Manchester United defender Raphael Varane has admitted that Cristiano Ronaldo’s controversial interview comments have affected the players.
In a wide-ranging interview that has yet to be released in full, Ronaldo took aim at both Erik ten Hague and the Glazer family, and emphasized his unhappiness at the way he was treated by those in charge at Old Trafford.
Sources have confirmed to 90 Minutes that United officials were left ‘furious’ by Ronaldo’s comments, and Varane has now revealed the impact the interview has had on the players.
“Obviously it affects us. We follow what is happening and what is being said,” he told Europe 1. “We try to defuse the situation in our own way, we try not to get too involved.”
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Varane also insisted that he would not have a problem with whatever punishment the club takes regarding the punishment, which could range from a fine, sale or even termination of contract if the terms of his contract with Ronaldo are violated. was violated. united
“What happens with the media is that big clubs create a lot of momentum. Even more so when it’s a star like Cristiano Ronaldo, so we try to take it with distance, to say that we are the situation. We don’t try to change alone, we are part of a collective,” he explained.
“What I want is the best for my team, so whatever the decision is, as players, we will accept it and give it our best.”