Imagine it or not, the Cristiano Ronaldo-Manchester United cleaning soap opera is just getting spicier.
In a snippet of a full interview with Piers Morgan set to air Wednesday and Thursday on TalkTV within the U.Ok., Ronaldo revealed he feels the Premier League membership has tried to drive him out.
“Yes,” Ronaldo mentioned when Morgan requested if United was making an attempt to drive him out, “not solely the coach however one other two or three guys across the membership.
“I feel betrayed, and I felt some people don’t want me here. Not only this year, but last year too.”
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Ronaldo has been an undesirable distraction throughout supervisor Eric Ten Hag’s brief reign at United, after failing to safe a summer time switch to a staff taking part in within the Champions League.
Ronaldo was criticized, together with different gamers, for leaving a pre-season sport early earlier than the season. He additionally refused to return on as an alternative in United’s 2-0 win over Tottenham in October — which led Ten Hag to punish the striker by forcing him to coach away from the squad.
The 37-year-old, five-time Ballon D’Or winner has fallen out of favour in Ten Hag’s lineup and struggled when he has performed for United — scoring one aim in 10 Premier League appearances this season.
Final season, regardless of his age, Ronaldo carried out nicely in his return to United after changing into a star in Manchester earlier in his profession, scoring 18 targets in 30 video games.
Ronaldo will even captain Portugal within the upcoming FIFA World Cup starting Nov. 20. It’ll be his fifth time showing in soccer’s largest event.
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