Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney stated he was ‘not stunned’ Cristiano Ronaldo was sacked by the membership and believes the membership had ‘no alternative’ however to let him go .
Ronaldo’s exit from Previous Trafford was lastly confirmed on Tuesday night November 23, after his explosive interview with Piers Morgan, by which he criticized the membership, its house owners, its supervisor and its teammates.
United issued a press release asserting his exit, with the participant set to obtain no compensation for the rest of the seven months of his contract – which was price £500,000 per week.
Rooney – who performed in assault alongside Ronaldo for 5 years, admitted Ronaldo had been a “improbable servant” to the membership however added United had no alternative however to point out him the door.
“Am I stunned? No,” he advised Sport 18, by way of The Solar.
“There was no different alternative however it’s a disgrace as a result of he is been a improbable servant for the membership.
“I want him the most effective wherever he goes.”
Rooney was one of many large names to slam Ronaldo after leaving Previous Trafford in United’s 2-0 win over Tottenham final month, saying his habits was “unacceptable”.
“I simply suppose the issues he is performed because the begin of the season, it is not acceptable for Manchester United,” he advised TalkSport.
“I noticed Roy Keane defend him. Roy would not settle for that. Roy would not settle for it in any respect.
“It is a distraction Manchester United do not want on the minute, making an attempt to rebuild.” For Cristiano, you simply should put your head down and work and be able to play when the supervisor wants you.
“If he does that, he might be an asset. If he does not, it’s going to develop into an undesirable distraction.
Ronaldo had hit again at Rooney for his feedback throughout his prolonged two-part interview with Morgan.
“I do not know why he criticizes me so badly,” he stated. “In all probability as a result of he is completed his profession and I am nonetheless taking part in at a excessive degree.
“I am not going to say I look higher than him. Which is true…’