Jose Mourinho says Cristiano Ronaldo’s sensational return to Manchester United is ‘good enterprise’, because the Roma boss misses out on going through his ex-Real Madrid star in Serie A this season
- Cristiano Ronaldo secured a fairytale return to Manchester United on Friday
- The 36-year-old had appeared set to move to Manchester City earlier than drama struck
- Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid tenure noticed an explosion in Ronaldo’s goalscoring
- The five-time Ballon d’Or winner netted 168 instances in 164 video games for Los Blancos
- Mourinho and Ronaldo had been set to lock horns in Serie A in mid-October
- Ronaldo turns into the newest big-name participant to go away Italy after Romelu Lukaku
Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s unimaginable return to Manchester United is ‘good enterprise’ for the Red Devils.
On a whirlwind Friday within the switch market, it appeared early on that morning that Manchester City had stolen a march on the rivals and had been set to convey the 36-year-old to the Etihad.
However, after the interventions of Bruno Fernandes and reportedly former boss and mentor Sir Alex Ferguson, the ahead agreed a two-year deal on the membership the place he shot to stardom as a precocious winger.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Old Trafford return has been hailed as ‘good enterprise’ by Jose Mourinho
The pair received a LaLiga title collectively as Ronaldo scored an astonishing 168 objectives in 164 video games
Mourinho managed Ronaldo for 3 years at Real Madrid between 2010 and 2013, with the pair profitable LaLiga collectively in 2012 as the most costly participant ever on the time scored an astonishing 168 objectives in 164 video games for Los Blancos.
Roma boss Mourinho mentioned: ‘The solely factor I say – and it seems to be to me one thing primary and logic – is that if Juventus are joyful, if Cristiano is joyful and if Manchester United are joyful this is the right enterprise. I believe there is no want to discuss Cristiano.
‘There is no want to make any remark about somebody who performs, wins, scores and makes historical past for 20 years.’
The 36-year-old received 9 trophies throughout a stunning first spell at Manchester United
Ronaldo now hyperlinks up with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the pair had been Red Devils team-mates
Ronaldo turns into the newest big-name participant to go away Serie A after Romelu Lukaku’s departure
Mourinho final confronted Ronaldo in 2018 as United, then managed by the ex-Chelsea and Inter Milan boss, got here from behind to win 2-1 within the Champions League group stage after the five-time Ballon d’Or winner had put Massimiliano Allegri’s males forward.
The pair had been due to lock horns in mid-October on the Allianz Stadium, with Ronaldo’s departure from Juve making him the newest massive identify to go away Serie A following the strikes of Gianluigi Donnarumma and Romelu Lukaku to Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea respectively.
Roma opened their league account final weekend with a 3-1 win over Fiorentina on the Stadio Olimpico, with former Chelsea outcast Tammy Abraham grabbing two assists on his debut. Mourinho’s males face newly promoted Salernitana on Sunday.