Jamie Carragher: "Cristiano Ronaldo is old and nobody wants him"

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Jamie Carragher: "Cristiano Ronaldo is old and nobody wants him"

Jamie Carragher, former Loverpool player, talked about Cristiano Ronaldo and the intolerance he is experiencing with Manchester United and his new manager Erik Ten Hag. Carragher explained: "I always knew it would come to this point.

Although Cristiano did well for one year, he signed a two-year with option for another year, which I never believed in, because Cristiano is not the second. nobody's violin. This year he will turn 38, he is a great goalscorer but he is no longer the player he was.

Nobody wants him in Europe and I'm not even sure if Ten Hag at Manchester United also wants him, just as I'm not sure if he's popular in the locker room."

What happened

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is at the center of a medium storm after what happened in the last friendly match played by the British club at Old Trafford.

On Sunday 31 July Manchester United faced Rayo Vallecano in the last pre-season friendly before the start of the Premier League. The Portuguese started in the starting position, but at the end of the first half he was replaced with Amad Diallo.

Ronaldo was photographed leaving Old Trafford early at half-time, accompanied by Diogo Dalot. Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United to play for a club that will play in the next Champions League. Erik Ten Hag, manager of the British club, said: "I will not let what happened, we are a team and he had to stay with us until the end.

He was not the only player to leave after half-time, I think it is a gesture. unacceptable, for everyone." The club's official version is that CR7 and the others had permission. The coach, who before the friendly had asked the whole team to come to have lunch together and continue his attempt to create a group, has other ideas.

According to the Telegraph, Ten Hag has already followed up on his words, treating the issue as an internal disciplinary problem. The professional and human relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United is practically over, as happened by leaving Juventus three days after the closing of the transfer market last season.