- Cristiano Ronaldo has had his say after Manchester United terminated his contract with seven months left
- The 37-year-old's contract with the Red Devils was set to expire at the end of the ongoing season
- However, United decided to rip up the contract following Ronaldo's controversial interview with Piers Morgan
- The veteran striker rejoined the Premier League giants from Juventus on a two-year deal in 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo has broken his silence, following Manchester United's decision to terminate his Old Trafford contract.
United ripped apart Ronaldo's lucrative deal just days after his explosive interview with British journalist Piers Morgan.
The Portuguese star was in the final months of his deal with the Red Devils, having rejoined them in the summer of 2021 on a two-year deal.
The veteran forward was initially said to have pushed to depart Old Trafford in the summer with a year left on his contract.
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While he was expected to see out the rest of his contract, that won't be the case after United resolved to part ways with him.
Ronaldo looking for new challenge
The former Real Madrid superstar has now said he is out to seek a new challenge following his exit from the Theatre of Dreams.
In a statement released by the Portuguese star, the 37-year-old maintained that he still has a strong affection for Man United and the fans.
"Following conversations with Manchester United, we have mutually agreed to end our contract early," he said via Metro UK.
Ronaldo mentioned his love of Manchester United and the fans, promising that affection would not fade.
"However, it feels like the right time for me to seek a new challenge. I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and for the future."
Chelsea fans want Ronaldo
Ronaldo is shopping for a new club after the Red Devils terminated his contract at Old Trafford.
Some Chelsea fans contend the 37-year-old is better suited to move to the Blues after his United exit.
Source: Sports Brief News