CR7 can leave United as Ten Hag likely to take bold transfer decision: Report | Football News - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Cristiano Ronaldo can leave Manchester United as Ten Hag likely to take bold transfer decision: Report

By, New Delhi
Oct 04, 2022 06:07 PM IST

According to a report, Cristiano Ronaldo can leave Manchester United before the end of the 2022-2023 season.

It seems like Cristiano Ronaldo's transfer saga is reaching an anti-climatic end as the Portuguese forward can reportedly part ways with Manchester United before the end of the 2022-2023 season. Ronaldo, who was earlier in speculation about leaving Manchester United, eventually became a benchwarmer for the Red Devils after the end of the summer transfer window. Nicknamed CR7, Ronaldo has received only two starts ever since Manchester United were crushed 4-0 by Brentford in August this season.

Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo before the match (REUTERS)
Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo before the match (REUTERS)

Ronaldo has been warming the bench at Old Trafford while England striker Marcus Rashford is leading the line for Man United under Erik ten Hag's watch. One of the most prolific goal-scorers in the history of the beautiful game, Ronaldo has only scored a single goal for Man United this season. Ronaldo's first and only goal so far this season arrived against Sheriff in the UEFA Europa League.

ALSO READ: Cristiano Ronaldo suffering from depression?

According to a report filed by Telegraph, Ronaldo can leave Manchester United in the winter transfer window. CR7 can end his bitter-sweet stint at Old Trafford as the former Juventus and Real Madrid star is eyeing an exit in January. As per the report, Man United manager Ten Hag is ready to sanction Ronaldo's transfer if Man United receive a suitable offer for the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

Ronaldo had fired 24 goals across all competitions after completing a sensational transfer from Juventus to Manchester United last season. After Man United failed to secure their berth in the UEFA Champions League, Ronaldo had reportedly expressed his desire to leave Old Trafford in the summer transfer window. However, Ronaldo failed to attract bids from the likes of Chelsea, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid as several household names refused to make a move for the Portugal captain.

Sparing Ronaldo on Sunday, Ten Hag opted to protect CR7 from the derby humiliation at Etihad. Ten Hag opted against giving Ronaldo some game time in the Manchester derby to safeguard the reputation of the five-time UEFA Champions League winner. “I wouldn’t bring him in because we are 4-1 down. Out of respect for Cristiano, for his big career,” the Manchester United manager said after Man City hammered the Red Devils 6-3 at Etihad.

Catch every big hit, every wicket with Crickit, a one stop destination for Live Scores, Match Stats, Quizzes, Polls & much more

Catch all the Latest Football matches score updates alongwith EPL 2024 Schedule , ISL 2024 Schedule and other related updates on ISL 2024 Points table on The Hindustan Times website and App
SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Sunday, July 14, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On