Roy Keane sends message to Manchester United midfielder Casemiro over World Cup form.
Roy Keane called Manchester United star Casemiro “brilliant” following Brazil’s comprehensive victory over South Korea.
The Manchester United midfielder was recalled to the starting XI following Brazil’s 1-0 defeat by Cameroon in the group phase of the competition. Booking their place in the last eight of the World Cup in the process, Brazil blew South Korea away, scoring four times in the opening 45 minutes.
Casemiro has made quite the impression since joining United from Real Madrid in the summer, with his name cemented as one of Erik ten Hag ‘s go-to men this season. Keane was quick to praise the midfielder’s ability, adding how his adaption to the fast-paced style of the Premier League has been second to none thus far.
Cristiano Ronaldo denies deal with Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr
The Portuguese denied in the mixed zone his departure to Saudi Arabian soccer after Portugal’s passage to the quarterfinals.
Cristiano Ronaldo has denied that he will be leaving for Saudi Arabian soccer at the end of the World Cup in Qatar, as had recently been reported in various media outlets.
The former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker, now without a team after terminating his contract with the Red Devils, has denied in the mixed zone of the Lusail stadium after Portugal’s match against Switzerland (6-1) that he will go to a club in Saudi Arabia.
The newspaper Marca reported that Cristiano Ronaldo was very close to being a player of Al-Nassr from January 1 for the next two seasons in exchange for about 200 million euros per year but the player himself has denied it when he passed in front of journalists, as reported by the Portuguese reporter Nuno Luz on his Twitter account.
For the moment, it is unknown what will be the next team of Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, now focused on the World Cup in Qatar.
The attacker was a substitute against Switzerland for a rant against his coach Fernando Santos in the previous match against South Korea, entered in the second half of the round of 16 duel.