Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo signs contract with Manchester United ahead of potential debut against Newcastle

Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo signs contract with Manchester United ahead of potential debut against Newcastle
Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo signs contract with Manchester United ahead of potential debut against Newcastle

Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo signs a contract with Manchester United ahead of potential debut against Newcastle- Manchester United swooped in at the last minute to complete the sensational signing of Cristiano Ronaldo. The Red Devils snatched up the Portuguese forward from their noisy neighbors Man City and set to see the 36-year-old return to Old Trafford this summer. With the former Real Madrid star, set to make a return for Red Devils we have a look at how the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner would enhance Ole Gunner Solskjaer’s side this season. He trained for the first time since his return to Old Trafford with his teammates at Carrington and now has signed his contract.

Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo signs contract with Manchester United ahead of potential debut against Newcastle:

Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Manchester United at Carrington, final fees revealed between Juventus and Man United

Here’s his first meeting with Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær at Carrington. Cristiano will wear his number 7 again.

Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Manchester United at Carrington, final fees revealed between Juventus and Man United
Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo trains with Manchester United at Carrington, final fees revealed between Juventus and Man United

Manchester United will pay €15m guaranteed to Juventus for Cristiano Ronaldo signing but in five years. €3m per year until 2026 in five different installments has been agreed.

Furthermore, €8m add ons are also included in the deal between Juve and Man Utd. €5m potentially easy to reach, €3m more complicated.

Cristiano has signed his contract in the past few days with Man Utd until June 2023 with an option to extend until June 2024.

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Where will Ronaldo play for United?

The Red Devils were looking for a long-term replacement for 34-year-old Edinson Cavani in the transfer market but instead have gone on to sign Ronaldo in the summer. The ex-Real Madrid star is no longer a tricky winger with loads of skills in his bag pack likes his younger self and turned more of a striker in over the last few years.

Ole Gunner Solksjaer will likely have Ronaldo slot in the number 9 act as the focal point of Man Untied’s attacking system with the 36-year-old like to rotate with Edinson Cavani this season. The former Juventus star could also be employed on the left with the Norwegian tactician open to using players in various positions to have flexible options in attack.

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