Dutch coach Eric Ten Hag has confirmed he is counting on Cristiano Ronaldo this season, stressing that the latter will remain in his ranks a day before the summer transfer window closes at midnight from Thursday to Friday.
“Of course we need quality players,” Ten Hag said yesterday, Wednesday, at a press conference on the eve of his team’s match against Leicester City in the English Premier League, when asked if Ronaldo would defend the team’s colors during the match . current season.
He added: “We need more strikers to ensure we play all matches and keep the stability. This is what we are looking forward to. From now on we will play 3 matches every three days.”
“We need more players up front,” he said. Attackers get tired faster, they have to run with more power.
“Regarding this transfer window, we have finished (making deals) and we will be playing with this current group from now until at least next January (winter transfer window opening date),” he explained.