At 4:00 Beijing time tomorrow, Manchester United will host RB Leipzig for the second round of the Champions League group match. Red Devils star Ferdinand said in an interview with BT Sport that Manchester United are not the favourites to win the Champions League and they need to maintain stability.
Leipzig has not lost this season, and Manchester United has lost two games in the first five rounds of the Premier League. Ferdinand believes that considering Manchester United's current state of instability, qualifying for the knockout round will be an impressive achievement for them, and they should not be regarded as one of the main contenders at this stage. Ferdinand said: "I don't think Manchester United will be one of the favorite teams to win. I will not put them in that position. But I think they will stand out from this group. They have already had a wonderful start."
"They will do well and get rid of the current predicament, but whether they can maintain stability is the key to Manchester United's improvement this season."
When asked if Manchester City will eventually win the Champions League this season, Ferdinand said: "I don't think so! When Manchester City is in good shape, they can really make people excited, but I don't know their strength and stability. Is it better than Bayern. In addition, I still think Liverpool is a stronger team, so I will put Manchester City in third or fourth position."