Ronaldo will not travel with Man Utd for pre-season tour

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London (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo will not vacation with Manchester United for their pre-time tour of Thailand and Australia following the Portugal striker was presented more time off to deal with a family concern.

Ronaldo was absent on Monday when new United manager Erik 10 Hag welcomed the club’s intercontinental players to Carrington for the begin of pre-season education.

The forward informed the club he was dealing with a family members issue and remained absent on Thursday.

As a end result, Ronaldo will not be element of the group traveling to Bangkok on Friday and there is no estimate of when he will backlink up with United, who confront Liverpool in Thailand on Tuesday prior to flying to Australia.

It emerged over the weekend that the 37-12 months-outdated had questioned to go away Aged Trafford immediately after escalating sad with thir poor kind given that his return last year.

United skipped a Champions League put just after finishing sixth in the Premier League.

On the other hand, United insist Ronaldo will be section of the squad this year amid claimed interest from Chelsea and Napoli.

“Cristiano Ronaldo will not be element of the Manchester United occasion scheduled to depart for our pre-year tour of Thailand and Australia on Friday. He has been granted supplemental time off to offer with a loved ones problem,” a United spokesperson advised the Manchester Evening News.

“Cristiano stays less than contract with Manchester United for a different time and he is not for sale.”

Ronaldo scored 24 ambitions in all competitions very last period and was named the club’s Player of the Calendar year, but United’s wait for a first trophy because 2017 dragged on.