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Man Utd caretaker boss Carrick insists Ronaldo benching 'no drama'

Manchester United caretaker boss Michael Carrick explained benching Cristiano Ronaldo for Sunday's 1-1 draw at Chelsea.

Ronaldo came on in the 64th minute but made little impression and hurried down the tunnel at full-time following the briefest of handshakes with his manager.

However, Carrick claimed the issue was blown out of proportion ahead of his third game against Arsenal at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

"I think those type of decisions get blown up more than they are when you're inside the team and the club," he said.

"Decisions are made for lots of different reasons, certainly ones get bigger news than others. I didn't see it as a major decision. We all got on really well, the game went well to an extent and it wasn't a drama at all."


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