Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has in contrast Amad Diallo’s signing to that of Cristiano Ronaldo.
He described Diallo as a possible “world-beater” as United struck a deal to signal Diallo from Atalanta final October.
The ahead had remained in Italy after signing for United and is predicted to hitch the Crimson Devils this January.
United supervisor, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer mentioned the participant has “particular talents” and has impressed many Serie A observers along with his tempo and trickery out extensive, attributes just like what Ronaldo delivered to Outdated Trafford from Sporting Lisbon in 2003.
Identical to Diallo, Ronaldo was 18 when he joined United and Ferdinand, a United legend is hopeful of seeing the participant make an identical affect to the Portugal captain.
“We’ve simply purchased a child in from Atalanta and hopefully he does one thing,” Ferdinand mentioned throughout his podcast.
“…Probably this child may very well be a world-beater.
“I don’t wish to put the stress of Ronaldo on him, however no-one knew about Ronaldo once we purchased him apart from the folks in Portugal.
“This child appears related in that sense and when you see his clips and the best way folks discuss him, the world is his oyster if he applies himself proper.”
EPL: Rio Ferdinand compares Manchester United’s new signing to Cristiano Ronaldo