Ronaldo was pictured leaving Carrington after training with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man Utd squad.
Cristiano Ronaldo was all smiles as he departed the Manchester United training floor on Thursday afternoon after a session with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad.
Ronaldo was snapped by MEN photographers driving away from the Carrington training base in his Bentley automotive, as United’s squad convened forward of this weekend’s Watford conflict.
United journey to Vicarage Street on Saturday afternoon seeking to arrest their alarming Premier League kind. Solskjaer has seen his side win simply three of their previous 10 matches in all competitions, with only one victory in their earlier six in the league.
Ronaldo, who suffered heartache on the international stage with Portugal in the earlier week — as they’ve been denied automated World Cup qualification by Serbia — might be attempting to spearhead a United turnaround in the approaching months.
The 36-year-old has netted 9 goals since returning to Old Trafford in the summer season, along with dramatic late goals in the Champions League games against Villarreal and Atalanta (twice) to save lots of helpful factors. He additionally scored in United’s most up-to-date win, the 3-0 triumph at Tottenham Hotspur on October thirtieth.
Solskjaer’s job has come into query following defeats to Leicester, Liverpool, and Man City in the league, with the MEN understanding that United has a curiosity in Brendan Rodgers as a potential successor.
The MEN reported on October twenty-seventh that Ronaldo implored his United teammates to level out faith in Solskjaer whatever the widespread criticism of the Norwegian, amid the sense United’s star-studded squad is underperforming.
Solskjaer may however flip issues spherical in the short-term, though a change of administration at some stage in the foreseeable future now appears to be inevitable. Spain boss Luis Enrique and Ajax’s Erik Ten Hag are among the many many alternative managers linked with the job.
United versus Watford kicks off at 3 pm on Saturday (November twentieth).