Rio is one who struggled for chances under Moyes, and with his contract set to expire at the end of the season his future is unclear.

He has broken his silence, speaking briefly for the first time since the news was confirmed Moyes was dismissed.

A positive performance may raise more questions than it answers this weekend, but for the players you get the feeling there is a renewed sense of enthusiasm as they get prepared to play under Ryan Giggs, and that can only be bad news for relegation threatened opponents Norwich City.

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