Man Utd manager Erik ten Hag has welcomed Cristiano Ronaldo back to first-team training at Carrington on Tuesday. Cristiano Ronaldo has trained with the rest of the Manchester United first-team squad for the first time since being exiled for refusing to come on as a substitute against Tottenham. Ronaldo was dropped from the squad to face Chelsea at the weekend after he’d told Erik ten Hag he wouldn’t come on as a late substitute in the 2-0 win against Spurs on Wednesday.

The 37-year-old walked down the tunnel before full-time and left Old Trafford, with Ten Hag then telling Ronaldo he would not be considered for the weekend and ordering him to train away from the rest of the squad. Since the 1-1 draw with Chelsea on Saturday, United’s players have had two days off so only returned to Carrington on Tuesday to begin preparations for the Europa League game against Sherrif Tiraspol, which takes place on Thursday. Read More