Cristiano Ronaldo left Man Utd’s pleasant in opposition to Rayo Vallecano earlier than the tip
Cristiano Ronaldo was noticed leaving Old Trafford throughout Manchester United’s pre-season match in opposition to Rayo Vallecano whereas the match was nonetheless in progress.
Ronaldo had missed all of pre-season till returning to coaching in latest days, along with his need to depart the membership dominating the headlines this month.
United, unable to provide Champions League soccer this season, are eager to maintain the 37-year-old, whose agent Jorge Mendes lately visited the membership’s Carrington coaching floor for talks.
Cristiano Ronaldo left the stadium earlier than the tip of Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Rayo Vallecano after being substituted at half-time.
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Ronaldo skilled with a younger United squad on Saturday for the primary time this summer time, with different members of the squad in Norway for a pleasant in opposition to Atletico Madrid. He was then named within the beginning XI for the follow-up pleasant in opposition to Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.
Ronaldo solely performed 45 minutes, which was to be anticipated contemplating it is his first motion of the summer time, however followers stationed exterior the stadium in all probability did not count on to see him go away whereas the match was nonetheless being performed inside.
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It is unclear whether or not supervisor Erik ten Hag sanctioned Ronaldo’s departure, because the membership was unable to offer clarification when The Guardian requested for remark.
The participant took to social media later and easily stated “Happy to be back”.
United kick off their 2022/23 Premier League season subsequent weekend when Brighton go to Old Trafford.
Meanwhile, the summer time switch window is open till September 1 for golf equipment throughout Europe.
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