Cristiano Ronaldo says he “doesn’t respect” Erik ten Hag and claims the Manchester United supervisor tried to pressure him out in the summertime.
In an interview with broadcaster Piers Morgan, Ronaldo criticised Ten Hag, the membership and former interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
The 37-year-old was suspended by Ten Hag after refusing to seem as an alternative through the 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in October.
Ronaldo has missed United’s previous two video games due to sickness regardless of Ten Hag insisting final week the striker was more likely to be out there for the journey to Fulham, which the Dutchman’s aspect received 2-1 on Sunday.
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“I don’t have respect for him [Ten Hag] because he doesn’t show respect for me,” Ronaldo mentioned in a fraction of the interview that can air in full on Wednesday on “Piers Morgan Uncensored.”
“If you don’t have respect for me, I’m never gonna have respect for you.”
Ronaldo and his representatives had been actively wanting for a transfer away from Old Trafford in the summertime, however the Portugal worldwide insists it was United and Ten Hag who pushed him towards the exit. “Manchester United tried to force me out,” he mentioned.
“Not only the manager, but the other two or three guys who are around the club [at the senior executive level]. I felt betrayed. I don’t care, people should listen to the truth. Yes, I felt betrayed. I feel that some people didn’t want me here, not only this year but last season too.”
During the interview, Ronaldo additionally claimed to have “never heard of” Rangnick earlier than he was appointed caretaker supervisor final season and accused United of failing to maneuver ahead within the time between his departure to Real Madrid in 2009 and his return to the membership in 2021.
“I followed my heart,” Ronaldo mentioned. “He [Ferguson] said to me, ‘It’s impossible for you to come to Manchester City,’ and I said, ‘OK, Boss.’
“The progress was zero. Since Sir Alex left, I noticed no evolution within the membership. Nothing had modified. He [Ferguson] is aware of higher than anyone that the membership will not be on the trail they need to be.
“He knows. Everyone knows. The people who don’t see that. It’s because they don’t want to see; they are blind.”