EPL It would have been an insult – Gary Neville defends Ten Hag over Ronaldo snub, In their 6-3 loss to Manchester City on Sunday, former Manchester United defender Gary Neville agreed with manager Erik ten Hag’s decision to bench Cristiano Ronaldo.
Throughout the whole contest, Ronaldo remained on the bench.
Ten Hag stated after the game that it was done out of respect for what the 37-year-old has accomplished in his career. https://dailypost.ng/2022/10/02/epl-real-reason-i-didnt-play-ronaldo-in-man-utds-defeat-to-city-ten-hag/
On Twitter, Neville wrote: “I get [Ten Hag’s] argument, to be honest.
Ronaldo being introduced at 4-0 and 6-1 would have been disrespectful.
I appreciate Ten Hag’s honesty, even though he didn’t deliver the phrase perfectly and maybe shouldn’t have said it.