Ronaldo in Trouble for Refusing to Play Spurs! – THISDAYLIVE


Ten Hag insists the Portuguese super star must face punishment for his action

Manchester United Manager Erik ten Hag has said there “has to be consequences” after confirming Cristiano Ronaldo refused to come on as a substitute against Tottenham on Wednesday.

Ronaldo, 37, left Old Trafford before full-time after leaving the bench and walking down the tunnel in the 89th minute of United’s 2-0 win.

He has been dropped for Saturday’s game at Chelsea and is training alone.

Asked directly whether Ronaldo refused to come on, Ten Hag said: “Yes.

He added that after the Portugal international did the same at half-time of the friendly against Rayo Vallecanoin pre-season, he felt he had to act.

“The talk is between Cristiano and me. The statement is clear. It is also in the statement that he remains an important part of the squad,” Ten Hag said.

“I am the manager, I am responsible for the culture here. I have to set standards and…

Source: Thisday Newspaper