Anthony Elanga reacts to Cristiano Ronaldo’s criticism of Man Utd children

Anthony Elanga reacts to Cristiano Ronaldo's criticism of Man Utd youngsters

Anthony Elanga has admitted he understands Cristiano Ronaldo’s criticism of the younger gamers at Manchester United.

Ronaldo hit out at a variety of issues in an explosive interview with Piers Morgan on TalkTV, together with the perspective of his youthful team-mates at Outdated Trafford.

“I feel they’ve issues extra simply, all the things’s straightforward, they do not undergo.. and do not care,” he stated.

“I do not imply only some in Manchester United, however all of the groups, in all leagues on the earth, the kids usually are not the identical as my technology.

“However we can not blame them, as a result of it is a part of the life and the brand new technology, the brand new applied sciences that distract them. They aren’t the identical…they hear to at least one factor and in two minutes they’ve already forgotten and do no matter factor they assume it is higher.

“They do not care. A number of care, however most of them no, and it does not shock me. They aren’t going to have profession longevity, it is unimaginable.

“In my technology, you see many gamers that attain 36, 37, 38 at a excessive stage. On this new technology, it is possible for you to to depend them along with your arms what number of will attain that stage.”

Whereas he says he is absolutely centered and dedicated, 20-year-old Elanga understands the place his team-mate is coming from.

“Cristiano talks about younger gamers basically. We’re a brand new technology. I’m at all times 100% centered on what I’m doing, however I can perceive what he’s saying,” he advised Sport Bladet.

“There are plenty of telephones and plenty of expertise. It’s fairly straightforward for younger gamers to get distracted and lose focus. I at all times focus 100% on my job and what I do, younger gamers at United are listening, however I can perceive what he’s saying.”

Ronaldo feels that younger gamers do not look as much as their older team-mates and attempt to emulate them as a lot as he did, however Elanga says the 37-year-old means so much to him.

“Very a lot. He has helped me so much not solely on the pitch however off it as effectively. He’s an inspiration, not solely to me however to all of the younger gamers at United,” the Swede added.

Ronaldo recommended that fellow countryman Diogo Dalot was the exception to his sweeping statements in regards to the recreation’s youthful technology.

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