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Roy Keane unhappy with ‘disrespect’ Man Utd show to Cristiano Ronaldo

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West Ham United v Manchester City – Premier League – London Stadium

Former Manchester United skipper Roy Keane has accused the club of “disrespecting” Cristiano Ronaldo by leaving him on the substitutes’ bench.

The 37-year-old Portuguese superstar, who has started just one Premier League game this season, was out of action in Sunday’s 6-3 derby at Manchester City with manager Erik ten Hag revealing more late that he had not used it. as a mark of respect.

However, Keane, who played alongside Ronaldo in his first spell at Old Trafford, insists the reverse is true and the club would have been better off allowing him to leave in the summer, just a year away. after his sensational comeback.

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo was left sitting on the bench in the 6-3 derby loss to Manchester City (Martin Rickett/PA)

Speaking after the match, the Irishman told Sky Sports: “I think Man United are just disrespecting Ronaldo. I think he should have been released before the transfer window.

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