Cristiano Ronaldo begins World Cup campaign with Portugal after Manchester United departure

Cristiano Ronaldo begins World Cup campaign with Portugal after Manchester United departure

CNN  —  Two days after his turbulent departure from Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo will begin his World Cup campaign with Portugal and look to put events from the last week-and-a-half behind him. Portugal faces Ghana at Stadium 974 on Thursday, kicking off what will likely be the 37-year-old Ronaldo’s final World Cup – a trophy … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Manchester United with immediate effect

Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Manchester United with immediate effect

CNN  —  Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Manchester United with immediate effect, the English Premier League club announced on Tuesday. In a brief statement, United said the decision, which comes a week after Ronaldo gave an explosive TV interview about his frustrations at the club, was made by mutual agreement. “The club thanks him for his … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo can leave Manchester United in January

Cristiano Ronaldo can leave Manchester United in January

Ronaldo and his United team-mates looked understandably glum as they arrived at Carrington this morning ahead of a derby inquest in which Ten Hag urged the players and staff not to be afraid to lay into each other. Ten Hag considered himself culpable in the defeat and encouraged players to voice their criticisms and concerns. … Read more

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag has told Manchester United’s hierarchy not to hand out any new contracts until he has determined who warrants them. United have eight senior players who are free agents next summer but with options to extend until 2024, including Cristiano Ronaldo, David de Gea, Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Fred and Diogo Dalot. But … Read more

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag has told Manchester United’s hierarchy not to hand out any new contracts until he has determined who warrants them. United have eight senior players who are free agents next summer but with options to extend until 2024, including Cristiano Ronaldo, David de Gea, Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Fred and Diogo Dalot. But … Read more

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag tells Manchester United players to lay into each other after ‘unacceptable’ derby defeat

Erik ten Hag has told Manchester United’s hierarchy not to hand out any new contracts until he has determined who warrants them. United have eight senior players who are free agents next summer but with options to extend until 2024, including Cristiano Ronaldo, David de Gea, Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw, Fred and Diogo Dalot. But … Read more

Erling Haaland and Phil Foden steal show

Erling Haaland and Phil Foden steal show

Manchester City exemplified the gulf the class between themselves and Manchester United with a 6-3 drubbing of their local rivals at the Etihad Stadium. The final score flattered United and the game was really done at half-time, which saw City take a 4-0 lead into the break. The win brings City to within a point … Read more

Score and latest updates from the Premier League

Score and latest updates from the Premier League

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not crumble after he leaves, in the way Manchester United did after Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement. The two clubs meet in the Manchester derby with the Blues in the hunt for a fifth Premier League title in six seasons under Guardiola, while the Reds have had five unsuccessful managers … Read more

Secrets of Manchester United leadership group that has changed club’s fortunes

Secrets of Manchester United leadership group that has changed club’s fortunes

The challenge facing Manchester United on Sunday afternoon may be no less sizeable than it was at the Etihad Stadium in early March and there are no guarantees Erik ten Hag’s side will prevail where Ralf Rangnick’s team failed. But the collective will and mood at United could not be much different to seven months … Read more

Manchester United should appoint a sporting director from outside the club

Manchester United should appoint a sporting director from outside the club

When they arrive at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, the cost of competitiveness for Manchester United is a price that few clubs of their size would have been able to bear: a £218 million emergency window investment, and a wage bill of £384 million that is bigger than any in the Premier League. That is … Read more