Wednesday 28 September 2016

Rio Ferdinand reveals he reached out to Arsene Wenger over joining Arsenal in 2014

Samuel Stevens

Published 29/08/2016 | 14:39

Ryan Giggs speaks with Rio Ferdinand ahead of a Manchester United match last season. Getty
Ryan Giggs speaks with Rio Ferdinand ahead of a Manchester United match last season. Getty

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has appeared to reveal that he reached out to Arsene Wenger about joining bitter rivals Arsenal when he left Old Trafford in 2014.

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The now-retired centre-back eventually moved to Queens Park Rangers but made just 11 appearances under Harry Redknapp before the club suffered relegation to the Championship.

Ferdinand, now a television pundit with BT Sport and keen to get into coaching, replied to a question on Twitter by saying: “I did reach out to Mr Wenger!”

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