Cristiano Ronaldo is out of Manchester United

Premier League club said Cristiano Ronaldo will leave Manchester United.

The forward conducted interviews following the termination of his contract in which he criticized the manager and owners of the club.

After missing out on a Champions League club, it was not immediately clear where he would end up next.

Ronaldo said, "I love Manchester United and I love the fans, that will never change. However, it seems like the right time for me to seek a new challenge."

Ronaldo aims to win first World Cup title for his country.

By mutual agreement, Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United with immediate effect. 

United's disappointment was not expressed in Ronaldo's statement.

The Portugal captain said, "He felt betrayed during the 90-minute discussion and he also criticized the young players."