Rio Ferdinand reveals the signing that would improve Chelsea massively

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Manchester United have been active in the summer transfer market, with moves already sealed for Tom Heaton, Jadon Sancho and now Raphael Varane.

However, Chelsea have only added goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli to the first team.

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has admitted that he’d have loved his former club to sign up Jack Grealish from Aston Villa, but doesn’t think there is room for the England international.

The United legend has now talked up the other top sides in the league to pay for the 25-year-old, and he believes Grealish can improve any team massively.

“I would love him to join Manchester United, obviously. But I just feel that the position that he plays is stacked,” Ferdinand told the FIVE YouTube channel.

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“Bruno [Fernandes] in a ten, [Marcus] Rashford’s on the left, [Anthony] Martial is there, [Paul] Pogba is there. It kind of rules Manchester United out unless they say, “no, we’re going to shift a player or two to get him”. That’s the big decision they have to make.

“There aren’t many breathtaking footballers around anymore who produce breathtaking moments and make you go, ‘wow that was crazy’. Jack Grealish does that. He’s just a phenomenal player.

“If he’s going to go anywhere, I think it will be Man City. He would add to that team.

“Jack Grealish is driven, he’s been loyal, the fact he stayed at Villa last season is enough for them to clap him out of the stadium. He’s paid his dues and done great things, helped get them up and kept them in the Premier League.”

Ferdinand believes Grealish will improve every top club in the Premier League, including champions Manchester City.

Ferdinand added: “Does he improve every team in the Premier League? Yes he does, end of argument. He improves every team.

“If I’m Liverpool, I’m going to get him. If I’m Man City, I’m taking him. Because he improves them. He improves Chelsea, 100%. Whoever’s got the money to pay for him, do it.

“If Liverpool bought him it would be a bolt out of the blue. He improves them and then it’s like, ‘wow’.”

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