Erik ten Hag is reportedly livid at Cristiano Ronaldo after his feedback throughout his interview with Piers Morgan had been launched final night time.
Romano says Ten Hag is understandably sad with Ronaldo who claimed he has “no respect” for the United boss.
“I’m informed Ten Hag is livid with what Ronaldo stated,” Romano wrote.
Ten Hag has publicly defended Ronaldo, regardless of a few petulant acts which have taken the gloss off optimistic performances and outcomes for Ten Hag and his males this season – one other factor that United know can not proceed.
“They (United) know they’ll’t hold defending Ronaldo in non-public or in public,” added Romano.
Romano additionally revealed that he has been knowledgeable that the connection between participant and membership is irreparable and that Ronaldo will nearly definitely be proven the door within the January switch window.
“It’s clear Ronaldo can’t proceed at United. I can reveal that the sensation inside Outdated Trafford now’s that it’s nearly over between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United,” he revealed.
Romano concluded by saying United know they might want to exchange Ronaldo, who regardless of not being first-choice, does nonetheless present cowl for Anthony Martial, who has struggled for health this season.
“Internally, from what I’m informed, United had been at all times clear that if Ronaldo goes, they must signal a brand new striker. They will’t proceed with solely Anthony Martial, who has had harm issues,” he stated.
Ronaldo is one way or the other on his method to tarnishing the unimaginable legacy he has constructed at Outdated Trafford by these ill-timed feedback, with additional revelations anticipated to return out later this week.
United now have a dilemma dealing with them with whether or not they gamble within the winter window, which is a notoriously tough one to barter in, or hope they’ve sufficient within the ranks with out Ronaldo to safe Champions League soccer subsequent season.