Manchester United must sack Cristiano Ronaldo says Gary Neville

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Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville says the club knows it has to terminate Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract because of the Portugal star’s condemning comments.

In an interview with Britain’s TalkTV earlier this week, Ronaldo blasted the club and manager Erik ten Hag, saying he felt “betrayed” by the club and that senior figures had tried to force him out of Old Trafford.

Speaking with Sky Sports, Neville believed the club would soon sack Ronaldo in response to his heavy criticism.

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“He wouldn’t have done this interview if he wanted a way back. He knew it would bring the headlines it has and be the end of his Manchester United career,” he said.

“I’m wondering what Manchester United are doing because the reality of it is they know they have to terminate Cristiano’s contract or they basically open up a precedent so any player can criticise them in the future.

“I agree with some of the things Cristiano has said, and many Manchester United fans will agree with many things Cristiano has said, but the reality is if you’re an employee within a business and say those things your employment has to terminate, and Manchester United have to do that in the next few days.”

Neville also argued the club are partially responsible for the way the relationship with Ronaldo has soured.

“They could have come together a couple of weeks ago and navigated a pathway through what could have potentially been choppy seas to the shore but it’s not happened. They’ve both basically backed themselves into a corner,” he said.

“Exits don’t have to happen this way if both sides are proactive and mature.”

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Ronaldo was left out of United’s squad for the second match in a row after the club said he had an undisclosed illness.

This season the 37-year-old forward has been in and out of the starting line-up and refused to come on as a substitute in last month’s win over Tottenham.

That led to him being banished from the squad for the subsequent trip to Chelsea, although he then returned to the fold.

At the time, Neville called Ronaldo’s behaviour “unacceptable”.

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