- Cristiano Ronaldo was frustrated throughout Manchester United’s encounter with Liverpool over the weekend
- The Red Devils were thoroughly humiliated at the Old Trafford by a ravaging Liverpool side who won 5-0
- After one of Salah’s goals during the game, Ronaldo appeared to have mocked someone, but fans were unsure of whom that was
A clip currently making the rounds on social media has suggested that Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to have mocked someone following one of Mohamed Salah’s goals in their 5-0 win, Vanguard reports.
The Portuguese sensation was visibly frustrated throughout the 90minutes as Liverpool ran riot at Old Trafford in front of United fans.
Ronaldo’s temper boiled to a new height when he picked out Curtis Jones with reckless abandon before he later saw his goal ruled out for offside.
Mo Salah grabbed a hat-trick in the encounter complementing early goals by Naby Keita and Diogo Jota before United’s Paul Pogba received his marching orders for a reckless second-half lunge.
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A video shows how Ronaldo gesticulated in a mocking manner when Salah scored his third goal and Liverpool’s fifth of the evening.
A quote from Mirror says:
“It is unclear who Ronaldo’s mocking reaction was aimed at or what he was referencing within his gesticulations.
“Some have speculated that the Portuguese winger may have been referring to his manager’s tactics after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opted to press Jurgen Klopp’s side.”
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Meanwhile, former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has disclosed that 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo has upset the balance of the Manchester United squad since his arrival.
The Portuguese sensation returned to the Old Trafford club on deadline day during the Summer Transfer Window for a fee of around £12million after three seasons with Juventus.
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He has so far scored six goals in his first nine appearances upon rejoining the Red Devils, but United have been poor in recent times as it took a new height after they suffered a 5-0 loss to Liverpool.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is currently under fire as they are set to take on Tottenham, Manchester City and Chelsea in the Premier League.
Donny van de Beek spotted training alone
Legit.ng earlier reported that Donny Van de Beek was spotted going the paces on the pitch after Manchester United were outclassed by Liverpool in a Premier League fixture.
The Netherlands international has not been a regular at the club since making a £35million move from Ajax in the past summer.
As usual, the 24-year-old has been an unused substitute during the Reds 5-0 thrashing of United and the Dutchman seemed to be concerned about his fitness.