Erik ten Hag: Man Utd boss ‘really happy’ to have Cristiano Ronaldo in squad

5 August 2022 0 By Total Football News

By Simon StoneBBC Sport

I am really happy Ronaldo is here - Ten Hag

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag says he is "really happy" to have Cristiano Ronaldo in his squad.

With Anthony Martial ruled out of Sunday's game against Brighton through injury, Ten Hag may need the Portugal international to lead his attack.

"I am really happy he is here," said Ten Hag.

"We have a top striker. We stick to the plan."

Ten Hag repeated his comments to the Dutch media this week that the players, including Ronaldo - who left last Sunday's friendly with Rayo Vallecano at Old Trafford before the final whistle - were wrong.

The former Ajax boss says the Old Trafford club are still searching for new players this summer.

"We are searching to strengthen the squad," added the Dutchman. "But you don't need any player, you need the right player."

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