The world of football may be just a few months away from the latest transfer story involving Manchester United superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo.
ESPN’s Rob Dawson reported on Tuesday that United are “preparing” for Ronaldo to try to leave the club again in January if he does not receive more playing time from manager Erik ten Hag soon. The 37-year-old was said to want to join a club that are playing in this season’s UEFA Champions League this past summer but Movement cannot be guaranteed before the transfer window closes.
Ten Hag kept Ronaldo as an unused substitute in the 6-3 loss to rivals Manchester City on Sunday and failed to start the five-time Ballon d’Or winner for a Premier League game since the loss. 4-0 against Brentford on August 13. .
Ten Hag explained not playing Ronaldo on Sunday, even though United were 4-0 down at half-time of that competition. Dawson. “The other thing is the advantage I can give Anthony Martial. He needs the moments, but I don’t want to point that out.”
Ronaldo has scored 24 goals in all competitions for United in the 2021-22 season but has so far scored only one goal in eight games in the current season. Meanwhile, ten Hag emphasize During the summer that CR7 was not for sale and was in his plans, and Dawson noted that the boss “will still be reluctant to let him go in January.”
Ronaldo has a contract during the ongoing season with the option to extend it for another year. He was linked with Premier League side Chelsea in the summer before Graham Potter was appointed their new head coach in September. Potter declined to speak of any interest in the goalscorer when asked about a possible future transfer on Tuesday.