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The five-time Ballon d’Or winner arrived at Manchester airport on Thursday evening after cutting short his international duty with Portugal.
Ronaldo broke the international goalscoring record on Wednesday with his second-half brace against the Republic of Ireland in Portugal's World Cup qualifier.
However, the United superstar was booked late on and has been ruled out of Portugal’s upcoming World Cup qualifying match against Azerbaijan.
Portugal manager Fernando Santos allowed Ronaldo to leave international duty early, with the ex-Juventus forward in contention to make his second United debut against Newcastle at Old Trafford on 11th September.
Ronaldo, who initially left Old Trafford in 2009 to sign for Real Madrid, sealed his sensational deadline day return to United to ‘complete unfinished business.’
The Sun now reports that the Portugal captain has been in touch with new United teammate Fernandes and revealed his desire to win the league title again.
A source told the newspaper: “The players are so excited about the arrival of Ronaldo. They have been given this huge boost, and they feel very confident.
“The players and coaching staff now believe they have the best squad in the league and can win the Premier League this season.
“Ronaldo has also spoken to Bruno Fernandes and told him to tell the other players that they need to win it this year.
“They need to work hard and start to believe in themselves. The players have not stopped talking about Ronaldo since he signed and they can’t wait to train and play alongside.
“He is like a God to them. From the fans to the players to the tea lady at the training ground, the club is electrified at the moment.
“Lots of the staff who looked after Ronaldo when he arrived at the club as a shy teenager are still there and looking forward to welcoming him back.
“Everyone is proud of what he has achieved in his career and they will be so happy if he manages to bring the good times back to Old Trafford.”
Ronaldo will once again wear United’s iconic No 7 shirt after Edinson Cavani took the No 21 shirt following Dan James’ deadline day transfer to Leeds.
United secured the former Madrid superstar’s transfer from Juventus for an initial fee of around £12.9m, which could rise by an additional £6.9m through add-ons.
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