Cristiano Ronaldo has left a huge hint that he will remain at Manchester United next season.
The 37-year-old is set to enter the final year of his current contract and there have been offers of a move elsewhere in the summer after he had a disappointing season at Old Trafford.
However, Portugal have now broken their silence on next manager Erik ten Haag, hinting that they will remain in the Red Devils.
The Dutchman will take over Manchester United at the end of the season after signing a three-year contract, with an additional one-year option.
And Ronaldo said he’s excited about the possibility of working with Ten Hag, who recently won his third Dutch Eredivisie title at Ajax.
“I know he’s done a fantastic job at Ajax and he’s an experienced manager, but we have to give him time,” Ronaldo said. United website.
“Things have to change the way he wants them to. If you do well, Manchester United will all be successful, so I wish you the best of luck.
“We are all happy and excited. [with the arrival]Not only as a player, but as a fan.
“We have to believe we can win next year.”
Ronaldo scored 24 goals in 39 matches in his first season in English football.
However, he will end his campaign without a silver bowl for the first time since the 2009-10 season.
If Ronaldo remains at United next year, it will be his first season without Champions League football.
United are currently 6th in the Premier League standings and are eight points clear of the top 4 with only one game left to head to Crystal Palace on the final day of the season.
Despite the club’s difficulties this season, United’s interim manager Ralf Rangnick is confident Ronaldo will remain at Old Trafford.
Rangnick said this when he was asked by fans to comment on Ronaldo’s wave after United’s last home game of the campaign. Stadium Astro: “I don’t know why it has to be a wave of farewell.
“He has another one year contract and as far as I know he will be here again next season.”