Portugal legend Luis Figo has insisted that he can’t perceive criticisms of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United this season.
The 36-year-old has had a shocking affect in entrance of aim following his transfer from Juventus in the summertime. Whereas he has scored 4 targets in 9 Premier League video games, he has had the most important affect within the Champions League.
Such has been the best way along with his profession in Europe, he has hauled United to important victories with essential targets.
He netted winners in opposition to Villarreal and Atalanta at Previous Trafford. He additionally earned his facet a draw in opposition to the Italian facet, earlier than breaking the impasse in Spain against 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’t 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 staff just isn’t attaining the anticipated outcomes.
“However he’s being probably the greatest within the staff 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 staff 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 in the end bitter last interval answerable for United this season noticed many gamers get dragged together with the dangerous press surrounding the staff.
Jesse Lingard is one participant whose sport time has not fared properly 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 still reportedly wants out.