CRISTIANO RONALDO has already issued a rallying call to his new Manchester United team-mates and told them ‘I’m here to win’.
The five times Ballon d’Or winner has made clear that he wants to bag another Premier League title, to the delight of the squad.
Ronaldo, 36, landed in Manchester on Thursday and is expected to train at Carrington for the first time on Wednesday once he completes a five-day quarantine period.
But prior to joining Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad, he has already sent his expectations via Portuguese compatriot Bruno Fernandes.
A source said: “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.
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“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.”
United splashed out an initial £12.85 million plus £6.85m in add-ons for Ronaldo and have handed him the iconic No 7 shirt.
He made his debut after coming on as a sub with a dazzling display which George Best hailed as 'the most exciting debut' he had ever seen.
He went on to become a fan favourite during a six year stint at the club during which he won the Premier League three times, the Champions League, the FA Cup, the League Cup twice and the Fifa Club World Cup.
He scored 118 goals in 292 games before moving to Real Madrid for £80 million and spent nine seasons in Spain before moving to Juventus in 2018.
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