Published in an interview with Piers Morgan Sun newspaperThe 37-year-old forward said he felt he was being forced out of Manchester United “not just by the manager (Erik ten Haag) but by two or three people around the club”.
He said: “I feel betrayed.
“I feel like some people don’t want me here. Not only this year, but last year as well.
Ronaldo also touched on his relationship with Ten Hag, saying: “I have no respect for him because he has no respect for me.”
“If I don’t have respect for me, I will never have respect for you.”
He also spoke about Ralf Rannick’s tenure at the club, who was appointed as interim manager after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left last season.
Despite his considerable success as a director of football, the German had not managed a team for more than two years before taking over at United in November last year, with Ronaldo commenting: “If you are not even a manager, how can you be?” Being Manchester United boss? I had never even heard of him.
Ronaldo has said he wants to leave United this summer if the club can find a suitable bid, but no satisfactory firm offers have been made for the striker.
He previously drew criticism from the manager when he came off in a friendly against Rayo Vallecano in August. He was substituted at halftime of the warm-up and was carted off the field before the end of the game.
Ronaldo has struggled in front of goal this season. The Portuguese international has scored just one goal in 10 Premier League games this season.
But he played a big role in the Old Trafford club. Europa League Campaign. Ronaldo started all six of United’s games in the tournament, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists.