Cristiano Ronaldo Man United: Real reason for Ronaldo to snub Man City for Manchester United, check out – Cristiano Ronaldo sealed a blockbuster return to Old Trafford as Manchester United agreed on a deal to sign him from Juventus on Friday. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was inching towards a shock transfer to arch-rivals Manchester City before the Red Devils swooped to lure the 36-year-old back home. While Ronaldo was contemplating donning the light blue jersey in Manchester, a phone call from Sir Alex Ferguson swayed his decision.
Cristiano Ronaldo Man United: As per reports from The Athletic, Sir Alex Ferguson played a crucial part in convincing Ronaldo to return to Old Trafford this summer. The Juventus star was in talks with the Premier League champions, but Ferguson ensured that Ronaldo returned to Man United. The former Red Devils manager is one of the few people Ronaldo defers to and their relationship has been forged over their time together while the Portuguese star was in England.
🔴 CR7 makes his return to @ManUtd 🔴
👕 196 appearances
⚽️ 84 goals
🅰️ 34 assists
👟 1 Golden Boot
🤩 2 Player of the Season
🏆 3 #PL titles
— Premier League (@premierleague) August 27, 2021
Sir Alex Ferguson pushed the Man United to re-sign Ronaldo and has been advocating his return ever since he retired in 2012/13. The legendary Red Devils pressed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to push for the signing and Ferguson also spoke to Ronaldo’s superagent Jorge Mendes. Former Red Devils star Rio Ferdinand, who also spoke to the five-time Ballon d’Or star, said, “Sir Alex – massive part. Cristiano Ronaldo and Sir Alex have got a bond that very players get to have in their career with a manager. There was no way Cristiano Ronaldo would be coming to Man United without speaking to Sir Alex Ferguson. Simple as that.”
Cristiano Ronaldo Man United: As per reports, Manchester United have agreed to pay Juventus an initial fee of £12.8million for Ronaldo plus almost £7million in add-ons. The former Real Madrid star will sign a two-year deal with a mammoth £480,000-a-week wage, making him the highest-paid player in the Premier League. Ronaldo spent six seasons from 2003 to 2009 under Sir Alex Ferguson’smanagement, scoring 118 goals in 292 games, winning three Premier League titles and a Champions League title among a host of other honours.