Rio Ferdinand has opened up on his textual content messages with Declan Rice following Arsenal’s win over Manchester Metropolis on Sunday.
Rice grew to become the Gunners’ most costly participant in July after finishing a £105million transfer from West Ham.
He has began all of Arsenal’s video games since his mega-money transfer in each within the Premier League and Champions League.
The 24-year-old not too long ago showcased his skills in his facet’s 1-0 victory over Manchester Metropolis on Sunday.
Ferdinand has since revealed he messaged Rice over his performances, given no person is speaking about his price ticket.
“You realize what, I textual content Declan [Rice] this morning and simply mentioned testomony to you, that nobody’s speaking in regards to the price ticket,” Ferdinand mentioned on YouTube channel Rio Ferdinand Presents Five.
“And his response was completely bang on. Declan mentioned: ‘Come on, I used to be doing the identical factor at West Ham, Ri, and nobody needed to talk about it’.
“It’s true. What I mentioned about Jude Bellingham earlier than, transferring the extent of efficiency and influence in your staff, he’s transferred that to Arsenal.”
Ferdinand lauded the previous West Ham skipper believing he has lived as much as the duty and proved he has what it takes to succeed with the Gunners.
The Manchester United legend added: “You see what he did on the sting of his personal field yesterday a few occasions. He shut down the man who got here on as a sub, Matheus [Nunes]. He is an unbelievable runner with the ball by the way in which. Declan mentioned, ‘Simply give me the ball man, give me the ball’.
“It takes persona, it takes character to have the ability to stroll right into a dressing room instantly and go, ‘I am the man’. That is what it looks like.
“His entire persona for the time being is saying to me, ‘Pay attention, in the event you’re beneath a little bit of stress, throw it to me and I will alleviate that stress and I’ve obtained the b******s to do it’. He is doing that with the ball, he is doing it with out it.
“It is like, ‘In case you want anybody to go and present somebody what time it’s, I am the man, step out the way in which, Declan’s coming’. That is how he is shifting and I adore it.”
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