Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sporting ExcitementSporting Excitement

Premier League

Cristiano Ronaldo could QUIT Man Utd this summer but Old Trafford icon, 37, tells pals it’s not ALL the club’s fault

CRISTIANO RONALDO is torn over whether to cut short his Manchester United comeback.

Ronaldo, who turned 37 last week, is understood to have told pals that he is feeling his age for the first time in his long, illustrious trophy-laden career.

Manchester United ace Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford in 2021 – 12 years after leaving for Real Madrid

The Portugal legend would never publicly admit that the demands of the English top-flight are becoming too much — even for a fitness fanatic like him.

But Ronaldo may seek to cut short and abandon his planned two-year return to United.

That is if his own situation and that of the team does not change at Old Trafford.

The veteran striker has not scored in five appearances this year and was kept on the bench for most of Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Burnley.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Twiddling his thumbs at Turf Moor was not what Ronaldo had in mind when he agreed to come back to United after 12 years away.

And the three-time Premier League winner has been far from impressed by how the club has changed on and off the field.


United’s squad is far inferior to the one he starred in under Sir Alex Ferguson and he feels this is the main factor in his own fluctuating form and influence.

But Ronaldo also recognises he has to work harder than ever to stay in the shape required to play at the top level – especially in the system favoured by interim boss Ralf Rangnick who likes players to press high and hard.

The five-time Ballon d’Or winner installed an oxygen chamber at his home to help his body recover from the strains of Premier League football.

But if he and United run out of steam in the chase for a top-four place, then a parting of the ways is increasingly likely.

 Read our Transfer News Live blog for the very latest rumours, gossip and done deals

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.



Formula 1

LANDO NORRIS’ love of golf has brought a whole new meaning to ‘Drive to Survive’.   The McLaren driver took up the sport in 2019...

Horse Racing

THEY don’t call him Super Soumi for nothing.  The brilliant Belgian’s special powers were on full display at Sandown as he partnered Vadeni to...


JOE JOYCE is returning to action TONIGHT against German veteran Christian Hammer. The heavyweight clash forms part of a blockbuster fight night also featuring...

Formula 1

LEWIS HAMILTON has promised to come out swinging in Sunday’s British GP after a downpour dampened the party at Silverstone. The seven-time world champion...

Premier League

ARSENAL have opened talks with the representatives of the young Lille midfielder Amadou Onana over a possible transfer this summer. The 20-year-old has caught...


BOXER Jai Opetaia battled to win the cruiserweight title against Mairis Briedis – despite his jaw being broken in the second round. The Australian...