Roy Keane believes Erik ten Hag can use Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit saga to his ADVANTAGE in stamping his authority on Manchester United… with ex-Red Devils midfielder eager to see former aspect give attention to ‘larger image’
- Roy Keane stated Erik ten Hag ought to use Cristiano Ronaldo’s exit to his benefit
- Ronaldo desires out of Manchester United in favour of Champions League soccer
- Keane stated it should take ‘two or three years’ for United to be title contenders
Roy Keane believes Erik ten Hag can present his long-term authority over Manchester United with the best way he handles Cristiano Ronaldo and letting him exit from the membership.
Ronaldo has wished away from the Red Devils all summer time, and former United skipper Keane says the best way Dutchman ten Hag handles the state of affairs can be vital in asserting his dominance in his first season in cost at Old Trafford.
Ronaldo has performed simply 45 minutes of pre-season soccer for United, because the Portuguese star tries to flee from Manchester in favour of Champions League soccer.
Roy Keane stated new boss Erik ten Hag ought to use the Cristiano Ronaldo saga to his benefit
Keane told Sky Sports: ‘We do not learn about Ronaldo’s behaviour like now by way of when he is again within the constructing.
‘Missing pre-season for household points, if that is the case then so be it. If he has downed instruments, then that’s unacceptable.
‘But I do not suppose it is such a giant deal as everybody’s making out. Ultimately whenever you’re a supervisor, you do not go in search of bother, bother comes your manner. So this has come to the supervisor, it is in entrance of him. He’s obtained to take care of it.
‘But I believe he can put a marker on it, say it is Ronaldo within the subsequent week or two and if he is obtained takers and the deal works for United, you may want some a refund. But if you happen to go to Lisbon, then off you go.
Ronaldo has requested to go away Old Trafford searching for Champions League soccer this season
‘Then the opposite gamers are trying going “OK, short-term we’ll miss him, but in the bigger picture, we’re trying to rebuild”.
‘Man United actually aren’t going to be competing for league titles for 2 or three years.’
Ronaldo might be in line for a beginning place in ten Hag’s opening Premier League fixture at residence to Brighton, as a result of absence of the injured Anthony Martial.
However, within the pre-game press convention lined by MailOnline, ten Hag stated he was not sure if the Portuguese star would characteristic in opposition to the Seagulls, however defended him after he was singled out for criticism for leaving a pleasant early.
Ten Hag has not determined if Ronaldo will begin on Sunday, however defended the star from criticism