- Cristiano Ronaldo could part ways with Manchester United during the upcoming transfer window
- Reports suggest Erik ten Hag is ready to sanction the exit of Ronaldo, who has a couple of months left on his current deal
- The Portuguese star has endured a torrid start to the new season, scoring just one goal so far in the campaign
Manchester United are reportedly ready to part ways with Cristiano Ronaldo in January.
Ronaldo was keen to leave Old Trafford in the summer, but his push hit a snag after United failed to get offers for him.
The veteran striker is said to have expressed a desire to quit the Red Devils, so he could join a club playing in the Champions League.
Ronaldo's continued stay at the Theatre of Dreams has not gone according to plan, with the 37-year-old enduring a slow start to the new season.
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Apart from getting relegated to the bench, the forward has found it difficult to find the back of the net whenever he is called upon.
His struggles culminated into a snub by Erik ten Hag during the Manchester derby, with the Portuguese left warming the bench the entire match.
Man United open to selling Ronaldo in January
According to the publication, club boss Erik ten Hag is ready to sanction his exit, with the five-time Ballon d'Or winner also eyeing a January departure.
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Should the transfer come to fruition, the legendary star will say goodbye to United after less than 18 months since he rejoined them from Juventus.
Cameras capture Cristiano Ronaldo's frustrated reaction during the Manchester derby
Sports Brief had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo was visibly upset and distraught at Manchester United’s first-half performance in the derby on Sunday, October 2. In a fairly one-sided game.
Phil Foden and Erling Haaland both bagged hat-tricks as the Premier League champions cruised to a 6-3 victory.
United had such a poor first half on the day that hundreds of fans resorted to leaving the stadium early after their team’s shambolic performance.