However, the Welshman has since revealed that he has been disappointed with his lack of game time at Madrid during the past season and also felt that he should have started the final in Kiev on Saturday rather than come off the bench.
"It's up to him to decide what he wants," Ferdinand wrote on Instagram.
"Does he want to go somewhere and be the main man, take on the full responsibility of a club who want to win? Or does he want to remain and continue in the role he is in now, as the supporting cast?
"Personally I would love to see him come back to the Premier League, preferably with United, and dominate. Write a new chapter as a leader of a club, the go to guy at all times, the icon. This is what the greats do in all sports not just football, it elevates them.
"What he has done is produce magic moments on the big stage - in finals, and played a vital role in this record breaking squad lead by the great Zinedine Zidane.
"Whatever anyone has to say about him he has etched himself into the history of Real Madrid, a club that prides itself on winning the biggest prize in European club football."