Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has hit out at former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he ought to simply get his head down and work. Ronaldo has endured a torrid season at Manchester United and has proven questionable conduct, in accordance with Rooney.
Rooney tells Ronaldo to get his head down and work (AP)
By India Today Web Desk: Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has hit out at former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he ought to simply get his head down and work. Ronaldo has endured a torrid season at Manchester United and has proven questionable conduct, in accordance with Rooney.
Talking to talkSPORT, Rooney stated Ronaldo must get his head down and be able to play at any time when the supervisor wants him.
“For Cristiano, simply get your head down and work and be able to play when the supervisor wants you. If he does that, he can be an asset. If he does not, it should turn out to be an undesirable distraction,” stated Rooney.
The 37-year-old known as Ronaldo among the best gamers of all time however stated his conduct at Manchester United currently has been unacceptable.
“Him and Messi are arguably the 2 finest gamers of all time and you’ll go both approach with that, no matter approach you determine. However I simply assume the issues he has finished from the beginning of the season, is just not acceptable for Manchester United,” Rooney added.
Rooney additionally criticized former Manchester United captain Roy Keane for coming in help of Ronaldo’s antics.
“I’ve seen Roy Keane defending him. Roy would not settle for that. Roy would not settle for that in any respect. It’s a distraction which Manchester United do not want on the minute, when they’re attempting to rebuild,” stated Rooney.
Lastly, the previous Derby County coach stated Erik Ten Hag has finished nicely at Manchester United, insisting the Dutchman has stamped his authority on the staff.
“I believe Ten Hag has finished rather well. He is are available in and stamped his authority on the staff, and for the primary time in about two or three years I am beginning to see an id with Manchester United which I have never seen within the final two or three years. He is the appropriate man for the job. I believe it should take time but it surely’s an actual step in the appropriate route to complete in that prime 4 and get Champions League soccer once more,” Rooney added.
Manchester United at present sit fifth within the league desk, with 23 factors from their opening 13 matches.