“It all depends on the shape of the job.
“I don’t think it’s all been outlined at Man United in terms of ‘that’s the job and this is the description’. I think there’s a lot to talk about within that.
“Because you are helping to shape the fortunes of a club of that stature. That’s a huge job.
“All the boxes would have to be ticked that you’ve got in in your head before considering something like that.
“I think decisions made at a football club – not all (but) some of them – should come with a football thought process in the background somewhere , (someone) that understands that side of it and can make that kind of decision , ” Ferdinand told Sky Sports.