Cristiano Ronaldo has re-signed for Manchester United after leaving Juventus on a two-year contract. The club will pay £12.9m for the Portuguese forward plus £6.9m in add-ons. Ronaldo completed his medical in Lisbon before joining the national team for their World Cup qualifiers. Ronaldo scored 118 goals for United in his first spell while making 292 appearances for the club. He won three Premier League titles, the Champions League, an FA Cup as well as a Carabao Cup during his seven years at the club.
“Manchester United is a club that has always had a special place in my heart, and I have been overwhelmed by all the messages I have received since the announcement on Friday,” Cristiano Ronaldo said after joining Manchester United. “I cannot wait to play at Old Trafford in front of a full stadium and see all the fans again. I’m looking forward to joining up with the team after the international games, and I hope we have a very successful season ahead.”
“You run out of words to describe Cristiano.” Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solksjaer said. “He is not only a marvelous 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.”