Jamie Carragher has slammed Cristiano Ronaldo, telling the striker that no team in Europe wants him, not even his Manchester United teammates.
The possibility of Ronaldo leaving Old Trafford, less than a year after his supposed heroic return, has been lingering for weeks.
The 37-year-old is desperate to leave Manchester United to qualify for the Champions League this season after failing to help his team qualify for the Champions League last season.
That’s how the five-time Ballon d’Or winner wanted to leave, so much so that he actually got off the ground at half-time during last weekend’s friendly against Vallecano, his first pre-season of the summer. Tournament, Eric Ten Haag wasn’t happy about it and.
One problem for Ronaldo is that any clubs linked to him were quick to rule out a move, or make no bids at all, and now Carragher has been outspoken in telling the forward no one wants him.
“I always thought he [Ronaldo] It’s a weird signing,” Carragher said on Overlap, with the sky ist, “I always felt that this would happen, even if Ronaldo did a good job for you [Manchester United].
“He’s signed a two-year deal, plus another year, I can’t believe it, and he’s never going to play a secondary role in front of anyone, but as a player at some point in his career, We all know you’re not the same player and that his career lasted longer because he was such a great professional.
“But the fact that he’s 37, 38 this season, he’s not the same player. He’s still a great goalscorer, but he’s not the same player. No other club in Europe wants him at the moment, I could be wrong .
“But it looks like United can’t let him go, so at the moment the other clubs don’t want him. And I think if you ask ten Hager, I don’t think he wants him. And I’m not entirely sure, the dressing room at Manchester United will want it now. Cristiano Ronaldo.”
Publicly, United’s stance remains that they do not want to sell the striker, who, along with Martial, is one of only two strikers in the current ten Hag.
Now they just have to find someone to sign him, which won’t be easy if Carragher is right…
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