Sport Manchester United: Everything is Ronaldo's fault
Cristiano Ronaldo is in the process of ruining Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo is expensive and Manchester units is painfully realizing it. © Provided by Football 365 Ronaldo wants results Football often seems isolated from the economic realities and the last quarterly accounts of Manchester United have proved once again. Compared to the third quarter of last year, the club's payroll increased by nearly 1.6 million euros per week. This represents an increase of nearly 25%. There is no price to guess the main driver of this increase.
and if everything was the fault of Cristiano Ronaldo? The Portuguese would be responsible for the project failure in Manchester United.
The arrival of a world-class player like Cristiano Ronaldo in a team would normally be considered a blessing, but Paul Merson thinks that the return of the Portuguese superstar to Old Trafford Hood the plans of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The former midfielder of Arsenal is convinced that the Norwegian coach had other tactical ideas in mind before the attacker's arrival the day of the Deadline Day. "I'm sorry for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. He had a plan at the beginning of the season, after finishing second last season," wrote Merson for Sky Sports.
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Manchester United: Ronaldo has spoiled everything
"He ran for a long time after Jadon Sancho, brought him, and he gave an extra year to Edinson Cavani. You could see his plan: you play Cavani a second game , you have sancho on one side, Marcus Rashford on the other, you have Mason Greenwood who enters and changes places, you have speed, power, energy, youth, skills, all . Then just before the beginning of the season he receives Ronaldo. I think he has thrown everything through the window. from the first day, they were not a better team with Ronaldo. "
Merson also believes that the only reason UNITED signed Ronaldo was to prevent the latter from joining his Rival Manchester City. "Everything has snowball for Solskjaer. He had a plan, and Ronaldo's situation has thrown everything out of the window, just before the start of the season," he continues. "They went to pick it up only because they heard that Man City was after him. It's not as if United had called the Juventus to ask him if it were available because Ronaldo is the missing link for that United wins the Premier League. It's not. "
Why did Cristiano Ronaldo not start vs. Chelsea? Explaining Man United's star benching .
Man United's caretaker manager was forced to explain the star's surprise benching for the big match against Premier League leaders.Carrick went with a front three of Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho against the Blues, and although the team didn't create much in attack, it did take a 50th-minute lead after Sancho scored his first Premier League goal.