Official: Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Manchester United

Manchester United have agreed to a deal to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus. The 36-year-old Portuguese makes a dramatic return to his former club.

Debangshu Biswas
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Arguably one of the best players on the planet, Cristiano Ronaldo makes a dramatic return to his former club. The English giants' Manchester United signs the 36-year-old Portuguese from Juventus. Although Manchester City seemed the most likely destination for the forward, United put in a last-minute bid to ensure that Ronaldo doesn't join their rivals.

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The Red devils' official statement read - "Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo; subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical," it read. "Cristiano, a five-time Ballon d'Or winner, has so far won over 30 major trophies during his career; including five Uefa Champions League titles, four Fifa Club World Cups, seven league titles in England, Spain and Italy; and the European Championship for his native Portugal. In his first spell for Manchester United, he scored 118 goals in 292 games. Everyone at the club looks forward to welcoming Cristiano back to Manchester."

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Manchester United are now looking stronger than ever with Varane, Maguire in the backlines; a combo of Bruno, Pogba, Ronaldo and Sancho upfront. However, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City are equally strong if not more to win the Premier League title.

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