Cristiano Ronaldo gets down to work in training as Man Utd star prepares to take on Spain in Nations League for Portugal

CRISTIANO RONALDO is hard at work ahead of this Portugal's Nations League fixtures.

The 37-year-old is looking to put Manchester United's dismal campaign behind him as he skippers his country.



Ronaldo posted a picture to Twitter of himself in training action alongside United team-mate Diogo Dalot.

He joined up with his colleagues last week having missed Manchester United's final Premier League game of the season with a hip flexor problem.

There was no sign of any injury in Portugal training though as Ronaldo was pictured going through his paces out on the grass.

Portugal kickstart their Nations League campaign with a trip to bitter rivals Spain tomorrow night.

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The Benito Villamarin Stadium, home of Real Betis, is the venue for the eye catching encounter.

It marks the start of a busy international period for Ronaldo, with four games scheduled in just 10 days.

Home clashes against Switzerland and Czech Republic follow the encounter with Spain, before Ronaldo and Co travel to Switzerland on June 12.

Euro 2016 champions Portugal have a good record in the competition, having won the inaugural Nations League in 2019 on home soil.

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At club level Ronaldo was the Red Devils' saving grace during the club's worst ever Premier League season.

But he has forced United into upgrading some of the club's training facilities at Carrington.

The Mirror claim Ronaldo moaned about the state of the swimming pools at United HQ, and refused to even use them.

His criticisms have been taken on board by the club, who have ordered work to be completed on the pools in order to get them ready for pre-season.

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