Cristiano Ronaldo: Embattled Manchester United Star Brutally Slams Erik ten Hag in Scathing Interview

Cristiano Ronaldo: Embattled Manchester United Star Brutally Slams Erik ten Hag in Scathing Interview

Martin Moses
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:16 PM
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  • Cristiano Ronaldo has ripped Erik ten Hag apart in a brutal interview with his long-time friend and admirer, Piers Morgan
  • Ronaldo has gone on record and insisted he does not respect ten Hag, after recent altercations with the former Ajax manager
  • Ronaldo's latest comments are set to end his second stint at Manchester United with the January transfer window looming

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally revealed his issues with Manchester United and, more specifically, Head Coach Erik ten Hag.

During the transfer window, it had been rumoured that Ronaldo wanted to quit the Red Devils, but he has now denied the allegations and instead blamed ten Hag and top club officials for trying to force him out of the club.

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Erik ten Hag speaks to Cristiano Ronaldo during the game between Man United and Southhampton on November 27 at Saint Mary's Stadium. Photo by Matthew Ashton.
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In what is now expected to be a clear and complete severance of ties between the two parties, Ronaldo has said that he doesn't respect ten Hag.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner said this in an exclusive interview with Piers Morgan, as quoted by Daily Mail.

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"'Honestly, I shouldn't say that. But listen, I don't care. People should listen to the truth. Yes, I feel betrayed. I don't have respect for him because he doesn't show respect for me. Some people, they don't want me here - not only the coach but the other two or three guys. Not only this year, but last year too."

Ronaldo's time at Manchester United under ten Hag has been rocky to say the least. The former Real Madrid striker missed the manager's maiden preseason training.

He was then dropped from the starting XI several times before being dropped from the squad entirely, after refusing to come on against Tottenham Hotspur.

It's now hard to see how he will remain at the club beyond January.

Cristiano Ronaldo answers Wayne Rooney

Sports Brief has also reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has brutally responded to his former Manchester United teammate Wayne Rooney, in the all-revealing interview with Piers Morgan.

Ronaldo sat down for what is set to be a highly controversial interview and explained his side of the story on what has been happening at the club.

Not new to making headlines, Ronaldo's feud with Erik ten Hag has been publicly documented. Amidst his row with the manager, famous personalities have also shared their opinion.

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