For the last eight seasons, Rio Ferdinand has been a fixture on Manchester United. His defense, leadership skills, and experience has propelled Man U to four premier league titles.
Although Ferdinand has been such a key player, it appears like he and Manchester United will move on separately.
After being ejected for four games last season, missing the World Cup due to injury, and entering his mid-30s, Ferdinand's career may be over, at least with Manchester United.
If Rio Ferdinand leaves the team, here are 15 players that can replace him, both in the locker room and on the field.