Rio Ferdinand has laid out how Steve McClaren’s past experience at Manchester United can help the team climb back to the heights of previous years.
The 61-year-old will relocate back to Old Trafford as Erik ten Hag’s assistant this summer. The ex-England manager was Sir Alex Ferguson’s No.2 from 1999 to 2001, helping the club to win the famous Treble in his debut season.
Ferdinand says those years at United will put this current squad in good stead as ten Hag spies a rebuild. He outlined how David Moyes lacked an experienced team around him during his fateful after Sir Alex’s retirement. READ MORE: Manchester United have started Erik ten Hag's appointment with a contract mistake Speaking on his Youtube show FIVE, Ferdinand said: “He (McClaren) understands the makeup of Man United when they were successful.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk