Man United respond to rumors of contract termination for Ronaldo


Monday, August 15, 2022 at 07:46• Jordi Tomasowa • Last update: 09:38

Manchester United are denying rumors that the club are considering terminating Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract if the Portuguese does not change his behavior quickly. This news was brought by The Times and Sky Sports. The club management reportedly believes that Ronaldo’s negative attitude has a lot of impact on the atmosphere within the group of players. After the away game against Brentford (4-0 loss), the 37-year-old Portuguese publicly showed his worst side.

However, these rumors are now being suppressed by United. The attacker still has a contract until mid-2023 with an option for another year. ‘s official response the Red Devils is that Ronaldo is not for sale. “There is no change in the club’s stance,” a club spokesperson said Sky Sports.

Ronaldo went on Sunday with gestures and words against David de Gea, who did not look good with several goals. Furthermore, it could be seen afterwards that Ronaldo did not take the time to thank the away supporters who had traveled along, he passed Erik ten Hag ice cold and had a heated discussion with Steve McClaren. McClaren is Ten Hag’s assistant at United. United already trailed 4-0 against Brentford after 35 minutes on Saturday afternoon.

Ten Hag acknowledged after the game against Brentford that the team process at United is going to be difficult. “We are in a difficult process as a team. You expect a different start. It seems we have carried over last season’s mistakes into this season. We need to change that quickly. We need new players and quality. We will try to convince them to come to us.”

Gary Neville recently called Ronaldo as an analyst of Sky Sports ready to clarify his future. “I am a little disappointed in him because he allows the manager to speak in the press conferences. Ronaldo is now a good age. He has been the greatest player in the world for the last ten years along with Lionel Messi. He has all the experience of Would it be too much to ask for him to speak out and give an interview to clear things up, tell us what he’s really thinking and what’s really going on?” Neville said.


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