Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo has signed a contract with Manchester United to return to the English club from Juventus, according to the British press, the English team announced on Tuesday, which could fetch up to $27 million.
“Manchester United are pleased to confirm the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo on a two-year contract, with the option of an extension for another year, subject to international authorization,” the club said in a statement.
According to British media, a transfer to Juve could fetch a maximum of 23 million euros.
The 36-year-old Portuguese man rose to worldwide fame during the six years he played for the ‘Red Devils’ from 2003 to 2009, before being signed by Real Madrid.
In their first stint at the English club, CR7 scored 118 goals in 292 matches, winning their first of five Golden Balls and the Champions League, as well as three Premier League titles and one FA Cup.
“Manchester United is a club that has always held a special place in my heart, I am impressed by all the messages I have received since Friday’s announcement. Fans again,” Ronaldo said in a statement from United.
“I look forward to joining the team after the international matches and I hope we have a very successful season ahead.”
“De Ronaldo’s return demonstrates the unique appeal of this club and I am delighted that he is returning home where it all began,” said United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in his last spell with the Portuguese in England. Play.
CR7 is set to debut for the ‘Red Devils’ for the second time at home, against Newcastle on 11 September.