Marseille CEO Pablo Longoria Rejects Idea of French Club Signing Cristiano Ronaldo From Manchester United

Marseille CEO Pablo Longoria Rejects Idea of French Club Signing Cristiano Ronaldo From Manchester United

  • Cristiano Ronaldo walked down the tunnel before the final whistle in the game against Tottenham Hotspur
  • Marseille CEO Pablo Longoria has rejected signing Ronaldo from Manchester United in January
  • Marseille want players who will work towards benefitting the team and not individualistic players

Cristiano Ronaldo’s attitude is seeing him edge closer to a move away from Manchester United in the January transfer window.

The Portuguese superstar has been dropped from the United squad that will play Chelsea and looks certain to be sold next year.

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Marseille CEO Pablo Longoria doesn't want to signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United because of his poor attitude. Image: Nicolas Tucat/ Alex Pantling
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One club that won’t be rushing to snap up his signature is Ligue 1 side Marseille.

The French club’s CEO, Pablo Longoria, shot down the idea of signing Ronaldo, stating that their squad operated as a team and didn’t centre on one individual, Daily Mail reported.

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'We are more for the players’ collective that give us individual performance at the service of the collective. We have a project where everyone must make themselves available to a collective.'

Longoria’s comments were in relation to Ronaldo’s behaviour during United’s game against Tottenham Hotspur.

Sky Sports reported that Ronaldo refused to come on as a late substitute during the win and stormed down the tunnel before the final whistle was blown.

The Portuguese attacker is desperate to force a move away from the Manchester side to a team competing in the Champions League. Despite being dropped from the squad, coach Erik Ten Hag confirmed that Ronaldo was still a part of his plans at United.

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Cristiano Ronaldo has released a statement on his social media pages following his fallout with Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag.

Ronaldo walked off the pitch during Manchester United's clash against Tottenham Hotspur, seemingly in protest of remaining an unused substitute.

Sports Brief reported that Ronaldo refused to come on when ten Hag wanted to sub him on and instead stormed off the pitch before the final whistle.

Source: SportsBrief.com