Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Liverpool game after tragic death of newborn son

Ronaldo is Manchester United’s top goalscorer in the Premier League.

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not participate versus Liverpool in the Premier League early on Wednesday owing to the unfortunately timed demise of his newborn son on Monday, the club revealed. Ronaldo netted a hat trick in their most recent meeting, so his missing will be sensed at Anfield. 

Manchester United still must overcome Liverpool, who are in great shape although having down their top goalscorer in the Premier League. Recently, Cristiano and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez revealed in October of the previous year that they were having twins. “Family comes first, and Ronaldo is supporting his loved ones during this extremely trying time,” United wrote in a statement on their website.

Manchester United are presently fifth in the English Premier League, 3 points adrift of fourth-place Tottenham Hotspur. Manchester United should indeed win this meeting in an attempt to keep their ambitions of ending fourth viable, as a setback tonight will destroy their ambitions of qualification for the UEFA Champions League next season. In Ronaldo’s unavailability, big names such as Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba, and Marcus Rashford should bear some obligation and aid Manchester United capture this important match.

Manchester United have previously been out from the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League, and they have no opportunity of winning the Premier League this year, therefore qualifying for the Champions League following season is their prime objective. The Red Devils have several challenging fixtures remaining on them, notable matchups versus Chelsea and Arsenal, and they must execute strongly if they are to finish in the top four.

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