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Chelsea's Mancienne likened to Man Utd defender Ferdinand

Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba has likened Chelsea defender Michael Mancienne to Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand.

Muamba, who has played with Mancienne at several England levels, said: "The guy is a very good player, and I'm very happy for him to be there.

"He plays like Rio; he's very chilled, very relaxed - but he's a very good player as well, with good pace, and a great reader of the game.

"I've no worries about him being able to handle it."

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