There are news reports that Manchester United players want Eric Ten Hag to start a player ahead of Ballon d’Or superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. team
Manchester United players feel ‘pressured’ by Cristiano Ronaldo’s presence on the pitch and want him on the bench this season as they believe they will be on the bench. A better position with Marcus Rashford in the front. The Portuguese superstar has started just two games and has yet to score a goal for the 2022-23 season.
The Ballon d’Or five and his representatives spent most of the summer looking for a move away from United, but found the right offer to be difficult to find. due to the desire to move out of the Red Devils army and ‘Family issues’ Ronaldo is therefore absent for most of the club’s pre-season schedule. So he was deemed not fit enough for United’s opener defeat to Brighton.
But Ronaldo has had little role since returning to fitness. It has started just one of the team’s six Premier League games to date. And started the game in the defeat against Real Sociedad in the Europa League on Thursday night, September 8, 2022, with the superstar from the United States hoping to play a more prominent role. in the squad, but his team-mates believe he should be on the bench. According to The Sun, there are claims that the squad see Rashford as a better option in Erik ten Hag’s system , with the England international scoring twice. In a 3-1 win over league leaders Arsenal last weekend
Ten Hag is also a huge Rashford fan and believes the academy star will be able to score at least 20 goals this season and help United challenge for the title with Manchester United. A source told The Sun : ” The manager wants Marcus to be Manchester United’s number one striker and a leading frontman,” he believes Marcus has the ability to be one of the best. in the world and wants him to show himself in competition.” “He always tells him to use his speed and skill when he gets the chance. He told Marcus he would easily score 20 goals this season. They have a good relationship and Marcus is very happy.”
They added: “As long as Ronaldo starts on the bench, The players will have the confidence to express their identity.” “If there is Ronaldo on the pitch The team will feel pressured. All the players loved when Ronaldo came back. But they were disappointed that he missed out on pre-season. But it doesn’t work in Ten Hag’s system.”
Former Manchester United defenderadmitted that Ronaldo would be unhappy with his declining role at the Theater of Dreams. But has supported the five-time Ballon d’Or owner to participate in this season. “Cristiano is a great player. And I don’t know if he will become a problem,” Stam told Metro.co.uk on behalf of Bet365. “He is still a quality player. He’s a great goalscorer.” “He came in after pre-season without being fit enough. And the manager is deciding and using players who are fit and ready to start.” “It also depends on the way players are playing and the intensity of the players. But Ronaldo is a player who wants to play every game.”
“I don’t think with the quality of a player of his level who has achieved what he has on the pitch he will be happy to sit on the bench. So he’s showing himself and pushing others to show off.” “Having someone like him around That’s great for teams and managers. I was in the game against Arsenal. And from the sidelines, Ronaldo appears to have had a positive influence on the players on the bench both before and during the game.
He is now adjusting to his role and the way the team is doing more or less.” “I can’t believe he agrees with the role he has now and is happy with it. A player with a status like him and a person like him. He will go in and knock on the manager’s door. He’s a great professional. So he will eventually score a goal for the UFABET team.”