PIERS MORGAN trolled Rio Ferdinand by saying that Casemiro cost Manchester United victory towards Crystal Palace.
The Pink Devils had been on the right track for a tenth win on the bounce at Selhurst Park when Bruno Fernandes fired them forward simply earlier than the break.
However issues turned bitter for United late on.
Firstly, Casemiro picked up his fifth reserving of the season after bringing down Wilfried Zaha, which guidelines him out of Sunday’s journey to Arsenal.
And Erik ten Hag’s aspect then suffered a second late blow when Michael Olise’ final-gasp free-kick rescued some extent.
Piers took to Twitter in response to Palace’s purpose and tagged Ferdinand in a tweet.
The pair have been arguing this week about who’s higher between the Casemiro and Thomas Partey forward of the conflict on the Emirates.
Ferdinand mentioned: “When it comes to who’s extra essential to their group, you’ll be able to argue for each side.
“However once you throw the stats in, Casemiro wipes the ground with him.
“I don’t suppose Partey is nice sufficient defensively to do what Casemiro is doing. I don’t suppose he has the influence to do defensively what Casemiro is doing for Man United.”
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Piers responded on Twitter: “Hello @rioferdy5 should you genuinely suppose Partey isn’t as good as Casemiro then you definately’re in for a nasty shock on Sunday when he bullies your man into submission and I get this trending again… #Tears4Rio”
And the SunSport columnist as soon as again hit out on the ex-United defender moments after the complete-time whistle.
He mentioned: “So, Casemiro bought himself suspended for Sunday’s massive match towards Arsenal, after which missed an absolute sitter on the finish to cost Utd victory. Higher than Partey? Methinks not.. cc @rioferdy5.”
It was a poor night time all spherical for United, who dropped two essential factors of their pursuit of Arsenal on the high.
They usually’ll now be with out one in every of their most in-kind gamers for the journey to North London.