Manchester United are said to have sent scouts to spy on one of Cristano Ronaldo’s friends in action, as Bruno Fernandes reveals his ‘influential’ teammate
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Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo is said to have texted international team-mate Joao Palhinha to try to convince him to move to Old Trafford this summer.
The club are also interested in Ronaldo’s apparent plans, with reports suggesting scouts have been sent to Portugal to watch the Sporting Lisbon midfielder play.
And United legend Paul Scholes has made a dire assessment of the club’s current squad, insisting only one current player will make it into the starting line-up of nasty rivals Liverpool.
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Scholes Cursed Review
Paul Scholes has made a dire assessment of the current Manchester United squad – insisting just one current star is good enough to earn a spot in Liverpool’s starting XI.
According to the midfield legend, Paul Pogba is the only player good enough to play for Anfield – and the Frenchman now looks set to leave the club when his contract expires in the summer. this.
It appears the former United star has changed his mind about Pogba since the start of the season, after he kicked the midfielder in the wake of his performance in the 2-2 Champions League draw with Atalanta.
Bruno clearly stated Ronaldo’s feelings
United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has opened up about his “influential” team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo before the club’s Champions League match against Atletico Madrid.
The Reds face Diego Simeone’s side on Wednesday night and Fernandes believes the experience of teammates like Ronaldo and Raphael Varane will be key if they get through a tough encounter.
And United fans can be encouraged by the Portuguese midfielder’s claim that Cristiano can sniff Champions League glory once again.
Joao Palhinha scouts
United are said to be ready to target Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Palhinha to solve their problems in midfield.
Teammate in Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo, is said to have texted his compatriot to help set up the move, with United reportedly sending scouts to watch the player play.
And a move towards Palhinha could indicate club leaders have chosen a side following reports that a faction is appearing in United’s dressing room among Portuguese-speaking members of the team. .
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