Man Utd icon Rio Ferdinand sends warning to Joleon Lescott over Man City points deduction as ‘that Aguero moment’s gone’


MANCHESTER UNITED legend Rio Ferdinand has issued a warning to Joleon Lescott over a potential Man City points deduction.

We revealed last week how the Cityzens and Chelsea were fearing Premier League RELEGATION after Everton’s record ten-point deduction.

AlamyRio Ferdinand has issued a brutal warning to ex-Man City star Joleon Lescott[/caption]

ReutersSergio Aguero famously secured the title for Man City at the climax of the 2012 season[/caption]

The Toffees were hit with the whopping sanction for breaching strict Financial Fair Play rules.

Then legal experts warned Pep Guardiola’s City, who were slapped with 115 FFP charges in January, and Chelsea — under investigation over transfers during Roman Abramovich’s reign — could be booted out of the top-flight.

The alleged breaches from the Etihad club cover a nine-year period between the 2009/10 and 2017/18 seasons.

Speculation quickly circulated that City could be stripped of their Premier League titles from those years, although it seems unlikely that any punishments will be retrospective.

But that has not stopped United icon Ferdinand from telling ex-City defender Lescott that he wants the 2012 winners’ medal he won “hand-delivered” should the Cityzens be found guilty.

City famously won the title in the dying seconds that season when Sergio Aguero’s goal against QPR snatched first place back from United, whom Ferdinand was playing for, on goal difference.

But ex-England centre-half Ferdinand said “that Aguero moment’s gone” as he discussed potential punishments for City on his latest FIVE podcast.

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He said: “If anything happens with City and they get punished, Joleon, I want YOUR medal!”


As his co-hosts burst into laughter, Ferdinand continued to troll his fellow TNT Sports pundit.

He continued: “Hand-delivered to my house and I’m wearing that medal.

“I’ll take that off Joleon.”

Ferdinand then added: “That Aguero moment has gone, right.

“So Joleon, just make sure you bring the medal yeah.”

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Rio Ferdinand and Joleon Lescott both now work for TNT SportsReuters

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