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Rio Ferdinand lashes out at Pogba and Lingard

Manchester, Feb 1: Former Manchester United defender and club legend Rio Ferdinand slammed tJese Lingard and Paul Pogba for their latest celebration video.

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Paul Pogba recently uploaded a video on his official Instagram handle where Jese Lingard and himself were seen emulating crazy dance moves inside the dressing room.

From left: Paul Pogba and Jese Lingard (Image courtesy: Manchester United Twitter handle)

Watching the video, club legend Rio Ferdinand did not seem amused as he expressed his disappointment speaking to BT Sport.

Ferdinand was quoted: "I've just seen a video of the lads dancing in the changing room. I'm all for having a bit of fun on social media and stuff.

"But not when you're fifth in the league, and you're not in the Champions League positions and you're fighting.

"You haven't won anything yet. Until you've won something you can't go out and do stuff like that.

"I'm all for having fun and I think part of Pogba's appeal especially is that he is a happy free spirit and I wouldn't want to take that away from him. But I think there's a time and getting the balance right.

"If that comes out when you've won a cup final I'd be the first on to be pushing it out all over the place.

"The way I see it we're fifth in the league, we're fighting for a Champions League position we haven't got any silverware yet.

"I'd want to keep myself out of the radar a little bit until I get to that point."

The former English defender was understandably not happy with the players especially during a time when the club is not in a very good position in the league table.

Here is the video of Paul Pogba:

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Manchester United take on Hull City in a crucial game week 23 tonight, February 1, at the Old Trafford stadium. A win might take the Red Devils to fifth position in the league table.

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Story first published: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 16:06 [IST]
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