Cristiano Ronaldo Controversy Rises Amid Possible Man Utd Exit

Cristiano Ronaldo Controversy Rises Amid Possible Man Utd Exit

Following reports over the weekend that Cristiano Ronaldo is seeking to make an exit, Manchester United’s pre-season preparations have been imperiled.

Due to the paucity of transfer activity under Erik ten Hag thus far, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner and legendary member of Manchester United is looking to leave Old Trafford this summer.

The Times reported that the Portuguese international desired to leave Old Trafford in order to play in the Champions League.

The prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Manchester United has appeared to be enthusiastically received by the Red Devils’ locker room.

Just one year after making a victorious comeback after joining United from Juventus in the summer of last year, Ronaldo has notified the club of his choice and that he wants to be allowed to leave if the club receives an “acceptable offer.”

Ronaldo is rumored to be extremely dissatisfied with United’s lack of summer transfer activity.

Reports that certain United players would be happy to see Ronaldo leave have surfaced in response to talk of his departure.

The Times reports that several players believe they would be able to “express” themselves better if the five-time Ballon d’Or winner was not playing for the team next season.

As a result of Ronaldo’s arrival, there have long been rumors of rifts and divides in the United dressing room.

Apparently, the former Real Madrid player’s win-at-all-costs mentality intimidates some players.

United were always sure that they would retain the five-time Ballon d’Or winner even though the team did not make it into the Champions League for the upcoming season. Over the weekend, they stated once more that he is not for sale.

It would be a major setback for new manager Erik ten Hag in many respects if they were forced to let the 37-year-old go this summer.

Not only would he be losing the club’s best player, but Edinson Cavani’s departure earlier this summer would also leave him without a roster that had a reliable striker.

For the first time since 2010, the Red Devils went the entire month of June without bringing in any new players under the direction of new manager Erik ten Hag.

Their famous number seven, who believes there is still much to be strengthened after a catastrophic season the previous term, has obviously not taken well to this.

Despite Ronaldo’s comeback and impressive goal-scoring performances, the most recent season was United’s poorest in the Premier League era.

Ronaldo therefore anticipated a great deal of change within the playing group to make sure the same thing does not occur again next season.

Although Frenkie de Jong is anticipated to come and Tyrell Malacia is close to joining, the Portugal captain may not think it is sufficient.

Following a meeting between Ronaldo’s agent Jorge Mendes and the new owner of the Blues, Todd Boehly, recent rumors that United’s Premier League rivals Chelsea might try to sign Ronaldo shocked United supporters.

Whether the 37-year-old would be interested in working at Stamford Bridge is still up in the air.

Ten Hag’s first United press conference after his arrival in Manchester included questions about Ronaldo’s future, as was to be expected.

Although the former Ajax manager spoke too generously of the former Real Madrid star, he said just enough to demonstrate his regard for him as a crucial component of his ambitions.

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