RIO FERDINAND believes Arsenal are champions-elect – thanks to their chilled-out response to falling behind against Manchester United.
But Ferdinand had no problem in agreeing Arsenal are on course for their first Prem title since 2004.
He told Gunners fan Joel Beya on his Five Youtube channel: “You lot played like champions.
“I was sitting there watching it with my two sons.
“The biggest telling factor for me was when you went one down. There was zero panic.”
Sun columnist Piers had predicted beforehand that all-action Partey would be too strong for his Red Devils’ counterparts.
And Ferdinand was quick to note Marcus Rashford nutmegging the Ghama hero on the way to his brilliant fourth-minute breaktrhough.
Ferdy posted a clip of the England frontman’ s cheeky skill and chilling finish along with the words: “Close your legs”.
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In a follow-on post he added: “Ps @piersmorgan I’ve been seeing ur posts!”
But as the Gunners hit back for a deserved victory, the TalkTV presenter had the final word: “As I said he would, Partey bullied your snowflakes into submission…”
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