Cristiano Ronaldo will start for Manchester United on Saturday afternoon at Old
Trafford 12 years after he left the club. Ronaldo ,widely considered one of the best
players of all time completed a sensational return to Old Trafford last month after
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has explained his decision to start Cristiano Ronaldo in
Manchester United’s Premier League clash against Newcastle United.
Solskjaer said: “He has evolved as a player. I don’t think you’ll see those 18,19, 20
step-overs before he goes past you but he still has them, the step-over, shift and
shoot, “He’s had a good pre-season with Juventus, played with his national
team, and had a good week with us. “He’ll definitely be on the pitch at some point,
that’s for sure, ‘He has been good, trained well and everyone can see why he is still
‘He is so meticulous and professional in everything he does. Hopefully, we get
another 5-10% extra from him when he steps onto the pitch.
‘The atmosphere is good around the club, we have started decently with seven points
and everyone is excited by Cristiano’s homecoming.’
The coaching staff also expects something special, as Ronaldo’s amazing stats in
training is top-notch