Manchester United have now officially announced that Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Saturday’s match against Chelsea, MySportDab reports.
The Red Devils are set to face Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
United won their last match yesterday against Tottenham 2-0 with a brilliant performance but everything did not go according to plan.
Now, reports claim that Cristiano Ronaldo refused to come on as a substitute in the second half around the 88th minute.
Instead, he walked off and did not wait until the end of the Tottenham game.
Manchester United today now released a statement that Ronaldo will miss the next game.
The statement read: “Cristiano will not be in the squad for this Saturday’s match against Chelsea. Rest of the squad is focused on that fixture.”
Cristiano Ronaldo won't be part of Manchester United's squad against Chelsea, the club have announced 😳 pic.twitter.com/3WOOdizODY
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According to The Athletic, Coach Erik Ten Hag made the decision to publish Ronaldo and send a clear message to other players.
Reports claim Ronaldo is now also banished from the first-team squad and will train alone henceforth.
More to follow…