Rio Ferdinand on Morgan Schneiderlin signing

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has stated his joy upon finding out that his former club is set to agree to a move for France international, Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton.

The 25 year old midfielder is one of the best players in his position in England and following some really good displays for the Saints over the past couple of seasons, is set to make the switch to Old Trafford where he is likely to offer competition to Michael Carrick for a place in the starting XI.

And Ferdinand is confident that the Frenchman would be a huge success.

Ferdinand told his No.5 website: “He’s a player who’s going to add something to Manchester United.

“A bit of steel, can pass the ball, can play the ball through the lines of midfield and get the ball from back to front.

“He’s a good player and a good addition to the squad, especially if someone like Michael Carrick, who’s so influential for Man United, gets injured. This guy can step in and help buffer that. He’s a very good player.”