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Ronaldo Set To Become A Disgrace

Ronaldo Set To Become A Disgrace

The Times reports that Cristiano Ronaldo will do everything in his power to engineer a move away from United. That could include a formal transfer request and he might not report to pre-season training.

The newspaper quotes a source close to Ronaldo who says the winger has made up his mind and wants to leave Old Trafford, whatever it takes. He considers Real Madrid a bigger club (though nothing supports this, apart from their success in the '50s) and is lured by the Spanish lifestyle.

Real, who were given a warning by FIFA but were let off as the world's governing body said the documents submitted by United had not contained anything that would amount to evidence of wrongdoing, prepare an official Ł60m bid for Ronaldo which hopefully does not include any of their useless players who failed to make past the last 16 of the Champions League in five consecutive seasons.

Of course one does not know what to believe but one thing's certain: if Ronaldo does not report for pre-season training and practically blackmails the club that made him then I'll lose the little respect I still have for him and his abilities. That would be c***ness of the highest calibre.

It's not only me who does not understand why another couple of seasons at Old Trafford are such hardship for a 23-year-old player who's still got about 10 years of career ahead of him. Why is he so eager to ruin his career at Real Madrid - who, I repeat, were particularly unsuccessful in recent years and do not resemble a club which is going in the right direction - where so many once great but at least very useful footballers deteriorated pathetically?

If he does choose this way, if he refuses to accept that United wouldn't sell then he will probably booed whenever he next turns up at Old Trafford. In a few weeks' time, we've gone a long way from 'Viva Ronaldo'. This summer tastes very bitter so far, after all the sweetness of the spring.

Date:Tuesday June 17 2008
Time: 9:49AM


it could be paper talk but who cares.he has not stated he wants to stay at United and nobody is bigger than our's going to sound like sour grapes,but get shut as soon as possible and start planning for the season without him.he had the season of his life last time out,but its time to £uck him off.
17/06/2008 10:44:00
Ronaldo already is a disgrace, has been for a long while. He will be off and leave you lot crying into your jellied eels.
17/06/2008 11:36:00
it is funny to see manyoo fans now derating ronaldo their god last year pathetic.
17/06/2008 13:35:00
he did say after the champions league final that he does want to stay
17/06/2008 14:37:00
That's the bit that will irk me the most if he goes. We all knew that one day he wanted to play in Spain, so why all this crap? He could have left a hero... Still, could all be media rubbish, never can tell with these things.
17/06/2008 14:49:00
Can remember Dwight Yorke doing the same to us when he moved to Man Utd. In fairness I don't remember many Utd fans being too upset for us Villans at the time! The players hold the boss hand and have no respect, especially not for the fans. Think this is something that will happen more and more unless someone stands up to these little rich playboys. Can any club afford to though? We have similar with Barry at the moment, leaves a bad taste for sure!
The Fear
17/06/2008 15:28:00
Let him go! I don't know why we (and I count myself among this) keep going on about him. I for one am past caring, and honestly, I am beginning to wonder whether perhaps Ronaldo doesn't deserve to be at the biggest club in the world. The only thing he could possibly want is money? Why would you leave a club that has just one one of the biggest leagues in the world for two seasons running (and, dare I say it, has a pretty good chance of making it three next season) and that has just been crowned Champions of Europe otherwise? If he wanted to go, why didn't he just say that, straight after the Champions League final, and he could have left, if not with our blessing, with our sympathy and good wishes. Now his marvellous season counts for nothing in my eyes. Go if you want, Ronaldo. Just don't come crying back to us if it doesn't turn out for you! (Sorry, that was a bit harsh, but I've lost all respect for Ronaldo - even if he does stay he'll have to score a fair few goals to get me back on his side again)
Man utd champions
17/06/2008 16:26:00
Lets tell madrid that we will ony sell for cash+sneijder+robinho. if they say yes we get two qualirty players plus money, if they say no we keep ronaldo. CHAMPIONS!!!!!!!
17/06/2008 17:22:00
I believe if he was staying he would have put all this to bed.I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired about it.Contracts don't matter anymore,if a player wants out he goes end of.He's the best player in the world,an absolute joy to watch and I'd prefer if he stayed but I'd gladly take robinho and sneijder plus a boatload of pecetas.Although part of me would love to see him sitting in the stands for a season although you don't want him losing value either.Don't rule out anything with the Glazers,they left Buccaners player keyshawn johnson in the stands for talking bull,they honoured his contract but he never played for them again.It's all getting a little boring!!!
17/06/2008 18:54:00
I wouldn't read too much into the Times really. They are just looking for things to write. Infact every newspaper that claim they have info about Ronaldo's future have NO IDEA
17/06/2008 19:37:00
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