Solskjær reveals place Ronaldo will play

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that Manchester United supporters can anticipate to see Cristiano Ronaldo play ahead when his transfer from Juventus is full.

An settlement is in place to get the 36-year-old again to Old Trafford after 12 years, and was the end result of a whirlwind 24 hours that noticed Ronaldo affirm that he needed to depart Turin in the course of sturdy hyperlinks to United’s rivals Manchester City.

But City went from predecessor to mere spectator immediately and dropped out of the race to signal Ronaldo after it grew to become clear he would like a transfer again to the membership that helped develop him into one among the world’s finest gamers.

The deal isn’t fairly executed but, however Ronaldo will put pen-to-paper on a profitable two-year contract that may see him turn out to be the very best paid participant in Premier League historical past. His return has inevitably shaken the soccer world, and the brand new coach Solskjær will little doubt look forward to a collection of Ronaldo-related questions when the transfer is formalized.

At the second, Solskjaer – who speaks to the membership’s official web site after United’s 1-0 win over Wolves at Molineux – has supplied how Ronaldo will match into his plans, discussing his doubtless function within the staff, the place supporters can anticipate to see him play and the way the transfer befell.

“Cristiano has developed as a player,” he mentioned. “He used to play wide right, wide left, forward but he’s more of a mid forward for me right now, definitely. There will be matches we play with two forwards or three at the front but I want him in the box, I want to he should score.

“It’s soccer for you. It occurs typically. We’ve all the time regarded at Cristiano. One day he would transfer, we might have an interest. We by no means thought he would depart Juventus this season however once we did we needed to discuss with him, in fact.

“Everyone who cares about Man Utd wanted this to happen and everyone played a role. But the biggest thing is that Cristiano wanted to come here.”

Ronaldo’s first dedication might come after the worldwide break towards Newcastle on 11 September.

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