In an interview with British journalist Piers Morgan, Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his barely veiled conflict with the leaders of Manchester United. “Manchester United betrayed me, started the Portuguese. Regarding Erik ten Hag, I have no respect for him, because he never had any for me. » A response to long-substantiated departure rumors this summer, having made him miss the Mancunian pre-season. The striker reveals that this absence was actually linked to the hospitalization of his daughter, then three months old. “There was no empathy for my sick daughter. »
This outing, prepared for several months, has therefore allowed Ronaldo to settle his accounts. Like Ralf Rangnick. “After Ole (Solskjaer) left, the club brought in a sporting director, Ralf Rangnick. A choice that no one understood. He’s not even a coach… This surprised the whole world. If you’re not even a manager, how do you want to be the boss of Manchester United? I had never heard of him before. »
Finally, the interested party wanted to dwell on his privileged relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson. “I don’t know what’s happened since Sir Alex Ferguson left. The club has not evolved. Zero progress. To come back to Manchester United, I followed my heart. Sir Alex said to me: “It’s impossible, you can’t go to Manchester City.” And I said: “Okay boss”. Now he knows better than anyone that the club is not on the path it should be on. But as Picasso said, sometimes you have to destroy everything to rebuild. And if you have to start with me, for me, it’s not a problem. »
The departure of MU is therefore recorded.