Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has insist the original reason for not sending Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench in the derby. Ready to confirm the players are happy.
Ronaldo has become an issue in almost every game. After being exclude from the field as a substitute in Sunday’s 3-6 Manchester derby defeat to Manchester City The 37-year-old forward’s expression was not very emotional. When he realized that the last substitution was not himself.
“When we were 0-4 or 1-6 [lost to Manchester City]. I said I wasn’t going to put him on the pitch as a matter of respect. That has nothing to do with his future at the ufabet club.”
“I can’t see him being unhappy. He is practicing well. And enjoy being here,” Ten Hag replied to Ronaldo’s first issue.
Manchester United travel to Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League third-leg group stage on Thursday, with Ronaldo expected to start. Looking at the past two games.
United legend Roy Keane claimed that Ronaldo is being disrespected by the club after seeing him sit out their 6-3 derby defeat to Manchester City. Ten Hag is adamant that he treats every member of his squad equally, though, as he added:
”I will treat everyone with respect but they all have different backgrounds, characters. I have to treat everyone different to get the best out of them, but there are general standards and values for everyone.”