£385,000-per-week star to leave Manchester United in January

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Manchester United will allow Cristiano Ronaldo leave the club in January if a suitable offer arrives, according to The Telegraph.

Ronaldo was an unused substitute as Manchester United lost 6-3 to Manchester City on Sunday.

Ronaldo cut a frustrated figure as he watched from the sidelines as United collapsed and it is understood the Portugal striker, barring a dramatic upturn in his fortunes, is hoping to get a move in January after failing to land the transfer he wanted in the summer.

Having wanted to keep Ronaldo when he first took over as Manchester United boss, Erik ten Hag is now reportedly open to letting the Portugal international leave the club in January.

Despite his situation at the club, Ronaldo has remained highly professional. He is hoping his prospects of more playing time improve between now and the World Cup next month.