Manchester United coach Eric Ten Hag sent the first warning message to Cristiano Ronaldo, his team’s star.
Cristiano Ronaldo was absent from Manchester United’s preparatory camps in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, and Australia, due to what he described as family reasons, coinciding with the spread of reports about his desire to leave Old Trafford Castle.
Then, on Sunday, Ronaldo left the stadium of his team’s friendly match with Rayo Vallecano of Spain, after being substituted at half-time, in an unacceptable practice in clubs because it means a lack of respect for his coach and colleagues.
In comments published by the Manchester Evening News (Wednesday) for the first time, Tin Hag commented on the incident of Ronaldo leaving the field before the end of the Rayo match, where he said: “There are players other than Cristiano who left the field, but does this mean that I overlooked the matter? Absolutely not, this is not acceptable to anyone.”
He continued: “I told them that this is not acceptable, because we are one team, it is not only the group selected to play that must continue until the end of the match.”
He continued: “Ronaldo missed the preparation period before the start of the season for personal reasons, so he is now at the beginning of the preparation period.”
And the British newspaper “The Sun” confirmed in a report that Ronaldo will sit on the bench with the start of the new Manchester United season next week, based on the technical vision of the Dutch coach, which is expected to cause a crisis in light of the rejection that is expected from Ronaldo for this matter.
The English press revealed in the last period the anger of the Manchester United administration at Ronaldo’s actions, which indicate a lack of commitment, but without revealing the way in which he can be punished.
It is noteworthy that Ronaldo tried over the course of this summer to leave Manchester United, despite the remaining season in his contract with the club, due to his dissatisfaction with the management’s inaction and the failure to conclude strong deals in the current summer transfer period, as well as the team’s absence from the next edition of the Champions League.
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