Manchester coach: Ronaldo has refused to participate as a substitute against Tottenham

LONDON: Manchester United manager Eric Tin Hag has revealed that Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has refused to participate as a substitute in the match against Tottenham in English Premier League. Manchester United put on an impressive sight in the 2-0 win against Tottenham on Wednesday night, but after the game there was talk of Ronaldo, 37, leaving the game in advance. Ronaldo headed for the exit tunnel before the match was over and quickly left Old Trafford, which prompted Tin Hag to take him off the bills for the match in schedule Saturday against Chelsea. And when Tin Hag was asked if Ronaldo had refused to participate from the bench against Tottenham, the coach said: “Yes,” according to British news agency “BA Media”. Tin Hag said the conversation that took place between him and Ronaldo, as well as the statement from the club, it was clear. (Dpa)