Portugal legend Luis Figo has insisted that he can not perceive criticisms of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United this season.
The 36-year-old has had a surprising impression in entrance of objective following his transfer from Juventus in the summertime. Whereas he has scored 4 targets in 9 Premier League video games, he has had the largest impression within the Champions League.
Such has been the best way along with his profession in Europe, he has hauled United to very important victories with essential targets.
He netted winners towards Villarreal and Atalanta at Outdated Trafford. He additionally earned his aspect a draw towards the Italian aspect, earlier than breaking the impasse in Spain towards Villarreal on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, it has not been all plain crusing for Man Utd. Ronaldo has been criticised by the likes of Gary Neville for his lack of labor off the ball.
However Ronaldo’s fellow countryman Figo can not perceive any criticism being aimed on the participant this season.
“[It] doesn’t make sense. He’s the perfect,” the 49-year-old told A Bola.
“Soccer lives on outcomes and the crew isn’t attaining the anticipated outcomes.
“However he’s being the most effective within the crew by way of efficiency, so I don’t perceive these criticisms.”
Figo added that Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Lionel Messi will put in a powerful chase for the 2021 Ballon d’Or, claiming they’ve sufficient between them to win the award.
Ronaldo’s signing has additionally been criticised by Neville, who claimed that any plan former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had for his crew was forged apart with the ahead’s arrival.
Now, although, Solskjaer has been sacked and Ronaldo and United are transferring into one other new chapter for the membership.
Lingard desires Man Utd exit
Solskjaer’s finally bitter remaining interval accountable for United this season noticed many gamers get dragged together with the unhealthy press surrounding the crew.
Jesse Lingard is one participant whose sport time has not fared nicely this season.
His lack of match motion has proved powerful to take following final season’s gorgeous West Ham mortgage spell.
Regardless of Solskjaer leaving and a brand new supervisor coming in, Lingard nonetheless reportedly desires out.