Rio Ferdinand reveals the one thing Cristiano Ronaldo will want to improve from Manchester United debut - football

Rio Ferdinand reveals the one thing Cristiano Ronaldo will want to improve from Manchester United debut



The 36-year-old may not have been entirely happy with the performance (Pictures: FIVE / Getty)

Rio Ferdinand believes Cristiano Ronaldo will already have spoken to his new Manchester United teammates following his second debut to encourage them to make better use of one of his greatest strengths.

The Portuguese superstar enjoyed the perfect homecoming on Saturday at Old Trafford, bagging a brace in a 4-1 victory over Newcastle as the Red Devils? unbeaten start to the new Premier League season continued.

But Ferdinand believes the 36-year-old will not have been entirely happy and will be drumming into the wide-men that they must deliver more crosses into the box so he can capitalise on his incredible aerial ability.

Ronaldo enjoyed a memorable return to Old Trafford (Picture: Getty)
Speaking on his Vibe with FIVE YouTube show, Ferdinand explained: ?He can jump, but again it?s about positioning of where he?s going to be to receive the ball.

?That?s one thing that I would say, not a criticism, but one thing to look at and learn from, from Man United?s point of view from the weekend?s first game.

?And I?m telling you, he?d have been in there [the dressing room] after and this week saying, ?Listen, cross that ball! When you get opportunities to cross the ball, you put it in there because I?m aggressive and I want the ball.?

?And he knows, and it?s well documented that I?ve always said this for the last few years, the defenders in this country are not grea...
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