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Although no club should turn down the opportunity to sign a star like Ronaldo, Manchester United already have a plethora of players who can play in similar positions. As Jose Mourinho is not a big fan of playing with 2 strikers, either Sanchez or Lukaku will find themselves on the bench if Cristiano does decide to return to Old Trafford. Although it will be a huge boost marketing wise to United, signing an aging star will surely hurt United’s footballing ambitions. Especially considering that, talented young players like Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford might have to leave the club in order to play more.

 

 

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Don Balon(Express quotes them as the source in their report) is the source of this transfer rumour and the Spanish outlet are a Tier 5 source in our Football Transfer Sources Reliability Guide. A Tier 5 source is highly unreliable with their reporting, so unless other sources pick up this story, Manchester United fans should not get their hopes up too high.

 


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