Man Utd should let Cristiano Ronaldo leave NOW or his presence will drag team-mates down, warns Jaap Stam

JAAP STAM says Manchester United must eliminate Cristiano Ronaldo “for the greater good”.

At the beginning of the summer time, the Red Devils have been adamant they needed to maintain their 37-year-old Portuguese famous person.

Cristiano Ronaldo has made it clear his need to go away Outdated Trafford this summerGetty

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However with new boss Erik ten Hag now uninterested in the saga and Ronaldo an sad, brooding presence at Carrington, Stam believes it’s time to act.

The Old Trafford legend mentioned: “Everyone is aware of Ronaldo and what he’s been doing for United final season and previously, so all people is wanting as much as him.

“But when a participant’s not completely happy and desires to go away, then you should decide for the larger good and say, ‘OK, maybe it’s higher we half methods’ and search for any individual else.

“So if he’s in the dressing room and he really wants to leave and he’s not himself, or he’s sitting there by himself or he’s not in a good mood, then it has an impact on the players, for sure.”


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Stam believes the problem ought to have been sorted out on the finish of final season.

SunSport revealed in January that Ronaldo’s advisors had made it recognized to the membership’s hierarchy that if United didn’t qualify for the Champions League, their consumer would need out.

United completed sixth within the Premier League and certified for Uefa’s second-tier competitors, the Europa League.

Talking to Protected Betting Websites UK, Stam added: “He already knew final season he wasn’t going to be taking part in Champions League with United, so I assume Ten Hag had a dialog with him earlier than he began.


“I don’t know if Ronaldo addressed it at this level, in any other case I’m considering they might’ve decided earlier, earlier than the season.

“I can perceive {that a} supervisor needs to maintain a participant like this, as a result of he’s of nice worth for the membership and the workforce.

“If he’s not happy, if he’s not performing, then sometimes it’s maybe better to make a different decision — not only for yourself but the team.”