Lionel Messi at PSG and Cristiano Ronaldo expected at Manchester United, The new European duel
While the transfer between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester City seemed to be completed, at the last minute, Manchester United entered the dance and with the support of his former boss, Sir Alex Ferguson everything was in question and Manchester City no longer held the rope.
By deciding to support the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson has changed the game.
From a hot track at Manchester City, since a few hours, the track has become cold, even icy and Manchester United has all the chances to see the return of the child prodigy.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a legend at Manchester United where he won everything, especially in 2008.
In the 2007-2008 season Cristiano showed himself to be more powerful and a better finisher, becoming the top scorer in the league. He did the same in the Champions League where he scored five goals in five group games, including two goals against his club Sporting Lisbon. He apologized to the public in the first leg after scoring.
In January 2008, he extended his contract with Manchester United until June 2012, putting an end – for a short time – to speculation about a possible transfer to Real Madrid, which is ready to pay 90 million euros. He receives an annual salary of nine million euros, becoming the highest paid player in the history of the club before his teammate Rio Ferdinand.
The second part of the season is a confirmation. On January 12, 2008, he scored his first hat-trick for Manchester United against Newcastle United. The Portuguese scored against Lyon in the round of 16 of the Champions League, and again against AS Roma in the quarterfinals. In the league, he scored important goals against Arsenal and Liverpool, and beat George Best’s record with a brace on March 19, 2008 against Bolton, becoming the best scorer in the history of the club over a season.
He finished the season as top scorer with 31 goals in 34 games in the Premier League and the Champions League with eight goals in eleven games. He was voted best player by his peers, the press and the public for the second consecutive year. But he also achieved a Premier League – Champions League double with his team.
Back to square one:
Is Cristiano Ronaldo used the interest of Manchester City to bring Manchester United in the negotiation, everything is possible, however, what seemed unlikely was that Cristiano Ronaldo signed in Manchester in a club other than Manchester United, the Manchester United fans would not have understood.
His departure from Manchester United to Real Madrid had created a lot of tension and the American president of the club, Michael Glanzer, had been very critical. With the return of the child prodigy to the fold, it would be a strong sign of the revival of Manchester United at the European level, especially, a battle won against the historical rival of all time, Manchester City.
Those who thought they were witnessing a Middle Eastern duel in Europe between Qatar -PSG and the United Emirates – Manchester City are in for a surprise. The other greatest player in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo will probably join Manchester United and a possible rematch 2019 between PSG of Lionel Messi and Manchester United of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi still leads the race in Europe and in the World with 6 Gold balls won against 5 to Cristiano Ronaldo .
Both are exceptional competitors and the year 2021-2022 is likely to be exciting for the greatest pleasure of soccer lovers.