Has Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag ended Cristiano Ronaldo’s hopes of playing in the Champions League this season? The Dutch technician reaffirmed on Wednesday that he was counting on him, practically closing the door to the Portuguese’s departure wishes with less than 36 hours left before the transfer window closes on Thursday, September 1.
“It’s clear, of course. Like I said, we need quality players.”he replied in a press conference, when asked if he was counting on the 37-year-old player. “We will go from September to January minimum with this group”he still assured.
End of the transfer window except opportunity
After the announcement ofan agreement with Ajax Amsterdam on Tuesday for Brazilian winger Antonythe loan of Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, which should be formalized soon, will be ” the end (from the Red Devils transfer window…)unless there is an exceptional opportunity, because as a top club, we must always be alert.underlined the coach.
It remains to be seen where Ronaldo will be at the start of the Mancunians’ Matchday 5 match at Leicester on Thursday (9 p.m., in commentary), after two matches started on the bench and won by his team.