"But, with help from his team-mates - which he didn’t have on Saturday - he can still be very effective.
"Ferdinand must become the organiser. He can also make some adjustments to his game to help with losing his pace. John Terry, who is slower than Ferdinand, goes to ground earlier and deals with danger quickly as he knows he can’t win a race against many strikers. Ferdinand might need to do that more often.
"I had to be more aggressive as I lost my pace because I had to deal with things quicker. By making the same adjustments, Ferdinand can extend his career."