PICTURED: Bodyguards follow Bentley from Cristiano Ronaldo to Carrington as the Manchester United superstar looks set to maintain his goal-rich start for his second stint at Old Trafford
- Cristiano Ronaldo was closely followed by a security team on his way to training
- The Manchester United superstar arrived in Carrington with the two men in tow
- Ronaldo reportedly hired round the clock security on his return to England
Cristiano Ronaldo has grown accustomed to being man-drawn over the years – and now the Portuguese attacker has taken the meaning to a new level off the pitch.
As the 36-year-old was on his way to practice on Thursday morning, Ronaldo was seen driving his plush Bentley to Carrington, with his two personal bodyguards close behind.
It comes the morning after United were dumped from the Carabao Cup, with Bruno Fernandes and Co losing 1-0 to West Ham.
Cristiano Ronaldo was followed in training by his own security team on Thursday
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side could have used the extra protection at the back against West Ham as Manuel Lanzini scored a winner in the ninth minute and the Red Devils fell out.
Ronaldo was left out of the squad to face the Hammers, and Solskjaer instead opted to rest the Portuguese attacker ahead of Aston Villa’s visit this weekend.
And it is not the first time that Ronaldo has been photographed with his guards.
The duo were caught earlier this month by photographers helping Ronaldo board a plane with the rest of United’s squad as they headed to Switzerland to take on Young Boys in the Champions League – a match in which Ronaldo scored but United hit spectacular. way lost in standstill time.
The United star was given rest on Wednesday for his side’s Carabao Cup defeat to West Ham
Manuel Lanzini scored the only goal of the game that caused the Red Devils to crash
The two men are mostly glued to Ronaldo’s side after being tasked with keeping him safe and out of trouble on his return to England.
Although the two guards have been with Ronaldo for some time, reports suggest the player deployed 24-hour security to protect him, given his superstar status.
A report from the Daily Star claimed that his team of bodyguards consists of former soldiers, police officers and close protection officers.