Manchester United manager criticizes Cristiano Ronaldo for friendly exit: ‘Unacceptable’ | English football
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has criticized striker Cristiano Ronaldo for leaving Old Trafford early in final Sunday’s friendly in opposition to Rayo Vallecano. The coach’s statements have been made in an interview with the Dutch tv stations “AD” and “Viaplay Sport”, which was proven on Wednesday.
Ten Hag’s criticisms weren’t aimed particularly at Cristiano Ronaldo, however to all gamers who left the friendly match early — there have been different United athletes who did the identical because the Portuguese ace.
“Many others have gone house. Definitely not (settle for it). This is unacceptable for everybody. I inform them: that is unacceptable, we’re a group, not a choose few. We have to assemble till the tip,” stated the coach.
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Coach Erik ten Hag criticized Cristiano Ronaldo and different United gamers – Photo: Getty Images
Cristiano Ronaldo was noticed leaving Old Trafford alongside his compatriot Diogo Dalot (this one was not listed), with out the permission of the teaching workers to take action.
The striker was substituted at half-time, making his first look for Manchester United in current weeks – having missed the pre-season journeys to Thailand and Australia.
– He was absent (from the pre-season journey) attributable to private circumstances. Now it’s as he put it,” ten Hag commented.
Cristiano Ronaldo has already spoken out on social media following the information that he needs to depart Manchester United and known as the posts “lies”. Due to dissatisfaction within the English membership, in current weeks they’ve speculated in a number of massive ones in Europe, similar to Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid.
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Erik ten Hag and Cristiano Ronaldo throughout United’s friendly in opposition to Rayo Vallecano – Photo: Reuters
In an interview with Manchester United’s official channel after the match, coach Erik ten Hag didn’t touch upon this episode of the early departure of the gamers. The membership has not but decided on the matter.
Manchester Unite formally kicks off the 2022/23 season this Sunday with their first Premier League recreation in opposition to Brighton at Old Trafford.
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Erik ten Hag criticizes Manchester United gamers for leaving the friendly match early – Photo: Getty Images