Updated: Dec 30, 2018
Ferdinand believes Gomez can become England's best defender.
Rio Ferdinand has heaped praise on Joe Gomez as he reckons the Liverpool defender is 'on the march to be the best defender in England'.
The Manchester United legend said the 21-year-old - who has become a regular starter for the Anfield club - is fearless and has the attributes to become one of the best in the world.
"He’s on the march to be the best defender in Englnd. I rate him highly," Ferdinand told BT Sport prior to Liverpool's 2-1 Champions League defeat to PSG at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday evening.
"I do because I think he plays with a freeness. He's fearless.
"Against Napoli he was cool and calm as you like but when he needs to put it in row Z he will do that.
"I think there's a maturity about him on and off the pitch."
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