Man United set to investigate Cristiano Ronaldo 'phone smash' incident 9 months ago

Man United set to investigate Cristiano Ronaldo 'phone smash' incident

Ronaldo has been accused of smashing an Everton fan's phone

Manchester United are investigating an incident involving Cristiano Ronaldo after the forward was accused of smashing a fan's phone after their defeat to Everton.

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In footage posted on social media, Ronaldo appears to lower his right hand before an object, which appears to look like a phone, bounces up from the ground.

The video has since gone viral across social media and as per Sky SportsUnited have said that they are aware of the incident and will launch an investigation into what happened.

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It follows after yet another disappointing day on the pitch for Ralf Rangnick's men as they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Frank Lampard's side on Saturday afternoon.

UPDATE: Ronaldo has since taken to Instagram to offer an apology, and more:

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Lacklustre United lose further ground in Champions League race

Anthony Gordon's first half goal - which took a deflection off Harry Maguire - was enough for the Toffees to claim all three points and move four points ahead of 18th placed Burnley, who play against Norwich City on Sunday.

The defeat leaves the Red Devils seventh in the table and although still possible, it seems unlikely that they will be playing Champions League football next season.

Goalkeeper David De Gea also provided a damning assessment of his side's display and called their performance a "disgrace."

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"We knew before the game how difficult it is to come here even though they're not in the best of form right now," he said.

"They played with more desire. They played on Wednesday, they were tired, they were a bit nervous, you could feel it, and even with that we lose the game.

"It's a disgrace from us to be honest. I don't know what to say... We are not good enough, we're not good enough, that's for sure.

"It's going to be very difficult to get top four," he concluded.

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