MANCHESTER UNITED legend Rio Ferdinand has named his Premier League participant of the season… and selected to snub Erling Haaland.
The Manchester Metropolis objective machine is many individuals’s favorite to get the award on the finish of the marketing campaign.
Haaland has been in distinctive kind in his first season in England, netting 21 objectives in 17 matches.
Regardless of the Norwegian wanting set to interrupt a number of Premier League goalscoring information, Ferdinand thinks another person is extra deserving of the most effective participant award.
Ferdinand mentioned: “I would go so far as to say proper now, he is most likely my participant of the yr.
“Haaland has been great, don’t get me wrong, but if Haaland eases up with the goals and Arsenal win the league and Odegaard continues, he’s my player of the year.”
Ferdinand additionally went on to reward the ex-Actual Madrid man for dwelling as much as the potential he had when he was a teen and the resilience proven to exit on mortgage from the LaLiga aspect.
This is not the primary time he has been hailed by the pundit, who beforehand likened him to Mesut Ozil.
Odegaard scored a tremendous objective within the North London derby win over Tottenham to take his league tally to eight objectives and 5 assists in 17 video games.
The midfielder will likely be hoping he can carry Arsenal to the title and elevate the Premier League trophy on the finish of Might.
Mikel Arteta‘s aspect at present sit prime of the desk, eight factors away from Man Metropolis in second.
The Gunners welcome fellow title chasers Man Utd to the Emirates Stadium this weekend.