Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has revealed he was not impressed with the the performance of United fullback Aaron Wan-Bissaka in our Champions League 1-1 draw against Young Boys on Wednesday night.
The former United defender insists Wan-Bissaka who has lost his starting place to Diogo Dalot in recent weeks will need to work on his game with the ball and also improve his attacking contributions to the team if he is to regain back his place and be a regular under new Red Devils manager Ralf Rangnick.
“I don’t think anyone other than Mason gave Ralf something to think about,” Ferdinand told BT Sport.
“I just feel with Wan-Bissaka he needs to work on his game with the ball. Fullbacks today are controllers of the game. No8s, midfielders were always the conductors.
“Nowadays, the players who are getting the most touches are the full backs. So you have to be good at receiving the ball and playing it over various distances and adding different layers to your game. In Wan-Bissaka if you are talking about the top right backs in the country, that’s where he falls short.
“What is there for him, he can see it. You know what you need to work on. It is clear for all to see. That is what the manager needs and that’s what the managers wants.
“He must now be thinking, ‘right, how am I going to enable myself to be able to execute in those situations. That comes with repetition on the training ground and working on the pitch and the coaches.”