I Will Return To Manchester United One Day – Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘happy’ at Real Madrid but
admits that returning to Manchester United is
part of his plans for the future.
The current holder of the prestigious Ballon d’Or
is tied to a long-term contract at Santiago
Bernabeu and has every intention of honouring
Talk of a second spell at Old Trafford refuses to go
away, though, with Ronaldo’s profile having
rocketed during six successful years in England
between 2003 and 2009.
That stint delivered eight major trophies,
including three Premier League titles and a UEFA
Champions League crown.
Ronaldo has never sought to hide his affection for
United since packing his bags for Spain and
maintains that an emotional homecoming is a
The 29-year-old forward told the Daily Mail: “I love
“Everyone knows that – I have said it many times.
Manchester is in my heart. I left many good
friends there, the supporters are amazing and I
wish I can come back one day.
“I am happy here in Real Madrid and have four
more years, but in the future you never know
because they treated me unbelievably there.
“I really did love being at Manchester United.
“Believe me, they will be a good team again. I’m
sure of it. It is a great club.”
United have endured their struggles of late, with
Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement having left a gaping
hole at the heart of the club that is yet to be
Ronaldo is, however, convinced that better times
lie ahead, with new boss Louis van Gaal having
spent big over the summer to bring exciting
match-winning talent to the Theatre of Dreams.
“This can happen. Bad moments and good
moments,” said Ronaldo.
“Manchester is passing through a bad moment.
Last year it was a horrible season and this year
they haven’t started well either.
“But I do think they did well to buy (Angel) Di
Maria and (Radamel) Falcao. I think the team will
be much better. I want to see them better
because it is such a fantastic club and they
deserve to be better.
“Falcao is a very good signing. He is a very good
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