Cristiano Ronaldo gives Erik Ten Hag the seal approval in hint about Manchester United future

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Cristiano Ronaldo gives Erik Ten Hag the seal approval in hint about Manchester United future
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Cristiano Ronaldo has given the biggest indication yet he is set to stay at Manchester United.

Despite a productive season on the individual front for the 37-year-old, one in which he has scored 18 Premier League goals, much has been made about Ronaldo’s future.

United have gone five years without winning a major trophy and will record their lowest points tally of the Premier League era on the back of last weekend’s 4-0 thrashing at Brighton.

Current Ajax boss Ten Hag will take over at Old Trafford on a three-year deal this summer, with Ralf Rangnick’s underwhelming interim stint coming to a close in the May 22 season finale at Crystal Palace.

"What I know about him is he did a fantastic job for Ajax, that he’s an experienced coach. But we need to give him time," Ronaldo said of the Dutchman on Manchester United’s official website.

"Things need to change in the way he wants.

"I hope we have success, of course, because, if you have success, all of Manchester is going to have success as well. I wish him the best."

Ronaldo has hit 24 goals in all competitions since re-joining United last summer and has a further year remaining on his contract.

It remains to be seen how the 37-year-old forward fits in to Ten Hag’s plans.

"We are happy and excited, not only as players, but the supporters as well," he added.

"I wish him the best and let’s believe that, next year, we are going to win trophies.”

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