Manchester United mutually terminated Ronaldo’s contract following an explosive interview given to Piers Morgan.
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The Red Devils went into the Group F fixture with the Checkered Ones aware that a draw would only be enough if Morocco lost to Canada.
The 37-year-old’s future is again being called into question, with the Red Devils believed to be willing to let him leave the club during the January transfer window.
Erling Haaland, in his first Manchester derby, on Sunday, scored a hat-trick in the 34th, 37th and 64th minutes respectively. The Norwegian also gave two assists, to give City the win.
The Ajax head coach is believed to be the leading candidate to replace interim boss, Ralf Rangnick ahead of the 2022-23 campaign, after holding positive talks with the Red Devils hierarchy.
The 37-year-old has scored 15 goals in 30 appearances for the Red Devils this season, having secured a return to the club from Juventus last summer.
The Portugal international has shone since returning to the Red Devils for a second spell in the summer, but the team in general has had a hugely disappointing season.
The Red Devils asked for permission for the game to be called off, following an outbreak in their camp, which led to their Carrington Training Complex being closed.
Sportsmail revealed earlier on Monday that former Toronto FC manager Chris Armas is set to join interim coach Rangnick’s backroom staff – with the pair knowing each other from their time together at the New York Red Bulls.
The England international was believed to have been valued by the Red Devils at £25 million over the summer
Man United have lost four of their last six league games, recording just one win in the process, while they have been comfortably beaten by Liverpool and Manchester City in their last two home domestic fixtures.
The Red Devils are currently fourth in the table, with 14 points to show from their opening seven matches of the season, while Leicester sit down in 13th, picking up just eight points from seven games this term.
The Red Devils suffered a 2-1 loss to Young Boys in their opening group-stage fixture on Tuesday, but West Ham started their Europa League challenge with an impressive 2-0 success away to Dinamo Zagreb.
The Red Devils finished second behind Manchester City in last season’s table, while Leeds impressed on their return to the top flight, picking up 59 points from 38 matches to claim ninth.
Having fallen short in four semi-finals in the last two seasons, the Red Devils were looking to underline their progress by reaching their first final under the 1999 treble hero.
The Red Devils, who are valued at £3.05 billion, have moved down a place to fourth with German giants Bayern Munich above them in third.
The winger will face off against the Red Devils this week in a Europa League fixture after a career at Old Trafford that promised plenty but delivered little.
Red Devils skipper, Harry Maguire, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Nemanja Matic were preferred substitutes ahead of Ighalo in the tie
Ighalo arrived at Old Trafford on January deadline day on a six-month loan deal, as United’s desperate search for a striker saw a move for Bournemouth’s Joshua King blocked by the Cherries.
Andros Townsend gave the visitors a shock lead after seven minutes before Zaha’s controversial penalty doubled the advantage with a quarter of an hour left.