Ferdinand expectng big things from new Man Utd teammate Powell

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is expecting big things from new teammate Nick Powell. Powell arrives from Crewe Alexandra.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is expecting big things from new teammate Nick Powell.

Powell arrives from Crewe Alexandra.

"He's a fine prospect. I've seen a few clips of him and watched a few games back home," Ferdinand told The Sun.

"He has an unpredictable style and can play off-the-cuff. He can pull things out the hat that you don't expect.

"We've not really seen as much as we would have liked in training as we're just doing a lot of small-sided work at the moment, but he has a great first touch and he's not afraid.

"He seems a confident lad and he's integrated straight into the squad.

"For a young lad, to come into an environment like Manchester United from a lower league club, you have to say he walked in with his shoulders back as if he's meant to be here.

"And that's a great start to his career here."

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