RONALDO IMPRESSIVE RECORD AGAINST ATLETICO REVEALED

Atletico Madrid fans must be sick of the sight of Cristiano Ronaldo who has a phenomenal record against their team. They would have been relieved when the Champions League last 16 draw held in December kept them apart only for a technical problem to lead to a new draw few hours later. The new Champions League draw then confirmed the worst fears of the Atletico Madrid fans after they were drawn together with Manchester United whose star player is Cristiano Ronaldo.

RONALDO MISSES OUT ON VILLA DRAW

Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo was a major absentee for the three-time European champions who lost a 2-0 lead with 15 minutes left on the clock to draw 2-2 at the home of Aston Villa. In his pre-match reaction just before the game played at Villa Park on Saturday evening, interim Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick stated that Cristiano Ronaldo had to sit out the game after failing to fully recover from the muscle injury that has plagued him in recent days. The German also confirmed injuries to the English duo of Marcus Rashford and Aaron Wan-Bissaka who were both absent from the squad for the Villa game.

RONALDO ON TARGET AGAINST BURNLEY

Cristiano Ronaldo was amongst the goals as his Manchester United side beat Burnley 3-1 to move into the top six on the Premier League table. The Portugal international was one of the two Manchester United goalscorers during the game played at the Theatre of Dreams on Thursday. Cristiano Ronaldo provided a goal and an assist to help his team on the way to an important victory in the race to qualify for Champions League football next season.

Manchester United made a bright start to their home Premier League clash with the Clarets and they were rewarded with the first goal of the game on eight minutes.Cristiano Ronaldo had a hand in the first goal as he provided the assist for Scott McTominay to break the deadlock in the eighth minute.

PREMIER LEAGUE: RONALDO ENDS GOAL DROUGHT

Cristiano Ronaldo proved to be the difference for Manchester United who returned to winning ways on the Premier League stage via a 3-2 home win over old foes Arsenal. The Portugal international scored a second half brace to lead the Red Devils to a first win in four Premier League outings. Cristiano Ronaldo also scored for the first time in four games as far as Premier League football is concerned.

Ronaldo had not scored in the league since the 3-0 away win over North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur. He scored the first goal of the Spurs game at the end of October before he provided the second goal for strike partner EdinsonCavani. England international Marcus Rashford then come off the bench to score the third and final goal of the match.

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.

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