MANCHESTER DERBY: CAN CITY STOP RONALDO

Cristiano Ronaldo would be involved in his first Manchester Derby since returning to Old Trafford this summer when his Manchester United side take on holders Manchester City in a Premier League clash billed for Saturday lunchtime.

Things could have been different if Cristiano Ronaldo moved to Manchester City ahead of a return to Manchester United when he left Italian Serie A giants Juventus in the summer. Ronaldo could have been playing the upcoming Manchester Derby in the colours of Manchester City and against the Red Devils.

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: RONALDO RESCUED UNITED AGAIN

Cristiano Ronaldo was the man to the rescue once again for Manchester United after they secured a late win over Italian Serie A side Atalanta in the Champions League Group F clash played at the Theatre of Dreams on Wednesday night.

Manchester United had to do it the hard way to take the three points on offer from the game as they had to come from a two-goal deficit at the break to score three goals in the second half and win the game.

Manchester United went into the Atalanta game at home on the back of a two-match winless run. Their last win had been in the Champions League matchup with Europa League holders Villarreal and it was Cristiano Ronaldo who completed a 2-1 comeback victory at home over the Spanish team in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Ronaldo Should Start In All United Matches

Although his presence on the turf does instantly make Manchester United amongst the facvourites for the Premier League title race, it seems odd that on some occasions CR7 hasn't been picked to start in all of the Red Devils’ matches.

This is a decision made by the manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and it is a controversial one. While the manager has a point when he says the 36-year-old football star can’t start in every single match.

RONALDO BOOSTS GOLDEN BOOT BID

Cristiano Ronaldo boosted his bid to win the Golden Boot Award in the Premier League at the end of the season with the first Manchester United goal during the late victory over West Ham United last weekend.

Portuguese national team skipper Ronaldo scored the Manchester United equaliser during the West Ham game to take his goal tally to four goals in three matches in all competitions and three goals in two Premier League outings. His first half goal cancelled out the opening goal from West Ham attacking midfielder Said Benrahma.

JUVENTUS IDENTIFY REPLACEMENT FOR WANTAWAY RONALDO

Italian giants Juventus have identified the man to replace star player Cristiano Ronaldo who's on his way out of the club. Cristiano Ronaldo has already communicated to the club that he wants to leave before the transfer deadline on Tuesday.

The Old Lady have turned to Everton attacker Moise Kean as the man to replace Ronaldo at the club as reported by Sky Sports Italia.

Everton forward Kean spent last season on loan at French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) but he's back with the Premier League club this summer. He has been involved with the Everton squad under new manager Rafael Benitez this season. Kean impressed while he was on loan at PSG last season.

‘RONALDO NOT A TOP THREE PLAYER'

Gary Lineker has sparked fury amongst the supporters of Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo after he said the Portuguese international is not one of the top three players in the world.

Lineker took to his official Twitter handle to give his opinion on the top three players in world football as he tried to take the positives from the free transfer signing of Lionel Messi at PSG. The retired England international didn't mentionCristiano Ronaldo as one of the best three players in the world.

In the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lineker mentioned KylianMbappe, Neymar and Lionel Messi as his top three players.

JESUS EYED AS RONALDO’S REPLACEMENT

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been targeted by Italian giants Juventus as a replacement for star player Cristiano Ronaldo if he leaves the club for French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to PSG and Juventus have made plans in case the Portuguese international leaves the Old Lady this summer.

Cristiano Ronaldo has one year left on the four-year deal he signed when he joined Juventus in the summer of 2018. Brazilian international Jesus is the leading target for the Old Lady if he leaves for the Parc des Princes this summer. For now, his future in Turin is in doubts with reports claiming that the player is considering his future at Juventus.

JESUS EYED AS RONALDO’S REPLACEMENT

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has been targeted by Italian giants Juventus as a replacement for star player Cristiano Ronaldo if he leaves the club for French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG). Cristiano Ronaldo has been linked with a move to PSG and Juventus have made plans in case the Portuguese international leaves the Old Lady this summer.

Cristiano Ronaldo has one year left on the four-year deal he signed when he joined Juventus in the summer of 2018. Brazilian international Jesus is the leading target for the Old Lady if he leaves for the Parc des Princes this summer. For now, his future in Turin is in doubts with reports claiming that the player is considering his future at Juventus.

RONALDO SET FOR JUVE STAY

Cristiano Ronaldo has informed Juventus officials that he wants to stay at the club for the new season according to the latest reports coming out of the Italian media.

The specific report from GdS (Gazzettadello Sport) revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo will return from holiday on Sunday, July 25 and that the Portugal international has told his Italian club that he intends to stay with the Old Lady amidst the transfer rumours of a move away this summer.

It was reported that there has been contacts between Ronaldo and French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) over the possibility of a transfer from Juventus to the Parc des Princes and that the transfer is still a possibility.

GOLDEN BOOT: RONALDO REMAINS ON TOP

Juventus attacker Cristiano Ronaldo is still the leading goalscorer at the Euro 2020 tournament despite bowing out at the round of 16 stage.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored fivegoals in four games before Portugal were knocked out of the tournament and no one has been able to match his tally till date.

Ronaldo scored twice in his first game at the Euro 2020 tournament as Portugal beat Hungary 3-0 to start the defence of their title on a winning note.

However, the win over Hungary turned out to be the only success recorded by defending champions Portugal at the tournament before they were knocked out by the Red Devils of Belgium. Borussia Dortmund star Raphael Guerriero scored the first goal for Portugal at the Euro 2020 tournament when he gave the holders the lead against the Hungarians with six minutes left on the clock.

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