The Turkish official was reported to have rubbished suggestions claiming he an agenda against English clubs and back his decision to dismiss the midfielder at Old Trafford
The Turkish official came under major scrutiny following his decision to dismiss the Portugal international in the second leg of the crucial European encounter, which ended in Jose Mourinho's side securing a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford.
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Quotes were also attributed to the 36-year-old which rubbished suggestions that he had an agenda against English clubs after sending off Steven Gerrard, John Terry and Mario Balotelli in previous Uefa competitions.
The statement from the Turkish Football Federation read: "Referee Cuneyt Cakir didn't give any interview to any journalist or to any media organisation and he also doesn't have any social media account on websites like Facebook, Twitter, etc, because of our rules."