November 7, 2021 || 2:51 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘frustrations’ with Mason Greenwood evident in Manchester derby

Cristiano Ronaldo faile’d to strike up an understanding with Ma’son Greenwood as the duo lin’ed up in Manchester United’s at’tack for the derby against Manc’hester City.

 

After back-to-back Prem’ier League defeats at Old Traf’ford, the last thing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer can afford is friction betw’een his players.

However, Manche’ster Uni’ted’s 2-0 loss to Manchester City added weight to claims of dish’armony in the ranks, specifi’cally between Cristiano Ronaldo and Mason Greenwo’od.

 

 

Solskjaer has rever’ted to a back-five system which u’ses two centre-forwards sinc’e the 5-0 defeat by Liverpool, wit’h Edinson Cavani his preferred ‘choice to partner Ronaldo up front.

The vetera’n duo sho’wed what they are capable of ag’ainst Tottenham Hotsp’ur as Ronaldo, who scored the ope”ner, assisted his strike partn’er to set United on course for a much-needed 3-0 victory.

 

 

Cavani and Rona’ldo have a combined age of 70, but they make up for what they lack in pace with their finely-tun’ed attacking instincts.

Which is Manchester Uni’ted’s best centre-forward pair’ing? Have your say in the comments!

 

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Their combined perfor’mance in north London gave Red Devils fans a glimpse of a set-up wh’ich was potent on the coun’ter-attack while sturdy in defe’nce.

 

Cavani and Ronaldo we’re expected to conti’nue their partnership in Satur’day’s Manchester derby, but Solskjaer’s plans were thro’wn in’to disarray on Friday as the Uru’guayan was ruled out throu’gh in’jury.

 

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