Cristiano Ronaldo: Man Utd 'reach agreement' to re-sign Juventus forward

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Manchester United person confirmed they person reached an statement to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus.

United person agreed to wage £12.8m for the 36-year-old five-time Ballon d'Or winner, with the woody taxable to idiosyncratic terms, visa and a medical.

Ronaldo scored 118 goals successful 292 games successful his archetypal spell astatine Old Trafford earlier leaving for Real Madrid successful 2009.

"Everyone astatine the nine looks guardant to welcoming Cristiano backmost to Manchester," said a United statement.external-link

United's announcement came aft a melodramatic 24 hours. Neighbours Manchester City had looked to beryllium 1 of the favourites to onshore the erstwhile Real Madrid subordinate and immoderate reports suggestedexternal-link idiosyncratic presumption had already been agreed betwixt the two.

However, Ronaldo has opted to instrumentality to United wherever helium spent six years and won 3 Premier League titles, 1 Champions League, 2 League Cups and 1 FA Cup - arsenic good arsenic the Fifa Club World Cup and Community Shield - nether Sir Alex Ferguson.

Initially, Ronaldo thought determination was nary accidental of a woody with his erstwhile club, but United person decided to marque it happen, portion City person missed retired connected different striker enactment aft main people Harry Kane committed to Tottenham.

Speaking earlier City look Arsenal successful the Premier League connected Saturday, manager Pep Guardiola said: "Cristiano is simply a Juventus player. I cannot adhd thing else.

"In these 3 oregon 4 days near until the transportation model shuts, thing tin hap but, successful my view, determination are fewer players - Cristiano Ronaldo included, Messi is different - they determine wherever they are going to play.

"Right now, my feeling is I americium much than delighted with the squad we person and we volition enactment the same."

'He knows that we're here' - Solskjaer connected Ronaldo

United lone appeared to go an enactment erstwhile manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held a quality league connected Friday day and said their erstwhile prima "knows that we're here".

Solskjaer added United's Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been talking to his compatriot Ronaldo.

A fewer hours aboriginal the nine announced they had reached an statement for what volition beryllium their 3rd large signing of the summertime transportation model pursuing the arrivals of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane.

On Wednesday, Juventus told Ronaldo they were willing to merchantability him during the transportation model - but lone if their conditions were met by funny clubs.

"[Ronaldo] gave his contribution, helium made himself available, present helium leaves and beingness goes on," brag Massimiliano Allegri said connected Friday.

"Things change, it's a instrumentality of life. Juventus remains, which is the astir important thing.

"He is to beryllium thanked for what helium has done, besides arsenic an illustration among the youngsters. But arsenic I said, we indispensable spell on."

According to reports, Ronaldo informed his Juventus colleagues helium was acceptable to permission this period aft 2 years astatine the 36-time Serie A champions.

He past drove to the grooming crushed connected Friday greeting but near earlier taking portion successful the session.

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