It has been a turbulent week in football with speculations and rumors revolving around the future of Ronaldo. The player has been pushing a move away from his club Juventus and was linked heavily with Manchester City. But in the last hours, the tides have changed and United welcomes back one of the greatest of all times to the Red half of Manchester.
Cristiano Ronaldo made his name at Old Trafford after moving there from his childhood club Sporting Lisbon. Meanwhile, life seems to have come full circle for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner as he is back with United after his spell with Real Madrid and Juventus.
RONALDO MAKES EMOTIONAL UNITED RETURN
It was a very tense week as a potential move for Ronaldo seems certain. The Portuguese captain was unhappy with his club Juventus and was pushing for a move away from the Italian giants. His agent Jorge Mendes offered his service to Manchester City and at one point there was a verbal agreement between both parties.
However, Ronaldo seems to have heard the prayers of fans as Manchester United entered the race for his signature. With his old club ready to sign him, there was no doubt for the five-time Champions League winner.
The 36-year-old has won 3 Premier Leagues, 1 FA Cup, 2 League Cups, 1 Champions League, and 1 Fifa Club World Cup with Manchester United. In his first spell with the club, he has scored 118 goals from his 292 appearances. Subsequently, he won multiple trophies with Real Madrid and Juventus. Ronaldo has also won the UEFA Europan Championship and Nations League with Portugal.
Manchester United already signed Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varana this summer. The arrival of Ronaldo finally became the icing on top of the cake for the United fans. For manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the expectation will be even higher now to win trophies.
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