Man Utd boss Ferguson confident Ferdinand will re-sign

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson expects Rio Ferdinand to commit to a new deal.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson expects Rio Ferdinand to commit to a new deal.

Ferguson insisted the veteran is coping with his back problem better than in recent years, and is confident he will sign a new deal even though he is free to speak to foreign clubs.

"I don’t think Rio wants to leave and I don’t think he is panicking about that," said Ferguson. "We’re comfortable with it."

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