Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford from Juventus last summer in hopes of pushing Manchester United to fruition. Unfortunately, despite his best attempts, the Red Devils not only failed to win the trophy, but also failed to finish in the top four in the league. Premier League.
Against the backdrop of United’s lackluster performance, the 37-year-old is said to have submitted his transfer request (via Mirror), possibly joining a club that will play in the Champions League next season.
Saha claims Ronaldo is unrealistic to expect his transfer request to be sanctioned by Manchester United, and claims the club will not make adjustments just to achieve his dream.
In an interview with Sky Bet (via Mirror), He says:
“In a way, from Cristiano Ronaldo’s point of view, it’s a bit unrealistic to ask a club of this size to accommodate him and his dreams.
“Even last year, I’m sorry, but a miracle could have happened, everything could have gone well, they won the Champions League and the Premier League, we’re like that, he can say he can stay because he was involved in that. “It’s unrealistic that his presence alone changes all that.”
“Asking this again after a bad season and maybe not a good transfer market business in his opinion, I really don’t understand how dramatic it is to change and do all of this. I think he was at Juve last year Tus, but they didn’t win the Champions League.”
The former striker also believes that Ronaldo is putting his career ahead of the well-being of the club. Saha explained:
“I’m not Cristiano, but as someone who seems to be a Manchester United supporter, I don’t think he’s fully shown that, he’s thinking about himself.
“I’m not going to judge him because he’s a great player and I’m not in his place but I want him to stay because he’s an amazing player. No one can judge his actions at the moment because That’s his own business.”
The Manchester United No. 7 has become the club’s top scorer with 24 goals in 38 appearances for the Red Devils in 2021-22.
Manchester United ace Cristiano Ronaldo struggles in Eric ten Haag’s first game
After missing United’s pre-season tours of Thailand and Australia for personal reasons, Ronaldo was finally back in group training in the last week of July.
Attended several training sessions under the new manager eric ten witchesthe five-time Ballon d’Or winner starts in a preseason clash with Rayo Vallecano on Sunday (July 31).
Ronaldo struggled to gain a foothold in his first game at Old Trafford and rarely posed a threat in front of the visitors’ goal.
A poor first half, during which he did not have a single shot on target, was replaced by Amade Diallo at half-time.