Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo, from Manchester Unitedis “in a good mood” and “does his best” in training, despite his little playing time so far this season, said on Wednesday the team’s coach, Erik Ten Hag.
“If you are here happy or satisfied being on the bench, this is not the club you should be at, particularly in the case of Cristiano,” explained Ten Hag ahead of the ‘Red Devils’ Europa League game against Cyprus’ Omonia Nicosia. .
“He’s very competitive, as we all know. He’s obviously not happy when he doesn’t play,” acknowledged Ten Hag.
“But as I said, and I must repeat, he trains well, is in a good mood, is motivated and gives himself to the maximum. time in the season.
The 37-year-old striker, who tried to leave United during the pre-season, watched from the bench as Manchester City suffered a humiliating 6-3 defeat on Sunday in the Premier League.
For the engagement in Cyprus, the ‘Red Devils’, who are third in Group E of the Europa League with a defeat against Real Sociedad and a victory over Sheriff Tiraspol, will have to play without defenders Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane.