May 20, 2024


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Ronaldo will not travel with Man Utd for pre-season tour

Cristiano Ronaldo

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP)— Cristiano Ronaldo will not journey with Manchester United for their pre-time tour of Thailand and Australia right after the Portugal striker was provided further time off to offer with a spouse and children problem.

Ronaldo was absent on Monday when new United boss Erik ten Hag welcomed the club’s international players to Carrington for the start off of pre-time education.

The ahead told the club he was working with a household issue and remained absent on Thursday.

As a outcome, Ronaldo will not be portion of the team traveling to Bangkok on Friday and there is no estimate of when he will hyperlink up with United, who confront Liverpool in Thailand on Tuesday just before traveling to Australia.

It emerged in excess of the weekend that the 37-12 months-previous experienced questioned to go away Outdated Trafford just after escalating unhappy with their bad type given that his return past calendar year.

United missed a Champions League place soon after ending sixth in the Premier League.

Having said that, United insist Ronaldo will be element of the squad this time amid described desire from Chelsea and Napoli.

“Cristiano Ronaldo will not be component of the Manchester United social gathering scheduled to depart for our pre-year tour of Thailand and Australia on Friday. He has been granted more time off to deal with a loved ones challenge,” a United spokesperson advised the Manchester Night Information.

“Cristiano continues to be less than contract with Manchester United for a different time and he is not for sale.”

Ronaldo scored 24 plans in all competitions previous period and was named the club’s Participant of the Yr, but United’s wait for a first trophy because 2017 dragged on.