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Manchester United respond to Cristiano Ronaldo’s interview with Piers Morgan

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Manchester United are wanting into the state of affairs surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo’s interview with Piers Morgan earlier than responding.

An announcement mentioned: “Manchester United notes media protection of a Cristiano Ronaldo interview.

“The membership will take into account its response after all of the information have been established.

“Our focus stays on getting ready for the second half of the season and persevering with the momentum, perception and unity that’s being constructed amongst the gamers, coach, workers and followers.”

Ronaldo mentioned he “felt betrayed” by the membership in an interview with Morgan, revealed in The Solar newspaper.

The 37-year-old added that he felt pressured to depart United, “not solely by the supervisor (Erik ten Hag) but additionally by two or three different folks on the membership”.
He mentioned: “I really feel betrayed.

“Some folks, I really feel, don’t desire me right here. Not simply this yr, however final yr as effectively.”

Ronaldo additionally touched on his relationship with Ten Hag, including: “I’ve no respect for him as a result of he does not present respect for me.

“If you do not have respect for me, I’ll by no means have respect for you.”

He additionally spoke about Ralf Rangnick’s time on the membership, who was appointed caretaker supervisor following the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer final season.

The German loved vital success as a director of soccer however had not managed a group for over two years earlier than taking up at United in November final yr, with Ronaldo commenting: “In case you’re not even a supervisor, how are you going to be the boss of Manchester?” United? I had by no means heard of him.

Ronaldo has instructed United he needed to depart this summer season ought to the membership obtain an appropriate provide, however no passable agency provide has been made for the striker.

He already acquired criticism from his supervisor in August, when he left early throughout a pleasant towards Rayo Vallecano. He was substituted at half-time throughout warm-up and was filmed off the sphere earlier than the tip of the match.

Final month, he declined to return on in its place throughout the late levels of his group’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur. He was then unnoticed of the squad for United’s recreation towards Chelsea the next weekend and skilled alone for every week earlier than returning to the squad for his or her 3–0 Europa League win towards Sheriff.

The Portugal worldwide additionally missed his facet’s final Premier League recreation earlier than the World Cup break, a 2-1 win over Fulham on Sunday, because of sickness.
Ronaldo has struggled for kind in entrance of objective this season. The Portuguese worldwide has scored only one objective in 10 Premier League appearances this season.

He did, nevertheless, play a extra outstanding function within the Outdated Trafford membership’s Europa League marketing campaign. Ronaldo began all six of United’s matches within the competitors, scoring two objectives and offering two assists.

Within the Premier League, Ronaldo was deployed as a peripheral determine with simply 4 appearances.

United go into the World Cup break fifth within the Premier League desk.

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The extra Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels ‘betrayed’, the extra we see what he actually needs

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