Ferguson: Ferdinand not fit for Wales clash
Published : 13 Mar 2011 09:00:07
Ferdinand is currently sidelined with a calf injury, and his expected absence, along with that of vice-captain Steven Gerrard, has led to talk that manager Fabio Capello will offer the armband back to former skipper John Terry.
Ferguson, though, does not expect Ferdinand to return in time to make Capello's captaincy decision any easier, saying: "Rio has been doing a bit of running. He will be ready for the game after the internationals. I wouldn't have thought he would have a chance before that."
He added: "I don't think it would be wise for him to be called up by England. He hasn't played for us since January."