PIERS MORGAN admitted he “feared the worst” forward of Arsenal’s lunchtime kick off towards Manchester United.
He personally texted good buddy Cristiano Ronaldo, begging the United star to not rating a aim on the Emirates towards his beloved Arsenal.
Twitter / @piersmorganPiers Morgan revealed his textual content to Cristiano Ronaldo earlier than Arsenal took on Manchester United[/caption]
Ronaldo duly scored, and devoted the aim to his child son, who tragically died final weekReuters
Morgan did the identical earlier than the reverse fixture at Previous Trafford again in December – a sport wherein Ronaldo netted twice in a 3-2 win.
And regardless of not heeding his request on that event, Morgan nonetheless pleaded with CR7 to not rating in north London as we speak.
Morgan wrote on Twitter: “Texted Ronaldo begging him to not rating towards us as we speak. He stated he gained’t.
“Final time we performed them in December he made the identical promise then scored twice as they beat us 3-2.
“I fear the worst.”
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Positive sufficient Ronaldo did discover the again of the online on Saturday, sweeping residence a Nemanja Matic cross to seek out the again of the online.
It was the 37-year-old’s a hundredth Premier League aim, and got here simply days after the heartbreaking death of his newborn baby.
He dedicated the goal to his son, pointing to the sky in north London after discovering the again of the online.
In contrast to final trip towards Arsenal, Ronaldo’s aim as we speak got here in a dropping effort.
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Morgan’s beloved Gunners comfortably won the game 3-1, heaping but extra distress on Manchester United.
Goals from Nuno Tavares, Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka meant Ronaldo’s strike got here in useless.
The outcome sees Mikel Arteta’s facet leapfrog three factors forward of Tottenham into fourth the Premier League desk, though Spurs are in motion later this night towards Brentford.
United in the meantime kissed their hopes of Champions league qualification goodbye with defeat.
Ralf Rangnick’s facet at the moment are six factors behind Arsenal, having additionally performed a sport extra.
PIERS MORGAN admitted he “feared the worst” forward of Arsenal’s lunchtime kick off towards Manchester United. He personally texted good buddy Cristiano Ronaldo, begging the United star to not rating a aim on the Emirates towards his beloved Arsenal. Morgan did the identical earlier than the reverse fixture at Previous Trafford again in December – aPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar