Cristiano Ronaldo is thought to be searching for a way out of Spanish club Real Madrid – with Sky Sports news yesterday stating that the Portuguese superstar is keen on the idea of a return to Manchester United.

Ronaldo was, of course, a Manchester United player between 2003 and 2009 – during which time he made 292 appearances for the club, scoring 118 goals, including the opening goal in the Champions League final against Chelsea in 2008.

His honours list at United is as follows:

  • Premier League (06-07, 07-08, 08-09)
  • FA Cup (03-04)
  • UEFA Champions League (07-08)
  • FIFA Club World Cup (2008)
  • League Cup (05-06, 08-09)
  • Community Shield (2007)

The mercurial winger also won his first Balon d’Or as a Manchester United player, as well as being the top scorer in the Champions League for the first time in the year that he won it with United.

Below, we give five reasons why Ronaldo could well end up in the colours of Manchester United once again, come the start of the 2017-18 season…

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