Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has acknowledged that the membership ought to by no means have bought Rafael Da Silva after the defeat to Istanbul Basaksehir.
The Turkish facet got here into the conflict in opposition to United with out even scoring a objective earlier than within the Champions League however shocked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet.
Targets from Demba Ba and Edin Visca have been sufficient to sentence United to a second defeat within the area of every week, with Anthony Martial’s effort being mere comfort.
The outcome has elevated the strain upon Solskjaer and his squad, who’re but to win at residence within the Premier League, and there was a lot to digest within the aftermath.
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In opposition to the Turkish outfit, United got here up in opposition to a well-recognized face within the type of full-back Rafael – and Ferdinand acknowledged that he should not have been bought by the membership.
Posting on Twitter, he stated: “We should always by no means have bought @orafa2 #details” and accompanied his tweet with an emoji to indicate his feelings on the matter.
The Brazil worldwide joined United in 2008 alongside twin brother Fabio and went on to make over 100 league appearances for the membership.
He lifted the Premier League title on three events and was additionally runner-up within the Champions League twice, earlier than becoming a member of Ligue 1 facet Lyon in 2016.
Rafael left the French facet in the summertime switch window to maneuver to the Turkish capital, the place he has made a right away impression.