Cristiano Ronaldo To Depart Man United After Erik Ten Hag Appointment.

Prospective new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag could force Cristiano Ronaldo out of Old Trafford this summer.

The current Ajax boss has agreed a deal in principle to take charge at Old Trafford at the end of the current season, when Ralf Rangnick's interim spell comes to an end.

According to Spanish newspaper Marca,the incoming United manager Erik ten Hag has given the green light to sell Cristiano Ronaldo after making it clear to the club hierarchy that the veteran striker will not be in his plans for next season as he does not suit his style of play. 

The Portuguese forward who made a rollercoaster return to the Theatre of Dreams last summer signing a two-year deal with the option of a third.

Ronaldo was thought to be the man to help end the club's trophy droughts, but rather it is no worse than they were last season.

Though the 37-year-old, has produced some more memorable moments during his second stint at the club, making a blistering start, as he won the Premier League Player of the Month for September and scored crucial goals against Villarreal and Atalanta to help United advance past the Champions League group stage.

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Following series of inconsistent performance and bad results from the team, former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was sacked and replaced by interim manager Ralf Rangnick last December.

The Red Devils inconsistent performance still hasn't change under the interim boss, with United currently sitting in seventh place in the Premier League table, and are heading towards a fifth consecutive season without a single trophy with Champions League qualification for next season is in severe doubt.

Ronaldo who is the club's top scorer with 18 goals so far this campaign, is now said to be considering his future having met with his agent Jorge Mendes in March to assess his options for next season.

The fate of the five-time Ballon d'Or winner, seems to have been reportedly decided for him already by United's incoming manager who is determined to end the love story between the No.7 and the Red Devils.

Ten Hag cited his age and status as a luxury player as key reasons for not wanting to work with him once he takes charge in the summer. 

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With the 52-year-old Dutchman also asking the club to allow him to control United’s transfer dealings, over ten players have been lined up to leave Old Trafford, Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani and Jesse Lingard are among the high-profile names expected to move on.

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