Pally: Man Utd's Ferdinand must accept powers are waning

Manchester United legend Gary Pallister has warned Rio Ferdinand about his changing status at Old Trafford.
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Manchester United legend Gary Pallister has warned Rio Ferdinand about his changing status at Old Trafford.

After being a defensive ­stalwart at Old Trafford for nine years, Pallister – just like Rio – suddenly found his position was vulnerable.

“Rio’s not finished by any stretch of the imagination,” Pally told the Sunday Mirror. “He is still a fantastic player. In fact, like Scholesy and Giggsy, he can be an ­important player for years at the club. But only if he accepts he can’t play every week. If he can’t accept that, he’ll have to move on.”

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