As Cristiano Ronaldo kicked off Manchester United’s clash against Chelsea on Sunday, the tone suddenly rose between Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher live on Sky Sports.
Author of his 10th goal of the season with Manchester United, Tuesday, against Villarreal, in the Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo was relegated to the bench by Michael Carrick for the Premier League clash against the leaders, Chelsea, Sunday, at Stamford Bridge. The five-time Golden Ball was launched on the hour mark by the interim coach but did not have the opportunity to save his team (1-1).
During the debrief of the meeting on the Sky Sports set, Roy Keane and Jamie Carragher ended up arguing about the joker status of “CR7”. The former defender of Liverpool tried to minimize this choice before launching a punchline who irritated his interlocutor: ” why Man United signed Cristiano Ronaldo? To prevent him from going to Man City. There was no plan to recruit Cristiano Ronaldo ».
The iconic former captain of the Red Devils then went off his hinges, ensuring that Ronaldo’s wish was really to return to Old Trafford and this, without being sidelined during major Premier League matches. ” His stats since returning to Man United are good. Goals are everything in football. What was Ian Rush doing? Scoring goals and, again, he wasn’t scoring as much as Ronaldo Keane ignited.
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“Are United any closer to the title than last season?” “
It was Carragher’s turn to raise his voice, developing his ideas: “ I’m not criticizing Ronaldo. It is a phenomenon. PSG signed Messi, United signed Ronaldo. Two of the greatest players in history. Are United any closer to the title than last season? Are PSG any closer to winning the Champions League? Talk about goal scorers. They make their contribution to the team, but it’s a team game ».
The two former Premier League star players continued to shout at each other under the amused gaze of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, the show’s other consultant. Keane, pragmatic, assured that this Manchester United of Cristiano Ronaldo had no obligation to win titles, but rather to go far in the Champions League for the sake of ” business Of the Glazers and their stock market. What revived a supercharged “Carra” …