MANCHESTER UNITED legend Rio Ferdinand has told his former club NOT to sign England right-back Kieran Trippier.
Ferdinand, 42, believes that the LaLiga winner doesn't fit the profile of right-back that Man Utd should be looking to sign this summer.
But admits that he sees the quality the 30-year-old has and what he brings to the table.
Speaking to Metro, he said: "I don’t think they’d buy someone to come in and play [every week], I think whoever’s coming in there is going to be playing backup.
"They spent £50m on Wan-Bissaka, not to be a backup or No2.
"He [Trippier] wouldn’t be my choice if I’m honest, but I see the qualities he has.
"But Trippier definitely wouldn’t be my choice in terms of the profile of player that I’d be bringing in to play as a No2 right-back."
Ferdinand made 455 appearances for the Red Devils, winning 16 major honours whilst at the club.
The 42-year-old has taken a step back from football since retiring in 2015, and it doesn't look like he'll be stepping into the coaching or managerial arena anytime soon.
Ferdinand has become a pundit and he is a regular feature for BT Sport.
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And this summer he'll be back on TV, this time for the BBC, showcasing his expert analysis throughout this summers Euros.
Trippier has linked up with the England squad for Euro 2020, and he'll be hoping to replicate his heroics from the 2018 World Cup.
Maybe some standout performances will change Ferdinand's mind.
According to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo, United have already seen an opening offer of £10million rejected by Atletico Madrid.
And the LaLiga champions are determined to only let Trippier leave if his £34m release clause is met.
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