Ronaldo confirms his possible return to United by saying: “The King will play on Sunday”

LONDON: Cristiano Ronaldo could make his first game under the guidance of new Manchester United manager Eric ten Hag after the Portuguese forward said the “King” would be available for Sunday’s friendly against Rayo Vallecano. There has been a lot of speculation about Ronaldo’s future at Old Trafford after i media British reported having informed the club of his desire to leave in order to play in Champions League. The 37-year-old did not join the squad for the pre-season tour in Thailand and Australia and was not part of United’s squad for the friendly against Atletico Madrid in Oslo on Saturday. Ronaldo turned to Instagram in recent days to confront the rumors about his future and his message was clear today, Friday. “The king will play on Sunday,” Ronaldo wrote. Ronaldo still has a year on his contract with United and Ten Hag said earlier this month that he was looking forward to working with the Portugal captain, who was United’s top scorer last season with 24 goals. in all competitions. But United finished sixth in league losing the Champions League and will play in Europa League in this season. (Reuters)