Rio Ferdinand is a big fan of Portugal international Renato Sanches and would have "dragged him by his hair" if given the opportunity to take the youngster to Manchester United.
The 19-year-old is among the most highly-rated talents in world football, with his potential having been spotted early after making the breakthrough at Benfica. It was always going to be merely a matter of time before moved on to bigger and better things, with Europe's top clubs clamouring for his signature from the moment he burst onto the scene.
Ferdinand believes United missed a trick by allowing Sanches to slip through the net, with the all-action midfielder possessing many of the qualities that would have made him a star at Old Trafford.
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