Rolando to Man Utd: “Sir Alex, this one is for you,” Cristiano Ronaldo announced his return to Manchester United where he flourished and became a star under former United coach Sir Alex Ferguson have finally announced. Announcing his return, the Portugal superstar said he decided to return for his never-ending love for United and for Ferguson who nurtured him and made him a star.
Cristiano Ronaldo statement: “Everyone who knows me, knows about my never-ending love for Manchester United. The years I spent in this club where absolutely amazing and the path we’ve made together is written in gold letters in the history of this great and amazing institution.
Rolando to Man Utd: I can’t even start to explain my feelings right now, as I see my return to Old Trafford announced worldwide. It’s like a dream come true, after all the times that I went back to play against Man. United, and even as an opponent, to have always felt such love and respect from the supporters in the stands. This is absolutely 100% the stuff that dreams are made of!
My first domestic League, my first Cup, my first call to the Portuguese National team, my first Champions League, my first Golden Boot and my first Ballon d’Or, they were all born from this special connection between me and the Red Devils. History has been written in the past and history will be written once again! You have my word!
I’m right here!
I’m back where I belong!
Let’s make it happen once again!
PS – Sir Alex, this one is for you…
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Rolando to Man Utd: Cristiano Ronaldo’s contract details. The Premier League giant has signed a two-year contract with Cristiano Ronaldo with an option to extend for a further year.
“Manchester United is delighted to confirm the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo on a two-year contract with the option to extend for a further year,” read a statement from the Old Trafford club as seen by Fabrizio Romano- a football journalist based in the UK.
Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo completes medical ahead of Manchester United move- Earlier, Cristiano Ronaldo completed a medical in Lisbon over the weekend ahead of his return to Manchester United and he has agreed on personal terms on a two-year contract with the Premier League club, Sky Sports reported on Monday.
United said last week they had agreed on a deal to re-sign Ronaldo from Juventus after he told the Serie A club he had no intention of staying, but the transfer was still subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical.
The clubs have yet to confirm the Portugal forward’s transfer. The Premier League’s summer transfer window closes on Tuesday at 2200 GMT.
Sky reported the fee agreed for the 36-year-old Portuguese was around 15 million euros ($17.70 million) plus a further eight million euros in add-ons.
United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was relishing Ronaldo’s return and said on Sunday that the announcement would be made once the paperwork was done.
With the league paused for the international break, Ronaldo is expected to play his first game when United host Newcastle United at Old Trafford on September 11.