Manchester United are unclear about when Cristiano Ronaldo will return to training sessions
According to Manchester Evening News, Manchester United are still unclear about the date when Cristiano Ronaldo will return to take part in the training sessions. He failed to turn up today as well after citing family reasons as the cause for his absence so far.
Ronaldo was an absentee from yesterday’s training at Carrington, and that streak has continued in Tuesday’s session as well. While Man United have permitted the superstar to take leaves, it still raises doubts over his future after expressing his desire to leave this summer.
Despite the personal cause for his absence, Cristiano was still spotted at Portugal’s training centre on Monday, which adds to the current uncertain situation at Old Trafford. The squad is set to travel this Friday for their pre-season friendlies, but there are concerns about Ronaldo’s availability as of now.
This must not continue!
Even if the Portuguese international is absent for personal reasons, it does not help how the timing coincides with his request to let him depart in this transfer window. That has led to fears and frustration within the fanbase, with the players possibly in the same boat.
After all, they would also be aware of the lack of clarity regarding this situation, which certainly does not help strengthen the squad morale. After all, the focus should be on working with Erik ten Hag to adapt to his new needs, but that may not be the case right now.
Hence, the Red Devils’ board must address this problem as soon as possible to prevent it from disrupting the squad harmony. Even Ronaldo himself could play a part in solving the issue with him being linked with a move to Chelsea and Bayern Munich at this point.
ten Hag should have been provided with the right surroundings to work his magic, but that is not what is happening right now. He was also in line to hold talks with Ronaldo about their plans, but that too has now been halted because of the talisman’s unavailability.
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Since the 37-year-old attacker was spotted in a separate training centre yesterday, the Mancunians must seek clarity from him about this situation. They are adamant about not selling him this summer, with his current contract having one year left and a one-year extension included alongside it.
The fans would hope that the situation would not turn awry, just like it did towards the tail end of the previous season. Starting the upcoming campaign in a healthy manner is more than important, but whether that will be the case or not will only be known in due time.