Michael Carrick downplays Cristiano Ronaldo's replacement at Manchester United

The Portuguese player had to wait on the bench until leaving in the last twenty minutes in the game against Chelsea that ended 1-1

Michael Carrick, Manchester United’s interim manager, played down Cristiano Ronaldo’s substitution against Chelsea on the last day of the match. Premier, and said those decisions seem much bigger than they really are.

The Portuguese player had to wait on the bench until leaving in the last twenty minutes of the match against him. Chelsea which ended 1-1.

“These kinds of decisions seem much bigger than they really are,” Carrick said at a news conference. “They are taken for many reasons, I don’t think there are any problems.”

“Everyone took it very well. The game went very well. There is no problem,” he added.

Carrick He chose to leave Cristiano on the bench to reserve him for the final minutes in which the game was more open. However, the Portuguese came out with the Manchester United 0-1 up at Stamford Bridge.

Cristiano is expected to start this Thursday against Arsenal at Old Trafford, in a match where Carrick will continue to lead the team while waiting for Ralf Rangnick to solve his problems with the work permit.