Cristiano Ronaldo’s representatives have allegedly told Manchester United that he is prepared to walk out on the club this summer for the second time, if the Red Devils fail to qualify for the Champions League, according to reports. The 36-year-old superstar is now facing an uncertain future at Old Trafford as the club struggle for direction under interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
United are now being forced to come to terms with the prospect of missing out on the top-four due to their inconsistent Premier League form.
Rangnick’s men surrendered a 2-0 lead at Aston Villa on Saturday to draw 2-2, a result that plunges their Champions League prospects into further doubt.
Ronaldo simply returned to United to win and at the moment, hopes of silverware remain a pipe dream.
He recently tried to rally his team-mates with a hard-hitting, honest interview with Sky Sports in which he ruled the mentality of the squad needs to change if they are to make something of their season.
Now The Sun claim CR7 and his reps have made it clear to the United board he will seek to leave the club this summer if they do not qualify for the Champions League.
That is the minimum requirement for Ronaldo, regardless of how good or bad United eventually view their season at the end of the campaign.
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