Erik ten Hag has blasted the media furore that has surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo’s early exit from Manchester United’s pleasant with Rayo Vallecano final weekend.
Ronaldo’s future has dominated the headlines in current weeks with the ahead having expressed a want to depart the Crimson Devils this summer time.
The 37-year-old was granted prolonged depart and missed the membership’s pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia, earlier than returning to motion through the pleasant with Vallecano at Outdated Trafford.
Ronaldo was considered one of a number of gamers who departed the bottom early following his substitution, an motion that was criticised by Ten Hag this week.
The Dutchman has, nevertheless, hit out in opposition to the media furore round Ronaldo and pointed that the Portugal captain was not alone in making a untimely exit.
“Now I’ve to level, there have been many gamers who left however the highlight is on Cristiano, that’s not proper, so do your analysis and make out many gamers left, that was what was stated,” Ten Hag advised his pre-match press convention forward of United’s season opener in opposition to Brighton.
“There have been a whole lot of gamers. I’m actually glad, I advised you earlier than, we now have a high striker, actually glad he’s right here with the squad and we keep on with the plan.”
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