Ian Wright believes one Manchester United star might develop into a “horrifying” prospect if he learns from Cristiano Ronaldo this season.
Ronaldo signed a two-year contract with the choice of a additional season when finishing his deadline-day change from Juventus. It’s 12 years since he left Old Trafford for Real Madrid and his second homecoming will be towards Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.
And Wright believes that Ronaldo will be an superior instance to younger striker Mason Greenwood. According to Sir Alex Ferguson the Bradford-born attacker is without doubt one of the finest children to return by means of the membership’s academy.
He has already been capped by England at senior degree. But whereas Gareth Southgate might be involved in regards to the 19-year-old’s future sport time, Wright thinks Ronaldo’s return will be a large increase to the ahead.
Wright informed Premier League Productions, by way of the Daily Mirror: “The solely factor I can equate Ronaldo’s return to is simply understanding that Dennis Bergkamp was coming for us at Arsenal and the way that modified us.
“I can’t even get into the realms of considering what that’s going to do for his or her academy gamers. Especially somebody like Greenwood.
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“He can simply watch now. Cristiano Ronaldo will most likely wish to impart and inform him what he must do.”
Greenwood has scored in every of his facet’s three video games up to now this time period. But he might see his place taken by Ronaldo towards Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.
“I used to be chatting with Sir Alex the opposite day. We have been enjoying golf and he talked about about Mason Greenwood being probably the greatest they’ve ever had out of their academy,” added Wright.
“Now you set probably the greatest gamers that’s ever performed for the soccer membership. He’s come again as a world icon to play with him and alongside him it’s horrifying what this man might flip into.
“The mentality of him rubbing off on folks might be the distinction for Manchester United.”
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