After Giggs, Ferguson now eyes Ferdinand for new United deal

Updated: Mar 02, 2013, 16:44 PM IST

London: Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is set to hand a new one-year contract to Rio Ferdinand following the extension of veteran Ryan Giggs United career to 2014.

The United boss has said that he expects that Ferdinand will stay on in the club after his contract ends in the summer, like Giggs.

Ferguson also said that there is a strong possibility of the defender staying back at the club, adding that Ferdinand had a great season and has managed himself in a proper manner.

Meanwhile, Ferguson hailed Giggs over his incredible career at United, after the veteran extended his contract till 2014 which will secure him a 23rd season at United.