Rio Ferdinand has admitted training sessions have been 'very hard' under Manchester United's new coaching staff.
David Moyes first ever game in charge of Manchester United game ended in a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Singha All-Stars in Thailand.
Red Devils defender Ferdinand believes life is turning out to be tougher under their new boss.
"It is a bit too early to compare to life under Sir Alex Ferguson, but I think the intensity has gone up," said Ferdinand.
"As a new manager comes in, the players want to impress the new coaching staff, but it has been very hard."
Moyes replaced Sir Alex Ferguson after the Scot announced his retirement during the end of last season bringing an end to a glittering career of over 26 years at Old Trafford.
But, Ferdinand insists that the squad is enjoying life under the former Everton boss.
"There have been some double days, but generally it’s been fair," added Ferdinand.
"The lads have enjoyed it and that’s the most important thing. We’re getting into the new things asked of us and we’re really enjoying it.
"We want to make a good start to the season."
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