Cristiano Ronaldo Leaves Manchester United and other details you should know about the terminated contract the Portuguese signed with the Red devils.
Ronaldo’s contract with Manchester United has been terminated by mutual agreement as a result of his explosive interview with Piers Morgan.
The club’s statement read: “By mutual consent, Cristiano Ronaldo will depart Manchester United immediately.
“The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well for the future.
“Everyone at Manchester United remains focused on continuing the team’s progress under Erik ten Hag and working together to deliver success on the pitch.”
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Ronaldo issued a statement of his own which read: “Following conversations with Manchester United we have mutually agreed to end our contract early. I love Manchester United and i love the fans, that will never ever change.
“However, it feels like the right time for me to seek a new challenge. I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and for the future.”
Cristiano Leaves Manchester United – Here’s the trigger
As a result of Ronaldo’s choice to participate in the tell-all interview with close buddy Morgan for his Talk TV show last week, his situation at Old Trafford has come under great scrutiny.
The 37-year-old forward said he had been “betrayed” by United and manager Erik ten Hag, who he claims had tried to drive him out of the club, during the explosive interview, which was shown in two parts.
However, fans are wondering why the Manchester United management had to let him go during the World Cup 2022 tournament – what is your take on this as football fan and lover.
What is next for Ronaldo?
There are speculations around his future about the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo joining Chelsea Football Club and also he might want to consider joining a club his friend Piers Morgan is a fan of – that is, Arsenal.
Time will tell what is next for the career of the Manchester United player.