Atalanta manager, Gian Piero Gasperini, on Tuesday nighttime, told Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, to go for a walk and leave of absence him lonely next his side’s Champions League 2-2 draw against the Red Devils.
Ronaldo was impressive for Man United against Atalanta as the Portugal captain scored a brace to ensure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side got a dot against their host.
After the game, Gasperini, who is good aware of Ronaldo’s abilities from his time at Juventus, was seen talking with the 36-year-old on the pitch.
The 2 men embraced at the full-time whistle and the Atalanta gaffer was questioned in relation to what was discussed betwixt them at his post-match press conference.
He said, “Nine out of 10 of his shots are on target. Half of the time he shoots it goes in, the other half are saved by the goalkeeper.
“I said something to him in Italian, but I can’t say it hither on television. Basically, I said, ‘Come up on, go for a walk’. Permit him leave of absence me lonely.”
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