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Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Manchester United with immediate effect

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Portuguese football star, Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United with immediate effect.

The club confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday via its website.

The statement read: “Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect.

“The club thanks him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford, scoring 145 goals in 346 appearances, and wishes him and his family well for the future.

“Everyone at Manchester United remains focused on continuing the team’s progress under Erik ten Hag and working together to deliver success on the pitch.”

Ronaldo slams Man U, Ten Hag in exclusive interview

This comes days after the release of a tell-all exclusive with Piers Morgan.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner spilled his guts in an exclusive interview with broadcaster Piers Morgan, released on Sunday.

Ronaldo was critical of Ten Hag, the club, and former interim boss Ralf Rangnick about their football approach and how he felt concerning their managerial performances.

“I don’t have respect for him [Ten Hag] because he doesn’t show respect for me,” Ronaldo said.

ALSO READ: Why big clubs don’t want Ronaldo

According to him, “Manchester United tried to force me out.”

“Not only the manager but the other two or three guys around the club [at the senior executive level].  I felt betrayed. I don’t care, people should listen to the truth.

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