File photo of Cristiano Ronaldo.© AFP
Manchester United’s new manager Eric Tan Hague said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo The Portuguese superstar was “not for sale” despite leaving the pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia. Ronaldo He could not start training with the English Premier League giants last week due to a family issue. The 37-year-old has not built a plane for pre-season travel, and is reportedly set to leave after failing to qualify for United’s Champions League. Speaking at the Old Trafford club’s first pre-season friendly against Liverpool in Bangkok on Tuesday, Tan Hague said: “We are planning for Cristiano Ronaldo for this season and just and I Looking forward to working with you.
“I’ve read it, but what I’m saying is that Cristiano is not for sale, he is in our plans and we want success together.”
United’s new Dutch manager revealed that he had spoken to the unshakable striker last week before the news broke that he wanted to leave.
“I talked to him before the issue came up,” Tan Hague said.
“I talked to him and we talked really well.”
However, he declined to comment on the content of the conversation, saying it was “between Cristiano and me”.
Ronaldo has reportedly been asked to leave after unhappy with the club’s poor form since returning to Manchester last year – he finished sixth in the English Premier League, denouncing him in second-placed Europa League next season. Happened
United arrived in May after finishing their successful spell at Ten Hag Ajax – but there is a big challenge to rebuild the Old Trafford club, which has not won a trophy since 2017.
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Ronaldo scored 24 goals in all competitions last season and was named the club’s Player of the Year.
Tan Hague also said that the defenders of England Harry McGuire He will be the captain of the club.
“He’s been the captain for more than four years,” he said, adding that the 29-year-old had “a lot of success so I have no doubt about that.”
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