Queens Park Rangers star Rio Ferdinand: These are my five best Manchester United players

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Queens Park Rangers defender Rio Ferdinand has revealed the five best Manchester United he has played with or seen.

Rio Ferdinand has revealed that names of five best Manchester United players he has seen or played with.

The 35-year-old central defender was on the books of the Red Devils between 2002 and 2014, before leaving in the summer transfer window to join Queens Park Rangers.

During his time with United, Ferdinand established himself as one of the best centre-backs in the world and played with a number of truly world-class players.

The QPR star has now revealed the best five players he either played with or watched play for United, and they are: Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Eric Cantona and Andy Cole.

Ferdinand was speaking to Inside United and explained why he chose the aforementioned five players.

Ronaldo, to the former Leeds United star, is a ‘huge talent’, while Scholes was ‘probably the most enjoyable player to play behind and watch him conduct a game’.

Former England international defender Ferdinand claims that Giggs was ‘another one who it was great to just sit back and watch him play and see him evolve to play different positions, plus the amount of games he played was phenomenal’.

As for Cantona, to the veteran defender, he had ‘poise and ability to score important goals’, while Cole was ‘a ridiculous goalscorer’.

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