‘It’s a broken record’ - Rio Ferdinand claims £64m Man Utd star is ‘under huge pressure’ at club. - soocer442
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‘It’s a broken record’ – Rio Ferdinand claims £64m Man Utd star is ‘under huge pressure’ at club.



“A broken record exists.” Rio Ferdinand asserts £64 million A Manchester United star is “under tremendous pressure” at the club.Rio Ferdinand, a legend at Manchester United, has vehemently defended Rasmus Hojlund and asserted that the Denmark forward is “under tremendous pressure” because his teammates are failing to provide him with service.

The goaltending output of Rasmus Hojlund has been a growing source of concern this season; in 26 appearances, the Manchester United star has scored eight times.Only twice in sixteen Premier League appearances and five times in six Champions League appearances has the 20-year-old United forward scored.


Two of Hojlund’s FA Cup appearances this season were in the 4-2 victory against Newport County; the Denmark international scored for that contest.


The Danish forward was acquired from Serie A club Atalanta for Old Trafford last summer for a transfer fee of £64 million plus an additional £8 million in add-ons.Ferdinand regarding Hojlund’s challenges at United

On Sunday, Manchester United advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a resounding victory at the Rodney Parade.Despite this, Newport County posed a threat to the Red Devils due to two goals scored by Graham Coughlan’s squad against Erik ten Hag’s squad.


Despite Rasmus Hojlund’s injury-time goal, United registered 22 shots against Newport County, of which the former Atalanta player had only one.


Rio Ferdinand expressed his astonishment upon discovering the aforementioned statistic concerning Hojlund and asserted that the Denmark international is “under tremendous pressure.”


He stated on his VIBE with FIVE program, “This youngster is still discovering his way and determining who he is.”Nobody yet knows who he is or what he will become.


“Since he is now the No. 9 for the club, they must ensure that everything they do is designed to bring out the best in him.


“He is under tremendous pressure; compare him to Erling Haaland, who is the leading scorer but hasn’t played in five weeks and is doing nothing but sit there relaxing.”


“Irrespective of the remaining Premier League clubs, the burden is solely on the price at which he is acquired. Without a doubt, an approach must be devised to maximize his performance.”


Ferdinand criticizes Hojlund’s absence of service.

During the Newport County match, Hojlund expressed his displeasure when United winger Alejandro Garnacho failed to pass to him on an obvious opportunity.


It has been criticized of both Garnacho and Antony, with the latter having assisted and scored against Newport County, that United does not utilize Hojlund more frequently.


Ferdinand acknowledged that he desires more from the rest of United’s lineup and that they should provide Hojlund with more opportunities throughout the course of a game.


“It’s a broken record that we keep saying this: place the ball in the bloody box!” he continued.”Locate the object in and around Hojlund when operating in the wide areas. Avoid attempting to make it too beautiful.


“He produces quality runs when the field is wide open; I have observed him closely enough to know that he produces quality runs. However, those traveling from far away must be instructed to place that bloody object in the box.


“He has not been permitted to be sufficiently selfish. Without a doubt, my partner is starving himself! Currently, he is preoccupied with provisions.


“I have no idea why.” Are they contemplating the fact that he is desiccated and deciding, “I cannot pass the ball to him”?