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‘I’m Back Where I Belong!’ – Ronaldo Speaks On Return To Manchester United


Ronaldo Completes Manchester United Return For Initial Fee Of €15mCristiano Ronaldo has for the first time spoken about his return to Manchester United as the club confirmed his transfer.

Ronaldo said he returned to Old Trafford because Manchester United have always had a special place in his heart.

Early on Tuesday morning, Juventus confirmed that the Portugal international was moving to the former Premier League champions with United having agreed to pay €15million (£12.8m) plus €8m (£6.8m) in add-ons, payable over the course of the next five years.

Manchester United have also confirmed the re-signing of the 36-year-old after 12 years away.

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The 36-year-old also stated that he cannot wait to play at Old Trafford and see the fans of the club again.

He said this as he began his second spell at United after the club completed his signing from Juventus on Tuesday.

Ronaldo expressed that he is thrilled to be back at the club where he established himself as one of football’s greatest players.

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Speaking via his Instagram page, he stated;

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.

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!

He stressed;

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…

Meanwhile, describing Ronaldo as a marvellous player, United’s manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expressed the belief that the young players in his squad will gain from his experience.

He said;

You run out of words to describe Cristiano. He is not only a marvellous player but also a great human being. To have the desire and the ability to play at the top level for such a long period requires a very special person.

I have no doubt that he will continue to impress us all and his experience will be so vital for the younger players in the squad. Ronaldo’s return demonstrates the unique appeal of this club and I am absolutely delighted he is coming home to where it all started.


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