- Cristiano Ronaldo had a fine season on a personal level, scoring 18 goals for Manchester United.
- United, however, failed to qualify for the Champions League, finishing 6th.
- Despite Man Utd’s lack of success, Ronaldo plans to stay on at the club.
On Friday, Ronaldo confirmed that he will be staying put at Old Trafford, ending weeks of speculation of his switch to another club because of United’s lack of Champions League. While there were those linking Ronaldo with a move to Bayern Munich or PSG, the development means that the 37-year-old will continue playing for Manchester United and participate in the Europa League.
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In a release shared by Manchester United, Ronaldo thanked the club’s fans for their support even though the last season was full of disappointments. The Portuguese, who is among the most iconic players in the club’s history, also assured fans that he intends to carry on for Manchester United and help the club win some silverware.
“It’s still my motivation to carry on working hard, to still love the passion for the game, and of course Manchester and my teammates help me all the way so I have to appreciate all the people who help Cristiano.
“It’s always nice to score goals for this club. When it is a hat trick it’s even more [nice].
“But the most important thing for me is to try to win the games and try to win some championship or some cup but I believe that Manchester will be where they belong. Sometimes it takes time, but I still believe.”