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Manchester United Ends Cristiano Ronaldo’s Contract “By Mutual Agreement”

Cristiano Ronaldo’s future with Manchester United was on the line for months, and his controversial interview with Piers Morgan was the final nail in the coffin. The Red Devils terminated the contract with the Portuguese superstar “by mutual agreement with immediate effect.” United released an official statement announcing Ronaldo's departure, thanking him for his immense contribution across two spells at Old Trafford. He scored 145 goals in 346 appearances with Manchester, and the club representatives wished him and his family well for the future. Ronaldo still has seven months on his £500,000-a-week contract, but that didn’t stop him from walking away. Despite the controversial interview that saw him criticize several major figures in Manchester, the superstar striker kept things civil when leaving the club. "I love Manchester United and I love the fans, that will never ever change. However, it feels like the right time for me to seek a new challenge. I wish the team every success for the remainder of the season and for the future,” said Ronaldo, who’ll have a chance to sign with another club when the transfer window opens in January. Ronaldo’s departure isn’t the only major problem Manchester United is facing right now. It’s recently been announced its owners the Glazer family are considering the sale of the Premier League club as they seek new investments.