Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has expressed his happiness over Cristiano Ronaldo’s upcoming move to the “Red Devils”. “Of course the fans have been excited for days, we are all of course,” the United legend said before the start of the Wolverhampton Wanderers match in the Premier League.
Ronaldo’s move from Juventus Turin to England is ideal. The teams agree that only the final details such as the personal contract terms as well as the star visa and mandatory medical examination have yet to be clarified. The transfer fee is €15 million plus bonuses of €8 million. “Hopefully we can finish the paperwork soon and announce the perfect transfer”Solskjaer was confident of a quick deal.
Ronaldo rose to become a world football icon his first time at ManUnited from 2003 to 2009, and now he is set to lead the club to its old size. “He’s had such a great career so far and has been here before,” the coach said with certainty. “He will give everyone a boost.” “I’ve played with him. He’s a great player, a great person and a professional athlete,” said Solskjaer enthusiastically.
In his first appearance at Old Trafford, Ronaldo won three titles, the Champions League, the Club World Cup, the FA Cup and the League Cup under coach Sir Alex Ferguson, who is considered his athletic father. Can the successes of the previous days be repeated? In a poll published by the British Broadcasting Corporation after Ronaldo’s coup Sky Sports News Sixty-nine per cent of respondents said United would win the Premier League this season with the world footballer five times. Chelsea, Liverpool and, of course, defending champions Manchester City have their say.