Erik ten Hag told to "beg for forgiveness" as bizarre Cristiano Ronaldo theory emerges - The Mirror

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Erik 10 Hag has got his broadside operating similar a well-oiled machine, but not everyone is convinced by the Manchester United manager aft his run-in with Cristiano Ronaldo

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Manchester United brag Erik 10 Hag has been warned by Piers Morgan that helium should beg for forgiveness if Arsenal win the Premier League this season.

Despite the information the Dutchman has overseen a singular turnaround successful fortunes astatine Old Trafford since his shaky start, Morgan feels Ten Hag could inactive person plentifulness to reply for. It has not gone unnoticed that United's inspired tally of signifier has travel arsenic soon arsenic Cristiano Ronaldo near the nine aft having his declaration terminated by communal consent successful November.

Ronaldo's exit came connected the backmost of his bombshell interrogation with Morgan, during which helium took purpose astatine everyone from Ten Hag to the Glazers. It became wide that the 37-year-old could not enactment astatine the nine pursuing his comments and his departure was confirmed connected the eve of Portugal's World Cup campaign.

Morgan has confessed helium is keeping tabs connected however United are faring without their erstwhile talisman and though they look to person drastically improved without Ronaldo, the outspoken writer remains unconvinced. He told talkSPORT helium expects Arsenal, United's adjacent opponents, to brushwood the Red Devils speech astatine Emirates Stadium connected Sunday afternoon.

Pressed for remark connected whether United are amended disconnected without Ronaldo, Morgan replied: "Why don’t you travel backmost and inquire maine astatine 6.30pm connected Sunday and spot however cocky they’re each feeling astatine United then? I’ve been watching it all. They’ve been beating a fewer teams and they had a bully effect against City.

Manchester United are up to 4th successful the Premier League array without Cristiano Ronaldo (


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"Let’s not get the bunting retired conscionable yet, I deliberation we’re (Arsenal) going to perfectly demolish them connected Sunday and then, astatine that moment, I volition punctual them that they managed to lever retired the top footballer successful past due to the fact that they thought that was a large idea."

Should United outpouring a astonishment and topple Arsenal astatine the Emirates connected Sunday, it would enactment conscionable six points betwixt the 2 teams and stroke the contention for the rubric wide open.

With that being said, passionate Arsenal instrumentality Morgan has quashed immoderate speech that Ten Hag's men could leapfrog the Gunners successful the table.

He added: "When we triumph the league and erstwhile United bash not triumph the league due to the fact that they got escaped of the GOAT, I expect Erik 10 Hag to get connected bended genu beg maine for forgiveness and apologise to Cristiano Ronaldo for the shocking disrespect that helium showed him."

In Ronaldo's absence, Marcus Rashford has stepped up arsenic the foward United tin trust connected to get the goals, with the England ace scoring 16 times crossed each competitions this term.

Arsenal volition beryllium retired to thwart his interaction and support their rubric complaint successful afloat plaything travel Sunday.