Ten Hag tells Ronaldo to improve match fitness after missing pre-season


Aug 4 (Reuters) – Manchester United supervisor Erik Ten Hag mentioned Cristiano Ronaldo might match into his model of play however that the ahead would wish to construct up his health earlier than getting the possibility to show he deserves a spot within the group.

Ronaldo didn’t be part of United’s squad for his or her pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia and was not noted of a pleasant defeat to Atletico Madrid, however performed 45 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.

Requested if the Portugal worldwide can match into his imaginative and prescient of how he desires United to play, Ten Hag informed Sky Sports activities: “I believe he can.

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“However to start out with he has to get match, he is simply began.

“He is a fantastic football player, he proved it so many times, but you can always be judged on what you are now, what you are presenting now, performing now.”

Ronaldo’s future at United has been the topic of intense hypothesis after British Media reported that the 37-year-old informed the membership that he needed to depart so he can play within the Champions League.

United, who will play within the second-tier Europa League this time period, open their Premier League marketing campaign on Sunday towards Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Modifying by Peter Rutherford

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