Manchester United news: Cristiano Ronaldo brutally axed in front of squad, Erik ten Hag angry

Manchester United news: Cristiano Ronaldo brutally axed in front of squad, Erik ten Hag angry

Welcome to our Friday’s live blog on Manchester United news and transfer news: Cristiano Ronaldo was brutally axed, Casemiro wants Ronaldo to stay, Erik ten Hag reminded his squad he has full control of the team.


Manchester United are expected to decline any approach from Newcastle United for Scott McTominay, who is wanted on loan.
Source: [Daily Mail]


Jorge Mendes has also held talks with AC Milan as well as Napoli for Cristiano Ronaldo to try to implement the same ploy, in that case with the sale of Rafael Leao rather than Osimhen to Manchester United. Chelsea, Sporting Lisbon and Marseille have also been contacted by Jorge Mendes for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Source: [Di Marzio]


Manchester United could replace Cristiano Ronaldo with Victor Oshimen if he goes to Napoli.
Source: [Di Marzio]


Jorge Mendes wants to avoid the scenario of Cristiano Ronaldo not playing for a Champions League club this season and is trying to seal him a move to Napoli. Contacts have been resumed in the last few hours after a first chat at the beginning of August.
Source: [Di Marzio]


Cristiano Ronaldo was brutally axed in front of the whole Manchester United squad during a two-hour summit meeting.
Source: [Neil Custis, via The Sun]


Erik ten Hag informed the players that he had the full backing of the United board to do everything his way. If anyone did not like it or did not want to play for him, they were invited to tell him there and then – and they were free to find a new club. Ten Hag said they all had to be on the same page and play football the way he wanted. The Dutch man would not have his underperforming stars ruining his reputation.
Source: [Neil Custis, via The Sun]


Marcus Rashford is understood to have asked Erik ten Hag when he would get the chance to play as a No 9 as he was told in pre-season. It was then that Ten Hag informed him he would get his chance the following Monday against Liverpool.
Source: [Neil Custis, The Sun]


Erik ten Hag was particularly upset last week after Cristiano Ronaldo said he would soon deliver a tell-all interview, Now Ten Hag just wants the forward out of Manchester United, while a number of players feel Ronaldo’s attitude and mood is affecting spirit in the dressing room.
Source: [Neil Custis, The Sun]

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Cristiano Ronaldo was brutally axed in front of Manchester United squad

Erik ten Hag told his Manchester United players that it is his way or the highway in the no-nonsense address to the squad.
Source: [Neil Custis, The Sun]


Casemiro on Cristiano Ronaldo: “I hope he stays with us, because he is a great player. He gives you a lot of goals, he is a winner, he is a leader. He is so important for us. Since the first day here, he has helped me a lot with everything. I really hope he stays with us.”
Source: [ESPNBrasil]


Casemiro: “I want to help, I want to play, I want to help the players. I want to help Manchester United.”
Source: [
@ESPNBrasil]


Ajax manager Alfred Schreuder on Antony: “What he wants… there is nothing I can do about that. He has a contract with Ajax. We already sold many players, our players have ambition. I am confident that he will be playing for Ajax in one week from now.”
Source: [@VI_nl via @TheEuropeanLad]