Manchester United have officially confirmed Cristiano Ronaldo’s comeback, twelve years after his departure.
Four days after his agreement with Juventus, Manchester United finalized the comeback of Cristiano Ronaldo. The 36-year-old Portuguese star has officially signed up for two years with the Manchester United today, with an optional extra year.
Earlier in the morning, Juventus had already formalized his departure and unveiled the amount of the transfer: 15 million euros (payable in 5 installments) plus 8 million euros in bonus.
“Manchester United is a club that have always had a special place in my heart, and I have been overwhelmed by all the messages I have received since Friday’s announcement. I can’t wait to play at Old Trafford in front of a full stadium and see all the fans again. I look forward to joining the team after the international matches and I hope we have a very successful season”, reacted CR7 on the Manchester United site.
His new trainer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is thrilled. The Norwegian was once on the pitch with a CR7. “Words fail to describe Cristiano. He’s not just a great player, he’s a great person. To have the desire and ability to play at the highest level over such a long period of time, you really need you.” special people. I have no doubt that he will continue to impress us all and his experience will be very important for the younger players in the team. Ronaldo’s return shows the club’s unique appeal and I am delighted that he is returns to the place where it all began. “