Ronaldo

Ronaldo to Man Utd: Sell me, don’t want to play Europa League

Ronaldo to Man Utd: Sell me, don’t want to play Europa League

Cristiano Ronaldo has asked Manchester United to let him leave should they receive a satisfactory offer this summer, the UK Times reports. The 37-year-old’s decision is driven by his desire to play in the Champions League for the remainder of his career. Ronaldo has featured in Europe’s top tier club competition for the last 19 consecutive seasons since he left Sporting Lisbon in 2003. The Portugal captain has made 183 appearances in the Champions League, notching 140 goals and providing 42 assists. Ronaldo has never played in the Europa League, in which the Red Devils will feature this season, after…
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Man United vs Arsenal: Carrick dismisses ‘myth’ that Ronaldo can’t press

Man United vs Arsenal: Carrick dismisses ‘myth’ that Ronaldo can’t press

Michael Carrick believes Cristiano Ronaldo will flourish in the intense pressing system preferred by Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick. It has been suggested United striker Ronaldo does not have the qualities required to thrive in Rangnick’s workaholic game-plan. Rangnick has been hired as United boss until the end of the season after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.  With the German still awaiting a work permit, Carrick remains in caretaker charge for Arsenal’s visit to Old Trafford on Thursday. And he has no doubts his 36-year-old Portugal star will be able to cope with Rangnick’s tactics. “Maybe it is…
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All eyes on Ronaldo, as Man United face Man City today

All eyes on Ronaldo, as Man United face Man City today

After Manchester United’s sorry showing against Liverpool a fortnight ago, there was talk of just how many Manchester City would put past them in the next game at Old Trafford. Then City went out of the League Cup they have dominated in recent years, losing at home to Crystal Palace. But Man United won at an admittedly poor Tottenham, and Cristiano Ronaldo rescued them twice (again) away to Atalanta. Man City on its part, woke up to cruise past Bruges. In theory, the 186th Manchester derby is set up to go the way of many recent ones, with eight of…
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Ronaldo’s temper boils over, frustrations as Liverpool beats Manchester united 5-0

Ronaldo’s temper boils over, frustrations as Liverpool beats Manchester united 5-0

Liverpool inflicted Manchester United's most painful Premier League defeat in recent memory as they ran riot at Old Trafford - putting five past Ole Gunnar Solsjaer's side Rarely has Cristiano Ronaldo ever endured such a brutal drubbing – the Portuguese icon trudged down the tunnel at half-time as his side found themselves 4-0 down with a look of disbelief. One to often get his own way, Ronaldo was unable to contain his frustration as the first half drew to a close. Aiming to keep the ball in play against a Curtis Jones who was intending to simply marshal the ball…
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Man Utd 0-5 Liverpool fans in shock

Man Utd 0-5 Liverpool fans in shock

Liverpool humiliated Manchester United and their under-pressure manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they handed out a thrashing in front of a stunned Old Trafford. On a day of acute embarrassment for United and Solskjaer, 10 years and one day since they lost 6-1 at home to Manchester City, Liverpool emphasised the vast gulf between the sides in brutal fashion. Mohamed Salah was predictably their main tormentor as the Egypt forward claimed a hat-trick, the first of which meant he had scored for the 10th successive game. Solskjaer cut a dejected figure as he and his players faced the full fury…
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