Ronaldo missing from Man Utds travelling squad for Fulham cl
Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly did not travel with the Manchester United squad for the Premier League match against Fulham on Sunday.
WHAT HAPPENED?The United squad travelled to London on Saturday ahead of the match against Fulham the following day, but Ronaldo was reportedly not part of the group. The Portugal star was absent from the team that faced Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup in midweek because of illness and coach Erik ten Hag said he was unsure if the attacker would feature this weekend.
WHAT THEY SAID:I cant guarantee that now [that he will return at Fulham] but he was ill today, he can recover from that, he told reporters. Its not a really serious illness that takes days or weeks, so I think its possible he will be available for Sunday and in the squad.
THE BIGGER PICTURE:Ronaldo has started just four of the 10 Premier League matches in which he has featured this season. However, Ten Hag had given the forward a place in the starting XI in the four matches leading up to the midweek clash against Villa.
WHAT NEXT FOR MAN UTD?The match against Fulham is Uniteds last game before the World Cup. They will be in action again on December 20 when they face Burnley in the Carabao Cup.
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