(Video) Gary Neville tells Man Utd to grant Cristiano Ronaldo wish

Gary Neville has become the latest pundit to weigh in on the Cristiano Ronaldo situation at Manchester United following the forward’s efforts to leave this summer.

Ronaldo signed a two-year contract last summer but has been eager to secure a departure halfway into the deal following United’s failure to qualify for this year’s Champions League.

United have done little to entertain the possibility of Ronaldo leaving but the 37-year-old seems intent on ending his seven-year association with Old Trafford.

Now, former United captain Gary Neville has become the latest to offer his two cents. Neville, who shared a dressing room with Ronaldo for six years, has argued that the club should accept Ronaldo’s wish to leave.

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“It’s unpalatable for me to watch as an ex- Manchester United captain, ex-Manchester United senior player, and thinking that in this moment in time the star player in the dressing room is playing up,” Neville said on The Overlap, as seen above.

It happened at times over the last few years where you had Pogba’s agent, not necessarily Pogba all the time, but his agent always playing up with the club. You can’t have your star player in a club running the shop.

When Sir Alex Ferguson in the past moved players on it was because players need to be moved on. I know Manchester United fans want Ronaldo to stay but if Ronaldo wants to leave, Manchester United, in my mind, should facilitate that.”

Earlier on Thursday, it emerged that the likelihood of Ronaldo staying put this summer was increasing due to the lack of offers presented thus far.

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