In an unexpected move, Manchester United has announced on Friday that it reached a deal with Juventus that will result in the return of Cristiano Ronaldo. Earlier in the day, Investogist had reported a potential move by the Iconic footballer to United’s city rivals, Manchester City FC.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 27, 2021
In a statement regarding the move, Manchester United wrote: “Manchester United is delighted to confirm that the club has reached agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Cristiano Ronaldo, subject to agreement of personal terms, visa and medical.”
Per ESPN’s Mark Ogden, Ronaldo will remain in his home country of Portugal through the international break with an eye toward making his home debut in his second stint at Manchester United on Sept. 11 against Newcastle United.
In his goodbye address to Juventus on Instagram Cristiano wrote;
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