Rio Ferdinand charges Liverpool’s high 5 strikers and says one ‘provides you sleepless nights’

Rio Ferdinand has had his say on Liverpool’s strike-force over time, admitting one specific particular person used to offer the ex-Manchester United star sleepless nights.

Lately the likes of Mohamed Salah, Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres have terrorised defences at Anfield.

Torres netted a staggering 81 targets in all competitions for Liverpool and gave Ferdinand and his United centre-back accomplice Nemanja Vidic a headache on a couple of event.

Suarez fairly actually went one higher than Torres, netting 82 targets in all competitions for the Reds earlier than his high-profile change to Barcelona, the place he gained numerous trophies.

Salah, in the meantime, has improved on each of Torres and Suarez’s tallies, discovering the again of the online 152 instances – and counting – for Liverpool.

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Rio Ferdinand has had his say on Liverpool’s strike-force over time
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Earlier than this specific trio, Liverpool boasted the likes of Robbie Fowler, who stays the membership’s high scorer within the Premier League period with 183 targets to his identify.

And, after all, a Ballon d’Or winner who used to maintain Ferdinand up at night time, Michael Owen.

“Folks overlook what he [Owen] was doing throughout these instances [while at Liverpool],” stated the ex-Man United star on his Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE YouTube channel.

“He was dismantling the Premier League as a youngster. He was a joke. Folks want to begin placing some respect on his identify.”

Ferdinand added: “For those who’re speaking about their finest yr or two years on the membership, Michael Owen is within the dialog for the perfect.

“A defender taking part in in opposition to all of them, Michael Owen retains you up later than any of the others. I performed in opposition to Torres, performed in opposition to Fowler. I’ve not performed in opposition to prime Salah, that is the distinction.

Michael Owen discovered the again of the online 158 instances for Liverpool

“If we’re speaking quantity nines, Suarez was a high participant and a terrific participant however I simply suppose in Michael Owen’s finest season or two he’d offer you extra sleepless nights than all the others.”

Owen discovered the again of the online 158 instances for Liverpool, however accidents and subsequent transfers – one specific change to Man United – means he is not as revered at Anfield as a few of the different names mentioned.

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