Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Cristiano Ronaldo: “He has had a good week with us here and he will be on the pitch at some point that is for sure”. Follow our live blog and watch free match highlights of Man Utd vs Newcastle from 5.15 pm on the Sky Sports website and app.
Cristiano Ronaldo will make his second Manchester United debut
He will surely make his debut against Newcastle at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday. Also, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed this news.
United re-signed the 36-year-old from Juventus on a two-year contract with the option to extend for a further year last month.
Ronaldo has scored 118 goals in 292 games over six years during his first spell at the club. Also, he has trained with his new teammates this week ahead of the Premier League’s resumption following the international break.
“He has been having a good pre-season with Juventus, he has played for the national team,” said Solskjaer at his pre-match news conference.
“He has had a good week with us here and he will be on the pitch at some point that is for sure.”
United have not won a top-flight title since the 2012-13 season. Also, when Sir Alex Ferguson retired as manager – and Solskjaer says Ronaldo’s return will ensure “there is no place to hide” within the squad.
“Of course, we know what he has achieved in his career, but he is coming here to achieve more and he is coming here to put demands,” the Norwegian added.
Cristiano Ronaldo is also excited to make his debut. Also, Ronaldo is a match fit. Last he has scored two goals against Ireland. He is in form and also just broke the record of highest goal scorer in International Football.
This season Manchester United has made a great team and they are the main contender to win EPL.
They have bought Jodan Sancho and Raphael Varane this season to strengthen their squad. Also, they got Ronaldo and their squad is looking dangerous.