According to Erik ten Hag, manager of Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo will reject the Football Association’s improper conduct accusation for the incident following Everton’s defeat last season.
In order to reply to the situation, Ronaldo had until Monday night.
After knocking a teenage Everton supporter’s cell phone out of his hands as he was walking down the tunnel, the Portuguese forward was issued a police caution.
After the Premier League loss at Goodison Park last season, Ronaldo wrote on Instagram that it was “never easy to deal with emotions in difficult moments such as the one we are facing”
Ten Hag made these remarks before Thursday’s Europa League group-stage matchup with Omonia Nicosia of Cyprus.
Harry Maguire, Donny van de Beek, and Anthony Martial, Aaron Wan-Bissaka would all miss the game due to injuries, he said.
United is three points behind Real Sociedad for second place in their group.