Cristiano Ronaldo on sidelines as Man Utd star ready for Arsenal return
The Portuguese superstar is just a goal away from joining an elite Premier League club as he prepares for a return to action after an emotional week
Cristiano Ronaldo is just one goal away from joining premier league respected ‘100 Goal Club’ as Manchester United’s Number seven is preparing for a crucial journey arsenal.
The 37-year-old scored the majority of his 99 goals in the English Premier League during his first stint at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009 but has netted regularly since his return to Old Trafford last summer. After joining on the last day of the window Ronaldo has scored 15 times in the league in that tenure alone.
There’s every chance he could reach the milestone of going into three figures against the Gunners on Saturday lunchtime, especially considering Ronaldo already has a decent record in front of goal against the north Londoners. He’s bagged four goals them in the First Leagueincluding two in the appropriate attachment earlier this semester.
Ronaldo will be keen to record another individual success but will also acknowledge the importance of his scoring threat to United’s dwindling hopes of a top-four finish. The Portuguese skipper, like everyone else linked to the club, will know that just one win is enough at the Emirates.
United sit sixth in the table, three points behind the Gunners, who have played a game more. It’s an even points gap between the Red Devils and Antonio Conte’s Spurs, who currently sit in coveted fourth place.
Ronaldo returned to training on Wednesday for the first time since announcing the tragic death of his newborn son after his partner Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to twins. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner released a moving statement updating fans on the heartbreaking news.
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For obvious reasons, United’s number seven missed the trip to Anfield on Tuesday night while his team-mates were put to the sword at a rampant player Liverpool Side. Jurgen Klopp’s men won 4-0 as United struggled to put a gauntlet on their hosts.
There was a moving movement in the seventh minute of the tie as the whole of Anfield put the rivalries aside and applauded in honor of Ronaldo and his family at a difficult time. The gesture did not go unnoticed by the former real Madrid Man.
Assume Instagram, Ronaldo uploaded a video of Liverpool fans paying their respects, accompanied by a caption that read: “One world… One sport… One global family… Thank you Anfield. Me and my family will never forget this moment of respect and compassion.” He is expected to be in Ralf Rangnick’s starting XI at the Emirates.
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