Marcus Rashford takes to Twitter to dismiss claims that he, Harry Maguire and others are irritated by Cristiano Ronaldo’s dressing-room behaviour that threatens unity in the squad; Manchester United are away at Leeds United
Marcus Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United warm up ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on December 05, 202
Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford pictured warming up at Old Trafford
Marcus Rashford has hit out at claims that he is among a group of Manchester United players “irritated” by Cristiano Ronaldo’s attempts to lead the dressing room with his own clique.
Ronaldo, who had been on a six-game run without scoring, ended his goal drought in emphatic style with a stunning opener in Manchester United 2-0 midweek win over Brighton at Old Trafford, lifting them up to fourth in the Premier League table.
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Leading German journalist Christian Falk posted on social media on Wednesday that there is “a risk of a split in the team” with Rashford, Harry Maguire taking exception to Ronaldo’s behaviour.
But Rashford dismissed the claims in a written post on Twitter.
He wrote: “Are we just making it up as we go along now then?”.
“Please stop looking for divides.”
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Ronaldo had been on his longest run without a goal in 13 years prior to his strike against Brighton.
“It was an amazing goal,” was United interim manager Ralf Rangnick’s response.
(Source : sky Sports)