Roy Keane admits Manchester United player was angry and upset in the game against Tottenham

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Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo missed the 4-1 defeat to Manchester City last weekend due a hip flexor injury.

Ronaldo took some time off as he proceeded to Portugal to recover.

The 37-year-old has been criticised a lot this season, and he definitely didn’t want a place on the bench in the game against Tottenham.

Ronaldo ended up being the hero at Old Trafford with a hat-trick that helped United win the game 3-2.

Manchester United legend Roy Keane hailed Ronaldo’s performance against Spurs, and noticed that the 37-year-old looked an angry player in this game.

“Whatever’s gone on in the last week, he’s been upset with something but he showed today what we’ve seen over the years.

“The guy is a genius, he’s brilliant, the goals today were fantastic.

“He brings so much to this team, why people think Ronaldo can’t play every week or he can’t bring value…

“He was angry today, he did not come back to Manchester United to sit on the bench.

“Today we saw him aggressive, angry Ronaldo who is upset because he’s one of the greatest to play the game and he wants to put the ball in the back of the net.

“We saw that today, that aggression and desire to score a goal, particularly with the winner, he wanted it more than anybody else and that’s why the guy deserves huge credit.

“It was good to see him upset and angry.”