‘It’s victory-win situation’ – Man Utd shouldn’t be bothered whether Cristiano Ronaldo stays or goes, claims Lee Sharpe

    LEE SHARPE reckons it is a “win-win situation” for Manchester U . s . regarding Cristiano Ronaldo future.

    Ronaldo wants out at Old Trafford and is not an element of the club’s pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia.

    Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Manchester United this summer


    Cristiano Ronaldo really wants to leave Manchester U . s . this summer timeCredit: Getty
    Lee Sharpe has suggested it's a 'win-win situation' for the club


    Lee Sharpe has recommended it is a ‘win-win situation’ for that clubCredit: Getty

    But Sharpe, 51, who won three Premier League titles with United, is not getting too distracted by the drama regarding Ronaldo’s future.

    Atletico Madrid would be the latest team to become linked having a swoop for that 37-year-old forward – despite his connections to city rivals Real.

    And ex-winger Sharpe recommended Ronaldo will have a negative effect on Erik ten Hag’s intense type of play, whilst hampering youngsters searching to interrupt in to the first team.

    Although he accepted Ronaldo will invariably get goals – as proven by his 24 strikes in most competitions last season.

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    Sharpe, speaking with respect to&nbsp888sport&nbspsaid: “Clearly he brings goals the primary factor inside a football match and he’s been showing through the years that he’s among the best in the industry at doing that.

    “Apart from goals, how a manager appears to wish to experience I am not sure whether a 37-year-old can enjoy our prime tempo, high pressing game the manager really wants to play.

    “Also does he scupper youthful lads’ likelihood of playing and also the lads which are within the team is he holding it well a bit?

    “Is he a bit too good if you want for those who they kind of take a step back out on another allow their full possibility to come through because he’s in the club?

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    “I believe it’s victory-win situation. I believe if he stays then U . s . have goals. I do not think he’ll play each week like he really wants to.”

    Sharpe recommended that Ronaldo’s potential departure leaves the doorway open for any new signing or perhaps a youthful player to get the frontman.

    Also, he stated Anthony Martial has been around stunning form during pre-season, scoring three in three playing like a striker.

    Sharpe added: “I believe if he goes it enables another person in the future in – whether it’s a transfer, whether it’s a youthful lad, they’ve performed Martial available online for and Martial is searching good.

    “If you can aquire a hungry Martial i then still think he’s got lots of ability.

    “He just appears to change off at occasions, but whether they can keep him focused and dealing a bit harder, I believe he is definitely an unbelievable player.

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    “And So I think it’s victory-win, I do not think Manchester U . s . will forfeit in the problem whether he [Ronaldo] stays or he goes.”

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