Cristiano Ronaldo says he has not returned to Manchester United “for a trip” because the Portugal captain prepares for his Outdated Trafford homecoming on Saturday.
Throughout his first spell with the Pink Devils, the 36-year-old scored 118 targets in 292 video games over six profitable years within the North West.
“I’m succesful,” Ronaldo advised the membership’s official web site. “I’m able to go.”
United host Newcastle within the Premier League in a 15:00 BST kick-off.
The re-signing of Ronaldo for £12.8m from Juventus was one of many greatest switch tales of the summer season as United’s rivals Manchester Metropolis had seemed to be one of many favourites to land the ahead.
The Portuguese star, who will put on the quantity seven shirt as soon as once more, received three Premier League titles, one Champions League, two League Cups and one FA Cup – in addition to the Fifa Membership World Cup and Neighborhood Defend – beneath former supervisor Sir Alex Ferguson.
Though United have received trophies since Ronaldo left for Spanish giants Actual Madrid in 2009, they have not secured a top-flight title for the reason that 2012-13 season.
“For this reason I’m right here,” he mentioned. “I’m not right here for a trip.
“Earlier than was good, profitable vital issues and I wore the shirt earlier than, a few years in the past, however I’m right here to win once more.
“It’s a good likelihood for me, for the supporters, for the membership, to get one step forward. I’m prepared and I feel I shall be an enormous factor within the subsequent three or 4 years.”