Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hints Cristiano Ronaldo could START his second Old Trafford debut and insists returning hero will ‘DEFINITELY’ feature in Newcastle clash
- Manchester United face Newcastle at Old Trafford in the Premier League
- The Saturday clash is set to host Cristiano Ronaldo’s second United debut
- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted CR7 could even play from the start
Cristiano Ronaldo is impatient to kick-off his second Manchester United stint and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the Red Devils icon could play from the start on Saturday.
United welcome Newcastle to Old Trafford and Steve Bruce’s side will be wincing at the news Ronaldo could play 90 minutes against them.
The 36-year-old arrived at Carrington on Tuesday and has been settling into training, with players and staff energised by the superstar’s presence.
Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to start against Newcastle for Manchester United on Saturday
‘He’s been good, of course we’ve followed his career from afar since he left here, everyone’s very happy to have him back, he seems happy to be back,’ Solskjaer said at his presser.
‘The mood has been very good, he’s been working well and we’re looking forward to Saturday.
‘He’s been having a good pre-season with Juventus, played with the national team and had a good week with us.
‘He’ll definitely be on the pitch at some point, that’s for sure.’
More to follow…
The Portuguese icon finally signed his contract on Wednesday with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer