Manchester United legends Rio Ferdinand and Gary Neville have reacted to the narrow win over Aston Villa in fantastic fashion.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men managed to overcome their stubborn opponents 2-1 to send the team up to level on points with league leaders and fierce rivals Liverpool.
United fans were pleased with the crucial victory as what it represented was something that was unthinkable when the season began.
Supporters getting carried away is normal but it was surprising to see Neville and Ferdinand react to the result in a similar fashion.
Solskjaer has made it a consistent point to deny his side are in a title race, insisting it’s far too early but fans will dare to dream nonetheless.
Happy New Year ( Joint Top ?) pic.twitter.com/b3m68gSWD3
— Gary Neville (@GNev2) January 1, 2021
Welcome to 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣1️⃣
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— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) January 1, 2021
Solskjaer won’t be all too happy to see his former teammates go wild when he’s trying to keep everyone grounded but it’s a testament to his and the squad’s good work.
The legendary Norwegian has navigated well through a difficult period early on in the season and seemed to be on his way to the sack.
However, Solskjaer managed to turn things around and even if a title challenge doesn’t last all season, he would’ve proven he can help the club progress well.
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