The England ace continues to be linked with a move away this summer.
Ferdinand said: "I donâ€™t see where you go from here that is better.
"Cristiano Ronaldo is ridiculous as a football player individually but has he won more trophies than United since he left? I wouldnâ€™t say Ronaldo shouldnâ€™t have gone there, it was his dream to go there and we have to respect that â€” but I want to win trophies.
"When someone has been at the club for the length of time Wayne Rooneyâ€™s been there, heâ€™s more than clued-up enough to understand the dynamics of the club. Heâ€™s mature enough and old enough to make his own mind up. Itâ€™s not down to the players to speak on his behalf â€” Iâ€™m sure in time heâ€™ll have his own say. If you take in what the manager said, heâ€™s not leaving, so we will take that as gospel."