Bruno Fernandes provides Cristiano Ronaldo frosty reception on worldwide obligation

Bruno Fernandes gives Cristiano Ronaldo frosty reception on international duty

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes appeared to offer teammate Cristiano Ronaldo a frosty reception when he reported for Portugal obligation forward of the upcoming World Cup.

A video from the Portuguese FA confirmed Fernandes arriving on the nationwide coaching amenities. Ronaldo was already there and tried to greet his clubmate, however Fernandes gave a subdued response and was noticeably hotter with others within the dressing room.

It comes after Ronaldo gave an incendiary interview to TalkTV criticising Manchester United, accusing the membership of not evolving and declaring he has no respect for supervisor Erik ten Hag.

Requested for an perception on the pair’s change, fellow Portugal midfielder Joao Mario did his greatest to dismiss the thought of any rigidity between Ronaldo and Fernandes.

“I used to be within the locker room at that second,” he instructed a press convention. “I noticed the video, it is humorous as a result of it may be interpreted otherwise nevertheless it was a joke between them. Bruno was one of many final to reach and Cristiano requested him if he had come by boat.

“I imagine that the photographs may be interpreted otherwise, nevertheless it was a joke between them. I imagine they’ve an important relationship as a result of they play collectively. I noticed them yesterday all day. There isn’t any downside between them,”

Fernandes is understood to be shut with Ronaldo, idolising the five-time Champions League winner lengthy earlier than they grew to become worldwide after which membership teammates. The midfielder has even stated he developed a mushy spot for United rising up due to Ronaldo’s first spell on the membership.

However the vice-captain can also be identified to be extraordinarily loyal to the membership and seems to have been put in a troublesome place by Ronaldo’s interview, each when it comes to timing and content material.

90min understands United have been ‘livid’ with Ronaldo, believing that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner was on good phrases with Ten Hag and feeling ‘blind-sided’.

There are stories that Ronaldo stands to be fined round £1m by United, the equal of roughly two weeks wages and the utmost allowed.

Probably the most extreme response can be United terminating Ronaldo’s contract for gross misconduct.

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