Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo stormed down the tunnel before full-time against Tottenham.

The Athletic report he even left Old Trafford straight away without going to the dressing room.

Erik ten Hag was not happy. The manager said post-game on Amazon that he would ‘deal with’ the situation.

Ronaldo’s actions have been widely criticised, with supporters feeling like this could be the end of the road for the forward.

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Dion Dublin hits out

Former Manchester United striker Dion Dublin says he would have been fuming if one of his teammates acted in the same way, no matter who they were.

The former forward was speaking on Amazon Prime after the match, and said while he has high regard for Ronaldo, his actions were unacceptable.

Dublin said: “I’d probably want to get him around the throat and say “what are you doing?

“It’s out of order. I love Ronaldo, I’ve got a lot of respect for him. I think he should be getting more minutes and think he can make a difference more than most. However, the game’s still going on, your team-mates are still playing. 

“It basically says “I don’t really care”. For me in the dressing room it says “I’m off” and “I don’t really care about my team-mate”.

“I know he does and I know he’s passionate for playing for Man United, but tonight I think he’s massively in the wrong.”

Dublin’s comments reflect how Manchester United supporters feel too. Ronaldo let his manager down, and the club’s supporters.

Ronaldo’s place in the United squad is now in question ahead of the World Cup. This could really backfire on the forward.

Rio Ferdinand said he feels Ronaldo will be having sleepless nights over the situation. But it is a scenario of his own doing.

Ronaldo saw the furore he caused in pre-season by leaving Old Trafford early. And he chose to repeat it. So the fallout is on him.

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