Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has taken a well aimed swipe at the Glazers.

In an interview with the Irish Independent, Ferdinand said that the way United have been run is unacceptable.

Ferdinand did not dig into financial aspects of their ownership, instead focusing on the poor football decisions which have been made.

He said the club’s hire and fire policy since Sir Alex Ferguson’s 2013 departure has been poor.

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United are now onto the club’s fourth boss, and Ferdinand believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the infrastructure he has brought with him, is on the right track.

He said: “I just hope the club’s owners realise that the way they have run the club and the managerial changes they have made at a rapid rate is not how United works.


“You need people in charge of the team that understand this club and that is what we have got now.”

Ferdinand’s comments are independent of attempts from supporters to push the Glazers to sell the club.

Most high profile former United players have been reluctant to call out the Glazers.

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Ferdinand is straight talking and clearly has no issue doing so. What he says is bang on.

His comments are laudable because he has been, a bit bizarrely, linked with a technical director role at Old Trafford [via The Guardian].

He isn’t letting his own aspirations get in the way of saying what he really feels.

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