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Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo told to ‘go to hell’

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Atalanta manager, Gian Piero Gasperini, has asked Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo to “go to hell”.

Gasperini has also revealed the details of his chat with the 36-year-old at full time.

Ronaldo scored twice to help United pick up a crucial 2-2 draw away at Atalanta on Tuesday night, with his goals cancelling out efforts from Josep Ilicic and Duvan Zapata for the hosts.

The 36-year-old also fired the winning goal in the reverse fixture between the two sides at Old Trafford, and Gasperini was left bemoaning his “incredible” finishing ability after the final whistle at the Gewiss Stadium.

Gasperini was seen speaking with Ronaldo on the pitch following his stoppage-time equaliser, and divulged what he said to the Portuguese forward in a post-match interview.

“At the end of the match, I spoke with Ronaldo,” The Atalanta head coach told Sky Italia.

“He’s an incredible player, some even call him a problem.

“That’s a nice problem to have. He rarely gets it off target; half the time he scores, half the time it is saved.

“I told him, ‘You know what we say in Italy? Go to hell’.”

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