Cristiano Ronaldo’s season with Manchester United promises to be very long. As a reminder, the Portuguese star had made his big comeback to his former club in 2021, after three seasons in the jersey of Juventus Turin in Italy. A true idol on the side of Old Trafford, where he played between 2003 and 2009, before signing for Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo suffered great disappointment last season. Indeed, Manchester United had failed to qualify for the next edition of the Champions League. Wishing to play this competition at all costs, the player therefore sought to leave the Red Devils, in order to sign in a club qualified to play the Champions League this season.

An attitude that did not please the Manchester United staff at all. Finally, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner failed to find a team playing in the Champions League to welcome him this season. Forced to honor his last years of contract with the Mancunian club, Cristiano Ronaldo has paid since the start of the season for his desires to leave during the summer transfer window. Sentenced to polish the substitutes’ bench, the striker has rarely set foot on the lawn since the resumption of the Premier League across the Channel. After not being able to participate in the derby against Manchester City last weekend, Cristiano Ronaldo also did not have the opportunity to express his footballing talents at Old Trafford, during the reception of Tottenham on Wednesday October 19, 2022 However, the Portuguese still stood out as he left the substitutes’ bench before the end of the game to head straight home. An attitude that earned him a sanction from his club.

Official Man United statement on Cristiano Ronaldo #MUFC“Cristiano will not be part of the Man United team for this Saturday’s game against Chelsea. Rest of the squad is fully focused on preparing for that fixture”. pic.twitter.com/NdztshOuSf

— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) October 20, 2022

Manchester United: Cristiano Ronaldo on the start during the next winter transfer window?

Indeed, Manchester United has officially announced that Cristiano Ronaldo has been removed from the professional group for the next meeting against Chelsea, which will take place on Saturday October 22, 2022. Some British media specify for their part that the former Real Madrid player has been outright “banned” from the Manchester United first team, and must now train away from his teammates until further notice. A new blow for Cristiano Ronaldo, who will therefore have to take his troubles patiently. Fortunately for him, he will soon have the opportunity to return to the pitch in the Portugal jersey. Indeed, the one who has become the top scorer in the history of his national team will participate in his last World Cup this winter on the side of Qatar. This is the last major trophy that the footballer has yet to win, given that he already won the Euro with his Portuguese teammates in 2016. It remains to be seen now whether Cristiano Ronaldo will remain stuck on the side. Manchester United until the end of the season, or if he will manage to find a way out during the winter transfer window after the 2022 World Cup.

Cristiano Ronaldo "banned" in England? The descent into hell continues for the footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo © Zuma Press

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