Rio Ferdinand sends Cavani message to Rashford and Martial

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has urged attacking duo Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford to learn from veteran striker Edinson Cavani.

The 33-year-old was superb with his two well finished goals leading the club to a 3-2 comeback win against Southampton on Sunday.

The Uruguayan who was a half-time replacement for young forward Mason Greenwood was a constant menace against the Saints defence.

Former United defender Ferdinand believes Cavani possesses the type of killer instinct that has been missing at Old Trafford and he’s urged the club’s other strikers to learn from the Uruguayan’s game.

“The amount that Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial will learn off this guy and his movement alone is unbelievable,” Ferdinand told the FIVE YouTube channel.

“It’s worth having him just for that to improve these boys but they’ve got to be willing to learn. They’ve got to want to learn.

“They’ve got to look at Edinson Cavani and say: ‘I want that in my game. How am I going to do that? Analysis man at the club can you give me some videos of Cavani’s movement?’

“That’s the type of stuff you’ve got to do to improve. Self-analyse, self-reflect. Look a yourself. Who can I learn from? He’s the man.

“Over 200 goals at PSG listen, he knows what to do. I’d be tapping into that massively.”