Cristiano Ronaldo was pictured leaving Previous Trafford throughout Manchester United’s pre-season pleasant towards Rayo Vallecano whereas the sport was nonetheless happening.
Ronaldo had missed all of pre-season till returning to coaching in the previous couple of days, together with his want to depart the membership dominating headlines this month.
United, who’re unable to supply Champions League soccer this season, are eager to retain the 37-year-old, whose agent Jorge Mendes not too long ago visited the membership’s Carrington coaching floor for talks.
Ronaldo skilled with a younger United squad on Saturday for the primary time this summer time, with different members of the squad in Norway for a pleasant towards Atletico Madrid. He was then named within the beginning XI for the follow-up pleasant towards Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.
Ronaldo solely performed 45 minutes, which was to be anticipated given it’s his first motion of the summer time, however followers stationed outdoors the stadium most likely didn’t anticipate to see him go away whereas the sport was nonetheless being performed inside.
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It’s unclear whether or not supervisor Erik ten Hag sanctioned Ronaldo’s departure, with the membership unable to offer clarification when requested for remark by The Guardian.
The participant took to social media afterward and easily stated, “Glad to be again”.
United will start their 2022/23 Premier League season subsequent weekend when Brighton go to Previous Trafford.
In the meantime, the summer time switch window stays open till 1 September for golf equipment throughout Europe.
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