Erik 10 has defended his choice to keep Cristiano Ronaldo out of the Manchester United squad for the game with Chelsea..
On Wednesday, Manchester United defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 in a dominating performance in the Premier League.
However Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to go down the tunnel just before the full time whistle made numerous headlines, and director Erik 10 Hag confirmed the star refused to get off of the bench as well as play in the game.
The outcome of the action was an absence from the squad for the subsequent game on Sunday evening at Chelsea. The Red Devils wound up drawing 1 1 in the very first half following a quick response to a late Jorginho penalty with a Casemiro shot.
The manager defended his selection when speaking with Stadium Astro (Via United Zone):
“Due to injuries, we do not have Anthony Martial.” We’ve absolutely no Cristiano. A couple of the offensive players that scored the most goals.
Which means you miss them, we’d to get it done, Leaving Ronaldo out there, simply because club requirements are more crucial in the long run. ” You have to manage the standards and values to develop the correct team and culture process.
10 Hag endured criticism for his choice due to the missed opportunities his team missed in the reputation and the game of the players he left out.
United take on FC Sheriff in the Europa League on Thursday, and the striker is likely to make a return to the starting line – up.