Date: 23rd October 2022 at 10:13am
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Manchester United rescued a point late on against Chelsea on Saturday courtesy of a header from Casemiro. 

The hosts had gone ahead at Stamford Bridge just three minutes from the end through a Jorginho penalty and looked to be closing in on three points, but Casemiro’s late looped header ensured that the points were shared.

Erik ten Hag’s side were without Cristiano Ronaldo, who was banished from the match day squad after walking down the tunnel before the final whistle during United’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.

Ten Hag was also angered by the player refusing to be substituted on during the game.

The Portuguese forward has endured a tough season at Old Trafford and continues to be linked with a move away from the club.

Ronaldo has started just two Premier League matches so far this term, and Ten Hag is reportedly keen to get the player out of his squad as soon as possible.

Now though, it has been reported that the player has failed to attract any interest.

According to ESPN, United have received no interest in the player, despite making him available on a free transfer.

The report claims that The Red Devils have been willing to allow Ronaldo to leave for free since the summer, but he is yet to attract any interest from other clubs.

Ronaldo has only scored one Premier League goal so far this season

United decided not to demand a fee for the player as they are aware that finding a club willing to pay his £500,000-per-week wages would be difficult enough.

They haven’t received any interest in the 37-year-old, though, but he could still leave in January if that changes.

Over the summer, the Portugal international reportedly decided he wished to leave the club in order to play in the Champions League, but he failed to secure a move away despite reporting for pre-season late.

He has since been named among the substitutes more often than not for Ten Hag’s side, with the Dutchman citing the player’s lack of pre-season training as one of the reasons for his continued exclusion.

So far this term, Ronaldo has scored just twice in 12 games across all competitions, with one of those being a penalty against Cypriot side Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League.

During the summer transfer window, the player was linked to a number of clubs including Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Sporting Lisbon, but he ultimately remained a United player.

Up next for United is a Europa League tie against Moldovan side Sheriff at Old Trafford on Thursday.

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