Cristiano Ronaldo


Where would Man United be without Cristiano Ronaldo? How his efforts saved a grim season from total meltdown

Where would Manchester United be without Cristiano Ronaldo? That question has been posed almost since the day the 37-year-old scored twice on his second Premier League debut for the club during a 4-1 win against Newcastle at Old Trafford last September. This followed his transfer from Juventus, for an initial €15 million, which saw him return to United 12 years after leaving in a then-world-record £80 million transfer to Real Madrid.

Manchester United: Erik ten Hag keen to work with ‘giant’ Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United’s incoming manager Erik ten Hag is set to start work immediately, revealing in an interview he officially starts his employment with the club Monday 16 May.Ten Hag and his Ajax side wrapped up the Eredivisie title again this season and his final game in charge was the 2-2 draw at Vitesse just one day earlier, meaning an immediate switch of focus from the talented youngsters at his disposal in Amsterdam, to a bloated and massively underperforming one in the northwest of England.While much speculation surrounds the futures of the likes of Donny van de Beek, Jesse Lingard, Edinson...

Cristiano Ronaldo ‘excited’ by Erik ten Hag arrival at Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo says Manchester United are “happy and excited” by the impending arrival of Erik ten Hag but warned the new manager needs to be given time and backing as he looks to turn the club around.United have gone five years without winning a major trophy and will record their lowest points tally of the Premier League era on the back of last weekend’s 4-0 thrashing at Brighton.Current Ajax boss Ten Hag will take over at Old Trafford on a three-year deal this summer, with Ralf Rangnick’s underwhelming interim stint coming to a close in the May 22 season finale...

Cristiano Ronaldo Fast Facts

Read CNN's Fast Facts about soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo to learn about the all-time leading male goalscorer in international football.

3 potential replacements for Cristiano Ronaldo at Man United

Will he stay or will he go? That’s the question on every Manchester United fan’s mind concerning the status of Cristiano Ronaldo for next season. With the Red Devils set to miss out on Champions League football next season, it means the Portuguese forward is threatened by the prospect of missing out on the elite competition for the first time in his career.