Dominic Calvert-Lewin would be a 'fantastic' signing for Manchester United, says Rio Ferdinand
Dominic Calvert-Lewin has netted 19 goals across all competitions this season for Everton, and has flourished under the tutelage of Carlo Ancelotti. He's turned heads all over Europe, and Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes he would be a 'fantastic' signing for his former club.
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"I’ve watched a lot of Everton this year and he’s one that unnerves defenders. He’s not one you want to play against week in, week out. He’s aggressive, he attacks the ball," Ferdinand said on his Vibe with Five podcast.
"I was speaking to Carlo Ancelotti earlier this year and he mentioned [Filippo] Inzaghi and said he didn’t need many chances to score goals and he scores goals in and around the six-yard box.
"I look at Calvert-Lewin this season and he’s listened to that, he’s taken that on board. Obviously, he seems a real good student of the game and he’s started putting that into his own game.
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"We’ve seen the rewards he’s had, he’s got into the England squad by scoring loads of goals in and around the six-yard box, scoring those ugly goals. I think he’d be a fantastic signing for Manchester United.
"It’s one out of left field a little bit but I think he’d have a big impact. He’d get on the end of the things created by [Bruno] Fernandes, [Paul] Pogba, [Marcus] Rashford, [Mason] Greenwood, etc."
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