Rooney tells United to let Ronaldo quit

Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United to let Cristiano Ronaldo quit Old Trafford – and told them what type of striker they should replace him with. The former Derby manager struck up a glorious partnership with Ronaldo during their time together at the club during the noughties. Now the new DC United boss has cast his eye over the troubles of his…

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Cristiano Ronaldo in squad for friendly against Rayo Vallecano

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training on Saturday and will be in the squad for Manchester United’s friendly with Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Portugal forward wants United to let him leave this summer. And he missed the club’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia for personal reasons. On Saturday, he posted a photo alongside several young United players showing he…

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Chelsea end interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo

Chelsea have ended their interest in signing Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese international, 37, wants to leave the club and has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge. But after signing former Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling on Wednesday, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel said his “focus is on defence”. Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has also said Ronaldo…

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Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United this summer

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Manchester United to let him leave the club if they receive an appropriate offer for him this summer. The Portugal forward, 37, returned to Old Trafford from Juventus last summer. However, while he was United’s top scorer last season – and third in the Premier League – the overall campaign was seen as a big disappointment. United finished sixth…

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US judge dismisses rape lawsuit for Cristiano Ronaldo

A US judge has dismissed a rape allegation lawsuit against Cristiano Ronaldo because the accuser’s lawyer relied on leaked and stolen records. Kathryn Mayorga alleges that the Manchester United footballer raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. He denies the allegations and has never been charged. She reportedly reached an out-of-court settlement with the star in 2010, but…

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores twice as Portugal edge Switzerland

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Portugal thrashed Switzerland to move top of their Nations League group. William Carvalho opened the scoring when he pounced after Ronaldo’s free-kick was only parried by Gregor Kobel. Ronaldo smashed in from 12 yards after being teed up by Diogo Jota, who then played a part in the third as his shot was saved and…

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Ronaldo thanks Anfield for ‘respect’ shown after death of baby boy

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will never forget the “respect and compassion” showed by the Anfield crowd following the death of his baby boy. Manchester United and Liverpool fans united in a fan-led minute of applause in support of Ronaldo and his family during Tuesday’s league game. Liverpool supporters sang their club’s anthem ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ after seven minutes…

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Ronaldo and partner Rodriguez announce death of baby boy

Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo and partner Georgina Rodriguez have announced the death of their baby boy, saying it is the “greatest pain that any parents can feel”. The Portugal international, 37, and Rodriguez, 28, were expecting twins. Their baby girl survived, and they said her birth “gives us the strength to live this moment with some hope and happiness”.…

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as United edge Norwich

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second hat-trick in three Premier League games to boost Manchester United’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League at the expense of relegation-threatened Norwich at Old Trafford. Knowing victory would take them within three points of the top four, Ronaldo appeared to have put United in control when he scored twice in the opening 32…

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Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to teammates following Brighton win

Cristiano Ronaldo has sent a strong message to his Manchester United team-mates as he finally broke his nine-hour goal drought. The Portuguese superstar scored a brilliant goal to set United on their way and record their first win in four. His strike – ending a six-game barren spell that was his worst in front of goal since 2009 – came…

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