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Van Nistelrooy feud with Ronaldo led to his departure from Old Trafford
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Van Nistelrooy feud with Ronaldo led to his departure from Old Trafford

  A recently published book has outlined how a feud between Cristiano Ronaldo and Ruud van Nistelrooy resulted in the departure of the Dutchman from Manchester United in 2006. The was disclosed in a new batch of diaries published by a friend of Sir Alex Ferguson, Alastair Campbell. The publication covered events that took place between 2005 and 2007 and has provided a clue to the mysterious departure of Van Nistelrooy from Old Trafford. Campbell has provided confirmation on a rumor that had been making the rounds that the Dutchman had insulted Cristiano Ronaldo and had made reference to his then recently deceased father. READ: Chelsea doing just fine without Hazard? How long? "The United manager was not sure what was going to happen with Ruud van Nistelrooy," the extrac...