Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Manchester United immediately

Cristiano Ronaldo is about to leave Manchester United, the English Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

In a brief statement, United said the decision, which came a week after Ronaldo gave an explosive television interview about his frustrations at the club, was  by mutual agreement.

The club would like to thank him for his enormous contribution in two games at Old Trafford

He scored 145 goals in 346 games and we wish him and his family all the best in the future," the statement said.

Ronaldo is currently playing for Portugal at the World Cup in Qatar

In Piers Morgan's interview with TalkTV, published just before the start of the World Cup

Ronaldo explained how he felt let down by United  and that he has no respect for manager ten Hag.